A second life for post-dig Bertha is on the table, all it needs is "someone to come forward with the resources to forward the idea in a significant way"
For the past four years, from Sodo to South Lake Union, a 9,270-foot underground dig has unfolded to bring Seattle the world’s largest tunnel, part of the $3.1 billion replacement of the Alaskan Way Viaduct. The tunnel ($2 billion of that), while beset by not-inconsiderable setbacks, is also a project marked by engineering marvels on a Brobdingnagian scale. Take an underground tour with our exclusive photo essay.
As we close the last chapter of 2016, let us look foward to the promise of 2017 with hope in our hearts. Here are a few things to look forward to
Sometime after 2020, Seattle will wake up to a spanking new waterfront.
Need to start a conversation at any dinner party, just say “Bertha.” People will start asking questions, usually beginning with: WTF?