Sunday, December 11, 2011

Tunnels: Seattle's boring past filled with thrills

WELDING TORCHES flare, and sparks shower deep inside this tunnel, 30 stories under Lake Forest Park.
Up top, few people know about, much less appreciate, the work going on down here. To hear our local pols discuss construction of the Alaskan Way Viaduct Replacement Tunnel, you'd think we'd never done this before. Somehow, what was lost in much of the public discussion getting to "yes" on that project was this: Tunnels R Us, Seattle. And they have been, for more than 100 years. Continued

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