Posts Tagged ‘Bored Tunnel’

Milepost 31: Grand Opening Celebration on December 1!

Join us as we celebrate Pioneer Square’s newest attraction – Milepost 31. Milepost 31 highlights the people and projects in Pioneer Square, explores tunneling technology and provides an inside look at the SR 99 Tunnel Project – the largest diameter bored tunnel in the world. Attendees will be able to partake in self-guided tours, meet [...]

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Young Professionals Turn Out For Approve Referendum 1!

On Wednesday evening, dozens of young professionals met to sip, eat and show their support for the Let’s Move Forward — Approve Referendum 1 campaign. The event took place at Mithun, overlooking Elliott Bay and the waterfront; a reminder of what we have now, and to imagine what could be. Campaign manager Dan Nolte led [...]

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The Downtown Daily: June 13, 2011

Your news from around Downtown for June 13: Kiplinger.com – 11 COMEBACK CITIES FOR 2011 The New York Times – Seattle, a Tasting Menu (loving this article! Click here for the slide show that goes along with it. ) The Seattle Times – Seattle’s households far from average, census finds The Seattle Times – In [...]

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The Downtown Daily: May 19, 2011

Your news from around Downtown for May 19: SeattlePI.com – City gets $65K for more SLU Streetcar service Seattle.gov – NEA awards $695K to 22 Seattle arts groups Seattle Weekly – Bike Rage Heats Up: Driver Throws Cyclist Against Alaskan Way Wall The Seattle Times – Flash-sale website Zulily to take over SoDo office building [...]

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The Seattle Times: Sierra Club digs into tunnel fight

An article in today’s Seattle Times asks the question: is the Sierra club too cozy with Mayor Mike McGinn? The Sierra Club’s Seattle group has come to the center of the debate over replacing the aging Alaskan Way Viaduct with a bored tunnel. The Seattle group’s efforts to stop the tunnel stem from its view that a [...]

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