This is the first megaproject using Connecting Washington tax increases that took effect in 2015-16.
Staff reporter Mike Lindblom covers transportation for The Seattle Times.
The bulk of the project will be finished by June 1, so that 85-decibel pounding and rubble piles are gone before tourist crowds arrive.
The decision reflects confidence that the area will avoid a refreezing of the pavement, and that city, county and state crews can plow or salt...
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King County Metro Transit is operating its second weekday of limited "emergency snow network" service of mostly high-ridership, low-slope routes.
Wednesday's congestion follows two days of easy driving, as snow and ice kept most motorists off the roads.
Some drivers were confused by the new exits, but low traffic volumes because of the weather meant no big problems in the new tunnel.
Designers equipped the deep tube with a 21-mile network of sprinkler pipes, along with jet fans, surveillance cameras and instant message signs, that together reflect...