Seattle Viaduct: Historic?
- Seattle's Tunnel Study. Cohen, Jackie // Bond Buyer;8/25/2006, Vol. 357 Issue 32453, p35
The article reports on the study released by Mayor Greg Nickels which quantifies the economic benefits of a tunnel replacement for the Alaskan Way Viaduct in Seattle, Washington. The State Department of Transportation has pledged state-issued bonds for the replacement of the double-decker...
- FREE WAY. Flanagan, Joe // Common Ground (10879889);Winter2010, p26
The article presents a historical profile of the Alaskan Way Viaduct in Seattle, Washington, an elevated highway built in the waterfront area of the city starting in 1949. A detailed description of the design of the Viaduct is provided, focusing on the engineering elements used in its Battery...
- Large diameter tunneling in Seattle is a sign of things to come. Bambridge, Christopher // Mining Engineering;Sep2013, Vol. 65 Issue 9, p31
The article reports on the construction of a tunneled route under Seattle, Washington by the Washington State Department of Transportation (WSDOT) to replace the existing State Route 99 which is also known as the Alaskan Way Viaduct (AWV). Topics discussed include features of the AWV, the...
- Untitled. // Planning;Dec2011, Vol. 77 Issue 10, p5
The article focuses on the efforts made by the Washington State Department of Transportation to demolish the southern mile of the double-decked of the Alaskan Way Viaduct in Seattle, Washington to meet earthquake standards.
- Sinking in Seattle. Cohen, Jackie // Bond Buyer;10/27/2006, Vol. 358 Issue 32496, p39
The article reports that Alaskan Way Viaduct, Seattle, Washington has sunk another quarter of an inch into the ground. According to the findings of the inspection of structure, cumulative sinkage of the crumbling double-decker roadway is 4.75 inches, a mere 1.25 inches from the threshold for...
- Peterson calls for review of three mega projects. // Roads & Bridges;Apr2013, Vol. 51 Issue 4, p15
The article focuses on a comprehensive program assessment announced by Washington State Transportation Secretary Lynn Peterson that involves three large-scale construction projects of the state Department of Transportation, the Alaskan Way Viaduct Replacement, State Route (S.R.) 520 Bridge...
- Seattle land grab has Spokane ties. Parish, Linn // Journal of Business (10756124);11/7/2013, Vol. 28 Issue 23, p8
The author discusses the issues concerning plans of Seattle city council of Washington State to acquire the surface parking lot from Myrtle Woldson, 103-year-old resident of Spokane County, and build a tunnel to replace the Alaskan Way Viaduct stretch of State Route 99.
- SEATTLE MULLS CHEAPER FIXES. // ENR: Engineering News-Record;12/16/2002, Vol. 249 Issue 25, p15
Reports on the replacement of passively ventilated Battery Street tunnel by a cut-and-cover tunnel in Alaskan Way Viaduct in Seattle, Washington. Objective of replacement of the tunnel; Cost of the tunnel; Features of the tunnel.
- Seattle Viaduct Options Narrowed. // ENR: Engineering News-Record;12/22/2008, Vol. 261 Issue 20, p14
The article reports on the options being considered for the Alaskan Way Viaduct in Seattle, Washington. In early December 2008, a task force narrowed down a list of eight design options to two: a six-lane boulevard or a reconfigured elevated highway. An idea to build a bored tunnel was...