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January 14, 2010

Sound Transit finds I-5 prep work is going slow

  • Officials say working under I-5 is the most complex part of the 3.15-mile light rail tunnel project.
    Journal Staff Reporter

    Photo courtesy of Sound Transit [enlarge]
    Crews are excavating materials on both sides of Interstate 5 to prepare the area for the boring of Sound Transit’s light rail tunnels. Also, on the east side of the freeway, the excavation work is causing a retaining wall to move more than experts had anticipated. Authorities say the wall remains structurally sound, so workers and travelers are in no danger.

    A key project for Sound Transit's University Link light rail line is about a month behind schedule, and is causing a retaining wall along Interstate 5 in downtown Seattle to move more than had been expected.

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