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January 8, 2019

Safest spot in Seattle during a big quake? New SR 99 tunnel

Photo by WSDOT [enlarge]
The 1,400 concrete rings are bolted together. They can move during a quake but return to their original shape. Also tunnels move with the ground during a quake.

When the “big one” hits, where is the safest place to be in Seattle?

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