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Mysterious object blocks Seattle tunnel drilling


Mysterious object blocks Seattle tunnel drillingSEATTLE (AP) — The project director for Seattle Tunnel Partners says it could take about two weeks to determine what has blocked a tunnel-boring machine working on a highway tunnel under downtown Seattle — and figure out what to do. The boring machine can retreat about 18 inches and compressed air would be forced into the small space in front of the cutter head to allow workers to get a look at the problem.
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Source: Broken News Daily - on December 13, 2013

News video: What Mysterious Object Is Buried Under Seattle?

What Mysterious Object Is Buried Under Seattle?

Construction of a tunnel underneath downtown Seattle was halted this week. As a giant tunnel-drilling machine named Bertha was blocked by a mysterious unknown object only 1000 ft into the project. Now, experts are scrambling to figure out just what on earth is blocking Bertha. Is it a man made object...

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