A quick update on the next steps on the deep-bore tunnel contracts the city is preparing to sign with the state. Today (7-19) the weekly viaduct committee will convene after our regular council meeting around 2:30pm. There is no confirmation on when legislation will be introduced, but I expect it will be either today or […][More]
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This entry discusses the potential risks the State is exposing Seattle to with the Alaskan Way Viaduct deep bore tunnel project. There are limitations in current agreements that should concern people because it would leave Seattle on the hook for these overruns.[More]
At a press briefing on Tuesday, I shared some of my current thinking about cost overruns on the Alaskan Way Viaduct replacement project. The conversation with press was a good chance to step back from the sound bites being thrown around and to talk in plain terms about the risk being assumed – by both […][More]
Seattle Public Utilities manages 90 combined sewer overflows, and will be considering an extensive capital project to update and improve the system as part of their permit renewal process under federal laws.[More]