Milepost 31 Speakers Series – Bertha and Progress on the SR 99 Tunnel Project

BerthaYou’ve been hearing a lot lately about WSDOT’s efforts to replace the State Route 99 Alaskan Way Viaduct (AWV). This is a big, complex undertaking. And as we all know, we’ve encountered some challenges. Join Matt Preedy, AWV Deputy Program Administrator, as he explains how WSDOT and STP are addressing these challenges and what the plan is to get Bertha, the SR 99 tunneling machine, moving again.

Thursday, March 6, 2014

6 to 6:30 p.m.

Milepost 31

211 First Ave. S. Seattle

Admission is free.

After the talk, be sure to leave enough time to explore the rest of the First Thursday Art Walk in Pioneer Square. Milepost 31 is open Tuesdays through Saturdays from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m., and stays open until 8 p.m. on First Thursdays.  Free parking is available for First Thursday art walk patrons in Pioneer Square. Please visit for more information about participating garages.

And don’t forget you can find regular updates about Bertha on Twitter by following @BerthaDigsSR99.