Seattle's Great Viaduct Debate
As Seattle debates a deep-bore tunnel to replace the Alaskan Way Viaduct, Sightline examines the issue of potential cost overruns. The state legislature has made it clear it wants Seattle property owners on the hook—but the cost could be enormous. Read Sightline’s collection of posts on replacing the viaduct and what it means for Seattle residents.
Posts on Seattle's Great Viaduct Debate
Making sure the tunnel LOA doesn't become a LOL.
With odds like that, we should figure out who pays before any work starts.
The best reporting yet on the threat of cost overruns.
Brightwater tunnel cost overruns could top $200 million.
A critique of Mayor McGinn falls flat.
We can only afford roads that cost 10 times as much.
More lessons for Seattle from the Brightwater project.
State says Seattle's on the hook for tunnel cost overruns.
A 3 percent overrun on an expensive project could be pricey.
Looking backward (and forward) at the cost of Seattle's viaduct replacement.