The Seattle Times checks in with light rail tunnel-fearing Capitol Hill landowner Franklin Tseng as the first tunnel boring machine traveling from UW to Broadway is about to pass directly beneath and finds him waiting at Broadway and John… in the basement:
The Capitol Building has survived earthquakes. Still, Tseng was worried enough to fly in from Hong Kong this month. He will be sitting quietly in the basement office, to feel any vibrations heading his way.
The rest of the Times piece is a cool check-in on some of the final stretches for the three boring machines at work in the project. CHS wrote about Tseng’s tunnel boring concerns in November… 2010.