Bertha takes first bite of new Seattle tunnel

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Boring Seattle Tunnel
Washington Gov. Jay Inslee, left, and former Gov. Chris Gregoire, right, react to applause, Saturday, July 20, 2013, in Seattle, after they took part in the christening of "Bertha," a massive tunnel boring machine that is expected to spend the next 14 months boring a two-mile tunnel to replace the 60-year-old Alaskan Way Viaduct, a double deck highway along the downtown Seattle waterfront. (AP Photo/Ted S. Warren)