This is a good week to learn from the operators of tunnel-boring machine Bertha, whose state contractor license was technically "suspended" for a few hours Thursday, by the
It turns out that a required liability-insurance policy expired on Wednesday because
Motorists could be driving through the tolled tube by now, if Bertha hadn't been damaged in late 2013. The repaired machine is digging satisfactorily this summer, and a tunnel grand opening is trending toward early 2019.
STP's contractor-licensing status was relabeled online as "active" by L&I, just before
The tunnel's 400 trade-union workers did their normal jobs Thursday, said project manager
Contractors have a 30-day grace period to submit proof the new insurance is secured, before an infraction might be issued for working without a current license, said
But the mix-up cost STP some cash anyway.
The tunnel partners, whose parent corporations' stock is valued near
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