Firm resumes concrete liner production for Seattle tunnel project

07/24/2013 | News Tribune (Tacoma, Wash.), The

Production of the concrete liners for the new tunnel that will replace the Alaskan Way Viaduct in Seattle was stalled for 10 days due to startup issues and a financial dispute between the two companies partnering in the project. Denver-based prefab maker EnCon is the partner that hires the workers and provides the work site; FPS, a firm owned by Spain-base Dragados, oversees the liners' construction. During the shutdown, the companies repaired "minor flaws in some of the 1,000 or so liners it had already built." Liner construction has resumed.

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