Related Program: The Record How Bertha Compares To Other Mega Projects By Marcie Sillman & Cameron Drews • May 2, 2014 Related Program: The Record TweetShareGoogle+Email Crowds gather at the launch site of Bertha, the state Route 99 tunnel machine. Flickr Photo/WSDOT (CC-BY-NC-ND) Listen Listening... / 8:11 Marcie Sillman talks to professor Wendy Haynes of Bridgewater State University about the problems associated with billion-dollar mega-projects. Tags: governmentBerthatransportationTweetShareGoogle+Email Related Content Bertha Costs: Who Will Pick Up The Tab? By Marcie Sillman & Hannah Burn • Apr 29, 2014 Flickr Photo/WSDOT (CC-BY-NC-ND) Listen Listening... / 5:54 Marcie Sillman talks with Lynn Peterson, Washington state transportation secretary, about the estimated $125 million in extra costs for Bertha's tunneling delay. More Students Are Filing Sexual Assault Complaints, Investigation Shows By Marcie Sillman & Andy Hurst • May 2, 2014 Flickr Photo/miss_usa_redneck Listen Listening... / 7:21 Marcie Sillman talks with Kristen Lombardi, investigative reporter for The Center For Public Integrity, about the federal government's investigation into 55 universities, including Washington State Univerity, over their handling of complaints of sexual assault. Book Hugger Nancy Pearl Revists Old Favorites By Steve Scher • May 2, 2014 Flickr Photo/Quinn Dombrowski (CC-BY-NC-ND) Listen Listening... / 9:51 Steve Scher talks with Nancy Pearl about the books she has been re-reading lately, including Reif Larsen's "The Selected Works of T.S. Spivett," and David Lodge's "The Campus Trilogy." Life In The Cascadia Subduction Zone By Ross Reynolds • May 2, 2014 Oregon State University (OSU) Press Ross Reynolds speaks with Bonnie Henderson about her new book "The Next Tsunami: Living on a Restless Coast." Just off the coast of Washington and Oregon is a fault line with potential to unleash an earthquake larger than the deadly magnitude 9 Japan quake in 2011 that triggered a tsunami. Henderson tells the story about how geologists learned of the Cascadia Subduction Zone and how public officials have tried to adopt safety measures. Spoiler alert: when you hear a siren, walk and keep walking.