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South Park Bridge Photo Show Tomorrow – You are Invited!

South Park Invite

On Wednesday, July 24, the South Park Bridge Construction project team will host their forth slideshow on construction progress. Attendees will have the chance to get an insider’s look into the bridge construction and the pieces that make it come together.  Food and drinks will be provided. A Spanish interpreter will be available.

Guest speakers will include John Stamets, project photographer, and Tim Lane, King County Bridge Engineer.

  • When: Wednesday, July 24, 7 – 8:30 p.m.
  • Where: South Park Community Center, North Social Room, 8319 8th Ave S, Seattle

You can download a copy of the invitation here: StammetsPresentationInvite_July2013.pdf

For more information about the South Park Bridge Replacement Project, visit King County Department of Transportation’s website at 

Red heel girder with gear sitting atop green trunnion tower

Pictured here is a red heel girder with gear sitting atop a green trunnion tower. The heel girders and counterweight comprise the short end of the draw span which will rotate and lower into the main pier as the span over the river raises into the sky during a bridge opening.