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We’ve removed the hanging work platforms from the West Seattle Bridge as we near completion of repairs and get ready for September 18 reopening

Over the weekend, West Seattle Bridge construction crews removed the final two hanging work platforms that were attached to the bridge for repair access. Removing the work platforms signals repair work is nearing completion as we prepare to reopen the bridge on Sunday, September 18. The work platforms were lifted… [ Keep reading ]

The West Seattle Bridge is expected to reopen on September 18

The bridge is stronger and safer now that we have repaired cracking and added nearly 60 miles of steel cable “backbone” to the bridge. Please note: This blog post is also available in several languages via the links below, including Amharic, Spanish, Khmer, Korean, Oromo, Somali, Tigrinya, Vietnamese, and Chinese… [ Keep reading ]

Latest post-tensioning work dramatically increases West Seattle Bridge’s strength, moving us closer to reopening

We have reached another major construction milestone on the West Seattle High Bridge repairs: we’ve completed tightening the steel post-tensioning cables inside the bridge. Crews began the tightening process early last week. This is an important part of our work to strengthen and fully repair the bridge, and brings us… [ Keep reading ]

West Seattle Bridge: What’s next for bridge repairs and construction before reopening

Editor’s Note (June 24, 2022): We added a short 2-minute video to this blog post describing how bridge post-tensioning works. You can view the video below or check in out on our SDOT YouTube videos page. We expect the West Seattle Bridge to open the week of September 12, 2022,… [ Keep reading ]

Pending successful completion of remaining construction tasks, West Seattle Bridge will reopen in September 2022

Please note: This blog post is available in multiple languages, including Spanish, Vietnamese, Chinese (Traditional), Korean, Somali, Khmer, and Oromo. Please use the links below to access those languages: A la espera de que se completen con éxito las obras de construcción restantes, el puente de West Seattle reabrirá en septiembre… [ Keep reading ]

We have finished pouring structural concrete inside the West Seattle Bridge, completing a major repair milestone and moving us closer to reopening the bridge

We have exciting news about the progress on West Seattle Bridge final repairs. Today, our construction contractor finished pouring structural concrete inside the bridge, forming the structures that will hold new steel cables essential to strengthening the bridge. Completing this crucial project milestone marks the end of a challenging process… [ Keep reading ]

West Seattle Bridge Community Task Force Meeting #28 – April 21, 2022

On Thursday, April 21, we held the 28th West Seattle Bridge Community Task Force (CTF) meeting. You can watch a video recording of the full meeting on YouTube: West Seattle Bridge Community Task Force Meeting #28 We discussed the following topics at the meeting (please note: you can click on… [ Keep reading ]

West Seattle Bridge Community Task Force Meeting #27 – February 10, 2022

On Thursday, February 10, we held the 27th West Seattle Bridge Community Task Force (CTF) meeting. You can watch a video recording of the full meeting on YouTube: West Seattle Bridge Community Task Force Meeting #27 During this meeting we were joined by Senior Deputy Mayor Monisha Harrell, Chief Equity… [ Keep reading ]

West Seattle Bridge team lifted work platforms into place to help advance final bridge repairs

Editor’s Note (February 3, 2022): We added a several photos and a time-lapse video of the final two work platforms being lifted into place on Saturday, January 29. The first two platforms were lifted into place on January 8; photos and a time-lapse video of that work can also be… [ Keep reading ]