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The Two-Way Columbia St Transit Pathway is On Its Way!

We’re working with King County Metro to install a two-way transit pathway on Columbia St between Alaskan Way and 3rd Ave, opening to transit in early 2020. This pathway will support all-day transit service between West Seattle and downtown Seattle by creating an efficient and reliable route for buses… [ Keep reading ]

Plan Ahead for Sunday’s Big Game

Seattle’s abuzz with football excitement as the Seahawks look to make history in Phoenix this Sunday. On this final Blue Friday of the season, we present you with some critical information so you can plan ahead if you plan to drink. It’s common knowledge that drinking and driving don’t mix. Consider… [ Keep reading ]

The South Park Bridge returns

The South Park Bridge was opened on June 30th, 4 years after the closure of the old bridge. This King County project has restored South Park’s connection to their neighbors in Georgetown, Sodo and the rest of the City. South Park now has the coolest bridge around.

Monday, June 30th – South Park and Georgetown reunited and it feels so good

After three years of construction King County will open the new South Park Bridge to vehicles, bicyclists and pedestrians. The old bridge was closed to traffic because it was no longer safe to remain open. After an unprecedented effort that brought together community members, business partners, and government at the… [ Keep reading ]

South Park Bridge Reaches another milestone!

The second drawspan is attached South Park Bridge achieved a major milestone as the DB General derrick barge made its last trip to the bridge site with a 525,000 lb. drawspan suspended on its hook. The north toe span was lifted into place and bolted to the heel span… [ Keep reading ]

South Park Bridge Photo Show Tomorrow – You are Invited!

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… [ Keep reading ]

Don’t Miss it! South Park Bridge Construction Update Slideshow on July 24

Join the South Park Bridge Construction project team for their forth slideshow on construction progress on July 24 at 7:00 pm. Guest speakers will include John Stamets, project photographer, and Tim Lane, King County Bridge Engineer. Food and drink will be provided. When: Wednesday, July 24, 7 – 8:30 p.m…. [ Keep reading ]

South Park Bridge Construction – Night Work

Construction work on the South Park Bridge site has shifted a little. As King County DOT explains, “crews are demolishing the old bascule pier, working until 7 pm each night in order to meet the project schedule.” Formwork is being installed on the new piers by both day and night… [ Keep reading ]

South Park Bridge Construction – Get an Insider’s Look

The third South Park Bridge slideshow presentation will be hosted by the King County Department of Transportation (KCDOT) on Saturday, March 9. Don’t miss this great opportunity to get an insider’s look into the bridge construction. They will be showing photos of the past 8 months of fabrication and construction,… [ Keep reading ]

New Milestone Reached for the South Park Bridge Construction

The construction on this project has reached the half-way mark. About two weeks ago, the deck of one of the south approach spans was poured; another span is being formed up on the Boeing side of the project site, and the deck is scheduled to be poured in mid-October. If… [ Keep reading ]