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Posts Tagged ‘SR 520’

Tacoma, WA: Pontoon Bridge Float-Out

Thursday, February 7th, 2013

The second cycle of six pontoons for a replacement State Route 520 floating bridge were towed out of the Concrete Technology Corporation casting basin in Tacoma, Wash., from Jan. 28 to Jan. 31, 2013. In this time-lapse video, crews maneuver a large T-pontoon into position to add the additional floatation needed to tow the supplemental […]

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Bellevue, WA: SR 520 Bridge Work

Friday, July 20th, 2012

WSDOT and contractor crews closed the SR 520 floating bridge and highway July 13–16, 2012, to tackle an array of jobs, including demolition of the old 84th Avenue Northeast overpass and the last remaining piece of the old 92nd Avenue Northeast overpass, both seen in this video segment. Overpass demolition made way for new lidded […]

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Seattle, WA: 84th Ave Overpass Construction in Time Lapse

Thursday, May 3rd, 2012

Crews working for WSDOT hustle to set 42 girders for a new lidded overpass on SR 520. See how much progress is made from a weekend closure of the roadway. – wsdot on YouTube

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Medina, OR: SR-520 Road Construction

Wednesday, February 15th, 2012

Work on 520 – salildave on YouTube

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Medina, WA: SR 520 Timelapse

Monday, January 30th, 2012

Crews installed two million pounds of concrete girders for future lidded overpasses on SR 520 the weekend of Jan. 13 to 16. Work occurred at 92nd Avenue Northeast and Evergreen Point Road. The SR 520 Eastside Transit and HOV Project widens SR 520 from four to six lanes from Medina to Bellevue and includes rebuilding […]

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Too Much Debt: Washington State Can’t Finance Major Highway Projects It Has Planned

Tuesday, August 10th, 2010
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COALITION FOR A SUSTAINABLE SR 520
SR 520 is one of two east-west roadways across Lake Washington. Approximately 115,000 vehicles carrying 190,000 people travel the SR 520 Evergreen Point Bridge every day.

Washington is dangerously close to its constitutional debt limit. SR 520 is dangerously close to the end of its useful life. The state is advocating a construction plan that can’t legally be paid for.

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