520 Floating Bridge

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This Could Be The Worst Traffic Weekend In Seattle History

Here’s a ridiculously long collection of events and traffic snarls happening in the Puget Sound region this weekend.

CBS Seattle–06/20/2014

Motorists travel the floating bridge in Seattle, Washington. (Photo by Kevin P. Casey/Getty Images)

State Needs $170 Million More To Finish 520 Bridge

A design error is leading the state to deplete its reserve funds for the new Highway 520 floating bridge, and state officials said Wednesday they will need an additional $170 million to complete the bridge replacement.

CBS Seattle–01/08/2014

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Another Set Of Pontoons For New 520 Bridge Ready

A second set of pontoons built in Tacoma are ready to be towed to the new 520 floating bridge site on Lake Washington.

CBS Seattle–01/29/2013

A Seattle Police Boat (Saul Loeb/AFP/GettyImages)

Leaks Found In Some Pontoons For New 520 Bridge

Small cracks have appeared in at least two the first six pontoons built for a new floating bridge in Lake Washington, but transportation officials said Friday the problem is manageable.

CBS Seattle–10/26/2012

A Seattle Police Boat (Saul Loeb/AFP/GettyImages)

New 520 Bridge Pontoon En Route to Lake Washington

SEATTLE (AP) — The first pontoon for the new Highway 520 floating bridge is on its way from Aberdeen toSeattle. The Transportation Department says the 360-foot-long pontoon was towed out of Grays Harbor Wednesday and should […]

CBS Seattle–08/09/2012

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Cracks Found in Pontoons for New 520 Bridge

SEATTLE (AP/CBS Seattle) — More cracks have been found in pontoons being built for the new Highway 520 floating bridge on Lake Washington at Seattle. The cracks were found last week at the Aberdeen construction facility after […]

CBS Seattle–06/27/2012

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520 Floating Bridge Will Close This Weekend

According to Washington Department of Transportation, both direction of the 520 floating bridge will be closed this weekend. Report from King5.com says that State Route 520 will close betweenMontlake Boulevard in Seattle and Interstate 405 […]

08/25/2011

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