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PHOTOS: Second-Phase Construction of New South Park Bridge Gets Underway

PHOTOS: Second-Phase Construction of New South Park Bridge Gets Underway

Construction of the two approaches to a new South Park Bridge over the Duwamish River, its supports and girders, and the bridge deck and rails is now under way. This phase of construction of the long-awaited... [Read more]

King County Council Approves Funding To Construct New South Park Bridge

King County Council Approves Funding To Construct New South Park Bridge

The King County Council announced Monday (March 7) that it had approved legislation detailing the county’s contribution to replace the South Park Bridge with a brand new one, with a projected starting... [Read more]

South Park Bridge Replacement Fund At 75 Percent

South Park Bridge Replacement Fund At 75 Percent

by Jack Mayne Seattle City Council President Richard Conlin says financing for a new South Park Bridge is 75 percent complete thanks to money promised from the Seattle City Council and other public resources. “In... [Read more]

With South Park Bridge Closed, Commuters Turn To Alternate Routes

With South Park Bridge Closed, Commuters Turn To Alternate Routes

by Ralph Nichols The long-dreaded day of reckoning for commuters who used South Park Bridge across the Duwamish Waterway – many of them for decades – arrived on June 30 when it was closed forever to... [Read more]

South Park Bridge Closure Means Big Changes For Area Commuters

South Park Bridge Closure Means Big Changes For Area Commuters

by Ralph Nichols The scheduled June 30 closure of the aging South Park Bridge means big changes are looming for motorists – and Metro bus riders – who regularly cross over it. Among those... [Read more]

Funding Falls Through For South Park Bridge; Constantine Vows To Fight

Funding Falls Through For South Park Bridge; Constantine Vows To Fight

On Wednesday (Feb. 17th), King County Executive Dow Constantine announced that he will vow to continue pursuing federal funding for replacement of the county’s South Park Bridge. Constantine will... [Read more]