Bridge across Lake Washington in King County, Wash.
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Bridge across Lake Washington in King County, Wash.

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Published by [s.n.] in Washington .
Written in English


  • Bridges,
  • King County (Wash.),
  • Washington (State)

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Other titlesBridge across Lake Washington in King County, Washington
The Physical Object
FormatElectronic resource
Pagination2 p.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL16147266M

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Lost Concrete deck girder bridge over Lake Washington on I(formerly US 10/Sunset Highway) Replaced by a new bridge Completed in as part of Lake Washington floating bridge project, replacing a deteriorating timber bridge; demolished and replaced circa as part of I expansion. That January, King County canceled Anderson's lease on the Lake Washington ferries as the state and county moved to build a floating bridge to Mercer Island. Anderson fought the bridge. A lawsuit ensued and was settled out of court. The Mercer Island bridge opened in ; Anderson died in May Beginning at a.m. on July 2, , dedication ceremonies are held for the Lake Washington Floating Bridge (also called Mercer Island Bridge). The bridge carries US 10 (later decommissioned and renamed Interstate 90) across the lake from the Mount Baker neighborhood of Seattle over Mercer Island to a point south of Bellevue. Lacey V. Murrow Memorial Floating Bridge, Spanning Lake Washington at I, Seattle, King County, WA. Lacey V. Murrow Memorial Floating Bridge, Spanning Lake Washington at I .

Guide roller assembly for the draw pontoon, Lake Washington Floating Bridge construction, the only concrete pontoon bridge in the world, January 8, Seattle, Washington, USA. 2nd April, Washington State Governor Jay Inslee speaks to visitors at the dedication of the new Evergreen Point Floating Bridge. The original Murrow Bridge opened in and was called the Lake Washington Floating Bridge. It was renamed the Lacey V. Morrow bridge in The original bridge closed in ; with the current bridge opening in Along with the east portals of the Mount Baker Ridge Tunnel, the bridge is an official City of Seattle s: I, eastbound lanes. See the federal regulation for Lake Washington Ship Canal bridges here. Information on Montlake Bridge openings is available here. How to request a bridge opening Between 7 AM and 11 PM, vessels should contact the bridge by radio (Marine Channel 13 or call ) or use a . : Lake Washington Floating Bridge Seattle Original Vintage Postcard: Entertainment Collectibles.

  From "Hadley's Folly" to Historic Bridge. The Lake Washington Floating Bridge (also called Mercer Island Bridge) opened on July 2, , to great fanfare, and at 6, feet long (the pontoon section only), it was the world’s largest floating structure at the time. Aquatic ecosystem responses to changing climate in the three major lakes routinely monitored by King County. Highway Bridge Storm Water Runoff Study Part of a comprehensive evaluation of current and future water quality conditions in Lake Washington to support informed decision-making. Lake Washington Shoreline Master Programs - by jurisdiction. Traffic congestion is a major problem in the Puget Sound area on all freeways and major roads. Avoid traveling during rush hour if you can, particularly along I-5 and across the Lake Washington bridges. Lake Washington is crossed by two floating bridges: the I bridge is free, but the SR bridge charges a toll that varies by the time of day. Photo courtesy of Washington State Archives. Many of the people traveling across one of Lake Washington’s floating bridges likely take the innovative spans for granted, but when the lake’s very first floating bridge opened to traffic on July 2, , it was the culminating moment of a remarkable engineering feat.