Tag: bridge

South Park Bridge groundbreaking & celebration on Thursday

May 3rd, 2011

It’s tough to beat an afternoon party, especially one that features a 20-foot pinata and officially kicks off the construction of a new bridge reconnecting the South Park neighborhood to the rest of the city. Check out the West Seattle Blog for details on the pinata replica of the 16th Avenue Bridge, which will be suspended from a crane before it’s […]

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Thoughts on South Park Bridge closure tonight

June 30th, 2010

We’ve known this day has been coming for months (years, actually), but that doesn’t make it any easier. At 7:00 pm tonight, the South Park Bridge will glide upward into the open position one final time and will remain locked, permanently closing after seventy-eight years of service. Part of me is still in shock about […]

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