Kirkland Councilmembers Tour 520 Bridge Construction

Kirkland Mayor Amy Walen is joined by Deputy Mayor Penny Sweet and Councilmember Shelley Kloba on a tour of the 520 bridge project.

The following 520 bridge timeline is from WSDOT.wa.gov:

The schedule for constructing the other segments of the corridor is pending additional funding. 

 

I-5 to Medina: Bridge Replacement and HOV Project


   Floating Bridge and Landings Project

 

  • 2012 - Begin construction of pontoons in Tacoma.
  • 2012 - Begin construction of new floating bridge.
  • 2016 - Anticipated completion of new floating bridge.


   West Connection Bridge Project

  • 2013 - Begin construction of new bridge.
  • 2014 - Complete construction of bridge. 

   
  West Approach Bridge North Project
 

  • 2014 - Begin construction of new bridge.
  • 2017 - Anticipated completion of new bridge.



Medina to SR 202: Eastside Transit and HOV Project

  • 2008 - Conduct environmental scoping. 
  • 2009 - Issue environmental assessment.
  • 2010 - Complete environmental process.
  • 2010 - Receive permits. 
  • 2011 - Begin construction. 
  • 2014 - Anticipated completion of construction.

 

Pontoon Construction Project

  • 2010 - Publish draft environmental impact statement. 
  • 2010 - Complete innovative pontoon construction testing effort. 
  • 2010 - Issue final environmental impact statement.  
  • 2011 - Receive Record of Decision from FHWA. 
  • 2011 - Begin pontoon construction in Grays Harbor. 
  • 2015 - Anticipated completion of pontoon construction.

 

Lake Washington Congestion Management Project

  • 2009 - Variable tolling environmental assessment - issued June 5
  • 2011 - Variable tolling operational.