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  520 Bridge 2016


State Route 520 Bridge
A Special Feature of DJC.COM
April 14, 2016
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How ‘belvederes’ and ‘sentinels’ helped make the bridge look the way it does
Designers wanted to evoke feelings of lightness and transparency.

By BRUCE MCKEAN
Helix Design Group







Building the bridge was
an intricate undertaking

KGM had to find creative ways to work around the site’s tight spaces.

By KIEWIT CORP. STAFF








How much do you know
about the new 520 bridge?

WSDOT answers 11 of your most-asked questions.

By STEVE PEER
Washington State Department of Transportation









WSDOT ‘nerve center’
keeps watch over the bridge

The four-story maintenance building is tucked into a steep Medina hillside, where it keeps a low profile amid its residential neighbors.

By LOWELL CATE
Helix Design Group





The floating bridge opening has been a long time coming
A firm looks back over almost two decades of consulting work, and looks ahead to what’s still left to do.

By JEFF PEACOCK and CAMERON TELLER
Parametrix





Advertisers:

Associated General Contractors of Washington (www.agcwa.com)

Belarde Company(www.belardeco.com)

Cadd Northwest, Inc. (www.caddnw.com)

Confluence Environmental Co. (www.confenv.com)

Diamond B Constructors(www.dbnw.com)

Helix Design Group (www.helixdesigngroup.net)

Johansen Mechanical(www.johansenmech.com)

O’Neill Service Group (www.oneillsg.com)

Parametrix (www.parametrix.com)



Special section team

Section editor: Jon Silver

Section design: Jeffrey Miller

Web design: Lisa Lannigan

Advertising: Matt Brown


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