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A Special Feature of DJC.COM
July 16, 2009
Feature Stories

"6 years and $2.4B later,
Central Link ready to roll"

Challenges included unstable soils, a tunneling project, miles of utility work and building an elevated track to Tukwila.
By JONI EARL
Sound Transit


"A precast concrete guideway,
some assembly required"

It took a 500-ton gantry crane to help piece together 1,872 bridge segments.
By RACHEL QUESINBERRY
PCL Construction Services


"The long bridge to Tukwila"
Link’s 4.7-mile elevated line was assembled using precast concrete segments, a state ‘first.’
By IAN HUBBARD
Parsons Brinckerhoff


"Two stations bound by proximity play dramatically different roles"
SeaTac caters to air travelers, but Tukwila will serve as a
regional transit hub.

By DAVID M. HEWITT
Hewitt





Sound Transit Central Link team

Section editor: Jon Silver

Section design: Jeffrey Miller

Web design: Lisa Lannigan

Advertising: Matt Brown



Advertisers:

Shannon and Wilson (www.shannonwilson.com)

Hough Beck & Baird (www.houghbeckandbaird.com)

Hewitt (www.hewittseattle.com)

Jacobs Associates (www.jacobssf.com)

Professional Land Surveyors (www.plsincsurvey.com)

Pacific Coast Steel (www.pcsgp.com)

PCL (www.pcl.com)


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