Tag Archives: Lake Washington

Washington’s Clean Boating Program wins $1.5 Million federal grant for waste pumpouts

Pumpout Washington is a project of Washington Sea Grant, in partnership with the Washington State Parks and Recreation Commission.

The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service has announced a $1.5 million grant to the Washington State Parks Department’s Clean Vessel Act (CVA) Program, which works in partnership with Washington Sea Grant to help marinas install and operate septic pumpout stations, educate marina

WSDOT will curb road construction to keep traffic moving over Memorial weekend

WSDOT Traffic

Using the Washington State Department of Transportation predicted travel volumes and online tools is the key to starting roadway travel for Memorial Day 2014. With summer travel season getting underway and weather reports calling for just a few scattered rain

Fourth cycle of State Route 520 pontoons leaving Aberdeen casting basin April 15

Six more SR 520 pontoons wait for high tide in Tacoma

The fourth cycle of pontoons headed for the State Route 520 bridge will be floating out of the Aberdeen casting basin late tonight. Deputy Executive Director at the Port of Grays Harbor Leonard Barnes told commissioners last week, the giant

Fourth batch of State Route 520 Bridge Pontoons to float from Aberdeen

Aberdeen Casting Basin - Port of Grays Harbor - 2013

The fourth cycle of pontoons headed for the State Route 520 bridge will be floating out of the Aberdeen casting basin in early April. “We’ve had 3 completed so far, it’ll be the 4th.” Deputy Executive Director at the Port

More State Route 520 floating-bridge pontoons arriving at Lake Washington

SR 520 Bridge

SEATTLE – More pontoons for State Route 520’s new floating bridge are about to arrive in Lake Washington. The first of two supplemental pontoons being towed this week from Tacoma to Lake Washington was scheduled to reach the Hiram M.

WSDOT recaps 2013 pontoon progress, raises 12th man flag for Seahawks

Crews working to build the new SR 520 floating bridge show their support for the Seahawks at the construction work zone in Medina.

The Washington State Department of Transportation is looking back at 2013, and tells KBKW crews made major progress building the new SR 520 corridor last year. From multiple pontoon float-outs in Aberdeen and Tacoma to nearing completion of the highway’s

State Parks meeting will focus on future of Saint Edward Seminary Building

Saint Edward Seminary (sometimes "Saint Edward's Seminary") was an institution for developing Catholic priests in the US state of Washington.

The Washington State Parks Department plans to move forward with a public meeting next week to discuss the future of the Seminary Building at Saint Edward State Park in Kenmore. The meeting is scheduled for 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 14,

WSDOT to fund added SR520 costs with additional revenue

WSDOT 520 Orange

OLYMPIA – The Washington State Department of Transportation announced it has reached agreement with its pontoon contractor for added costs associated with building pontoons for the new State Route 520 floating bridge. In late December WSDOT executed five new change

Fourth cycle of SR 520 supplemental pontoons nearly complete in Tacoma

Six more SR 520 pontoons wait for high tide in Tacoma

OLYMPIA, Wash – Washington State Department of Transportation crews move closer to another project milestone as the finishing touches are made to the fourth cycle of Tacoma-built pontoons for the new SR 520 floating bridge. These eight new pontoons are

SR520 Pontoons on the move in October

ABERDEEN – Two new State Route 520 bridge pontoons left Aberdeen for Seattle this weekend, while another two pontoons will follow next week. 

Currently, eight pontoons are located in the Grays Harbor area: two pontoons completed in Cycle 2 –