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October 8, 2013 at 3:55 PM

How to stop the Highway 520 barge from wandering again

From now on, a floating construction crane being used to build the new Highway 520 will be tethered to deep-rooted pilings, so it never roams again. On the night of Sept. 29, a barge supporting a tall crane drifted on the southern winds. The crane barge, and two smaller barges attached, nearly rammed a Laurelhurst resident’s dock. The…

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