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June 17, 2012 at 3:32 PM

520 bridge drawspan openings complete

Second update: Traffic flowing again; 5 p.m. drawspan opening is complete. Update: State officials announced about 3:48 p.m. that traffic was again flowing, following the 3:30 p.m. drawspan opening. The drawspan of the Highway 520 bridge will open at 3:30 and 5 p.m. today to allow sailboats to pass. Drivers can expect delays of up to 30 minutes. Overhead electronic signs…


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May 7, 2012 at 11:45 AM

Drawspan on 520 bridge opening at noon today

If you’re driving the 520 floating bridge today, the state Transportation Department says to allow yourself extra time to cross Lake Washington because a planned opening of the bridge’s drawspan starts at noon today. Traffic could be delayed up to 30 minutes while the drawspan is open to allow a 48-foot sailboat to pass through, according to…


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