WSDOT hosting Montlake project update meeting

Washington State Department of Transportation is hosting a virtual public meeting on the Montlake construction project. It is scheduled for 12:30 p.m. Jan. 19. The construction team will recap the 2021 work, provide updates on what is to come and answer questions. The team will also update people on the Montlake Bridge rehabilitation project.

Register at The state Route 520 Montlake Project entails improving motorized and non-motorized transportation along the corridor with a new state Route 520 eastbound bridge over Union Bay. The project also features building a three-acre lid covering the highway in Montlake that includes regional transit stops and open green space. East of the lid, a bicycle and pedestrian bridge will be build over SR 520. The project is slated to be complete in summer of 2023 and is projected to cost $455 million.

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