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SR 520 Bridge Replacement and HOV Project - Historic Archive Photos

  
Historic Photos
These photos are provided courtesy of the Museum of History and Industry, except where noted.

  


A grand view of Husky Stadium with the SR 520 bridges in the background. Seattle, 1968.
  


Waves crash against the Evergreen Point Floating Bridge during a storm. Medina, 1971.
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The SR 520 Bridges and Lake Washington Boulevard ramps. Seattle, 1969.
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An aerial photograph of the SR 520 Evergreen Point Bridge taken in 1970. Madison Park is in the foreground; Kirkland is in the upper left across Lake Washington.
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A motorist drives eastbound over the floating bridge on a stormy day. Seattle, 1971.
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A 1964 view of I-5, SR 520, Eastlake and Roanoke areas.
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The Eastside toll plaza and Medina as seen from the air, looking west. Medina, 1964.
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Boats of all sizes gather in Portage Bay on opening day of boating season. The SR 520 Bridge is in the far background. Seattle, 1965.
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Looking east over the University of Washington (left), Montlake area and SR 520 corridor. Seattle, 1969.
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1962 UW varsity crew practice on Portage Bay with the brand new SR 520 Bridge under construction in the background. Photo courtesy of the UW Tyee.
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Historic Construction Photos  


The early stages of pontoon construction for the Evergreen Point Floating Bridge. Seattle, 1961.
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Construction crews build a concrete pontoon for the Evergreen Point Floating Bridge on a spring day. Seattle, 1961.
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The SR 520 corridor between the Portage Bay and Evergreen Point Bridges, under construction. The one-year-old Space Needle is in the far background. Seattle, 1963.
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A barge is centered on Lake Washington in the same location as the future floating bridge. This photo overlooks Madison Park; Medina is in the background across the lake. Seattle, 1963.
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Aerial view of the eastern high-rise of the bridge. Seattle, 1963.
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Crews take a break next to the Evergreen Point Bridge under construction. Seattle, 1962.
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Workers construct metal truss framing on the western high-rise. Seattle, 1963.
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Construction of the Evergreen Point Bridge as seen from the air, facing east. Seattle, 1963.
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