Wash. state's new $4.65B SR 502 bridge to open in 2014

02/24/2013 | Gizmodo Australia

The new $4.65 billion State Road 502 bridge in Washington will make the bridge wider and longer. Scheduled to open in mid-2014, the floating bridge will have twice as many concrete pontoons as the original bridge. The structure is designed to endure 90-mph winds and a "1,000-year earthquake event," the state Department of Transportation said.

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