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Mar 11, 2013 at 11:08 PM
Governor Jay Inslee said the State Department of Transportation is guilty of significant failures on the new 520 Bridge, and he said he won't stop investigating until he finds out how those costly mistakes could be made.
Mar 10, 2013 at 3:43 PM
Our ongoing investigation "Under the Bridge" has uncovered a pattern of design flaws, construction mistakes and contract violations made in the building of the largest floating bridge in the world. At $4.1 billion, construction of Seattle's 520...
Feb 27, 2013 at 11:01 PM
Washington's Department of Transportation may be admitting its mistakes with the 520 Bridge but it's you, the taxpayers, who will wind up paying for those mistakes.
Feb 21, 2013 at 11:07 PM
Why is the state spending millions of your tax dollars to import cement from China when it's available right here in Washington?
Feb 17, 2013 at 11:05 PM
A state whistleblower says construction problems on the new 520 floating bridge pose a "danger to public safety," and he's calling for a formal investigation.
Feb 7, 2013 at 9:49 PM
A judge on Thursday ordered the Washington Department of Transportation to turn over key documents involving the new 520 Bridge.
Jan 31, 2013 at 10:50 AM
The Washington state Supreme Court has reinstated a lawsuit over faulty construction work done at the home of the Seattle Mariners, Safeco Field.
Jan 4, 2013 at 8:20 AM

The state Department of Ecology issued a notice of violation Wednesday against the 520 bridge contractor Kiewit/General/Manson with a $10,000 potential fine.

The announcement comes in the wake of a Problem Solvers investigation into...
Jan 3, 2013 at 5:24 PM
The announcement comes in the wake of a Problem Solvers investigation into Kiewit/General/Manson's tugboats, which have been stirring up potentially toxic sediment at the bottom of Lake Washington.
Dec 22, 2012 at 7:56 AM

The contractor under fire for the leaking pontoons built for the new 520 bridge is being blamed for a mishap in British Columbia.

More than 100 cars were damaged by heavy ice falling from the Port Mann Bridge just outside Vancouver,...
Dec 21, 2012 at 4:33 PM
More than 100 cars were damaged by heavy ice falling from the Port Mann Bridge just outside Vancouver, and the transportation minister blames the bridge builder, Kiewit Construction.
Dec 13, 2012 at 8:25 AM

The state now admits completion of the new 520 bridge will be delayed by up to six months due to problems with cracks and leaks in the first batch of floating pontoons.

A Problem Solvers investigation first revealed the extent of the...
Dec 12, 2012 at 5:44 PM
Gov. Chris Gregoire directed the state Department of Transportation to get the new 520 bridge finished by 2014 since there is the risk the current bridge could collapse in the event of a major earthquake or storm. Now, for the first time, WSDOT is...
Nov 21, 2012 at 8:59 AM

Stunning new allegations have surfaced about the construction of the 520 Floating Bridge.  A former inspector says the quality of the first pontoons built in Aberdeen was so shoddy that it's a "disaster waiting to happen." 
At the same...
Nov 21, 2012 at 9:35 AM

The ongoing 520 Bridge project could be stirring up more than just concern on parts of Lake Washington.

People who live in Kenmore, where there are known toxins on the lake bottom, are worried that barges and tugs assembling big pieces...

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