In case you haven’t heard – South Park Bridge now has full replacement funding pledged

Friday, October 15th, 2010 Posted in south park, Transportation, White Center news | 2 Comments »

We've been covering it at partner site West Seattle Blog but it's big news for White Center and environs too: It was announced this afternoon that the South Park Bridge ... Read more..

South Park Bridge reminder: Shutdown night is almost here

Monday, June 28th, 2010 Posted in south park, Transportation, White Center news | 3 Comments »

Thanks to Gill for the photo - apparently if you catch that sign at just the right instant, half the illuminated words and numbers disappear. The handwritten sign below, however, ... Read more..

Yet more money for the South Park Bridge

Friday, June 25th, 2010 Posted in south park, Transportation | 1 Comment »

$10 million more today, according to County Councilmember Jan Drago's office. Meantime, counting down to closure of the old one - 7 pm Wednesday, if for some reason you hadn't ... Read more..

Constantine: “We can, and will, rebuild this bridge”

Wednesday, June 23rd, 2010 Posted in south park, White Center news | 3 Comments »

(County Councilmember Julia Patterson, one of the many elected officials who spoke at today's announcement) Just back from covering the official announcement of $20 million in state money for the South ... Read more..

Still not clear on what’s up with the South Park Bridge? Maybe this’ll help

Tuesday, June 15th, 2010 Posted in south park, Transportation, White Center news | 1 Comment »

King County produced a video explainer of the South Park Bridge's impending closure. In case you're still not entirely clear about the impending 7 pm June 30th shutdown - just ... Read more..

South Park Bridge: “Final closure plan” now public

Wednesday, May 26th, 2010 Posted in south park, White Center news | Comments Off

Its highlights - including the newest changes planned for Metro Route 60, which serves White Center - were discussed as part of a wide-ranging public meeting last night. Here's the ... Read more..

South Park Bridge closure-plan meeting tonight

Tuesday, May 25th, 2010 Posted in south park, Transportation, White Center news | Comments Off

Tonight is the second of two meetings for the public to hear about the closure plan for the South Park Bridge - now just a month away (7 pm, June ... Read more..

Consultant’s report reaffirms plan to close South Park Bridge

Wednesday, May 5th, 2010 Posted in south park, Transportation, White Center news | Comments Off

From partner site West Seattle Blog: King County says the final consultant review of the South Park Bridge's condition is in, and it reaffirms the county decision to close the ... Read more..

Seattle Channel tells the South Park Bridge story

Monday, May 3rd, 2010 Posted in south park, White Center news | 2 Comments »

Seattle Channel Video can be played in Flash Player 9 and up Seattle Channel's "Inside/Out" show focuses this time on the South Park Bridge, its impending closure, and the community members ... Read more..

South Park Bridge closure-plan meeting: Full report

Wednesday, April 28th, 2010 Posted in south park, White Center news | 2 Comments »

If you haven't already seen it on partner site West Seattle Blog, here's the link to our full-length article - with one video clip from a particularly impassioned community member ... Read more..

South Park Bridge closure-plan meeting Tuesday night

Monday, April 26th, 2010 Posted in south park, White Center news | Comments Off

This is the next major public meeting about the impending South Park Bridge closure: 6-8 pm Tuesday night at the Machinist Union Hall in South Park. But this isn't about ... Read more..

Video: South Park Bridge closure protest on Duwamish Alive! day

Saturday, April 17th, 2010 Posted in south park, Transportation, Video, White Center news | 4 Comments »

UPDATED SUNDAY: Our video is from just after protesters stretched into a "human chain" all the way across the South Park Bridge. But thanks to Dale Rowe for sending the ... Read more..

Dates set for South Park Bridge closure-plan meetings

Thursday, April 15th, 2010 Posted in south park, Transportation, White Center news | Comments Off

King County has set the dates for two community meetings on the South Park Bridge closure plan: April 27 and May 25, both meetings 6-8 pm at the Machinists Hall ... Read more..

Update: South Park Bridge rally video

Sunday, March 28th, 2010 Posted in south park, White Center news | 1 Comment »

That's our video from this afternoon's South Park Bridge rally. A few dozen people stood alongside the south side of the bridge, waving signs, rattling noisemakers, even shaking pom-poms. Before ... Read more..

South Park Bridge: Rally on Sunday (and other new developments)

Saturday, March 27th, 2010 Posted in south park, Transportation | Comments Off

We've gotten a bit behind in sharing links here from partner site West Seattle Blog. Here's the latest coverage on the South Park Bridge situation, as the June 30th scheduled ... Read more..

Two updates on the South Park Bridge situation

Thursday, March 25th, 2010 Posted in south park, Traffic, Transportation, White Center news | Comments Off

We first reported these last night on partner site West Seattle Blog - but in case you didn't see them there, we're linking here too. Multiple agencies sent reps to ... Read more..

Traffic alert: Early-morning crash closes South Park Bridge

Thursday, March 25th, 2010 Posted in south park, Traffic | 1 Comment »

Thanks to the caller on our breaking-news line (206-293-6302, round the clock) - we just got word a crash has closed the South Park Bridge. The KIRO TV traffic chopper ... Read more..

South Park Bridge: 2nd meeting; bus-reroute plan

Thursday, March 11th, 2010 Posted in Metro, south park, Transportation, White Center news | Comments Off

Two notes about the South Park Bridge situation - First, we covered another emotional community meeting last night; here's the link to the article on partner site West Seattle Blog. ... Read more..

South Park Bridge closure: “How will we survive this?”

Wednesday, March 10th, 2010 Posted in south park, Transportation, White Center news | 14 Comments »

So asked one attendee in an overflow crowd at the South Park Neighborhood Center last night, as county reps - and others - talked about what is now looming as ... Read more..

South Park Bridge: Months till demolition? Meeting tonight

Tuesday, March 9th, 2010 Posted in south park, Transportation, White Center news | Comments Off

Speaking to the North Highline Unincorporated Area Council last Thursday, our area's County Councilmember Jan Drago warned that the county is absolutely serious about shutting down the South Park Bridge ... Read more..