DBIA recognizes SR-520 Evergreen Point Floating Bridge
Monday, July 18, 2016
Providing a safe and reliable link between Seattle and Medina,Washington, the SR-520 Evergreen Point Floating Bridge and Landings Design-Build Project received a 2016 Award of Merit in the Transportation category from The Design-Build Institute of America. Along with the full project team, IBI Group is recognized for designing the ITS and communications network.
The 1.5 mile long bridge is the longest floating bridge in the world, carrying four lanes of traffic along the SR-520. It is complete with HOV lanes, bike lanes, full shoulders and a pedestrian path. The bridge itself sits on 77 concrete platoons that float above the water and are secured by 58 anchors to the lake bottom.
For more information about the project, and to the full list of winners, visit the DBIA website here.