december, 2019

03dec7:00 pm9:00 pmWorld First: Light Rail on the Floating Bridge7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

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Event Details

By 2023, Seattle will have the world’s first light rail running across a floating bridge. So how exactly is Sound Transit constructing a rail system across the floating I-90 bridge that flexes and twists atop Lake Washington? Join Sound Transit Deputy Executive Director, John Sleavin, to explore the unique engineering challenges of transitioning a rail system from a fixed bridge to a floating bridge that will carry an anticipated 43,000-52,000 riders daily.

Cost: Members, Free / General Public, $5

Recommended Ages: All ages

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(Tuesday) 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm


PACCAR Theater

200 Second Avenue North, Seattle, WA 98109