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Sound Transit will finally* open that awesome bike/walk bridge over Montlake Blvd Wednesday

UPDATE 7/22: It’s open! And with a quick snip from the @kcexec, the new bike/ped bridge @UW is open! pic.twitter.com/VFZWdvx4OB — Sound Transit (@SoundTransit) July 22, 2015 The core structure over Montlake Boulevard was built years ago, but the unfinished … Continue reading

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UW, Capitol Hill Station bike detour updates + Trail bridge over Montlake Blvd could open in 2015

If your bike travels take you near the future Capitol Hill or UW light rail Stations, then you are no stranger to frustrating detours. Well, don’t get your hopes up, they’re not getting any better any time soon. But they … Continue reading

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Biking and walking details improving around 520 Bridge project, still has major gaps

Plans for the state’s megaproject to replace the SR 520 Bridge are getting better in many ways, but major gaps in the walking and biking environment still remain, especially in the Montlake area. The majority of the project’s Seattle end … Continue reading

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Expect Montlake Bridge delays and detours this weekend

It’s gonna be quite a weekend for disruptions on and around the Montlake Bridge. Expect detours and delays as construction on the UW Link Light Rail Station works on the sidewalk on the east side of Montlake Boulevard. Though work … Continue reading

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Lan Remme back at work years after crash + Legal team seeking people familiar with Montlake Bridge issue

Lan Remme has had a long road back to work after a crash on the Montlake Bridge in April 2011 left him with quadriplegia. He is back at work for the city part-time, and he has traded his two-wheeled ride … Continue reading

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Opening day of boating season will close Montlake Bridge from 10–4 Saturday

The Montlake Bridge will be closed from 7 10 a.m. until 4 p.m. Saturday for the opening of boating season. If you need a detour route suggestion, check out our post from a University Bridge closure earlier this year. Details … Continue reading

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After Montlake Bridge wreck, Lan Remme begins road to recovery

Lan Remme was on a Saturday morning ride to Mercer Island with friends when the unexpected happened. While crossing the Montlake Bridge on the sidewalk April 2, as he has done many times before, Lan flipped over his handle bars … Continue reading

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State pays $8 million to biker paralyzed in Montlake Bridge wreck

The state has agreed to pay $8 million to Mickey Gendler, who was paralyzed from the neck down after his bicycle wheel got caught in a gap in the steel grate while crossing the Montlake Bridge three years ago. He … Continue reading

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