The low bridge of the West Seattle Bridge, which crosses the Duwamish Waterway, contains two swiveling spans that open for tall boats. Cracks have emerged in the girders, above the pivot cylinders that open the bridge span. (Mike Siegel / The Seattle Times)
The low bridge of the West Seattle Bridge, which crosses the Duwamish Waterway, contains two swiveling spans that open for tall boats. Cracks have emerged in the girders, above the pivot cylinders that open the bridge span. (Mike Siegel / The Seattle Times)
Traffic Lab

West Seattle’s low swing bridge is cracked, too, and needs repairs

The lower Spokane Street swing bridge, currently the only road connection from the northern West Seattle peninsula to Sodo, is cracking, inspection records show.

The low bridge of the West Seattle Bridge, which crosses the Duwamish Waterway, contains two swiveling spans that open for tall boats. Cracks have emerged in the girders, above the pivot cylinders that open the bridge span. (Mike Siegel / The Seattle Times)
The low bridge of the West Seattle Bridge, which crosses the Duwamish Waterway, contains two swiveling spans that open for tall boats. Cracks have emerged in the girders, above the pivot cylinders that open the bridge span. (Mike Siegel / The Seattle Times)
Traffic Lab

West Seattle’s low swing bridge is cracked, too, and needs repairs

The lower Spokane Street swing bridge, currently the only road connection from the northern West Seattle peninsula to Sodo, is cracking, inspection records show.

Nation & World Politics

Trump administration rescinds rule on international students Updated

FILE – In this Aug. 13, 2019, file photo, pedestrians walk through the gates of Harvard Yard at Harvard University in Cambridge, Mass. Harvard and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology filed a federal lawsuit Wednesday, July 8, 2020, challenging the Trump administration’s decision to bar international students from staying in the U.S. if they take classes entirely online this fall. Some institutions, including Harvard, have announced that all instruction will be offered remotely in the fall during the ongoing coronavirus pandemic. (AP Photo/Charles Krupa, File) BX601 BX601

1 police officer killed, 1 injured in Bothell shooting; suspect in custody  VIEW Updated

A small plane comes in for a landing at Boeing Field in Seattle as Boeing 737 MAX planes are grounded on the west side of Marginal Way, across from Boeing Field, in Seattle, shot Friday, June 19, 2020.  The tower from Boeing Field can be seen in background. 214304

Boeing has lost more than 800 orders for the 737 MAX this year

6 people injured in shooting near bus stop in Kent Updated

New grant for female filmmakers announced, in Lynn Shelton’s name Updated

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