City of Seattle awarded another $12 million to make repairs to West Seattle Bridge

Wide angle shots from underneath an overpass of the West Seattle Bridge in Washington state, USA. The bridge is closed for the foreseeable future due to cracks in the structure, making it unsafe for vehicle traffic.

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The City of Seattle was the beneficiary of another federal grant that will go toward making repairs to the West Seattle Bridge, which has been closed since early last year when already existing cracks in its foundation began to grow rapidly.

The Seattle Department of Transportation was awarded the $12 million grant through the state’s Local Bridge Program, which uses of federal funds to “preserve and

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