Tag: 520 Bike Path

Bicyclists flock to new bike trail on WA 520 Bridge

A break in the dreary winter weather in Seattle made for a rare sunny day on Sunday. Local bicycle riders answered the call with a visit to the area’s newest bicycling attraction — the 520 Bike Trail across the WA 520 bridge.

The floating bridge replaced an older structure, dating originally to 1963, that carried …

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Seattle’s 520 Trail open to bicycles on Dec. 20

The 520 Trail across Lake Washington is scheduled to open Dec. 20, connecting the Eastside’s Medina with Montlake in Seattle.

The trail currently is blocked at mid-span, preventing cyclists and pedestrians from crossing from the Eastside into Seattle.

As you can see from this map, the 520 Trail will dramatically change bicycling for the better …

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New 520 bike path scheduled for May opening

Now that cars and trucks are using the new floating bridge over Lake Washington, opening the multi-use bike path is next on the checklist. Sometime in mid to late May is the target.

WSDOT posted this photo of the “regional shared-use path” on Flickr this weekend. As one viewer commented, in surprise and perhaps disgust, “This …

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