July 28th, 2010 by Tech Librarian, Tracy Mehlin
The Washington State Department of Transportation (WSDOT) is conducting a cultural resources study on Foster Island as part of the I-5 to Medina: Bridge Replacement and HOV Project. This important safety and mobility project will build a safer floating bridge and give new options to people crossing Lake Washington.
Foster Island Study Fact Sheet
March 26th, 2010 by UWBG Horticulturist
Upcoming Pacific Connections Phase 2 Construction
33 trees will be removed under the Pacific Connections Phase 2 Project. These trees do not contribute to the horticultural collection. They are being removed as a management tool and to make way for the new Chilean garden.
Location: Pacific Connections Garden – Chilean Immersion Forest NE quadrant of intersection of Lake Washington Blvd. and Arboretum Drive.
Timeframe: April 19 -23, 2010
Safety: Service roads and trails near tree removal operations will be clearly signed “Closed” for this removal and a detour will be set up to route pedestrians around the removal.
Contact: Andy Sheffer, Seattle Parks and Recreation, for additional information. firstname.lastname@example.org or 206.684.7041
November 19th, 2009 by UWBG Communication Staff
The Arboretum and Botanical Garden Committee has issued guiding principles for the Washington State Department of Transportation project of replacing the State Route 520 floating bridge.
For complete information on the project and to make a comment go to the WADOT website for SR 520.