Bellevue Beat | New 520 floating bridge grand opening
520 Bridge Grand Opening
On April 2-3, the public is invited to come out to a weekend of grand opening celebrations to check out the bridge before you drive it. This is once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to be among the first to walk on the world's longest floating bridge connecting Bellevue and Seattle. So mark your calendars!
Weekend festivities on the new bridge include a fun run and walk, an Emerald City Bike ride, and a variety of interactive, informative, and fun activities for people of all ages. On the bridge you will find exhibits from the Pacific Science Center, expert LEGO builders and an assortment of activities highlighting the science, technology, engineering, and math that went into building the world's longest floating bridge.
Here are some photos from the public grand opening event on April 2, 2016.
|For more photos from the grand opening celebrations, visit the 520 Bridge Flickr album|
The 520 bridge grand opening activities will take place rain or shine and include:
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Saturday, April 2, 7:30AM start
Register for the 5K or 10K run/walk on the new floating bridge presented by the Virginia Mason Heart Institute.
Experience the world's longest floating bridge
Saturday, April 2, 10AM - 5PM
- Opening ceremony, 10:30AM
- Ribbon cutting stations
- Passport to the bridge
- STEM activities
- Food truck caravan
Ride the Emerald City Bike Ride!
Sunday, April 3
Join a unique 20-mile bike ride through Seattle, with route options for all ages produced by Cascade Bicycle Club.
Published: March 1, 2016