Eastside Heritage Center http://kplu.org en Tolls begin on new Lk. Washington floating bridge in summer - 1940 http://kplu.org/post/tolls-begin-new-lk-washington-floating-bridge-summer-1940 <p>With the start - or rather, resumption of tolling on the 520 bridge a few weeks away, history buffs are recalling the opening of the <em>first</em> Lake Washington Floating Bridge, 71 years ago.</p><p>Skeptics predicted it would sink, and that tolling would never pay for the cost of construction. Sound familiar? Wed, 18 May 2011 21:36:03 +0000 Gary Crawford 1622 at http://kplu.org Tolls begin on new Lk. Washington floating bridge in summer - 1940