Seattle seawall

Election 2012
5:00 am
Wed October 17, 2012

Voting on Seattle's seawall

Seattle's seawall has been standing at the edge of the waterfront since the 1930s.
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If you stand at the edge of Elliott Bay on Pier 59 where the Seattle Aquarium sits, you can peer straight down to see a water-stained, barnacle-pocked concrete slab. It's part of the seawall which extends under Alaskan Way, the major surface street along the waterfront. Much of it is deteriorating, especially the old growth timbers that are hidden behind the concrete where the wall has been patched.

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Seattle Seawall
10:08 am
Tue July 3, 2012

$290 million levy for Seattle waterfront seawall

The Seattle City Council votes next week whether to put a $290 million levy on the Nov. 6 ballot to pay for a new seawall along Elliott Bay.

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