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The opening of the new permanent HOV ramp between Mercer Island and Bellevue brought, from left, Fred Butler, Issaquah City Councilman; Joni Earl, CEO, Sound Transit; Conrad Lee, mayor of Bellevue; Jim Pearman, former mayor of Mercer Island; Jane Meyer Brahm, Mercer Island Councilmember; Bruce Bassett, mayor of Mercer Island; Tana Senn, Mercer Island Councilmember; Rich Conrad, Mercer Island city manager; Pat McCarthy, Pierce County Executive; and David Dye, Deputy Secretary, Washington State Department of Transportation.  - Sound Transit/Contributed Photo
The opening of the new permanent HOV ramp between Mercer Island and Bellevue brought, from left, Fred Butler, Issaquah City Councilman; Joni Earl, CEO, Sound Transit; Conrad Lee, mayor of Bellevue; Jim Pearman, former mayor of Mercer Island; Jane Meyer Brahm, Mercer Island Councilmember; Bruce Bassett, mayor of Mercer Island; Tana Senn, Mercer Island Councilmember; Rich Conrad, Mercer Island city manager; Pat McCarthy, Pierce County Executive; and David Dye, Deputy Secretary, Washington State Department of Transportation.
— image credit: Sound Transit/Contributed Photo

The opening of the new permanent HOV ramp between Mercer Island and Bellevue brought officials from the three agencies responsible for the funding and construction of light rail and improved HOV operations on I-90.

Sound Transit held a rainy dedication ceremony of the new I-90 eastbound HOV ramp from Mercer Island to Bellevue on March 29 at 80th Avenue S.E. and I-90.

 

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