Earthquake safety improvements

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Earthquake Safety Improvements

Overview

Under BEX IV, 37 buildings will receive earthquake upgrades from 2013–2020. This structural work retrofits a building to make it safer during an earthquake including:

  • Replacing the roof diaphragm
  • Tying the roof structure to supporting walls
  • Installing lateral bracing systems.

Schools receiving this work include:

  • Adams Elementary
  • Jane Addams K-8
  • Aki Kurose Middle School
  • Alki Elementary
  • Beacon Hill International
  • Catharine Blaine K-8
  • Broadview-Thomson K-8
  • Dearborn Park Elementary
  • Eckstein Middle
  • Franklin High
  • Gatewood Elementary
  • Graham Hill Elementary
  • Ingraham High
  • Kimball Elementary
  • Lafayette Elementary
  • Laurelhurst Elementary
  • Leschi Elementary
  • Lowell Elementary
  • Maple Elementary
  • McClure Middle
  • McGilvra Elementary
  • Mercer Middle
  • Montlake Elementary
  • Muir Elementary
  • North Beach Elementary
  • Northgate Elementary
  • Orca K-8 (Whitworth)
  • Rainier Beach High
  • Rogers Elementary
  • Roxhill Elementary
  • Sacajawea Elementary
  • Sand Point Elementary
  • Thornton Creek Elementary (Decatur)
  • View Ridge Elementary
  • Washington Middle
  • Wedgwood Elementary
  • Whitman Middle

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