Understanding what happened to Pier 58

Late afternoon this past Sunday a portion of Pier 58, better known as Waterfront Park, collapsed as construction workers were beginning the work to carefully dismantle and remove it.  Let’s look at what led to the collapse, where things stand now, and what happens next. UPDATE 9-18-20: The city has now closed the adjacent Pier 57, due to a “condition of imminent danger” from the potential collapse of the remainder of Pier 58.   Waterfront Park was built in 1974 at Pier 58, between Miner’s Landing (Pier 57) and the Seattle Aquarium (Pier 59). There have been several changes and … Continue reading Understanding what happened to Pier 58