First Glass Units Installed at Washington State Convention Centre
Phase I of construction of the 1.5-million square foot Washington State Convention Centre Summit Building has wrapped up as indicated by the completion of the structural framework on the east end and the installation of the first glass units. Work to be included in Phase II includes framing the suspended staircase along the Pine Street border. This staircase, or Hillclimb, will provide event attendee access from street level to the ballroom level on top. Designed by LMN Architects the Summit project is the biggest public works construction in the history of Seattle.
The general contractor, Clark | Lewis, continues infectious disease mitigation protocol on the construction site. Examples include frequent handwashing, establishing work protocols for social distancing, thorough cleaning of the site, use of personal protective equipment, requiring employees who are sick to stay home, and adhering to the Governor’s Phase I Construction Restart COVID-19 Job Site Requirements.