Program Administrator, SR 520 Bridge Replacement and HOV Program
As Program Administrator for the Washington State Department of Transportation’s SR 520 Bridge Replacement and HOV Program, Julie Meredith has been instrumental in the development of multiple design-build projects that are reconstructing a vulnerable and vital urban highway connecting Seattle and the growing cities east of Lake Washington. The Program’s ongoing progress is owed in large measure to Julie’s technical, managerial and community-engagement skills, and her dogged determination to obtain results. Julie’s leadership helped deliver community consensus, permits and funding for a megaproject spanning eight local jurisdictions, multiple congressional and legislative districts, historic neighborhoods, tribal fishing grounds, and sensitive natural areas. Julie’s commitment to design-build contracting has produced many notable innovations that reduced both costs and schedule.