Looking up at a large red crane and a blue sky with scattered clouds behind it.
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A 130-foot tall crane is used to build a new parking garage at Puyallup Station.

Fresh pics: Adding parking in Puyallup

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Wondering what a giant red crane is doing near the Puyallup Station?

Recently, construction ramped up on a new 500-space parking garage – with crews starting work on the foundation, structure and pedestrian bridge.

This long-awaited project will help more Pierce County residents conveniently access Sounder trains and enjoy a traffic-free commute.

It also includes new surface parking with approximately 165 spaces, along with sidewalk and bicycle enhancements.

And, the work brings more than 100 family-wage jobs to the area.

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On to the photos:

A heavy piece of construction equipment is used to Crews install stone column ground improvements.
Crews installing stone column ground improvements.
Members of a construction crew wearing vests and hard hats stand to the right of three cages made of rebar.
Building rebar cages for the garage first level column.
The sun shines on three construction workers as they look down at a tablet while doing survey work.
Survey providing layout and grade for upcoming work.
A worker kneels behind a rebar cage.
Rebar contractors prefabricating column reinforcing cages.
A large red crane lifts construction equipment into the air.
Tower Crane providing material handling onsite.
A construction worker in a red hard hat does survey work by looking through a piece of equipment on a tripod.
Staying safe while doing survey work.
Workers wearing face coverings, hard hats and sunglasses reinforce steel on a rebar cage.
Rebar subcontractor prefabricating reinforcing steel for future concrete pours.

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Check out our past stories for more action shots and information.

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