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Mike Siegel / The Seattle Times

Wednesday, May 7, 2014

Efficient, agile, smart, Seattle’s steel mill keeps the fires burning

Where does Nucor’s steel rebar — by far its most-sought product — go? Just about everywhere construction is under way in the Northwest, including this maintenance building that will support the operation of the Highway 99 tunnel under downtown Seattle. Over the past century, steel from the West Seattle plant literally helped build the country, providing structure for the nation’s railways, office towers, freeways and projects such as the Space Needle and Tacoma Narrows Bridge.