Posted by Andre Tauladan on Thursday, September 25, 2014
By Tom Pearce
Replacing an 81-year-old bridge deck full of ruts, cracks and holes is hard enough. Add to that the bridge being on a heavily-used highway, and you've got some serious challenges. But in the case of the I-5 Stillaguamish River Bridge, our contractor crews are rising to the occasion.
|I-5 Stillaguamish River Bridge|
size 18 pothole.
The $8.7 million project is scheduled for completion in mid-November. Since we reduced traffic to two lanes in each direction and shifted southbound I-5 to half of the northbound I-5 bridge, the contractor, Mowat Construction, has made good progress.
|I-5 Stillaguamish River Bridge removed 6-foot by 8-foot deck section.|
|I-5 Stillaguamish River Bridge rusted stringer.|
|I-5 Stillaguamish River Bridge green coated rebar.|