Washington: I-5 Skagit River Bridge Permanent Span Set to Go

The Washington State Department of Transportation says everything is ready for workers to slide the new permanent span of the I-5 Skagit River Bridge into place Saturday night. The northernmost part of the bridge collapsed May 23, after an oversize load on a semi slammed into the structure of the 1955 through-truss bridge.  That design can be vulnerable to such a single, hard hit. Workers …

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