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James Street Bridge Replacement

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Project Overview ER-0009

James Street Bridge Replacement  Pre-constructionThis project will replace two failing wooden bridges with a single-span bridge, sufficient to accommodate the future re-routing of Squalicum Creek. The street will be widened to include bicycle lanes, sidewalk on the east side, a center turn lane and street lighting. The project also includes a one-way paved parking area for Sunset Pond Park.

Status - March 2015

Accomplishments:  James Street will reopen to vehicular traffic on March 6, 2015. Partial lane closures are to be expected periodically as final construction details are completed. Flaggers will be present during these times.

Next Milestones: Pedestrian railings to be installed in late April.

Affected Neighborhoods

Mt. Baker
King Mountain

Project Manager

Craig Mueller. P.E.
Project Engineer
Phone: (360) 778-7900
Email Public Works

Project Details

Squalicum Corridor Open House May 6, 2014 presentation (PDF)
Squalicum Corridor projects Open House

Construction Photographs

Road Closed Before construction Mobilization starts Clearing Parking Lot Grading Street Grading Pavement Bridge before demolition Removing the old bridge Bridge Removal Protecting Sewer Pipe Foundation Rebar Bridge removal Bridge removal Pipe support Catch Basin Manhole Concrete form Existing water and sewer mains Bridge deck reinforcing materials Infiltration trench Stripping wall forms New bridge abutment Trench dewatering Backfilling completed Girder placement End of girder Bridge Deck girders Bridge deck Curb and gutter approach approach approach approach stormwater planter Sunset Pond Parking Lot Paving Paving Paving Paving Paved Finished bridge Finished Bridge Crossing Guard rail Striping

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