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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 - July 2014

Accomplishments:  Project awarded to Ram Construction. Construction began July 9 as well as the six-month street closure. The existing bridges have been removed, and the future creek bed placed over existing utilities to also protect them from any scour from the creek. Excavation began for the bridge footings.

Next Milestones: Bridge walls, footings and spans to be placed in August.

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

Mobilization starts Removing the old bridge Bridge Removal

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