​Pedestrian Overpass from S. State Street to Boulevard Park image

​Pedestrian Overpass from S. State Street to Boulevard Park

Boulevard Pedestrian Overpass Repair

Description

Boulevard Overpass Structure is closed to the public due to structural damage.  Please use detour route. The structure was declared unsafe and closed to the public in February of 2016.

In July of 2016, the City completed emergency repairs to stabilize this structure. This repair will keep the structure secure for now, but other existing damage makes it unsafe to open to pedestrians. The wooden stairs and overpass footbridge were constructed in the 1970s to provide pedestrian access over the train tracks to Boulevard Park from S. State Street. 

City officials ask that pedestrians use a different route.  Boulevard Park can be accessed via the South Bay Trail at Wharf Street, from a pathway adjacent to the pedestrian overpass on S. State Street, from Taylor Dock at Taylor Avenue and 10th Street or from Bayview Drive off of S. State Street.

Funding

Funding source not yet identified.

Status

Pedestrian overpass currently closed for public safety.  The City is evaluating alternatives for repair, replacement or removal. Detour Map.

Reference

Affected Neighborhoods

    South Hill

Participating Departments

    Parks and Recreation

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