Final planning and initial site preparation for repair work, estimated to occur later in 2024 during work windows set to minimize impacts to marine life, biodiversity and commerce.
Project is awarded $25 million from the Infrastructure for Rebuilding America (INFRA) grant program. BNSF Railway to provide an additional $70 million in funding needed to complete the project
Repairs to take place during work windows identified to minimize the impacts to marine life and protect biodiversity
Counterweight replacement plans complete
Temporary access and construction plans developed, general contractor selection underway
Project nearing final design
Permit applications to appropriate agencies submitted
Construction to begin after permitting approved
Construction to last up to three years
Construction activities that could temporarily disrupt vessel traffic will be directed by the U.S. Coast Guard and U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, to be communicated to the maritime community early and often
BNSF to provide timely and consistent updates and outreach to affected stakeholders and neighboring communities
BNSF crews repair steel tower supports on the south side of the bridge
Work occurs over four weeks, most occurring between 9 a.m. and 2 p.m.