Pontoon Construction Site Excavation Stalled

ABERDEEN, Wash. – The delay of a bulkhead wall has stalled the largest excavation work at the State Route 520 pontoon construction site in Aberdeen – as a result, Kiewett General said excavation of the casting basin was scheduled to start next week. Contractors should begin removing over 260 thousand cubic yards of material on Monday. The Washington State Department of Transportation said %60 of the material removed will be shipped to an off-site location in Grays Harbor, %40 will stay on site. Irwin said pile driving, dewatering and a number of other activities continue.