Simpson Avenue Bridge to Open One Week Early

HOQUIAM, Wash. – The Closure of the Simpson Avenue Bridge in Hoquiam will end this weekend. Kevin Dayton with the State Department of Transportation tells us their contractor has notified them that they will successfully complete all the work that requires the detour by the end of the day Saturday, Nov. 10. Bergerson Construction, Inc. is also making plans to remove the detour route over the Riverside bridge by 2 o’clock Sunday morning. Dayton said this will restore normal traffic operations through the downtown Hoquiam corridor one week ahead of schedule and just in time for the holiday shopping season.