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Wishkah River Bridge To Close Overnight Friday

ABERDEEN, Wash. – The US 12 Wishkah River Bridge closes Friday Night as Washington State Department of Transportation (WSDOT) maintenance crews repair a damage incurred by an over height vehicle.

 

Crews close the bridge from 10 p.m. Friday, Oct. 1, to 7 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 2. During the closure motorists will detour to the US 12 Heron Street Bridge, which will be reconfigured to accommodate two-way traffic.

 

Closing the bridge is necessary for crews to safely stage equipment and complete repairs.

 

The US 12 Wishkah River Bridge was built in 1924 and carries 16,000 vehicles westbound daily.

 

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