Tag Archive for Willapa River

Around-the-clock single-lane traffic on the SR 6 Willapa River Bridge

December 2013 - Pouring concrete for the new bridge deck.

Six weeks after setting girders, crews complete the rebar framework for the new bridge deck and start pouring concrete.

MENLO – Drivers on State Route 6 at the Willapa River Bridge will encounter 10 weeks of around-the-clock single-lane traffic beginning this week. Drivers can expect five-minute delays while an automated signal alternates traffic across the bridge.

Reducing SR 6 to a single lane allows crews working with the Washington State Department of Transportation to rebuild the highway so it meets up with a newly constructed bridge just 12 feet southwest of the existing one.

Crews plan to shift single-lane traffic to the new bridge in late March and then start demolishing the existing, 85-year-old steel-truss bridge.

This work is part of WSDOT’s project to replace the SR 6 Willapa River Bridge with a wider, more modern structure. The project is expected to be complete this summer.

Stay informed of traffic impacts by visiting WSDOT’s travel alerts and construction update web pages, and WSDOT’s Vancouver-based Twitter account.

December 2013 - Pouring concrete for the new bridge deck. Six weeks after setting girders, crews complete the rebar framework for the new bridge deck and start pouring concrete.

December 2013 – Pouring concrete for the new bridge deck.
Six weeks after setting girders, crews complete the rebar framework for the new bridge deck and start pouring concrete.

Flood Warning issued February 17 at 8:13AM PST until February 17 at 4:00PM PST by NWS

By [email protected] NW Oregon/SW Washington Coastal Rivers Bulletin …The Flood Warning continues for the following rivers in Washington…Oregon… Willapa River near Willapa affecting Pacific County Grays River near Rosburg affecting Wahkiakum County Nehalem River near Foss affecting Clatsop and Tillamook Counties …read more

From: Pacific County ATOM WX

Flood Warning issued February 17 at 4:01AM PST until February 17 at 4:16PM PST by NWS

By [email protected] NW Oregon/SW Washington Coastal Rivers Bulletin …The National Weather Service in Portland has issued a flood warning for the following rivers in Washington… Willapa River near Willapa affecting Pacific County River forecasts are based on observed and forecast rainfall and temperatures, and they include current and planned reservoir …read more

From: Pacific County ATOM WX