News Flash

Grand Avenue Park Bridge Project Updates

Posted on: November 19, 2018

Grand Avenue Park Bridge November 2018 Construction Update

Elevator machine and installation 1


  • Per the terms of the contract, the contractor requested and received approval for suspension of the contract working days for critical path work associated with the steel bridge truss.
  • Reviews and approvals of bridge steel truss shop drawings.
  • Construction fencing adjusted at the west tower to accommodate additional parking and a turnaround for the parking lot.

In Process

  • Award of the Phase 2 construction contract. This package is for installation of the pipelines in West Marine View Drive, from the bridge to 14th Street.
  • Reviews and approvals of west tower stairs, bridge lighting and mock-up of the guard rail.
  • The majority of the steel truss and transition ramp has been manufactured and assembled for determination of acceptance at the mill in Vancouver, Washington. WSDOT is inspecting this process.
  • Installation of the elevator by the elevator company.
  • Frontier to provide a crossing of West Marine View Drive for elevator communication. This work will involve lane closures.


  • The Phase 2 contract will begin with meetings, submittals and acquisition of materials. This work will involve lane closures on the west side of West Marine View Drive.
  • Installation of power to the west tower for the lights, elevator and associated equipment.
  • Completion of roofing for the tower (dependent on elevator installation timing and is weather dependent).
  • Erection of the bridge is anticipated in Spring 2019.

Visit the Grand Avenue Park Bridge project webpage to view the latest images of project progress. 

Facebook Twitter Email

Other News in Grand Avenue Park Bridge Project Updates