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Posted on: September 26, 2019

Grand Avenue Park Bridge September 26, 2019, Construction Update

What a great day to set the Grand Avenue Park Bridge into place! The mild weather without rain or wind allowed the bridge movement to be done in the best weather possible. The contractors worked around the clock with multiple crews to be ready for the 6 a...

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GAPB City webpage Grand Avenue Park Bridge Project Updates
Posted on: September 26, 2019

Grand Avenue Park Bridge September 26, 2019, Construction Update

The Grand Avenue Park Bridge has been moved and set. The contractor worked overnight to prepare for moving and placing the bridge. By 6 a.m. the southwest lifting tower had been removed, but the southeast tower was still in place. After contemplating mane...

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GAPB City webpage Grand Avenue Park Bridge Project Updates
Posted on: September 23, 2019

Grand Avenue Park Bridge September 23, 2019, Construction Update

We have lift off!

Late Sunday evening, Sept.22, the contractor used the four large lifting towers to raise the bridge 36 feet. After the bridge was at full elevation, the contractor moved the transporters, loaded with the crib stack, underneath it. The wei...

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Grand Avenue Park Bridge Project Updates
Posted on: September 22, 2019

Grand Avenue Park Bridge September 22, 2019, Construction Update

We are a go for lift off!

On Saturday afternoon, Sept.21, the contractor used the four large lifting towers to raise the bridge just high enough to get the transporters out from underneath it.

The contractor is getting ready to raise the bridge about&nb...

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Grand Avenue Park Bridge Project Updates
Posted on: September 19, 2019

Grand Avenue Park Bridge September 19, 2019, Construction Update

West Marine View Drive was closed to through traffic from 13th to 18th Streets starting Tuesday, Sept. 17. Please Note: The road closure will be in place through Thursday, Sept. 26. Traffic Engineering has been making adjustments to the traffic control an...

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Grand Avenue Park Bridge Project Updates
Posted on: September 12, 2019

Grand Avenue Park Bridge September 12, 2019, Construction Update

It's Still GO-TIME! That’s right! Though this week’s epic storms packed quite a punch, the Grand Avenue Park Bridge is still set to be lifted and moved into place during the last week of September. We want you to be aware of upcoming t...

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Grand Avenue Park Bridge Project Updates
Posted on: August 30, 2019

Grand Avenue Park Bridge August 30, 2019, Construction Update

The City of Everett’s contractor, Interwest Construction Inc. (ICI), has confirmed the timing of the West Marine View Drive (WMVD) closure – a portion of the road will be completely closed from Tuesday, September 17 through Thursday, S...

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Grand Avenue Park Bridge Project Updates
Posted on: July 25, 2019

Grand Avenue Park Bridge August 23, 2019, Construction Update

It’s GO-TIME! That’s right – the bridge will be going into place in the last week of September – just over a month from now!

The City’s contractor, Interwest Construction Inc. (ICI), has received notificati...

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Grand Avenue Park Bridge Project Updates
Posted on: July 25, 2019

Grand Avenue Park Bridge July 2019 Construction Update

Completed 

  • Painting of key members of the steel truss. The exterior weathering steel members will continue to change to a rust-like appearance over time.
  • False decks for workers to use for construction of the concrete pedestrian decks. The false de...
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Grand Avenue Park Bridge Project Updates
Posted on: June 21, 2019

Grand Avenue Park Bridge June 2019 Construction Update

Completed 

  • Preparation and grading work at Grand Avenue Park in anticipation of setting the bridge on the east abutment.
  • Installation of a time lapse camera with a view of the bridge erection location, to see the footage go to everettwa.gov/gapb
  • The...
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Grand Avenue Park Bridge Project Updates
Posted on: May 31, 2019

Grand Avenue Park Bridge May 2019 Construction Update

Completed

  • Additional geotechnical investigations in West Marine View Drive (WMVD) in support of the lifting of the approximately 1,000,000 lb (~500 Ton) steel truss and steel pipelines. Testing results altered the lifting options available and therefore th...
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Grand Avenue Park Bridge Project Updates
Posted on: April 24, 2019

Grand Avenue Park Bridge April 2019 Construction Update

Completed

  • Additional geotechnical investigations in West Marine View Drive in support of the erection of the bridge for the approximately 1,000,000 lb (~500 Ton) steel truss bridge.
  • The Phase 2 contract to install pipelines in West Marine View Drive has fin...
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Grand Avenue Park Bridge Project Updates
Posted on: March 4, 2019

Grand Avenue Park Bridge Feb./March 2019 Construction Update

Completed 

  • Reviews and approvals of west tower stairs, bridge lighting and mock-up of the guard rail.
  • Frontier installed a crossing of West Marine View Drive for elevator communication.
  • The Phase 2 contract to install pipelines in West Marine View D...
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Grand Avenue Park Bridge Project Updates
Posted on: January 23, 2019

Grand Avenue Park Bridge Construction Traffic Revision

On Monday, January 28, the City’s contractor, KLB Construction, will begin work to install sewer and stormwater lines from 1620 West Marine View Drive to 14th Street. There may be times when the work near the tower will reduce traffic to a single lane, al...

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Grand Avenue Park Bridge Project Updates
Posted on: January 3, 2019

Grand Avenue Park Bridge January 2019 Construction Update

Completed 

  • 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.
  • Award of the Phase 2 construction contract. This pac...
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Grand Avenue Park Bridge Project Updates