Mar 29 – May 29: East Pine St & 39th Ave Pedestrian Bridge will be closed for inspection & maintenance.

Timber column rot was identified during an initial inspection

 

The East Pine St Pedestrian Bridge provides pedestrian access between Madrona Dr and 39th Ave in the Madrona neighborhood. During a recent structural inspection, we discovered extensive timber column rot throughout the bridge. To address this issue, the bridge will be closed starting March 29 for additional inspection and repairs and expected to re-open by May 29, 2019.

 

Here’s what you can expect:

Starting Friday, March 29, 2019, the bridge will close and all access will be restricted. The bridge will remain closed for two months for an inspection, maintenance, and repairs, and is expected to re-open on Wednesday, May 29, 2019.

 

C L O S U R E

Access to 39th Ave from E Pine St will be closed.

 

D E T O U R

Eastbound traffic will be detoured via Madrona Dr and E Olive; Westbound traffic will be detoured via Evergreen Pl and E Olive St.

 

Want more info?

For schedule updates or project information, contact Richard Hovde, PE, SDOT Roadway Structures Bridge Engineer by email richard.hovde@seattle.gov or call 206.684.5197.

 

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