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I-5 - Union, Steamboat, and Ebey Slough Bridges - Special Bridge Repair - Project Photos


This large picture shows a new expansion joint and pavement.
One of the new expansion joints on I-5 in Marysville.

A large picture showing crews working to chip out the old expansion joint before replacing it.
Crews chipped out 41 old expansion joints on the Union, Steamboat and Ebey slough bridges on I-5 in Marysville.


This photo shows a bridge expansion joint on the northbound I-5 Ebey Slough Bridge just south of Marysville.
This expansion joint on the northbound Ebey Slough Bridge showed clear signs of damage and deterioration. The steel bars were broken in many places and there was dirt and debris in the expansion joint.

A deteriorated bridge expansion joint on the I-5 Ebey Slough Bridge, between Everett and Marysville.
More breaks in the steel and a deteriorating rubber seal on this expansion joint was clearly evident on the northbound Ebey Slough Bridge.

This photo shows a failing expansion joint on the northbound Steamboat Slough Bridge between Marysville and Everett.
Huge chunks of this expansion joint on the Steamboat Slough Bridge were completely missing.

A worn out bridge expansion joint on the southbound I-5 Union Slough Bridge between Marysville and Everett.
Some of the steel was missing and chunks of concrete broke away next to this expansion joint on the southbound I-5 Union Slough Bridge.

This photo shows a bridge expansion joint on the northbound I-5 Ebey Slough Bridge, just south of Marysville.
Chunks of I-5 had crumbled next to this expansion joint on the northbound Ebey Slough Bridge.