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SR 26 - US 195 - North Fork Palouse River Bridge Repairs

Status

May/June 2017

This project entails work on the SR 26 bridge and US 195 bridge over the north Fork of the Palouse River in north Colfax. 

On SR 26, the sidewalk and pedestrian rail will be replaced, using the supports installed in 2015.  A guardrail will be added to protect pedestrians from errant vehicles.

On US 195, girder support repairs are planned.  That work may not take place in 2016.

Why is WSDOT repairing these bridges?
Both structures were constructed in the mid 1930's and need repairs?

The End Result
Extended years of service from the existing structures.

Project Benefits
Preserving the public's investment in the existing structures.

What is the project timeline?
The SR 26 work is planned for construction in 2016.  Work on the US 195 bridge may have to be delayed until design refinements are completed.

Financial Information

Financial Data for PIN 602613F, 619503L, 619503M
Funding Source Amount ($ in thousands)
2003 Gas Tax (Nickel Funding) $0
2005 Gas Tax (TPA) $0
Pre-Existing Funds (PEF) $2,730
CWA $0
Total $2,730

Project signage will reflect the cost of construction engineering, project bid award and sales tax.

How can I get more information?
Contact:
Chad Simonson, Project Engineer
WSDOT Eastern Region
2714 N. Mayfair
Spokane, WA  99207
509-324-6000
simonsc@wsdot.wa.gov

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