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US 97 - Satus Creek Bridge - Bridge Replacement - complete October 2013

Project Status - Complete
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Photo of US 97 Satus Creek Bridge construction
US 97 Satus Creek Bridge construction photo 9-14-12

Overview
This project improved a section of US 97 in Yakima County which has narrow lanes and shoulders and substandard curves. Crews removed the Satus Creek Bridge and replaced it with a wider bridge. The new bridge is longer to allow Satus Creek to flow more naturally.

How You Benefit
Cross GlyphImproves Safety
The new bridge is longer and wider to help reduce the risk of collisions.
Leaf Glyph Protects Environment
The new bridge allows Satus Creek to flow more naturally. This will ultimately improve the overall quality of the wildlife habitat in the area.
Dollar Sign Glyph Economic Incentive
US 97 over Satus Pass is a major connector between the Portland/Vancouver areas and the Yakima Valley. Over 1,000 trucks per day use this stretch of highway.

Partnerships & Cooperation

Funding

Total: $13,326,000

Contact Us
Moe Davari, WSDOT project engineer
WSDOT South Central Project Office
1655 Fowler Street
Richland, WA 99352
509.222.2402

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