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I-5 - Capitol Blvd Bridge - Bridge Fence Upgrades - Complete July 2011

Overview
Replacing the existing 5-foot, 7-inch high fence and railing with a taller, 8-foot, 6-inch high fence and tighter chain link mesh eliminates large gaps and lessens the opportunities for debris and other objects to fall from the bridge onto the freeway.

How You Benefit
Cross GlyphImproves Safety
The new, taller fence eliminates gaps and reduces the potential for objects to leave the bridge and enter I-5 traffic below, making travel safer for the 138,000 motorists who drive this section of highway daily.

Partnerships & Cooperation
The contractor, Cascade Bridge, LLC., has completed the project.

Funding

Financial Data for PIN 300590E
Funding Source Amount ($ in thousands)
2003 Gas Tax (Nickel Funding) $301
2005 Gas Tax (TPA) $0
Pre-Existing Funds (PEF) $1,015
Total $1,316

Contact Us
Dennis Engel , Project Engineer
WSDOT Tumwater Project Office
821 Airport Court SE
Tumwater, WA 98501-6805
Phone: 360-357-2682

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