US 12 - Wildcat Creek Bridge - Replace Bridge

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Project description

WSDOT is replacing the existing 150-foot Wildcat Creek Bridge along US 12, east of White Pass. 

Why is WSDOT replacing the Wildcat Creek Bridge?
The existing bridge shows signs of deterioration due to normal wear and tear.

Stakeholder/Specialty groups

  • Local businesses
  • Local cabin association
  • Trucking association
  • Environmental regulatory agencies
  • U.S. Forest Service
  • U.S. Bureau of Reclamation
  • Yakima County

The end result
The new bridge will replace the existing structure, preserving the structural and functional integrity of this section of US 12.

Needs & benefits

A new bridge will provide reliable transportation on US 12 over White Pass.


July 2018: Pre-construction site preparation
September 2018: Construction with detour route

Proposed detour route

Tietron Reservoir Road for approximately 2.5 weeks during demolition and construction of the new crossing.


Financial Data for PIN 501210I
Funding Source Amount ($ in thousands)
2003 Gas Tax (Nickel Funding) $0
2005 Gas Tax (TPA) $0
Pre-Existing Funds (PEF) $0
CWA $12,000
Total $12,000


Scott Golbek
WSDOT Project Engineer
Design Project Engineer Office

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Wildcat Creek Bridge
Wildcat Creek Bridge is scheduled for replacement in 2018.