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Construction Photos - Smokey Point: I-5/172nd St. NE (SR 531) Interchange Modifications

The old bridge comes down. April 30, 2005

Photo of demolition at Smokey Point

Photo of old bridge demolition at Smokey Point

Photo of old bridge demolition at Smokey Point

Looking west

From the stage 1 west abutment looking west. Showing the area yet needing to be filled with gravel for the approach.

The newly poured bridge deck

Looking east across the newly poured concrete bridge deck, which is covered with wet burlap and visaquene to aid in curing the concrete.

Concrete bridge deck placing machine

Concrete bridge deck placing machine (photo taken March 3)

The concrete pump truck

This is the concrete pump truck (photo taken March 3)

Placing the concrete

Placing the bridge deck concrete (photo taken March 3)

Preparing for bridge deck concrete

Preparation for the placement of the bridge deck concrete (photo taken March 2)

Photo taken from pier 1 looking north

This photo was taken February 28 from pier 1 looking north.

Bridge Deck Construction in Progress

January 31, 2005: The new bridge deck is being formed.

Construction of One of the Bridge Support Structures

January 31, 2005:  Crews build a support structure for the new bridge.


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