The old steel truss northbound span of the state Route 167 Puyallup River Bridge was successfully moved Saturday night to this laydown yard off Meridian Avenue.  It took 12 hours to move, and transportation engineer Brian Whitehouse, shown walking in photo, said the process “went amazing. It was flawless from start to end. We finished 14 hours ahead of schedule.”
The old steel truss northbound span of the state Route 167 Puyallup River Bridge was successfully moved Saturday night to this laydown yard off Meridian Avenue. It took 12 hours to move, and transportation engineer Brian Whitehouse, shown walking in photo, said the process “went amazing. It was flawless from start to end. We finished 14 hours ahead of schedule.” Drew Perine Staff photographer
The old steel truss northbound span of the state Route 167 Puyallup River Bridge was successfully moved Saturday night to this laydown yard off Meridian Avenue. It took 12 hours to move, and transportation engineer Brian Whitehouse, shown walking in photo, said the process “went amazing. It was flawless from start to end. We finished 14 hours ahead of schedule.” Drew Perine Staff photographer

Old Puyallup River bridge removed, new ones open to traffic

August 11, 2015 05:43 PM

UPDATED August 12, 2015 02:30 PM

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