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Contractors To Replace Pieces Of Concrete Wall In Sellwood Bridge Project

OPB News - July 23, 2014

Contractors building the Sellwood Bridge have to dig-out significant parts of a newly-poured concrete wall, following technical problems.

When large structures like the retaining wall along SW Macadam are poured, big vibrators help the wet concrete settle — getting rid of any bubbles.

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Sellwood Bridge Field Work Update for July 21

Sidewalk forms on east approach Span 10

TRAFFIC ALERTS

Hwy. 43 weekday lane closures: The outside southbound lane of Hwy. 43 is closed weekdays (except from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m.) between SW Taylors Ferry Road and the project limits south of the bridge while the contractor works on retaining walls. A northbound lane is closed weekdays from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. north and south of the bridge during excavation and ground anchor installation for the retaining walls.   On July 22 only, the bicycle/pedestrian path between the old Staff Jennings driveway and the entrance to Macadam Bay will be shifted west while a subcontractor does some exploratory work related to an underground waterline. Traffic lanes will be shifted to accommodate this work.

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Sellwood Bridge Field Work Update for July 14

Columns for Hwy 43 interchange ramp

TRAFFIC ALERTS

Hwy. 43 weekday lane closures: The outside southbound lane of Hwy. 43 is closed weekdays (except from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m.) between SW Taylors Ferry Road and the project limits south of the bridge while the contractor works on retaining walls. A northbound lane is closed weekdays from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. north of the bridge during excavation and ground anchor installation for the retaining walls.

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Aerial Photo Gallery, May 2012 - June 2014

Aerial photo June 18, 2014

June 18, 2014

Updated July 9, 2014

Photos courtesy of the Oregon Department of Transportation.

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