Tuesday, March 16, 2010

Martin Way Bridge Dedication Scheduled

Wed. March 31 11:30 am - There will be a dedication ceremony for the new (almost complete) Martin Way Bridge. Present to dedicate the bridge will be County Commissioners, Congressman Brian Baird and the Mayors of Olympia, Lacey and Tumwater. The ceremony will be held at the North end of the new bridge.

Bridge Status Update From Thera Black, Thurston Regional Planning Council:
As those of you who commute through this area know, the bridge over Martin Way is not yet open. Last week the contractors learned of a problem with the fence mesh for enclosing the bridge. That fencing now has to be remanufactured and installed before the bridge can be safely opened to the public. As soon as we hear of a firm date for completion of that installation we’ll let you know. In the meantime you can still cross I-5 and make connections to the trail north of I-5 by using the at-grade crossing on Martin Way.

Once the Martin Way crossing is complete work will begin on the Pacific Avenue crossing!