Chelan County Public Works says work on the trestle in the West Cashmere Bridge Replacement project will be halfway done by the end of the week.
In a Facebook post updating the work, the County says SB Structures is using vibration to embed pilings into the riverbed 48 feet apart which will support the trestle from which the new bridge will be built
Highway 2 will have some road work that could interrupt traffic beginning Monday.
The closure of the West Cashmere Bridge begins Monday and will result in the closure of the Goodwin Road exit in the eastbound direction.
The closure is expected to last until fall of 2021
Chelan County Public Works announced Monday that the West Cashmere Bridge will close on May 4th and remain closed until the new bridge is installed and ready for traffic in 2021.
A portion of Goodwin Road will also be closed.
Drivers who use the bridge should plan to take other routes to Cashmere or US Highway 2 such as Stine Hill Road near Dryden or Aplets Way in Cashmere
Construction has begun on the West Cashmere Bridge and with the Stay Home, Stay Healthy order, the planned open house that was scheduled for late March couldn't happen.
So, Chelan County Public Works has moved it online with a virtual open house
The Chelan County Board of Commissioners awarded the lucrative new West Cashmere Bridge construction contract to SB Structures of Seattle Tuesday.
Public Works PIO Jill Fitzsimmons said SB Structures will be paid $19.3 million while the project is expected to cost $25...
The Chelan County Commissioners postponed the awarding of the contract for the West Cashmere Bridge replacement one week to make sure they worked with the DOT and the bidders on a variety of different information needed before work could start...
Chelan County has posted the position of Director of the Chelan County Regional Justice Center to find a permanent replacement for interim Director Bill Larson.
County Commissioner Kevin Overbay says they are first looking in-house.
"We now have advertisements out and we are taking applications now internally to identify Bill's successor that we're hoping to have in place by April 1st...
Chelan County Commissioners are opening up the bid process for the replacement of the West Cashmere Bridge, known locally as the Goodwin Bridge.
This is the largest project the county's road department has ever undertaken.
Eric Pierson, director/county engineer of Chelan County Public Works says, “This project is one that will greatly benefit the Cashmere community, maintaining the only overhead c