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Interstate Bridge to stay if CRC fizzles

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Monday, February 10, 2014

If the proposed Columbia River Crossing dies in the Legislature, the aging I-5 bridge will remain standing for at least a decade.

The I-5 bridge is actually two bridges, the northbound structure built in 1917 and the southbound one completed in 1958. The northbound bridge is classified as having a low service life. Its lift span has a cracked trunnion, an axle pulley that will cost as much as $12 million to fix. Some steel beams on both bridges are rusted and corroded. In 15 to 20 years, the green steel-truss bridges will need a $75 million paint job.

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