VIDEO: How collapsed I-5 bridge was reopened with a temporary span
| June 19, 2013 |
Traffic is once again flowing over Washington state’s Skagit River as a temporary span has been set in place on the Interstate 5 bridge that suffered a partial collapse last month.
According to our sister site Better Roads, the Washington State Department of Transportation reopened the bridge with restrictions. Vehicles traveling across are limited to a speed of 40 mph and semi trucks or trucks carrying oversized or overweight loads are still being rerouted around the bridge completely.
You can watch a time lapse video below of the temporary span being put into place.