Washington State Department of Transportation (WSDOT) is embarking on a major bridge replacement project following a recent discovery that the foundations of the current structure have been significantly eroded. Built in 1926, the 388-foot concrete arch bridge is an important roadway for communities on the Olympic Peninsula. The DOT has involved the affected travellers in the project and even opened up the decision making for what should be done to the public the second half of this video explains how new roadway design will help traffic to flow more easily across the bridge and on the approach roads.
James joined the Traffic Technology International team in 2017. Previously he was Assistant Editor on an engineering title for several years and has worked for various other trade magazines before that. James is happily married and has a young daughter who keeps him busy.