Mount Vernon Division Street Bridge repairs underway


March 16, 2022

BRIDGE IN REPAIR – A crew contracted by the state Department of Transportation is working to repair sections of the Division Street bridge damaged during flooding in November 2021. Construction will finish before the end of March. It is safe for drivers to travel across the bridge. – Photo by Marissa Conklin

MOUNT VERNON – Drivers traveling across the Skagit River using the Division Street bridge on State Route 536 will see an unusual site for another week – barges in the water. Contractor crews working on behalf of the Washington State Department of Transportation will mobilize equipment to repair the part of the bridge that was damaged during the historic floods in November 2021.

The bridge remains safe for vehicle and pedestrian travel. Contractor crews began repairs by removing the logs from the log jam that are still caught around the bridge. Crews are removing the damaged sect...

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