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Bridge inspections to cause delays on Highway 20 east of Anacortes

January 29, 2013 · 3:23 PM

Drivers should anticipate minor daytime delays next week on Highway 20 at the Berentson bridges over the Swinomish Channel between Anacortes and Burlington.

Beginning Monday, Feb. 4 until Thursday, Feb. 7, crews from the Washington State Department of Transportation will close one lane of the highway for biannual bridge inspections.

Crews will use two days to inspect each bridge:

l Monday, Feb. 4 and Tuesday, Feb. 5, crews will close the right lane of the eastbound bridge from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m.

l Wednesday, Feb. 6 and Thursday, Feb.7, crews will close the right lane of the westbound bridge from 7 a.m. to 3 p.m.

The work must be done during the day to ensure a thorough inspection.


Drivers can check upcoming road closures on the Skagit County construction update page at www.wsdot.wa.gov/Northwest/Baker/Construction/default.htm.



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