Structurally deficient Snohomish County bridges

With last week’s collapse of the I-5 bridge over the Skagit River, all eyes turned to the various lists and ratings of bridges nationwide.

The federal government keeps a list, which designated the Skagit River bridge as “fuctionally obsolete” (its design is outdated) but structurally safe.

Snohomish County keeps a list, which has 14 of 200 county-road bridges cited as “structurally deficient.”

And the state of Washington keeps a list, last updated in 2011, which has seven state highway bridges in Snohomish County categorized as structurally deficient. Structurally deficient doesn’t mean unsafe. It means it’s time for repair or replacement. Two of those state-managed bridges have since been repaired or replaced.

Four of the seven bridges serve the short but busy stretch of Highway 529 between Everett and Marysville. One of those, across Ebey Slough, has recently been replaced.

State-managed structurally deficient bridges in Snohomish County

View Snohomish County structurally deficient state bridges in a larger map

More in Local News

Spikes put end to ride from Seattle to Everett in stolen car

Two men were taken into custody at the bottom of Marine View Drive off I-5.

2 arrested after Marysville shooting leaves man brain dead

The victim had shown 1 suspect — a friend — a stack of money he won at the casino, police said.

Water to be shut off for some homes, districts next week

The pipe closing will affect mainly the Snohomish and Monroe areas.

Election results are finalized for school tax measures

More than 135,000 ballots were cast, a turnout of about 31 percent.

Section of W. Marine View Drive will be closed Saturday

A footbridge is being torn down between Everett Ave. and the Naval Station entrance.

Faith Calendar for Feb. 24 to March 10, 2018

EVENTS Purim banquet: Chabad Jewish Center of Snohomish County holds a “Purim… Continue reading

Everett council defers decision on methadone clinic zoning

Councilmembers asked to see more information on potential options in the weeks ahead.

Front Porch

A main strip of Everett’s waterfront… Continue reading

Two more suspects identified in shooting death of casino winner

The two, who have ties to Everett, Mount Vernon and Bellingham, remain at large.

Most Read