State Route 165 Carbon River Bridge repairs complete

The Washington State Department of Transportation bridge maintenance crews completed repairs to a loosened support on an approach span of the State Route 165 Carbon River Bridge.  The completed repairs reinstate full vehicular use of the bridge, including commercial vehicles.

Over the last 24 hours, WSDOT has restricted use of the bridge to passenger vehicles only. The one-lane bridge, which is located at milepost 11.5 about three miles south of Carbonado, carries on average 250 to 300 vehicles a day. That number varies widely by season, however, since SR 165 provides access to the Mount Rainier National Park.

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