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SR 167 at Puyallup River Bridge closed for inspection

Post by Stacey Mulick / The News Tribune on July 11, 2009 at 5:00 am with No Comments »
July 11, 2009 5:00 am

The northbound lanes of State Route 167 over the Puyallup River Bridge will be closed this weekend for a bridge inspection.

Here’s the press release from the state Department of Transportation.

PUYALLUP – Motorists traveling on the SR 167 Puyallup River Bridge can expect delays Saturday and Sunday, July 11 and 12.

Inspections require the closure of the northbound direction of SR 167.

Work hours are 3 to 11 a.m. each day. Motorists should also prepare for the following:

· Left-lane closure of southbound SR 167 near the bridge.

· Closure of the left turn lane on northbound SR 167 (River Road) to SR 161 (Meridian) in front of Korum Ford.

Motorists who travel this route will detour to the southbound Puyallup River Bridge, which will carry a single lane in each direction. Drivers should expect delays.

For more information about traffic impacts on Washington highways visit

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