The Drawing Board

The Drawing Board

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Archives: May 2010

May
24th

Big need, little space

The makeover of westbound state Route 16 through Nalley Valley includes a 1,060-foot-long bridge linking the highway to northbound Interstate 5. To make that happen builders are using a cantilever bridge that will span seven lanes of highway with only five columns.

May
24th

Getaway

Gig Harbor Street Scramble
Where: Skansie Brothers Park, 3207 Harborview Drive, Gig Harbor
Getting there: From Highway 16 in Port Orchard take the Tremont Road Exit. Turn right on Tremont Street and then left on Port Orchard Boulevard. Turn right on Bay Street. The bank will be on your left.

May
24th

Hike of the week

Directions: From I 90 eastbound, take exit 45 turning left & driving back under freeway. Turn left and drive about 2 miles on road 9031, Ira Spring trail 1038 at Mason Lake Trailhead is at the end of the road.

May
19th

Getaway

Getting there: Follow Highway 7 toward Elbe. The entrance to the forest is on your left, 0.3 miles past the Highway 161 intersection. The first turnout is for horse trailers; the second is the main entrance.
Cost: No charge