Much Needed Maintenance on Blue Bridge to Slow Tri-Cities Traffic
Plan to add extra time to your commute if you travel the Blue Bridge this week.
If you travel the Blue Bridge between Pasco and Kennewick this week, pack your patience. Maintenance will probably slow down your travel. According to the Washington Department of Transportation, construction on U.S Highway 395 will see cleaning on the Blue Bridge this week. Travel will be impacted between 9:30 am and 3:30 pm.
WSDOT is supposed to put out signs to alert motorists that work is being done.
Workers will be cleaning the bridge through Friday of this week. Crews are scheduled to paint the bridge later this summer.
Drivers can expect traffic to be reduced to one lane as the cleaning continues through Friday, WSDOT is asking for your patience as the project is ongoing. Times for lane closures will be between 9:30 am and 3:30 pm.