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h7E HAVE PATCHES ON PATCHES ON PATCHES v SAID /$/4 $ISTRICT /PERATIONS #OORDINA TOR "RIAN 3HEADEL h4HERE ARE SO MANY PATCHES IN PLACES THAT WE DON T WANT TO WAIT FOR A MORE EXPENSIVE AND LONGER TERM CLOSURE v 7HEN THE CLOSURE IS IN EFFECT NORTHBOUND INTERSTATE TRAFl C TO 4ALENT WILL BE SIGNED TO USE %XIT 4HE NORTHBOUND RAMP WILL REMAIN OPEN FOR LOCAL TRAFl C TO USE 6ALLEY 6IEW 0AYNE 3UNCREST 2OADS AND ACCESS NORTHBOUND ) 3OUTHBOUND ON AND OFF RAMPS WILL ALSO BE OPEN TO PROVIDE ACCESS TO 4ALENT VIA 7EST 6ALLEY 6IEW AND (IGHWAY !T %XIT NORTHBOUND TRAFl C BOUND FOR /REGON 3ISKIYOU "LVD WILL NEED TO USE %XIT 3OUTHBOUND TRAFl C WILL NOT BE AFFECTED

SIMILAR TO THE RECENT -EDFORD 6IADUCT REPAIR CORRECT DEFECTIVE CONCRETE OR STEEL REIN FORCEMENTS AND PAVE THE BRIDGE WITH HARDENED MICROSILICA CONCRETE "ECAUSE OF THE BRIDGE WIDTH IT WOULD BE IMPOSSIBLE TO REPAIR THE BRIDGE WITH TRAFl C ON IT

4HE REPAIR WILL CONSIST OF CLOSING THE BRIDGE REMOVING OR MILLING A PORTION OF THE TOP BRIDGE DECK

$URING THE DECK MILLING ONE LANE OF )NTERSTATE DIRECTLY UNDER THE MACHINE WILL BE CLOSED FOR MOTORIST SAFETY 4HE MILLING PORTION SHOULD TAKE WEEKS AND WILL BE DONE AT NIGHT SO TRAFl C m OW WILL NOT BE AFFECTED

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