Now that construction activity is underway for the bridge construction, the City of Salem intends to post regular updates, the first of which is included below.
OREGON – WILLAMETTE SLOUGH – MINTO ISLAND PEDESTRIAN / BICYCLE BRIDGE: Special bridge notice Legacy Contracting, Inc. is constructing the Minto Island Pedestrian Bridge in Salem, OR in vicinity of Riverfront Park Playground at 44-56-19.0N, 123-02-43W. The construction work will be Monday through Sunday 24 hours per day until October 15, 2016. Boaters can expect overhead cranes and pile driving while constructing temporary trestles with overhead hazards with a minimum clearance of 10 feet. A temporary 40 foot wide channel will be marked with signs for passage under the bridge and through the construction zone. Regulatory orange and white buoys will be also be placed marking the construction area for no wake and bridge construction. The onsite superintendent is Monte Nunnelly can be reached at (503) 510-7624. For more construction information, contact Todd Ross at (503) 749-1818, or ToddR@LegacyContractingInc.com.