Crews "speed slide" replacement span for I-5 bridge in Wash.

09/18/2013 | Engineering News-Record · BetterRoads.com · YouTube

The collapsed section of the Interstate 5 bridge over the Skagit River in Washington state was replaced over the weekend in a 19-hour process that used long steel rails, Teflon pads and hydraulic jacks. The replacement deck is the state's first span made from high-strength, lightweight concrete, which used an 8,500-psi mix. The replacement project is slated for completion by mid-November.

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