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Photos taken on the following pages show Washington State Route 16 during a major reconstruction project to upgrade the freeway between Tacoma and the new Tacoma Narrows Bridge.

Washington State Route 16 Guides

Washington State Route 16 scenes
Looking at Tacoma Narrows Bridge during construction of the eastbound span from the view area off Lucille Parkway NW. Sections of the eastbound Tacoma Narrows Bridge deck awaited placement on a ship near the north tower. 08/29/06
The Narrows connect Colvos and Dalco Passage of east Puget Sound with Carr Inlet and Nisqually Reach of south Puget Sound. 08/29/06
Stone Drive NW southbound parallels SR 16 before becoming Lucille Parkway NW to the Tacoma Narrows Bridge viewing area. 08/29/06
24th Street NW west at Jahn Avenue NW near SR 16 at Exit 8. The eastbound ramp to SR 16 and the Tacoma Narrows Bridge was added in 2007 to coincide with construction of the new bridge. The westbound ramps between SR 16 and 24th Street NW opened in 2005. Originally motorists were directed onto Jahn Avenue north to the entrance ramp at Exit 9. 08/29/06
24th Street NW east at the westbound on-ramp to SR 16 for Gig Harbor and Bremerton. 08/29/06
Olympic Drive NW west at the eastbound ramp to SR 16 for Tacoma. Olympic Drive winds west from the freeway to Midway. 08/29/06

Photo Credits:

08/29/06 by AARoads

Connect with:
Interstate 5

Page Updated 10-27-2010.

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