Posted by Dana M. on February 18, 2017 
Steve - nice capture of changing history. It's good to capture this 80 year old structure while it still stands, and sad to know it's going to disappear into memory. I looked this up on Google Maps, and went to Street View on East L Street, and looked West from the bridge over this line, and it's a nice view before the construction started. However - you have the street this bridge crosses wrong. It's not G Street - it's over J Street. Go to Street View on J Street on Google Maps, and the construction on the new bridge has started and is about 2/3rds done. Still - nice capture, and sad to see one more piece of history die.
Posted by Steve Carter on February 18, 2017 
Dana. The Girder bridge that is the keystone to the project, crosses G street. Take a closer look with Google Earth, using 3D buildings or Street view, and these coordinates 47°14'24.99" N 122°25'28.51" W. You will clearly see the girder bridge that is now no more. The trestle does cross J street as well, but is a shorter crossing and was spanned with timber. The new bridge creates a wider crossing of J street with a different type of concrete beams than the remainder of the new bridge.
Posted by Reinhard Reiss on February 18, 2017 
Steve - are you shure the new brigde will be moved? I think the new bridge is already on place. Nice photo.
Posted by Steve Carter on February 19, 2017 
Yes, it was moved this (2/19/2017) morning 9' 9", at a snails pace. It was built slightly out of place upon a temporary steel support structure, as it was otherwise too close to the old bridge for construction and demolition.
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