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June 27, 2013

Contractors, suppliers found ways to get around I-5 bridge collapse

  • Sound Ocean Metal Fabricators in Sedro-Woolley used a private port to ship its goods and rerouted one shipment through the Port of Vancouver, B.C.
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    Photo courtesy of Sound Ocean Metal Fabricators [enlarge]
    Sound Ocean Metal Fabricators rerouted these ramps destined for Australia to ship out of Vancouver, B.C., instead of Seattle.

    The Skagit Valley bridge collapse on May 23 created a void much bigger than the span that fell into the river. It left area contractors scrambling to meet deadlines and help their suppliers make deliveries.

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