For two-plus years, contractors for the state Department of Transportation worked on a bridge paint and maintenance project at Deception Pass. The work was complete early this year, and today WSDOT issued a public report with project elements. According to the WSDOT, the contractor cleaned exposed metal and applied 4,000 gallons of paint under a […]
With paint crews at Deception Pass entering the final phases of the 2-year-plus project, I was able to gain this perspective from Pass Island looking south at the larger of the two bridges. When finished this month, the iconic bridges will boast a shiny new look (three coats of paint, finishing off with the historic […]
Featured here are “before and after” photographs of sections of the Deception Pass and Canoe Pass bridges, currently in the midst of a comprehensive maintenance, repair and paint project under contract with the state Department of Transportation. The spans will ultimately boast a new, shiny coat of green paint, as evidenced on the east guardrail […]
Worker activity is visible as one crosses the bridges at Deception Pass, but the real action is under the steel spans. A walk down the stairs leading from the North Whidbey parking lot puts you in a position to see the intricate support and safety systems assembled for workers who are preparing the Deception Pass […]
Travel north on Commercial Avenue and you will see the state ferry Hyak on the horizon. Drive to the Port of Anacortes dock and you will find crews hard at work prepping the vessel for paint. I, for one, am pleased with this drydock project, one of the latest for Dakota Creek Industries. I recall […]
I spotted at least two late season, high altitude painting projects on Commercial Avenue Thursday. Pictured here is Gaelan Sylvia, moving down the face of Tracy’s Interiors after starting the day near the building’s roofline. The other project was at the main offices of the Samish Indian Nation.