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Construction Progress Report

Many construction activities have been completed, and construction of the new Broadway Bridge is expected to be finished early September.

Work completed to date includes:

  • Demolishing and removing the 1956 bridge structure.
  • Completing the foundation of the new bridge.
  • Piles are driven, the piers are built, and girders have been placed to support the bridge deck.
  • Building the bridge deck.
  • Constructing retaining walls.
  • Paving Broadway Avenue between University Drive and Front Street.
  • Installing new traffic signals at Myrtle Street and University Drive.

Crews are currently working on:

  • Installing traffic control devises and the electrical infrastructure for the bridge lighting.
  • Rebuilding the Greenbelt under the bridge.
  • Build the new stairs and pathways between the Greenbelt and Broadway Avenue.
  • Install railing and lighting.

Safety Reminders

  • Obey signage and stay out of the restricted work zone.
  • Use caution when crossing Broadway Avenue near the work zone entrances.
  • Remember the river banks are closed throughout the project.
  • The Boise River through the construction zone will be open during the prime floating season. Be aware of your surroundings when floating the river.


What to Expect During Construction


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