Tacoma project to remove East 11th Street viaduct nears completion

The city says adjustments to the East 11th Street bridge will not only help the Port’s operations, but make it safer for people to fish in the area.

TACOMA, Wash. — If you want to know about bridges in Tacoma, engineer Steve Carstens is the man to call.

Born and raised in Tacoma, Carstens still remembers riding his bike over the East 11th Street bridge to buy fireworks.

Now he’s working on a project to break down one of the city’s most well-known bridges.

“I thought, at first I wanted to be this big building guy, but then I go, I love

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