What's next for the West Seattle Bridge Project

Some of the ‘most important work’ on the bridge involves the post-tensioning system.

SEATTLE — The “most important work” on the West Seattle Bridge project remains before repairs to the bridge are complete, according to the Seattle Department of Transportation (SDOT).

The bridge is expected to reopen the week of Sept. 12, which is a few months later than the initial estimate. The delay was caused by a months-long concrete strike, which prevented the contractor working on the West Seattle Bridge from receiving concrete deliveries for two months. 

During the strike, the contractor was able to rearrange the sequence of some work on the bridge

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