I-80 Bridge Construction Above Emlenton

I-80 Bridge over Emlenton on The Allegheny River

The sound of a motor boat roaring up the river is the sound that you hear as you pass by the Emlenton I-80 Bridge, however, it’s not a motor boat but the sound of a high powered blaster.

Underneath the cocoon looking wrapper, bridge contractor, North Star Inc., has set up containment for steel blasting (removal of existing paint) and painting of the primer. They have begun blasting last week and are expected to continue for the next couple months.

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