Residents who live near the Aurora Bridge may be in for some sleepless nights as work gets underway to build a fence across the landmark structure. The work starts Monday, April 19 and will last for one month.
Two lanes of traffic across the bridge will be closed Sunday through Thursday during construction from 9pm to 5am. WSDOT tells us the work will be incredibly noisy. In fact, they’re even offering free industrial strength earplugs for residents who call 206-267-6019.
The Aurora Bridge has been the scene of countless suicides, and officials hope this new fence will discourage would-be jumpers. To track this project, you can log on to WSDOT’s special page.