Re: 501 crash info.-Bridge Realignment? Thanks, I thought I'd heard or seen that....
Author: LAS
Date: 12-23-2017 - 09:35

BOB2 Wrote:
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> I too, seem to recall reading somewhere that in
> the future, this segment of I-5 would be widened
> and modernized, like is being completed north of
> here on I-5, and that then this bridge complex
> would then be rebuilt, and this curve realigned.
>
The only way to fix the problem would to completely eliminate the current bridge and build a longer bridge that would cross I-5 in a more southerly direction greatly reducing the curvature. The speed would still need to be reduced as the line re-enters the BNSF mainline within a short distance. There is also another curve right reentering the BNSF mainline which could only be straightened with great expense and moving Nisqually Rd SW. I still have great doubts of the benefits of this line for Amtrak, especially without solving these problems.



Subject Written By Date/Time (PST)
  501 crash info. Dave Wells 12-22-2017 - 22:10
  Re: 501 crash info. Max Smart 12-22-2017 - 22:27
  Re: 501 crash info. ex-BN 12-22-2017 - 22:45
  Re: 501 crash info. Trackman 12-22-2017 - 23:28
  Re: 501 crash info. trackwalker 12-23-2017 - 07:09
  Re: 501 crash info.-Bridge Realignment? Thanks, I thought I'd heard or seen that.... BOB2 12-23-2017 - 08:13
  Re: 501 crash info.-Bridge Realignment? Thanks, I thought I'd heard or seen that.... LAS 12-23-2017 - 09:35
  Re: 501 crash info.-Bridge Realignment? Thanks, I thought I'd heard or seen that.... Ed Workman 12-23-2017 - 12:43
  Re: 501 crash info.-Bridge Realignment? Thanks, I thought I'd heard or seen that.... Bob Williams 12-23-2017 - 14:45
  Re: 501 crash info.-Bridge Realignment? Thanks, I thought I'd heard or seen that.... tundraboomer 12-23-2017 - 15:49
  Re: 501 crash info.-Bridge Realignment? Thanks, I thought I'd heard or seen that.... Bob Williams 12-23-2017 - 22:17
  Re: 501 crash info.-Bridge Realignment? Thanks, I thought I'd heard or seen that.... Graham Buxton 12-24-2017 - 06:40
  Re: 501 crash info.-Bridge Realignment? Thanks, I thought I'd heard or seen that.... Ark 12-24-2017 - 09:12
  Re: 501 crash info.-Bridge Realignment? Thanks, I thought I'd heard or seen that.... Bob Williams 12-24-2017 - 09:30
  Re: 501 crash info.-Bridge Realignment? Thanks, I thought I'd heard or seen that.... Steve Carter 12-23-2017 - 19:27
  Re: 501 crash info.- Is the new round trip still running ??? George Andrews 12-24-2017 - 20:17
  Re: 501 crash info.- Is the new round trip still running ??? Steve Carter 12-26-2017 - 19:13


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