18 AugCentral Valley Expressway Construction Update

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The following photos show the progress, to date, on the Central Valley Expressway (Highway 16 Extension).  Thank you to Dave Butzier & Idaho Airships for providing the photographs to the Central Valley Expressway Coalition.        

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12 JunCVE Construction Photo Tour

The following photographs were taken during a recent tour of the progress on the Central Valley Expressway (Highway 16).                       All photos by Matthew May and  © Central Valley Expressway Coalition, LLC

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18 MayBoise River Bridge

This photo, taken on May 1st, 2013, shows the Boise River Bridge. The Northern portion of the bridge is to the right and the Southern portion is to the left. There are four remaining spans that still need girders (spans 1-4).  Those girders will be set the first week of June.  77 of the 121 [...]

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19 FebCVE Construction Update

All photographs taken on February 6th, 2013. SH-16, the Boise River Bridge looking north at Spans 5, 6, 7 & 8.  The closest span, Span 5 crosses the Boise River low flow channel. SH-16, the Boise River Bridge looking south from Abutment No. 2 at the north end, looking toward Span 8. SH-16, the Phyllis [...]

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03 FebCVE Construction Update

This photo, taken on January 16th, shows the size of the girders being set for the bridge.  Each girder is 157 feet long and 7’1″ deep. The first 33 girders have been set, covering three spans.  The final bridge will consist of 11 spans and 121 girders. This photo, also taken on January 16th, shows [...]

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12 JanGirders Arrive

The girders have begun to arrive for the Boise River Bridge.  The photo at the left shows an aerial view of the girders traveling to the site.  Each girder is 157 feet long and 6 feet deep. The first two girders were set on Monday, January 7th.  Six more girders were set on Wednesday, January [...]

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22 DecCVE Aerial Photos

The first photograph looks north along the SH-16 alignment from the Phyllis Canal/Joplin Road area toward the Boise River Bridge and SH-44 in the distance. November 29th, 2012 The second photograph looks south from SH-44 at the SH-16 alignment showing the Boise River Crossing and Phyllis Canal in the distance. November 29th, 2012 The third photograph shows [...]

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03 OctCVEC Quarterly Meeting Welcomes Governor Otter

The Central Valley Expressway Coalition held its Fall Quarterly Meeting on Tuesday, October 2nd, 2012, with Governor C.L. “Butch” Otter as keynote speaker.  The Governor was enthusiastically welcomed by approximately 60 attendees who turned out to hear the Governor speak of Idaho’s transportation needs and the challenges the state faces looking forward.  He was followed [...]

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30 SepCVE Construction Update

The Idaho Transportation Department has updated its Facebook page with a progress report on construction of the first phase of the Central Valley Expressway. Here’s another recent photo from the ongoing Idaho 16 Boise River Bridge now being built. This photo shows a cofferdam, which allows the crew to work on the bridge in a [...]

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23 JulBid Awarded for Phase 2 of Hwy 16 Extension

The Idaho Transportation Department has awarded the contract for construction of phase 2 (Phyllis Canal) of the Highway 16 extension project to Concrete Placing Company, the same Idaho company that is currently constructing the phase 1 Boise River Bridge Crossing.  Concrete Placing Company’s winning bid was $10.8 million. The company is anticipated to have started [...]

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