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.
This photo is looking to the North, from Chinden Blvd. showing the asphalt base pavement, between Chinden and the Joplin Court Structure. July 18th, 2013
This shot is looking to the east and the Joplin Court Bridge and the Phyllis Canal structure. Asphalt base pavement in place from the Joplin Bridge back to Chinden Blvd. to the right of the photo. July 18th, 2013.
This shot is taken from the north end, looking south, showing the alignment at SH-44, looking toward the Boise River Bridge. July 18th, 2013.
Showing the progress of the Boise River Bridge Deck. It is looking to the southwest, showing the concrete deck in place from the north end of the bridge, towards the Boise River low water channel. Forming the deck near the river channel. July 18th, 2013.
This one is looking north along the alignment above Chinden Blvd. The white strip on the black asphalt is the concrete pavement for the southbound mainline lanes. The southbound lanes have been paved half way between the Joplin Bridge and the Boise River Bridge. August 13th, 2013.
Looking east at the Joplin Court Bridge and Phyllis Canal area, showing the concrete pavement for the southbound mainline lanes. August 13th, 2013.
Showing the Boise River Bridge, looking to the east. South abutment is to the right, and it shows the 12th of 19 concrete deck placements, including the span across the Boise River Channel. South is to the right, north is to the left in the photo. August 13th, 2013.
A little wider angle shot of the Boise River Bridge, looking to the east. Shows the south abutment, and the deck placements 12 of 19 that started at the north end of the bridge, and have crossed the Boise River low flow channel, which is at span #5. August 13th, 2013.
Looking south, from the north end of the project. Shows the asphalt base in place all the way to SH-44. Concrete mainline pavement will be placed on top of the asphalt base. August 13th, 2013.