Hwy 16

Road construction mishap
3:49 pm
Tue July 2, 2013

WSDOT unsure why lumber flew off Tacoma viaduct site onto road

Broken plywood, on which four-by-fours were stored, as seen from under the bridge.
Joe Bushnell

The Washington state Department of Transportation is trying to figure out what went wrong on Saturday when dozens of pieces of construction lumber on the Nalley Valley viaduct project on Highway 16 came loose and fell onto the roadway below, smashing into pieces as drivers watched in disbelief. 

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