- Associated Press - Wednesday, April 8, 2015

ENUMCLAW, Wash. (AP) - The Washington state Transportation Department now says repairs to the damaged State Route 410 White River Bridge between Enumclaw and Buckley won’t be finished until Saturday afternoon.

The agency earlier said repairs should be finished in time to reopen the bridge for the Friday morning commute.

Transportation spokesman Travis Phelps said Wednesday there was a delay in receiving the materials that crews needed to finish a temporary support structure. That support will shore up the bridge while the crews straighten a damaged overhead beam.

The bridge was closed last Saturday after a routine inspection showed recent damage to its arched steel overhead support structure. Engineers think a too-tall load recently struck the bridge in the westbound lanes, putting a large dent in a horizontal beam.

The bridge is an important commuter route in southeast King County.

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