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North Central Region Weekly Travel Advisory

For June 23-29
Updated:  6/22

Contact: Jeff Adamson  Communications (509) 667-2815 (Wenatchee)  

Events:

Projects - by highway:  

(New) I-90 W. of Moses Lake RR overcrossing deck repair
County: Grant Hwy.: I-90 Region: North Central
Location: MP 182- a mile west of SR 17
Description: Bridge deck patching
Work Schedule: Monday ONLY 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. expect lane shifts where one of the four lanes is closed.
Contact: WSDOT Bridge 509.667-3072


(US 97) NCR 17-19 Weathering Guardrail Rehabilitation- Contract #9246
Counties: Chelan/Kittitas, Highway: US 97, Region: North Central
Location: MP 161.82 to MP 176.0 Swauk campground to Ruby Ck. Rd.
Description: In this $980K project, Coral Construction crews are replacing deteriorating guardrail in a 14 mile section over the summit of Blewett Pass. Work began June 18 and should be complete by Labor Day.
Work Schedule: Monday through Thursday 6 a.m. to 6 p.m., expect up to 15 minute delays with alternating single lane flagger controlled traffic to replace guardrail through the Ruby Creek curves.
Contact: David Kieninger, Project Engineer (509) 667-2861


US 97 Bray's Landing Rd. Intersection Improvements - Contract #9261
County: Douglas Hwy.: US 97 Region: North Central
Location: MP 223.92 to MP 224.28 Between Orondo and Chelan
Description: In this project, Hurst Construction LLC is constructing a southbound left turn lane onto Bray's Landing Rd. by installing crushed surfacing base course, asphalt paving, striping, and other misc. work. Work started on 6/18/18 and should be complete by the middle of July.
Work Schedule: Monday - Thursday 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. expect shoulder closures and alternating single-lane flagger controlled traffic with up to 20 minute delays for placing surfacing material, paving, and other misc. work.
Contact: Asst. Project Engineer Lisa Popoff 509.667.2882

(New) US 97A Chelan construction survey
County: Chelan Hwy.: US 97A Region: North Central
Location: MP 232-236 Lakeside Park to Walmart
Description: Locating/marking survey monuments in advance of a planned paving project in 2020.
Work Schedule: Monday through Thursday nights 8 p.m. to 5:30 a.m. expect one lane alternating traffic control with up to 10 minute delays where the crew is working.
WSDOT Survey 509.667.2832


(SR 17) NCR Pavement Rehab 2018- Contract #9181
Counties: Grant/Douglas, Highway: SR 17 Region: North Central
Locations: MP 67.75 -96.50 Ephrata to Coulee City and MP 66.6 Rocky Ford Creek Bridge and MP 56.84-119.67 Grant County Airport to Jct. w/SR 174 (Leahy Jct.)
Description: In this $6.9M project, Central Washington Asphalt is performing work on six highways in North Central Region including crack seal, chip seal, asphalt paving, rumble strips, striping, bridge deck work (Rocky Ford Creek) and some guardrail and sidewalk. Work began March 12 and should be complete by the end of July. 

Work Schedule: 6 a.m. to 7 p.m.:

SR 17 MP 56.8 to 58.9 - Airway Drive to Randolph Road in Moses Lake.
Tuesday to Wednesday. Expect less than 20 minute delays for alternating one-lane flagger/pilot car controlled traffic, lane shifts, intersection traffic control, and shoulder closures to perform chip seal and fog sealing operations.

SR 17 MP 56.8 to 67.8 - Airway Drive to the Junction of SR 17 and SR 282 Junction. Wednesday. Expect less than 20 minute delays for alternating one-lane flagger/pilot car controlled traffic lane shifts, and intersection traffic control to perform utility adjustments.

SR 17 MP 75.4 to 76.5 - Downtown Soap Lake.
Monday - Tuesday. Expect less than 20 minute delays for alternating one-lane flagger/pilot car controlled traffic, lane shifts, intersection flagging, and shoulder closures to perform chip seal and fog sealing operations.
Wednesday - Thursday. Expect less than 5 minute delays for mobile striping operations.

SR 17 MP 67.8 to 96.6 - Junction of SR 282 east of Ephrata to the junction of SR 17 and US 2 near Coulee City.
Thursday. Expect less than 20 minute delays for alternating one-lane flagger/pilot car controlled traffic, and intersection flagging to perform utility adjustments.

SR 17 MP 98.3 to MP 119.7 - Junction of US 2 near Coulee City to Leahy Junction.
Wednesday - Thursday. Expect less than 5 minute delays for mobile striping operations.
Contact: Sterling Knipfer, Assistant Project Engineer (509) 667-2862


(Ends Monday) (SR 28) Strategic Pavement Preservation 2018 - Contract #9188
County: Douglas Hwy.: SR 28 Region: North Central
Location: MP 1.1 to 10.2 East Wenatchee to Rock Island
Description: In this $1.4M project, Central Washington Asphalt is performing work on four highways in North Central Region including crack seal, chip seal, asphalt paving, striping, and other misc. work. Work started on 4/9/18 and should be complete by the end of June.
Work schedule: Monday only 8 a.m. to 12 p.m., expect alternating one-lane flagger/pilot car controlled traffic with up to 30 minute delays for chip sealing.
Contact: Asst. Project Engineer Lisa Popoff 509.667.2882


(Ends Thursday) SR 155 Nespelem to Omak Grinding/Paving
County: Okanogan Hwy.: SR 155 Region: North Central
Location: MP 48-75
Description: Milling old pavement to replace with new asphalt.
Work schedule: Monday through Thursday 6 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. expect up to 20 minute delays with single lane flagger controlled traffic.
Contact: WSDOT Maintenance 509.826.7364

(New) SR 285 Wenatchee Area Paving and ADA Compliance- Contract #9260
County: Chelan, Highway: SR 285 Region: North Central
Location: MP 0.79 to MP 5.04 Wenatchee-Bridge St. north to US 2.
Description: In this $6M project, Central Washington Asphalt crews are planing and paving 4 miles of SR 285 as well as numerous adjacent city side streets. They will also be updating ADA curb ramps and signal systems as well as bridge deck work on the bridges over the Wenatchee River.  Work begins July 24 and should be complete by late October.
Work Schedule: Starting 8 p.m. Sunday each night through 6 a.m. Friday morning expect single lane closures on Mission St. and North Wenatchee Ave.
Contact: David Kieninger, Project Engineer (509) 667-2861


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