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North Central Region Weekly Travel Advisory

For September 17-21

REVISED Wed. Sept. 19

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

ALERTS:

(New) PRE-AD SHOWINGS AND ON-SITE MEETINGS:

September 25 - Stevens Pass – Avalanche Deflection Berm
 ftp://ftp.wsdot.wa.gov/incoming/NCR/US%202-Stevens%20Pass-%20Avalanche%20Deflection%20Berm/
This project is located in King County, at MP 60.5 (4 miles west of the Stevens Pass summit) on US 2. An avalanche chute is located above the highway at this location. This project will redirect the avalanche chute towards Tunnel Creek, so that it will no longer intersect US 2. This work will require blasting and excavation. The Pre Ad showing period runs to October 1 and allows all parties, to view the work area prior to accumulation of snow on the ground.
An on-site meeting with WSDOT personnel is scheduled for Tuesday, September 25 from 10 to 11 a.m.
This project will be advertised either during the last quarter of 2018 or the first quarter of 2019.
Prospective bidders must contact the Project Engineer, David Kieninger 509-667-2861, KieninD@wsdot.wa.gov 

September 27 - 7 Miles West of Rainy Pass – Flood Deflection Berm
 
ftp://ftp.wsdot.wa.gov/incoming/NCR/SR%2020-%207%20Mi.%20W%20of%20Rainy%20Pass-%20Flood%20Deflection%20Berm/
This project is located in Skagit County, at MP 150 on SR 20. A creek at this location will be realigned and widened. The Pre Ad showing period runs to October 1 and allows all parties, to view the work area prior to accumulation of snow on the ground.
An on-site meeting is scheduled Thursday, September 27 from 10 to 11 a.m. This project will be advertised during the first quarter of 2019. Prospective bidders must contact the Project Engineer, David Kieninger 509-667-2861, KieninD@wsdot.wa.gov 

Projects - by highway

(Added Wed.) US 97 Swauk Creek Campground guardrail repair
County: Kittitas Hwy.: US 97 Region: North Central
Location: MP 160-161-four miles south of the Blewett Summit
Description: Damaged guardrail repair
Work Schedule: Wednesday ONLY, 9:30 a.m. to 3 p.m., expect short delays for northbound travelers with flagger controlled traffic..
Contact: WSDOT Maintenance 509-667-2800

(New) US 2 School St. sewer installation
County: Chelan Hwy. US2/97 Region: North Central
Location: MP 118 School St. to 800' west
Description: This City of Wenatchee project Installs a sanitary sewer in the right shoulder. Work starts 9/17 and should be complete 9/28.
Work Schedule: Monday through Thursday NIGHTS, 8 p.m. to 6 a.m., expect the right lane to be closed.
Contact: WSDOT Utilities 667-3062

(US 97) Blewett Pass Culvert Replacements 
Contracts #9236, #9274
Counties: Chelan, Kittitas Highway: US 97 Region: North Central
Location: MP 157 to MP 169 Blewett Pass
Description: In one $1.1M project, Pipkin Construction crew has replaced two culverts inadequate to handle high runoff periods. In the second $1.2M project, Hurst Construction crew has replaced a culvert that is a fish passage barrier. Work began September 4 and should be complete by the end of September.
Work Schedule: Monday through Thursday from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m., expect some occasional lane closures or traffic shifts while the contractors finish work on the culverts and streams.
Contact: Lisa Popoff, Assistant Project Engineer (509) 667-2882

I-90 Moses Lake Bridge Deck Repair
County: Grant Hwy.: I-90 Region: North Central
Location: MP 174-177 Jct./SR 171 (Broadway) to Jct./SR 17
Description: Bridge deck repairs and safety/structural inspection, expected to be complete this Thursday.
Work Schedule: Monday through Thursday 6 a.m. to 5 p.m. expect only one of the four lanes will be closed at a time with minimal delays.
Contact: WSDOT Maintenance 509-398-2077

(SR 153) Methow River Bridges Structural Rehabilitation Phase 2 Contract #9259
County: Okanogan, Highway: SR 153 Region: North Central
Location: MP 13.45 to MP 22.39 Between Methow & Carlton
Description: Combined Construction Inc. is performing bridge rehabilitation work on bridges 153/13, 153/15, 153/16, 153/17, and 153/20. Work began July 9 and should be complete by mid November.
Work Schedule: Monday through Thursday 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. no traffic impacts expected for under-deck rehabilitation work on bridge columns.
Contact: Lisa Popoff, Assistant Project Engineer (509) 667-2882

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 began June 24 and should be complete by late October.
Work Schedule: 

  • Sunday through Thursday NIGHTS, 7:30 p.m. to 6:30 a.m., expect single and multi-lane closures on Mission St. and N. Wenatchee Ave. and some side streets.
  • Crews are paving Mission St. from 2nd St. to Miller.
  • Pavement grinding continues on Mission from Bridge St. to Kittitas.
  • Sidewalk and curb ramp work continues from Kittitas to 2nd.
  • Expect traffic signal work between Kittitas and 1st St.
  • Expect to see paint line spotting showing up throughout project limits.
  • Tuesday to Wednesday, Crews are raising utility covers on Wenatchee Ave. from Mission to Horse Lake Road.
  • Friday through Sunday 9/23- DAYS & NIGHTS - Expect a closure of Yakima St. on either side of Mission for concrete pavement, and signal work and closure of the east side of Palouse St. for concrete pavement work and both sides of 1st St. for signal work. 

Contact: David Kieninger, Project Engineer (509) 667-2861

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