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Weekly Travel Advisory

For April 21-25

Updated: 4 p.m., Friday, Apr. 18
Contact: Jeff Adamson WSDOT Communications (509) 667-2815 (Wenatchee) 

Click on the project title to visit its web page. Work is always dependent on weather and no construction delays 

King County

US 2 (MP 61-64) Stevens Pass West Slope Stabilization 
Shut down for winter. Will resume this summer.


Chelan County

US 2 (MP 89.9-93) Tumwater Canyon Bridge Replacements 
Shut down for winter. Will resume this summer.


NCR Chip Seal 2014 - US 97, US 97A, SR 150

US 97A (MP 214-232) Entiat to Chelan 
Tuesday ONLY
, daylight hours, expect up to 20 minute delays with flaggers where a crew is fog sealing over new patches and repaired cracks.

US 97A (MP 236-239) Wal-Mart to Hugo @ US 97
Monday ONLY,
daylight hours, expect up to 20 minute delays with flaggers where a crew is fog sealing over new patches and repaired cracks.

SR 150 (MP 10-12) WSDOT shed to Chelan Falls @ US 97
Tuesday ONLY
, daylight hours, expect up to 20 minute delays with flaggers where a crew is fog sealing over new patches and repaired cracks.

US 97 (MP 235-248) Chelan Falls to N. of Wells Dam
(no work this week)

In this $15.5 million project,
Central Washington Asphalt is resurfacing 238 miles of 10 state highways in five counties of North Central Washington. This project also updates safety features including new striping, centerline rumble strips and reflective pavement markers, along with paving several intersections, and addressing ADA (Americans with Disability Act) concerns on SR 155 in Grand Coulee and on US 97 in Tonasket. Work began March 17 and should be complete by October.
Project Engineer: Chad Simonson simonsc@wsdot.wa.gov (509) 324-6252


(New) US 97A/SR 150 Traffic Signal and Channelization Upgrade
Monday through Thursday
, 7 a.m. to 5 p.m., expect shoulder and lane closures and detours for pedestrians. When the traffic signals are taken out of service, the intersection will be treated as a four way stop. This week work continues on the curb ramps and sidewalks on all four corners. Pedestrian routes are maintained on three of four quadrants at all times.
In-ground work for the signal system begins.

In this $188,000 project, Neppel Electrical and Controls crews are adding left turn lanes, and upgrading the curb ramps at the intersection of Woodin Ave. (US 97A) and SR 150 to ADA standards. Work began April 15 and should be complete by late May.
Project Engineer Kevin Waligorski (509) 667-2860


(WSDOT Data Office)
 
(New) US 2 (MP 105) Dryden pavement sensors
Tuesday through Thursday
, 1 p.m. to 7 p.m., expect single lane closures where our Collision Data Office technicians are replacing traffic recorder sensors at Dryden.

(New) US 2 (MP 113) Red Apple Rd. weigh in motion sensors
Wednesday & Thursday
, 1 p.m. to 7 p.m., expect single lane closures where our Collision Data Office technicians are replacing weigh in motion sensors in the pavement east of Cashmere.

Douglas County

NCR Chip Seal 2014 - SR 172, SR 174 & Spur:

SR 172 (MP 18-35) W. of Mansfield to SR 17
Tuesday ONLY,
daylight hours, expect up to 20 minute delays with flaggers where a crew is fog sealing over new hot mix asphalt patches.

SR 174 (MP 0-21) Leahy Jct. @ SR 17 to Grand Coulee @ SR 155
Monday through Friday,
daylight hours, expect up to 20 minute delays with flaggers where a crew is crack sealing.

SR 174 Spur (MP 20-21) Grand Coulee
(no work this week)

In this $15.5 million project
, Central Washington Asphalt is resurfacing 238 miles of 10 state highways in five counties of North Central Washington. This project also updates safety features including new striping, centerline rumble strips and reflective pavement markers, along with paving several intersections, and addressing ADA (Americans with Disability Act) concerns on SR 155 in Grand Coulee and on US 97 in Tonasket. Work began March 17 and should be complete by October.
Project Engineer: Chad Simonson simonsc@wsdot.wa.gov (509) 324-6252


(WSDOT Data Office) 

(New) SR 285 (MP 0-.2) E. end George Sellar Bridge pavement sensors
Monday through Wednesday
, 7 p.m. to Midnight, expect single lane closures where our Collision Data Office technicians are replacing traffic recorder sensors between SR 28 and the bridge.


(New) US 2 (MP 117-122) E. end Odabashian Bridge pavement sensors
Tuesday through Thursday
, 1 p.m. to 7 p.m., expect single lane closures where our Collision Data Office technicians are replacing traffic recorder sensors between the bridge and Cascade Ave.

Okanogan County


NCR Chip Seal 2014
- SR 17, SR 20, US 97:

SR 20 (MP 261-266) Tonasket East
Monday through Friday,
daylight hours, expect up to 20 minute delays and flaggers where a crew is applying hot mix asphalt pavement patches.

US 97 (MP 260-286) Brewster@ SR 173 to Okanogan @ SR 20
Monday and Tuesday,
daylight hours, expect up to 20 minute delays and flaggers where a crew is applying hot mix asphalt pavement patches.
Thursday, daylight hours, expect up to 20 minute delays and flaggers where a crew is fog sealing over new hot mix asphalt patches. 

SR 20 (MP 209-227) Loup Loup Pass
Tuesday through Friday,
daylight hours, expect 20 minute delays and flaggers where a crew is digging out, repairing and asphalt patching damaged spots in the driving lanes.

SR 17 (MP 128-144) W. of Bridgeport @ SR 174 to E. of Brewster @ US 97
Wednesday ONLY,
daylight hours, expect up to 20 minute delays and flaggers where a crew is fog sealing over new hot mix asphalt patches.

US 97 (MP 314-326) Tonasket North
Wednesday ONLY,
expect up to 20 minute delays and flaggers where a crew is applying hot mix asphalt pavement patches.

In this $15.5 million project
, Central Washington Asphalt is resurfacing 238 miles of 10 state highways in five counties of North Central Washington. This project also updates safety features including new striping, centerline rumble strips and reflective pavement markers, along with paving several intersections, and addressing ADA (Americans with Disability Act) concerns on SR 155 in Grand Coulee and on US 97 in Tonasket. Work began March 17 and should be complete by October.
Project Engineer: Chad Simonson simonsc@wsdot.wa.gov (509) 324-6252



(New)
SR 155/ SR 215 (MP 79-81 & 0-6.25) Omak Area Paving
There will be an open house at our Okanogan maintenance facility on US 97 on Wednesday April 23 from 5:30 to 7 p.m. to learn more about the project which will take almost 5 months to complete.
Monday through Thursday,
7 a.m.-5 p.m., expect shoulder closures and pedestrian detours where crews are upgrading sidewalks, installing luminaire foundations, and repairing minor drainage issues at the curb lines beginning in Okanogan.

In this $3.2 million project, Granite Construction is upgrading sidewalks to ADA standards, and paving SR 215 from Omak through Okanogan as well as the SR 155 Spur in Omak. Work began April 21 and should be complete in early September.
Project Engineer: Kevin Waligorski (509) 667-2860

Grant County

I-90 (MP 137-148) West of George Paving 
One lane will be open in each direction at all times. The speed through the work zones is reduced to 50 mph. 

Monday through Wednesday, 7 a.m. to 9 p.m., expect single lane closures, and narrowed lanes where a crew is paving both EB and WB. This should complete the paving.
Monday through Friday, Expect no lane closures during crack sealing on shoulders and ramps. One day detours are allowed on the ramps at Silica and SR 26 interchanges but none are planned for this week. Expect fog sealing on the ramps and work on the viewpoints which remain closed for the season. 

In this $2.8 million project, Central Washington Asphalt crews will pave 11 miles of driving lanes on I-90 from the SR 243/26 interchange at the east end of the Vantage Bridge to a mile west of the SR 281 Quincy/George exit. The contract includes shoulder repairs, as well as resurfacing of the Wanapum and Echo Scenic Overlooks (EB & WB exits 139) and the Silica Road interchange (exit 143). Work began Mar. 21 and should be complete by the end of June.
Project Engineer: Kevin Waligorski (509) 667-2860



NCR Chip Seal 2014 - US 2, SR 155, SR 174:

US 2 (MP 189-208) Coulee City @ SR 17 to W. of Almira
(no work this week)
SR 155 (MP 0-25) Coulee City @ US 2 to Grand Coulee @ SR 174
(no work this week)
SR 155 (MP 25-30) Grand Coulee @ SR 174 to Elmer City
(no work this week).
SR 174 (MP 21-23) Grand Coulee @ SR 155 to E. of Spring Canyon
(no work this week).

In this $15.5 million project, Central Washington Asphalt is resurfacing 238 miles of 10 state highways in five counties of North Central Washington. This project also updates safety features including new striping, centerline rumble strips and reflective pavement markers, along with paving several intersections, and addressing ADA (Americans with Disability Act) concerns on SR 155 in Grand Coulee and on US 97 in Tonasket. Work began March 17 and should be complete by October.
Project Engineer: Chad Simonson simonsc@wsdot.wa.gov (509) 324-6252



SR 243 (MP 13.5-14) Mattawa intersection improvement
Monday through Friday
, 7 a.m. to 5 p.m., expect occasional delays of up to 20 minutes with flaggers directing traffic on SR 243 or Road 24 SW as needed where crews are constructing a roundabout.

In this $1.25 million project, West Co. crews are building a single lane roundabout at the intersection of SR 243 and Road 24 SW and adds sidewalks and new lighting. Work began off road on Friday, April 11 and will be complete in early June.
Project Engineer, Josh Patrick (509) 667-2880 



(New) SR 171 (MP 0 to 3.5) Moses Lake Pedestrian Safety Improvements
Monday through Friday
, 7 a.m. to 6 p.m., expect lane shifts and some occasional flagger controlled traffic at any of the eight intersections on Broadway between I-90 and SR 17 that are being upgraded with new pedestrian safety features.

In this $400,000 project Colvico Inc. crews are installing new rectangular rapid flashing beacons, new audible push button controls and new street lights at Melva, Driggs, Burress, Gibby, Western, Gumwood, Dogwood and Third. Work begins April 21 and should be complete by June.
Project Engineer: Josh Patrick 509-667-2880



NCR Chip Seal 2014 - SR 24, SR 26:

SR 24 (MP 62-80) Othello @ SR 26, South
(no work this week)
SR 26 (MP 42-61) Othello @ SR 17, E. to SR 395
(no work this week)

In this $15.5 million project, Central Washington Asphalt is resurfacing 238 miles of 10 state highways in five counties of North Central Washington. This project also updates safety features including new striping, centerline rumble strips and reflective pavement markers, along with paving several intersections, and addressing ADA (Americans with Disability Act) concerns on SR 155 in Grand Coulee and on US 97 in Tonasket. Work began March 17 and should be complete by October.
Project Engineer: Chad Simonson simonsc@wsdot.wa.gov (509) 324-6252 


(WSDOT Maintenance)

(New) SR 17 (MP 18-21) Scootney Park vicinity pavement repair
Monday through Thursday
, 6 a.m. to 4 p.m., expect less than 20 minute delays with flaggers and pilot car led, single lane traffic where WSDOT maintenance crews are crack sealing lanes and shoulders from Scootney Park Rd. to Booker Rd. in Franklin County.

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