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North Central Region Weekly Travel Advisory

for April 20-24, 2015

Updated: Friday, April 17.
Contact: Jeff Adamson WSDOT Communications (509) 667-2815 (Wenatchee) 

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Chelan County

(New) SR 971 (MP 13-15) South Lakeshore power pole and line replacements
Monday through Thursday,
8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., between Minneapolis Beach and Pat and Mike's, expect shoulder closures, lane shifts or flagger controlled traffic as needed where utility crews are replacing power poles and power lines. Project starts 4/20 and ends 5/21.


US97A (MP 216) Entiat Pedestrian Improvements 
Project is complete
 - thank you for your patience.
In this $240K project, Halme Builders, Inc. of Davenport, built a new sidewalk, curb, gutter and drainage system on the east of the highway from the Kiwanis Park ball field to Pine Meadows Road in downtown Entiat. A block of Wisdom St. and Pine Meadows also got sidewalk. This also completes a walking loop from the Columbia River Waterfront trail. Work began March 16 and was complete April 16.
Project Engineer: Kevin Waligorksi (509) 667-2860

Grant County

SR 28 (MP 19-28) Quincy West-chip seal
Tuesday and Wednesday,
7 a.m. to 7 p.m., expect short delays with flagger controlled traffic where crews are grinding and patching damaged pavement with asphalt in advance of chip sealing coming later this summer.
Friday Only, 7 a.m. to 7 p.m., expect short delays with flagger controlled traffic where crews are surveying and irrigation canal bridge deck a mile west of Quincy.
In this $3.6 million
NCR 2015 Seal project, Central Washington Asphalt Inc. crews are chip sealing sections of five state highways - SR 17, 26, 28, 207 and 281. Work began April 6.
Project Engineer: Kevin Waligorksi (509) 667-2860


(New) SR 281 Spur (MP 2.6-4.3) Jct. SR 281 to I-90-chip seal
Wednesday Only,
7 a.m. to 7:30 p.m., expect short delays with flagger controlled traffic where crews are crack sealing and grinding and patching damaged pavement with asphalt south of Quincy in advance of chip sealing coming later this summer
In this $3.6 million NCR 2015 Seal project, Central Washington Asphalt Inc. crews are chip sealing 36 miles on five state highways - SR 17, 26, 28, 207 and 281. Work began April 6.
Project Engineer: Kevin Waligorksi (509) 667-2860


(New) US 2 (MP 192) Coulee City shoulder improvements
Monday through Thursday ONLY
, 7 a.m. to 3:30 p.m., expect short delays with flagger controlled traffic where our maintenance crews are widening and repaving the Eastbound highway shoulder.

Adams County

(New) SR 17 (MP 22 - 43) South of Othello to Warden crack sealing
Monday & Tuesday,
9 a.m. to 7 p.m., expect up to 20 minute delays with flagger controlled traffic where crews are crack sealing in advance of chip sealing coming later this summer.
Thursday Only, 7 a.m. - 7 p.m., expect short delays with flagger controlled traffic on an irrigation canal bridges at MP 33 (near Herman Rd.) that is being surveyed.
In this $3.6 million NCR 2015 Seal project, Central Washington Asphalt Inc. crews are chip sealing on 36 miles of five state highways - SR 17, 26, 28, 207 and 281. Work began April 6.
Project Engineer: Kevin Waligorksi (509) 667-2860


Okanogan County


US 97 (MP 290) Omak Casino Intersection Improvement 
Wednesday & Thursday ONLY,
7:30 a.m. to 5 p.m., expect occasional short delays with flagger controlled traffic when crew members are applying new pavement markings on the highway and doing survey work.
In this project, Selland Construction of Wenatchee's crews are adding a left turn lane for the new resort which includes sawcutting the existing pavement, new underground electrical work, drainage, earthwork, paving and new stripes and signage. Work began March 2.
Special Projects Engineer: Wick McCurdy (509) 667-3067


(New) US 97 (MP 292) Okanogan River Bridge deck repair
Monday through Wednesday
, 7 a.m. to 4 p.m., expect delays up to 10 minutes where our bridge crew is repairing and patching damaged sections of the bridge at the jct. of SR 155 on the south end of Omak.


US 97 (MP 302-313) Riverside to Tonasket crack seal
Monday through Thursday,
6 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., expect a pilot car and flagger controlled traffic where our maintenance crew is crack sealing damaged pavement.
Work began April 6 and should be complete by this Thursday.

2015 Projects -

  • NCR Seal 2015
  • NCR Guardrail Update
  • NCR Sign Update
  • NCR Backup Power - Mtn. Passes
  • US 2/Stevens Pass - ITS Emergency Power
  • US 2/East Wenatchee N.-Access Control Purchase
  • SR 17/S of Othello-Left Turn Lanes
  • SR 20/Winthrop VMS
  • US 97A/Entiat Pedestrian Improvements
  • SR 281/S. of Quincy @ Rd. 9 NW-Left Turn Lanes 
  • SR 285/CO Wenatchee Area Paving
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