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South Central Region
2809 Rudkin Road
Union Gap, WA 98903
(509) 577-1600

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South Central Region Construction Update and Travel Advisory

Feb 15 to 24, 2019
    




 

Maintenance/Utility Operations:
No significant traffic impacts anticipated this week.


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I-82 Columbia River Bridge Eastbound Deck Replacement
Highway:
I-82 Region: South Central County: Benton Location: I-82 milepost 132
Contact: Alex Sanguino, WSDOT Project Engineer, 509-222-2403
Project description: This project removes the deck off the eastbound bridge across the Columbia River into Oregon. The work will also upgrade the electrical system and pavement markings across the bridge. Traffic will be detoured onto the westbound bridge during the majority of this multi-season project. Due to weather delays, work is scheduled to be complete in the summer of 2019.

Weekly work schedule:24 hours a day: The eastbound traffic is shifted across a detour onto the westbound Columbia River bridge into Oregon 24 hours a day, seven days a week. The speed limit is reduced to 40 mph through the detour. The westbound lanes are reduced to a single lane.



US 395 - Ridgeline Drive interchange – Geotechnical exploration

Highway:
US 395 Region: South Central County: Benton Location: US 395 MP 13.3 to 14.0
Contact:
Paul Gonseth, WSDOT Planning Engineer, (509) 577-1630
Project Description:
The City of Kennewick’s consultant will be performing geotechnical exploration along US 395 in the vicinity of Ridgeline Drive.

Traffic Impacts:
This work is delayed until weather conditions improve.


Maintenance/Utility Operations:
No significant traffic impacts anticipated this week.
  


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Maintenance/Utility Operations:
No significant traffic impacts anticipated this week.

 

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Maintenance/Utility Operations:
No significant traffic impacts anticipated this week.

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Maintenance/Utility Operations:
No significant traffic impacts anticipated this week.
 

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I-90 USFS Road 9030 to Exit 45 Interchange Replace Lighting

Highway:
I-90 Region: South Central County: King Location: I-90, milepost 46
Contact:
Scott Golbek, WSDOT Project Engineer, 509-577-1810
Project description:
This project replaces the existing light system at the interchange of USFS 9030 Road and Exit 45. This project will start Monday, January 28, 2019. This schedule will continue through February 2019 and finish sometime in March 2019.
 
Weekly work schedule:

I-90 Exit 45 both east and westbound: 
No significant traffic impacts anticipated this week.



Maintenance/Utility Operations:
No significant traffic impacts anticipated this week. 


 
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I-90 - Yakima River Bridges Deck Repair

Highway:
I-90 Region: South Central County: Kittitas Location: I-90, milepost 86 and milepost 102
Contact: Jerry Wood, WSDOT Project Engineer, 509-577-1859
Project description: This project repairs the bridge decks in both directions near Cle Elum and Ellensburg. This project is scheduled to be complete fall 2020.

Weekly work schedule:

I-90 Westbound Lane Closures at MP 86 (Cle Elum Vicinity)

Monday Feb. 18, from 5:30 am to 9 am, traffic will be reduced to one lane.
Tuesday through Saturday intermittent rolling slowdowns during daytime hours.

I-90 Eastbound Lane Closures at MP 102 (Ellensburg Vicinity)
Thursday and Friday (Feb. 21 and 22) from 9 pm until 5 am the next morning, traffic will be reduced to one lane.
Monday through Saturday intermittent rolling slowdowns during daytime hours.

I-90 Westbound Lane Closures at MP 102 (Ellensburg Vicinity)
Monday Feb. 18, from 6 am to 9 am, traffic will be reduced to one lane.
Tuesday and Wednesday (Feb. 19 and 20) from 5:30 am to noon, traffic will be reduced to one lane.
Thursday and Friday (Feb. 21 and 22) from 8:30 pm until 5 am the next morning, traffic will be reduced to one lane.
Saturday intermittent rolling slowdowns during daytime hours.



Maintenance/Utility Operations:
No significant traffic impacts anticipated this week.



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Maintenance/Utility Operations:
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Maintenance/Utility Operations:
No significant traffic impacts anticipated this week.



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I-82 South Union Gap Interchange – Construct Ramps

Highway:
I-82 Region: South Central County: Yakima Location: I-82 milepost 37 
Contact: 
Scott Golbek, Project Engineer, 509-577-1810
Project Description:
This design build project will provide for the construction of a new eastbound on ramp, a new westbound off ramp and other work to complete the interchange of I-82 and US-97.
Construction Begins: Spring 2019
Scheduled Completion: Fall 2019

Current Week Traffic Advisory:

I-82 Eastbound: 
No significant traffic impacts anticipated this week.

I-82 Westbound:
No significant traffic impacts anticipated this week.

US-97: 
No significant traffic impacts anticipated this week. 



Maintenance/Utility Operations: 
No significant traffic impacts anticipated this week. 



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