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South Central Region
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(509) 577-1600

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South Central Region Construction Update and Travel Advisory

  • Aug. 10 to 19, 2018

        




Construction and Maintenance Operations:

  • No significant traffic impacts anticipated this week



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I-182 and US 395 Tri-Cities Vicinity Paving and Joint Repair 

Highway: I-182 and US 395 Region: South Central County: Benton Franklin Location: I-182 mileposts 4 to 5 and US 395 milepost 17 to 18
Contact: Alex Sanguino, WSDOT Project Engineer, 509-222-2403
Project description: This project improves the I-182 interchange and sections of US 395 by repairing the existing roadway with crack sealing, fog sealing and repaving. This work also includes installing guardrails, repairing bridge decks and applying new lane striping. This work is scheduled to be complete in late August.

Weekly work schedule:

  • Friday, Aug. 10 - Monday, Aug. 13 - Traffic will be restricted to one lane on US 395 northbound for bridge joint expansion from 7 p.m. to 5 a.m. each night.
  • Monday, Aug. 13 - Friday, Aug. 17 - A number of ramps will be closed on SR 240 for striping and bridge deck joint expansion from 7 p.m. to 5 a.m. each night.


I-82 Columbia River Bridge Eastbound Deck Replacement

Highway:
I-82 Region: South Central County: Umatilla 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. Work is scheduled to be complete by this fall.

Weekly work schedule:

  • Monday - Sunday: The eastbound traffic is shifted across a detour onto the westbound Columbia River bridge into Oregon 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. The speed limit is reduced to 40 mph through the detour. The westbound lanes are reduced to a single lane.

I-182 Queensgate Drive Interchange Improvements

Highway:
I-182 Region: South Central County: Benton Location: I-182, milepost 3
Contact: Alex Sanguino, WSDOT Project Engineer, 509-222-2403
Project description: This project replaces the existing traffic signal at the I-182 and Queensgate Drive Interchange with a roundabout and re-aligning and adding a second lane to the eastbound on- and off-ramps. This work is scheduled to be complete by this fall. 

Weekly work schedule:

  • Friday, Aug. 10 - Saturday, Aug. 11 - Paving will take place between 6 p.m. to 7 a.m. at the Queensgate Interchange. Minor delays expected.
  • Monday, Aug. 13 - Minor delays for paving between 6 a.m. to 2 p.m.
  • Tuesday, Aug. 14 - Striping and grading at the intersection between 6 a.m. to 5 p.m. 

SR-224 City of West Richland Utility Work

Highway: 
SR-224 Region: South Central County: Benton Location: SR- 224, mileposts 6 and 7
Contact: Jamil Anabtawi, WSDOT Utilities Engineer, 509-577-1785
Project description: The City of West Richland is installing a new water and sewer line along and across SR 224 at various locations between mileposts 6 and 7. This work is scheduled to be complete in October.

Weekly work schedule:

  • Monday, Aug. 13 to Friday, Aug. 17- Drivers can expect shoulder closures

SR-240 City of Richland Village Parkway Intersection  Improvements

Highway:
SR 240 Region: South Central County: Benton Location: SR 240, mileposts 6 to 7
Contact: Paul Gonseth, WSDOT Planning Engineer, 509-577-1630
Project description: This project is constructing a new intersection with left-turn lanes on SR 240. This work is scheduled to be complete later this summer.  

Weekly work schedule:

  • No significant traffic impacts anticipated this week.


SR 221 Benton County PUD Utility Work

Highway:
SR 221 Region: South Central County: Benton Location: SR 221, mileposts 7 to 13
Contact: Jamil Anabtawi, WSDOT Utilities Engineer, 509-577-1785
Project description: This project is installing buried and aerial fiber-optic lines and is being done by the Benton County PUD. This work is scheduled to be complete by October.

Weekly work schedule:

  • No significant traffic impacts anticipated this week.

US 395 Maintenance Work
 
Highway:
US 12 Region: South Central County: Benton Location: US 395, mileposts 15 to milepost 18
Project description: Maintenance crews are repairing the roadway.

Weekly work schedule:

  • Monday, Aug. 13 - Both north and southbound left lane closure milepost 15 from 8:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.
  • Thursday, Aug. 16- Northbound lane closures milepost 18 from 8:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. 


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Maintenance/Utility Operations: 

  • No significant traffic impacts anticipated this week.

 


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US 12 Maintenance Work

Highway: 
US-12 Region: South Central County: Franklin Location: US- 12 milepost 307 to 357 

Project description:
Maintenance crews are restriping the roadway.

Weekly work schedule:

  • Monday, Aug. 13 and Tuesday, Aug. 14 - Minor delays in both directions from 6:30 a.m. to 4 p.m.


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Maintenance/Utility Operations: 

  • No significant traffic impacts anticipated this week.


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I-90 - 468th Ave to the Snoqualmie Pass Summit repair concrete and bridge decks

Highway:
I-90 Region: South Central County: King Location: I-90, mileposts 34 to 52
Contact: Scott Golbek, WSDOT Project Engineer, 509-577-1810
Project description: This project repairs several sections of the eastbound lanes and repairs several bridge decks in the westbound lanes between North Bend and the summit of Snoqualmie Pass. This project is scheduled to be complete by this fall.

Weekly work schedule:

  • Friday, Aug. 10 – Sunday, Aug. 19 – Eastbound lane closures are planned 24 hours a day between milepost 34 near North Bend to milepost 44 near Denny Creek. The eastbound lanes are reduced are also reduced to three lanes 24 hours a day from milepost 47 to 52. 
    Through mid August - The westbound lanes between milepost 52 near the summit of Snoqualmie Pass and milepost 47 near the Denny Creek area are reduced to two lanes, with one lane shifted around the work zone as crews repair several bridge decks. This traffic shift will remain in place 24 hours a day, 7 days a week until mid-August. On Aug. 13, 14 16 and 17, all traffic will be shifted the bypass lane from 8 p.m. to 5 a.m. the following morning. Drivers should plan for added travel time through this area.

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 is scheduled to be complete by late summer.

Weekly work schedule:

  • No significant traffic impacts anticipated this week.


I-90 Maintenance Work

Highway:
I-90 Region: South Central County: King Location: I-90, mileposts 38 to 40
Project description: Maintenance crews are making repairs to the roadway in various locations.

Weekly work schedule:

  • Monday, Aug. 13-Wednesday, Aug. 15-East and westbound lane closures milepost 47 from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. 
  • Monday, Aug. 13 - Thursday, Aug. 16 - Eastbound lane closures from 5 AM to 1 PM   milepost 38 to milepost 40.
  • Monday, Aug. 13 - Eastbound ramp closures from 7 a.m. to 12 noon at Exit 62 and Exit 63.
  • Wednesday, Aug. 15 - Thursday, Aug. 16 - Westbound left lane closures at mileposts 53 from 5 p.m. to 1:30 a.m.

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I-90 Hyak to Keechelus Dam Phase 1C add lanes and replace snowshed

Highway: I-90 Region: South Central County: Kittitas Location: I-90, mileposts 54 to 59
Contact: Scott Golbek, WSDOT Project Engineer, 509-577-1810
Project description: This project builds a wider and more reliable five-mile stretch of I-90 from Keechelus Dam to the Stampede Pass interchange by adding lanes, replacing and adding bridges, stabilizing rock slopes and building wildlife crossings. This project is scheduled to be complete this fall.

Weekly work schedule:

  • Monday, Aug. 13- Wednesday, Aug. 15: The eastbound lanes will be reduced to a single lane between 4 a.m. and 9 a.m.
  • Tuesday, Aug. 14- The westbound lanes will be reduced to a signal lane between 4 a.m. and 9 a.m.

Keechelus Dam to Stampede Pass Phase 2A add lanes and build wildlife bridges  

Highway:
I-90 Region: South Central County: Kittitas Location: I-90, mileposts 59 to 62
Contact: Scott Golbek, WSDOT Project Engineer, 509-577-1810
Project description: This project builds a wider and more reliable 2.5 mile stretch of I-90 from Hyak to Keechelus Dam by adding lanes, replacing and adding bridges, stabilizing rock slopes and replacing the snow shed with avalanche bridges. This project is scheduled to be complete this fall.

Weekly work schedule:

  • Monday, Aug. 13 - Friday, Aug. 17 - Nighttime lane closures at night in both directions from 9 p.m. to 9 a.m. each night.


I-90 - Easton to Ellensburg Vicinity Interchange Paving 

Highway:
I-90 Region: South Central County: Kittitas Location: I-90, mileposts 69 to 106
Contact: Scott Golbek, WSDOT Project Engineer, 509-577-1810
Project description: This project repaves the on- and off-ramps between Easton, Thorpe and Ellensburg. This project is scheduled to be complete this fall.

Weekly work schedule: 

  • Friday, Aug. 10 and Monday, Aug. 13 - Single lane closures and shoulder closures at the Easton Interchange at Exit 70 from Single lane and shoulder closures at the Easton interchange, Exit 8 p.m. to 6 a.m. 


I-90 - Yakima River Bridges Deck Repair

Highway:
I-90 Region: South Central County: Kittitas Location: I-90, mileposts 86 and 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.

I-90 Westbound Detour (Ellensburg to Cle Elum)
Tuesday August 14 and Wednesday August 15 from 9 p.m. to 8 a.m. the next morning, I-90 westbound will be closed at Ellensburg Exit 106 and be detoured to Cle Elum via US 97 and SR-970. Traffic is advised to pay attention to detour signs and add a ½ hour of travel time.


Weekly work schedule:

  • I-90, MP 86
    Monday, Aug. 13- Friday, Aug. 17: 
    East and westbound left lane closures near Cle Elum from 4 a.m. to 12 p.m.
  • I-90, MP 102
    Thursday,  Aug. 16 and Friday, Aug. 17: 
    Westbound left lane  closures near Ellensburg from 3 a.m. to 7 a.m.

I-90 - Emergency Guardrail Repair

Highway:
I-90 Region: South Central County: Kittitas Location: I-90 MP 122 to MP 137
Contact: Jerry Wood, Project Engineer, 509-577-1859 
Project Description: 
This project provides for the improvement of I-90 from MP 122 to MP 137, in Kittitas County, by removing and replacing guardrail damaged by wildfires.

Weekly work schedule:

  • Monday, Aug. 13 through Friday, Aug. 17- Westbound single lane closure vicinity MP 137 to MP 134, from 7 a.m. to 6 p.m.

 
SR 903 - Cle Elum to National Forest Boundary Paving

Highway:
SR 903 Region: South Central County: Kittitas Location: SR 903, mileposts 2 to10
Contact: Scott Golbek, WSDOT Project Engineer, 509-577-1810
Project description: This project repaves 8 miles of the roadway between Cle Elum and Ronald. This project is scheduled to be complete later this summer.

Weekly work schedule:

  • Monday, Aug. 13 - Thursday, Aug. 17 - Single lane closures with piloted traffic between 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. each day for paving.



I-90 Maintenance Work

Highway:
I-90 Region: South Central County: Kittitas Location: I-90, mileposts 69 to 96
Project description: Maintenance crews are making repairs to the roadway in various locations.

Weekly work schedule: 

  • Monday, Aug. 13 and Wednesday, Aug. 15- Eastbound lane closures from 7 p.m. to 3:30 at milepost 69.
  • Tuesday, Aug. 14 - Eastbound and westbound lane closures from 5:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. at milepost 77 and 89.
  • Wednesday, Aug. 15 - Thursday, Aug. 16 - Eastbound lane closures at mileposts 63 and 69 from 7 p.m. to 3:30 a.m.
  • Thursday, Aug. 16 - Westbound lane closures from mileposts 94 to 96 from 6 a.m. to 2 p.m.

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US 12 and SR 123 Paving

Highway:
US 12 and SR 123 Region: South Central and Southwest County: Lewis Location: US 12 mileposts 148 to 151 and SR 123 mileposts 0 to 2
Contact: Jerry Wood, WSDOT Project Engineer, 509-577-1859
Project description: 
This project improves sections of US 12 and SR 123 by repaving the roadway. 

Weekly work schedule:

  • Monday, Aug. 13- Friday, Aug. 17 - On US 12 and SR 123 traffic will be directed through the work zone. Drivers should plan for 20 minutes of added travel time.  


US 12 Maintenance Work

Highway:
US 12 Region: South Central County: Lewis Location: US 12, mileposts 144 to 149
Project description:
Maintenance crews are cleaning rock from ditches along US 12 in various locations.

Weekly work schedule:

  • Monday, Aug. 13 - Wednesday, Aug. 15 - Minor delays between 6:30 a.m. and 4 p.m.

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US 12 to Isaacs Avenue Chip Seal and Bridge Joint Repair 

Highway:
US 12 Region: South Central County: Walla Walla Location: US 12, mileposts 327 to 340
Contact: Jerry Wood, WSDOT Project Engineer, 509-577-1859
Project description: This project improves sections of US 12 by making repairs to the roadway.
 
Weekly work schedule:

  • Monday, Aug. 13 - Friday, Aug. 17 - US-12 MP 328 to 340: Both lanes of traffic will be restricted during daylight hours.

US 730 - North of Oregon Border Rockfall Prevention 

Highway:
US 730 Region: South Central County: Walla Walla Location: US 730, mileposts 0 to 1 
Contact:
Alex Sanguino, WSDOT Project Engineer, 509-222-2403
Project description: 
This project improves safety along US 730 by installing slope fences.

Weekly work schedule:

  • Monday, Aug. 13 - Thursday, Aug. 16 - Drivers will experience intermittent single lane closures between 7 a.m. and 5 p.m.


US 12 Maintenance Work

Highway:
US 12 Region: South Central County: Walla Walla Location: US 12, mileposts 307 to 357
Project description: Maintenance crews are restriping the roadway.

Weekly work schedule:

  • Monday, Aug. 13 - Wednesday, Aug. 15 - Minor delays between 6:30 a.m. and 4 p.m. in the eastbound lanes.
  • Thursday, Aug. 16 - Minor delays westbound between6:30 a.m. to 4 p.m.

SR 125 Maintenance Work

Highway:
SR 125 Region: South Central County: Walla Walla Location: SR 125, mileposts 0 to 25
Project description: Maintenance crews are restriping the roadway.

Weekly work schedule:

  • Wednesday. Aug. 15 - Minor delays in both directions from 6:30 a.m. to 4 p.m.

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US 12 - Wildcat Creek Bridge Replacement 

Highway: 
US 12 Region: South Central County: Yakima Location: US 12, mileposts 165 to 167
Contact: Scott Golbek, WSDOT Project Engineer, 509-577-1810
Project description: This project replaces the existing bridge. This project is scheduled to be complete this fall.

Weekly work schedule: 

  • No significant traffic impacts anticipated this week.

US 12 - Naches River Nelson Bridge Painting

Highway:
US 12 Region: South Central County: Yakima Location: US 12, milepost 198
Contact: Jerry Wood, WSDOT Project Engineer, 509-577-1859
Project description: This project improves the Naches River Nelson Bridge by cleaning and repainting the steel and removing and replacing bird screens. This project is scheduled to be complete this fall.

Weekly work schedule: 

  • Through Aug. 31 - Traffic will be reduced to a single lane 7 days a weeks, 24 hours a day. Traffic should anticipate minor delays.

I-82, US 97 Yakima County bridge Deck Repair 

Highway:
I-82 and US 97 Region: South Central County: Yakima Location: I-82 milepost 42 and US 97 milepost 37
Contact: Jerry Wood, WSDOT Project Engineer, 509-577-1859
Project description:
This project repairs the bridge decks on I-82 just east of Yakima and on US 97 about 24 miles south of Toppenish. This project is scheduled to be finished this fall.

Weekly work schedule: 

  • I-82, MP 41: No significant traffic impacts anticipated this week.
  • US-97, MP 37: No significant traffic impacts anticipated this week.


I-82 Pavement Repairs

Highway:
I-82 Region: South Central County: Yakima Location: I-82, mileposts 39 to 58
Contact: Jerry Wood, WSDOT Project Engineer, 509-577-1859
Project description: This project makes repairs to the roadway in various locations. This project is scheduled to be complete this fall

Weekly work schedule: 

  • Monday, Aug. 13 - Friday, Aug. 17 - Westbound traffic will be reduced to a single lane during nighttime hours.


I-82 Guardrail Repair

Highway:
I-82 Region: South Central County: Yakima Location: I-82, mileposts 31 tp 32
Project description: Maintenance crews are making repairs to the guardrail.

Weekly work schedule:

  • Tuesday, Aug 14 - Lane closures in both directions between 8 a.m. and 2 p.m.

US 12 Maintenance Work

Highway:
US 12 Region: South Central County: Yakima Location: US 12, mileposts 172 to 177
Project description: Maintenance crews are restriping the roadway.

Weekly work schedule:

  • Monday, Aug. 13 - Thursday, Aug. 16 - Traffic will be flagged through the work zone from 6:30 a.m. to 4 p.m

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