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US 101 - Purdy Canyon Vicinity Slope Stabilization - Complete March 2015

Project Status - Complete
Map of deteour on US 101 near Purdy Canyon The above detour is no longer necessary, as crews reopened US 101 to two lanes of traffic on Tuesday, Nov. 2013 through Purdy Canyon.

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This project stabilized a chronically unstable slope adjacent to US 101 in the Purdy Canyon area located in Mason County. To stabilize the slope, WSDOT removed 76,000 cubic yards, or about 7,600 dump trucks, of dirt and material and reshaped the slope.

How You Benefit
Cross GlyphImproves Safety
This project reduced slides and emergency closures of US 101 in the Purdy Canyon Vicinity.
Dollar Sign Glyph Economic Incentive
This project reduces maintenance costs associated with cleaning up fallen rocks and repairing the roadway.

Partnerships & Cooperation


Financial Data for PIN 310119B
Funding Source Amount ($ in thousands)
2003 Gas Tax (Nickel Funding) $0
2005 Gas Tax (TPA) $0
Pre-Existing Funds (PEF) $1,988
CWA $0
Total $1,988

Contact Us
WSDOT Tumwater Project Office

Claudia Bingham Baker
WSDOT communications

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