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Traffic fines are doubled in work zones when workers are present.

This telephone hotline provides traffic, transit, construction, mountain pass and weather reports.

North Central Region Weekly Travel Advisory

for Oct. 27-31

Updated: Thursday, Oct. 23
Contact: Jeff Adamson WSDOT Communications (509) 667-2815 (Wenatchee) 

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  • The Blue Lake Safety Rest Area at MP 90 on SR 17 between Soap Lake and Coulee City is closed for the season.

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

Chelan County

US 2 (MP 64.5-71.5) Stevens Pass East Paving
Monday through Friday, 6 a.m. to 8 p.m., expect shoulder and a possible lane closure where crews are adjusting junction boxes and installing a pavement weather sensor.
In this $4 million project, Central Washington Asphalt crews repaved the four lanes from the summit east for 7 miles with asphalt. The parking area for Bygone Byways was fog-sealed. Safety features have been upgraded including rumble strips, striping and signs. Work began July 14 and should be complete this week.
Project Engineer: Kevin Waligorski (509) 667-2860

Douglas County

SR 28 (MP 7.8-8.4) Rock Island Road Intersection Improvements
Project is complete, thank you for your patience.

In this $260,000 project, Granite Construction Co. added a lane, paved the intersection with asphalt, applied new plastic pavement markings, stripes, signs guideposts and a new illumination system. Work began Sept. 15 and was complete Oct. 22.  Project Engineer: Kevin Waligorski (509) 667-2860

Okanogan County

SR 155/ SR 215 (MP 79-81 & 0-6.25) Omak Area Paving
Project is complete, thank you for your patience.
In this $3.2 million project, Granite Construction upgraded sidewalks to ADA standards, and paved SR 215 from Omak through Okanogan as well as the SR 155 Spur in Omak. Work began April 21 and was complete Oct. 23.
Project Engineer: Kevin Waligorski (509) 667-2860

Grant County

SR 17 (MP 75.4-76.1) Soap Lake lane reconfiguration 
Project is complete, Thank you for your patience
In this $80,000 safety improvement project, Apply-A-Line Inc. crews  reconfigured the driving lanes through town from two lanes in each direction to one lane plus a bike lane. Work began Sept. 22 and was complete Oct. 22. 
Project Engineer: Kevin Waligorski (509) 667-2860

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