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North Central Region Weekly Travel Advisory

 - For Sept. 25-29

Updated: Friday, Sept. 22 


Contact: Jeff Adamson  Communications (509) 667-2815 (Wenatchee)  

Events:

US 2 in Leavenworth on Saturday 9/23 expect a detour around the Autumn Leaf Festival Parade from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.

SR 26 to Pullman - WSU Football - on Saturday, 9/23, expect congestion between Vantage and Colfax, as fans travel to and from the WSU Cougar football game. Game time is 3 p.m.

Current Projects - by highway:

(US 2)
 2017 NCR Chip Seal- Contract #9006
County: Chelan, Highway: US 2 Region: North Central
Location: MP 90-99 Wenatchee River Bridge to Leavenworth
Description: In this $9.6M project, Granite Construction is performing crack seal, chip seal, Asphalt paving, cushion course, and concrete pavement work on multiple routes in North Central Region. Work began July 17 in Tumwater Canyon and should be complete this week.
Work schedule: Monday (9/25) and Thursday (9/28) ONLY - 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. expect delays of less than 20 minutes as flaggers and pilot car operators direct single-lane traffic through the work area while crews install permanent pavement markings. 
Contact: Project Engineer Dan Lewis, (509) 667-2880

US 2/Coles Corner Vicinity Safety Improvements - Contract #9101
County: Chelan, Highway: US 2, Region: North Central
Location: Milepost 77 - 84.9
Description:  In this $700,000 project, Taylor's Excavation crews are working in two locations: One at US 2 MP 77 includes widening the paved shoulder and installing concrete barrier. The second, at Coles Corner, MP 84-85, includes widening the roadway for a center two-way left-turn lane and installation of radar activated "Your Speed" signs. Work began in July and should be completed in early October.
Work schedule:  Monday - Thursday 7:30 a.m. to 6 p.m.
Periodic flagger-controlled traffic at the 4-way intersection at Coles Corner and US 2. Crews are installing striping and pavement markings at the junction of US 2 and SR 207 at Coles Corner.
Contact:  Project Engineer Kevin Waligorski, (509) 667-2861

SR 20 Loup Loup Pass Emergency Repair 2017 Phase 2 Contract #9107
County: Okanogan Highway: SR 20 Region: North Central
Location: Mileposts 207 to 223 over Loup Loup Pass from Upper Beaver Creek Road to Rock Creek Campground 
Work schedule: Daylight hours, expect minor delays and flagger-controlled traffic, as needed for finish work.
Contact: Project Engineer Dan Lewis, (509) 667-2880

(SR 20) NCR Guardrail Update 2017 - Contract #8987
Counties: Chelan, King, Kittitas and Okanogan, Highways: US 2, US 97, SR 20, Region: North Central
Location: US 2 Milepost 56.76 - 87; US 97 MP 149.6 - 184; SR 20 MP 212.2 - 212.4 and 221 to 221.18
Description: This $600,000 project includes updating and repairing various guardrail elements. Work began in July and should be complete in September.
Work schedule: Monday (9/25) and Wednesday (9/27) ONLY - 7:30 a.m. - 6 p.m.
Monday: SR 20, MP 212 - 213 vicinity: Alternating one-lane traffic controlled by flagger.
Wednesday: SR 20, MP 221 to 222 vicinity:  Alternating one-lane traffic controlled by flagger.
Contact:  Assistant Project Engineer Sterling Knipfer, (509) 667-2862

SR 26/Intersection Improvements - Contract #9080
County: Adams and Grant, Highway: SR 26, Region: North Central
Location: Milepost .79 - 1.29 and 38.25- 38.77
Description: In this $600,000 project, Central Washington Asphalt crews are working at two locations. The first is at the junction with SR 243 (MP .79 - 1.29) and includes the installation of a "Your Speed" and "Watch for Entering Traffic When Flashing" signs, along with other permanent signing and pavement marking revisions. The second is at SR 26 (MP 38.25 - 38.77) intersection with Thacker Road and includes realigning Thacker Road; installing "Your Speed" signs, other permanent signs and pavement markings; as well as culvert, fencing and railroad crossing work. Work began Aug. 21 and should be complete Oct. 2.
Work schedule:  Monday - Thursday 7:30 a.m. - 6 p.m.
SR 26 at Thacker Road:  Flaggers will control traffic at the 4-way intersection. Expect five minute delays.
SR 26, MP 0 - MP 2: Periodic shoulder closures, or flagger controlled, alternating one-way traffic. Expect five minute delays.
Contact: Project Engineer Kevin Waligorski, (509)667-2861

(SR 28) 2017 NCR Chip Seal - Contract #9006
County: Douglas, Highway: SR 28 Region: North Central
Location: Mileposts 10-19 Rock Island to Spanish Castle.
Description: In this $9.6M project, Granite Construction is performing crack seal, chip seal, Asphalt paving, cushion course, and concrete pavement work on multiple routes in North Central Region. Work began April 3 and should be complete this week.
Work Schedule: Tuesday (9/26) and Wednesday (9/27) ONLY - 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., expect less than 20 minute delays as flaggers and pilot car operators direct single-lane traffic through the work area while crews install permanent pavement markings.
Contact: Project Engineer Dan Lewis, (509) 667-2880

SR 28 Ephrata lane reconfiguration
County: Grant, Highway: SR 28 Region: North Central
Location: MP 44-46 south Ephrata.
Description: Existing lane stripes are being removed and new striping will narrow the shoulders and add a center left-turn lane from Oasis Park to downtown. Work begins Monday and should be complete Wednesday.
Work schedule: Monday through Wednesday 7:30 a.m. to 4 p.m., expect less than 20 minute delays with single lane, flagger-controlled traffic.
Contact: WSDOT Traffic 509-667-3068

SR 150/ No-See-Um Road - Intersection Improvements - Contract #9010
County: Chelan Highway: SR 150 Region: North Central
Location: Milepost 6.67-7.50, NoSeeUm Rd.
Description: This $5.3M project includes the construction of a roundabout, a shared use path, drainage and utility work. 
Work schedule: Monday to Friday, 7 a.m. to 6 p.m.

  • SR 150: Flaggers will alternate traffic through a single lane; expect delays of 20 minutes. Traffic backups are expected into the city of Chelan as crews work on water main, stormwater and sanitary sewer lines, and paving.
  • Spader Bay/Vin Du Lac approach leg will have minor delays; flaggers will control a single lane of traffic through the work area.
  • No-See-Um Road is closed with traffic detoured onto Golf Course Road.
  • The roundabout is expected to open to traffic Friday, Sept. 29.

Contact: Project Engineer Kevin Waligorski, (509)667-2861

SR 153 Methow River Bridges Structural Rehabilitation Contract 9112
County: Okanogan Highway SR 153 Region: North Central
Location: MP 13.5 to 19 between Methow and Carlton
Description: Phase one retrofits bridges #153/13, 15, 16, & 17 by adding concrete collars as well as additional concrete repairs on the columns and horizontal struts between them. Work began 8/17 and should be complete in October. 
Work schedule: Monday through Friday, 6 a.m. to 6 p.m.
Expect occasional 10 minute delays; flaggers will direct traffic at bridge #17,  3 miles south of Carlton.
Contact: Project Engineer Dan Lewis, (509) 667-2880

SR 155 Grand Coulee Bridge Repair
County: Okanogan, Hwy: SR 155 Region: North Central
Location: MP 28 below Grand Coulee Dam
Description: Steel truss repairs following an over-height load collision.
Work schedule: Monday through Thursday 6:30 a.m. to 4 p.m., expect up to 15 minute delays with flagger controlled traffic.
Contact: WSDOT Bridge 509-667-3072

(SR 173) 2017 NCR Chip Seal- Contract #9006
County: Douglas, Highway: SR 173 Region: North Central
Location: MP 0-12 Bridgeport to Brewster.
Description: In this $9.6M project, Granite Construction is performing crack seal, chip seal, Asphalt paving, cushion course, and concrete pavement work on multiple routes in North Central Region. Work began April 3 and should be complete this week.
Work schedule: Tuesday and Wednesday ONLY 9 a.m.-5 p.m., expect less than 20 minute delays with single lane flagger & pilot car controlled traffic to install permanent pavement markings.
Contact: Project Engineer Dan Lewis, (509) 667-2880

(SR 281) 2017 NCR Chip Seal-- Contract #9006
County: Grant, Highway: SR 281 Region: North Central
Location: MP 0-11 George to Quincy.
Description: In this $9.6M project, Granite Construction is performing crack seal, chip seal, asphalt paving, cushion course, and concrete pavement work on multiple routes in North Central Region. Work began April 3 and should be complete this week.
Work schedule: Monday ONLY 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., expect less than 20 minute delays with single lane, flagger and pilot car controlled traffic to install permanent pavement markings.
Contact: Project Engineer Dan Lewis, (509) 667-2880

(SR 283) 2017 NCR Chip Seal - Contract #9006
County: Grant, Highway:SR 283 Region: North Central
Location: MP 0-15 George to SR 28.
Description: In this $9.6M project, Granite Construction is performing crack seal, chip seal, asphalt paving, cushion course, and concrete pavement work on multiple routes in North Central Region. Work began April 3 and should be complete this week.
Work schedule: Monday ONLY 8:a.m. to 5 p.m., expect less than 20 minute delays with single lane, flagger and pilot car controlled traffic to install permanent pavement markings.
Contact: Project Engineer Dan Lewis, (509) 667-2880

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