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North Central Region Weekly Travel Advisory

for July 24-28 

Update: Thursday7/27 (revisions on I-90 and SR 153)

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

Events:

Watershed Concert The biggest country western weekend at the Gorge runs Friday through Sunday, 7/28-30. WSP will be on I-90 focused on the large influx of traffic expected to generate lengthydelays. 

Ride Around Washington Sunday through next Saturday (7/30-8/5) drivers will be Sharing The Road with hundreds of participants in the Cascade Bicycle Club's "RAW” bicycle tour. It starts in Metaline Falls and reaches Tonasket Tuesday. Then on to Twisp, a day off, then over the North Cascades to Newhalem, ending in La Conner Saturday.

Current Projects - by highway:

(NEW) The Aplets Way Bridge off US 2 in west Cashmere from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Thursday will have up to 10 minute delays with alternating single lane flagger controlled traffic while the WSDOT bridge crew repairs the south bound lane bridge deck.

(US 2) NCR Guardrail Update 15-17 - Contract #8987
Counties: Chelan, King, Kittitas and Okanogan, Highways: US 2, US 97, SR 20, Region: North Central
Location: US 2 Milepost 56.76-87.00, US 97 Milepost 149.69-184.05, SR 20 Milepost 212.22 to 212.44 and 221.03 to 221.18
Description: This $600K project includes updating and repair various guardrail elements. Work began 7/17 and should be complete in Sept.
Work schedule: Monday through Friday, 6 a.m. to 6 p.m., on US 2 MP 57 to 70 (Deception Falls to Upper Mill Cr. Rd.), expect lane shifts (3 & 4 lane section) and from MP 80.5 to 87 (Nason Cr. to Winton), expect flagger controlled traffic with 20 minute delays (2 lane section).
Contact: Asst. Project Engineer: Sterling Knipfer (509) 667-2862

(US 2) NCR 2017 Pavement Rehabilitation and Seal - Contract #9006
County: Chelan, Highway: US 2,  Region: North Central
Location: MP 90-99 Tumwater Canyon 
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 and will be complete August 17.
Work Schedule: Monday through Thursday 7 a.m. to 7 p.m., expect up to 20 minute delays with single lane flagger/pilot car controlled traffic for chip sealing.(509) 667-2880

SR 17/Strategic Pavement Preservation 2017 - Contract #9103
County: Grant Highway: SR 17 Region: North Central
Location: Milepost 45.74-49.92. I-90 frontage Rd. to Rd.3 SE.
Description: This $300K project includes resurfacing four separate intersections along SR 17 south of I-90. Resurfacing by grinding and replacing the asphalt. Work will require replacement of rumble strips, recessed pavement markers, and pavement markings, along with adjustment of utilities.
Work schedule: Monday through Friday, 6 a.m. to 7 p.m., expect up to 10 minute delays with flagger controlled traffic at up to 4 intersections south of Moses Lake.
Contact: Project Engineer: Kevin Waligorski (509) 667-2861

(SR 17) NCR 2017 Pavement Rehabilitation and Seal - Contract #9006
County: Grant, Highway: SR 17 Region: North Central
Location: MP 98-120 Coulee City to Bridgeport
Work Schedule: Section completed Wednesday 7/12
Location: MP 68-97 Ephrata to Coulee City
Work Schedule: Section completed Friday 7/7

SR 17/171 Moses Lake Safety Improvements - Contract #9039
County: Grant Highway: SR 17/171 Region: North Central
Location: SR 17 MP 57- 58 Grant Co. Airport & SR 171 MP 2.6 Beech St.
Description: This is project is approximately $280K and includes work on both SR 17 and SR 171. Work on SR 17 includes slope flattening, signing and erosion control. Work on SR 171 includes sidewalk bulbout work at Broadway and Beech St., including sidewalk, ramp, curbing and drainage.
Work Schedule:  Monday through Wednesday 6 a.m.-6 p.m., expect a traffic shiftoutside lane closure from 7 p.m. Monday night through 6 a.m. Tuesday morning expect outside and inside lane closures with Beech St. closed, too.
Contact: Asst. Project Engineer: Sterling Knipfer (509) 667-2862

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
Description: In this project, KRCI crews are working 6 days a week rebuilding failed roadway, culverts, ditches, and a landslide. Work began April 14 and is expected to be complete in August.
Work schedule: Monday through Saturday 6 a.m. to 7 p.m., expect 5 to 20 minute delays at work zones during daylight hours. At night & weekends, 6 miles east of the Loup Loup Pass Summit, expect 5 minute delays where temporary traffic signals are controlling traffic through a single lane around the clock, perhaps into August.
Contact: Dan Lewis  , Project Engineer (509) 667-2880


(SR 28) NCR Pavement Rehabilitation and Seal - Contract #9006
County: Douglas, Highway:SR 28 Region: North Central
Location: Mileposts 10-19 Rock Island to Crescent Bar.
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 in August.
Work Schedule: Tuesday OR Wednesday 7 a.m. to 6 p.m. Expect up to 20 minute delays with single lane flagger/pilot car controlled traffic to install guideposts.Contact: Dan Lewis , Project Engineer (509) 667-2880


REVISED (I-90) NCR 2017 Pavement Rehabilitation and Seal - Contract #9006
County: Grant, Highway:I-90 Region: North Central
Location: MP 148.44-191.89 George to Moses Lake
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 by August.
Work Schedule: Thursday, 6 a.m. to 4 p.m. at MP 190 (U Rd.), expect a lane shift where a crew is crack sealing the left turn lane.
Contact: Dan Lewis , Project Engineer (509) 667-2880

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: SR 150: Monday through Friday, 6 a.m. to 6 p.m., expect up to 5 minute delays when traffic is stopped by flaggers to allow construction trucks to cross the hwy.          
Golf course road closed and traffic detoured on No-See-Um Road.           Contact: Project Engineer: Kevin Waligorski 509)667-2861

REVISED (SR 153) NCR 2017 Pavement Rehabilitation and Seal  - Contract #9006
County: Okanogan Region: North Central
Location: MP 8-31 North of Pateros to SR 20
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 in August.
Work Schedule: Finished Wednesday
Contact: Dan Lewis  , Project Engineer (509) 667-2880

(SR 155) Fiber Optic cable installation
County: Okanogan Highway: SR 155 Region: North Central
Location: Milepost 44-79 Nespelem to Omak
Description: This Colville Tribes project cuts a micro trench in the driving lanes for installation of fiber optic cable..
Work Schedule: Monday through Friday, 7 a.m. to 6 p.m. expect delays with flagger controlled traffic where crews are working.
Contact: WSDOT Utilities 509.667.3062

(SR 173) NCR Pavement Rehabilitation and Seal - Contract #9006
County: Douglas   Highway: SR 173   Region: North Central
Location: Mileposts 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. Project began March 13 and should be complete in July. 
Work Schedule: Monday ONLY, 6 a.m. to 5 p.m., expect 10-20 minute delays with single lane flagger/pilot car controlled traffic to install guideposts. 
Contact: Dan Lewis , Project Engineer (509) 667-2880

(SR 281) NCR Pavement Rehabilitation and Seal - Contract #9006
County: Grant  Highway: SR 281  Region: North Central
Location: Mileposts 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. Project began March 13 and should be complete in July. 
Work Schedule: Tuesday ONLY, 6 a.m. to 5 p.m. expect 10-20 minute delays with single lane flagger/pilot car controlled traffic to install guideposts.
Contact: Dan Lewis , Project Engineer (509) 667-2880

(SR 283) NCR Pavement Rehabilitation and Seal-Contract #9006
County: Grant  Highway: SR 283 Region: North Central
Location: Mileposts 0-15 George to SR 28 (Naylor Jct.) 
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. Project began March 13 and should be complete in June. 
Work Schedule: Thursday ONLY, 6 a.m. to 6 p.m. expect 10-20 minute delays with single lane flagger/pilot car controlled traffic to install guideposts.
Contact: Dan Lewis , Project Engineer (509) 667-2880

        Work underway in adjacent regions:

            ·        I-90/Snoqualmie Pass - What's Happening?

            ·         US 2 - Gold Bar to Sultan Paving Update. 

            ·         US 2 - Eagle Falls to Tye Creek – Resurfacing.

Weekly Blog and Map for Mountain Pass travelers includes construction projects on SR 20, US 2, I-90, SR 410 & US 12.

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