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Weekly Travel Advisory

for July 28-August 1 

Updated: Friday, July 25
Contact: Jeff Adamson WSDOT Communications (509) 667-2815 (Wenatchee) 

  • Check for fire-closed highways and other travel restrictions on the WSDOT Traffic and Roads "Alerts" webpage.

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



King County

US 2 (MP 61-64)- Stevens Pass West - Unstable Slopes
No Delays - Work temporarily suspended 

In this $5.5 million project , MidWest Rockfall Inc. crews are clearing, scaling, rock bolting and hanging steel netting to reduce rock fall from four unstable slopes west of Stevens Pass. Season 1 work ran from May 9, 2012 to Nov. 1. Season 2 began May 13, 2013 and ended Nov. 1. Season 3 began July 9 and should end by September.
Project Engineer: Kevin Waligorski (509) 667-2860


Chelan County

NCR Chip Seal 2014

US 97A (MP 214-232) Entiat to Chelan
Wednesday and Thursday
traffic is detoured off of US 97A  onto SR 971 (South Lakeshore Drive/Navarre Coulee Rd.) between Pat and Mike's and the Knapps Hill Tunnel where a crew is chip sealing.


In this $15.5 project, Central Washington Asphalt is resurfacing 238 miles of 10 state highways in five counties of North Central Washington. This project also updates safety features including new striping, centerline rumble strips and reflective pavement markers, along with paving several intersections, and addressing ADA (Americans with Disability Act) concerns on SR 155 in Grand Coulee and on US 97 in Tonasket. Work began March 17 and should be complete by October.
Project Engineer: Chad Simonson simonsc@wsdot.wa.gov  (509) 324-6252


SR 285 W. End George Sellar Bridge Intersection
Tuesday through Thursday,
6 a.m. to 7 p.m., watch for a crew raising
three manholes covers up to the new road grade on Marr St., Ferry St., and Wenatchee Ave.

In this $9.8 million project, Selland Construction crews added lanes, an off ramp, widened the bridge over Wenatchee Ave. and other improvements. Finish work that couldn't be done in cold weather last fall will be complete this week.
Project Engineer: Josh Patrick (509) 667-2880


US 2 (MP 64.5-71.5) Stevens Pass East Paving
Monday through Thursday, 6 a.m. to 8 p.m., expect lane shifts and shoulder closures in the four lane section. In the two lane section, some 20 minute delays with flaggers and a pilot car may be necessary.
This week, crews will be grinding pavement in preparation for paving.
Speed through the work zone will be reduced to 45.  When outside lanes and shoulders are closed, bicyclists and pedestrians will be bussed through the work zone.

In this $4 million project, Central Washington Asphalt crews will replace the  four lanes from the summit east for 7 miles. The roadway will be milled out and repaved with hot mix asphalt. The parking area for Bygone Byways will be fog-sealed. Safety features will be upgraded including rumble strips, striping and signage. Work begins 7/14 and should be complete by October.
Project Engineer: Kevin Waligorski (509) 667-2860


Douglas County

NCR Chip Seal 2014

SR 174 Spur (MP 20-21) Grand Coulee
Thursday ONLY
, expect up to 20 minute delays with flaggers where a crew will be removing and installing guide posts.

In this $15.5 project, Central Washington Asphalt is resurfacing 238 miles of 10 state highways in five counties of North Central Washington. This project also updates safety features including new striping, centerline rumble strips and reflective pavement markers, along with paving several intersections, and addressing ADA (Americans with Disability Act) concerns on SR 155 in Grand Coulee and on US 97 in Tonasket. Work began March 17 and should be complete by October.
Project Engineer: Chad Simonson simonsc@wsdot.wa.gov  (509) 324-6252



(WSDOT Maintenance) 
US 2 (MP 172-173) Moses Coulee erosion control
Monday and Tuesday ONLY,
6:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m., expect Eastbound traffic to be shifted from the right lane to the passing lane where a crew is doing shoulder repairs 20 miles east of Waterville.



Okanogan County

NCR Chip Seal 2014 

US 97 (MP 260-286) Brewster @ SR 173 to Okanogan @ SR 20
Monday ONLY,
expect up to 20 minute delays with flaggers where a crew will be installing plastic traffic markings.

SR 17 (MP 128-144) W. of Bridgeport @ SR 174 to E. of Brewster @ US 97
Tuesday ONLY
, expect up to 20 minute delays with flaggers where a crew will be transverse joint seals on the bridge.

US 97 (MP 314-326) Tonasket North
Tuesday
expect up to 20 minute delays with flaggers where a crew will be installing plastic traffic markings.
Wednesday expect up to 20 minute delays with flaggers where a crew will be installing transverse joint seals on the bridge.

SR 20 (MP 209-227) Loup Loup Pass
Thursday ONLY
, expect up to 20 minute delays with flaggers where a crew will be installing plastic traffic markings.

SR 20 (MP 261-266) Tonasket East
Thursday ONLY
, expect up to 20 minute delays with flaggers where a crew will be installing plastic traffic markings.

In this $15.5 project, Central Washington Asphalt is resurfacing 238 miles of 10 state highways in five counties of North Central Washington. This project also updates safety features including new striping, centerline rumble strips and reflective pavement markers, along with paving several intersections, and addressing ADA (Americans with Disability Act) concerns on SR 155 in Grand Coulee and on US 97 in Tonasket. Work began March 17 and should be complete by October.
Project Engineer: Chad Simonson simonsc@wsdot.wa.gov  (509) 324-6252



SR 155/ SR 215 (MP 79-81 & 0-6.25) Omak Area Paving
Monday through Thursday, 7 a.m. to 5 p.m., expect lane shifts, shoulder closures and pedestrian detours as crews continue to upgrade sidewalks and repair drainage issues in Omak and Okanogan.
At the intersection of US 97 and SR 215 (Engh Rd.), expect shoulder closures for trench excavation and installation of illumination system conduits. The traffic islands and ADA sidewalk ramps are being reconstructed as well.
Night work: Grinding the existing pavement to prepare for paving, continues. This requires lane shifts or closures with some alternating one-lane flagger controlled traffic.

In this $3.2 million project
, Granite Construction is upgrading sidewalks to ADA standards, and paving SR 215 from Omak through Okanogan as well as the SR 155 Spur in Omak. Work began April 21 and should be complete in early September.
Project Engineer: Kevin Waligorski (509) 667-2860


(WSDOT Maintenance) 
(New) SR 153 & SR 20 Guardrail fire damage repair
Monday through Thursday,
7 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., expect short delays with flaggers where a crew is replacing damaged posts and guardrail on SR 153 between Pateros and Carlton and on SR 20 two miles west of Loup Loup summit.

Grant County

NCR Chip Seal 2014 

US 2 (MP 189-208) Coulee City @ SR 17 to W. of Almira
Monday
expect minimal traffic impacts while crews remove and install guide posts along the shoulder
Tuesday expect up to 20 minute delays with flaggers where a crew will be fog sealing.

SR 155 (MP 0-25) Coulee City @ US 2 to Grand Coulee @ SR 174
Tuesday
expect up to 20 minute delays with flaggers where a crew will be fog sealing. Another crew will be removing and installing guideposts.

SR 155 (MP 25-30) Grand Coulee @ SR 174 to Elmer City
Tuesday ONLY
, expect up to 20 minute delays with flaggers where a crew will be installing transverse joint seal on the bridge.

SR 174 (MP 21-23) Grand Coulee @ SR 155 to E. of Spring Canyon
Thursday ONLY
, expect minimal traffic impacts while crews remove and install guide posts.

In this $15.5 project, Central Washington Asphalt is resurfacing 238 miles of 10 state highways in five counties of North Central Washington. This project also updates safety features including new striping, centerline rumble strips and reflective pavement markers, along with paving several intersections, and addressing ADA (Americans with Disability Act) concerns on SR 155 in Grand Coulee and on US 97 in Tonasket. Work began March 17 and should be complete by October.
Project Engineer: Chad Simonson simonsc@wsdot.wa.gov  (509) 324-6252



(WSDOT Maintenance) 
(New) I-90 (MP 174-180) Moses Lake jersey barrier sweeping
Monday and Tuesday,
6 a.m. to 4 p.m., expect the East or West left (inside lane) to be closed while a crew cleans the median with a mobile sweeper between Mae Valley and SR 17.


(WSDOT Maintenance) 
(New) SR 17 (MP 51-57 Kittleson Rd. to Patton Blvd. jersey barrier sweeping
Wednesday and Thursday
, 6 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., expect the East or West left (inside lane) to be closed while a crew cleans the median with a mobile sweeper from I-90 to the Port of Moses Lake.


SR 243 (MP 13.5-14) Mattawa Intersection Improvements
Monday through Friday, 7a.m. to 6 p.m., watch for equipment moving in and out of the roundabout as crews are finishing the permanent signing, striping, guidepost installations, and final cleanup.

In this $1.25 million project, West Co. crews built a single lane roundabout at the intersection of SR 243 and Road 24 SW, adding sidewalks and new lighting. Work began April 11 and was complete June 27.
Project Engineer, Josh Patrick (509) 667-2880

Adams County

NCR Chip Seal 2014 
(no work this week) 

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