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

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South Central Region
2809 Rudkin Road
Union Gap, WA 98903
(509) 577-1600

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South Central Region Construction Updates for the week of

 Jan 30 to Feb 8, 2015 

 



Kittitas CountyYakima CountyBenton CountyAsotin CountyFranklin CountyWalla Walla CountyColumbia CountyGarfield CountyLewis CountyCounty names on the map above are linked to current construction traffic impacts.



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With the new application, iPhone and Android users will have access to WSDOT's Web-based travel information including:

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  • WSDOT Blog
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To access these applications, just search for "WSDOT" in the Android Market or in the iTunes application store.

While on the road, drivers can tune into the Highway Advisory Radio at 1610 am and 530 am and dial 5-1-1 from their hands-free device for current conditions. 



Maintenance/Utility Operations:

No significant traffic impacts anticipated this week.



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Maintenance/Utility Operations:

SR 22 – City of Prosser Public Works Utility Project- Water Supply Improvements – (mileposts 34.55 to 35.13)

Contact: Jamil Anabtawi, WSDOT Utilities Engineer (509) 577-1785
Construction Begins: Week of January 26, 2015
Scheduled Completion: March - 2015

Restrictions: 
Monday, Feb. 2, and Tuesday, Feb. 3, between the hours of 7 a.m. and 4:30 p.m., drivers should prepare for potential delays in both directions of SR 22 between Market Street and Surrey Lane, due to a daytime single-lane closure. Flaggers will alternate traffic through the work zone.
 
Project Description:
Utility crews are installing a 12 inch water main along the south side of SR 22, between Market Street and just east of the Horse Heavens Mobile Home Park. 

 


  
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Columbia County


Maintenance/Utility Operations:  
No significant traffic impacts anticipated this week.


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Maintenance/Utility Operations:
No significant traffic impacts anticipated this week.

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Garfield County


Maintenance/Utility Operations:
No significant traffic impacts anticipated this week.
 

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King County


Maintenance/Utility Operations:
No significant traffic impacts anticipated this week. 
 

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Kittitas County


I-90 Hyak to Keechelus Dam Project (mileposts 56 to 61)

Contact:
Will Smith, WSDOT Project Engineer (509) 577-1840
Construction Begins: Sept. 2011
Scheduled Completion: Fall 2019 


Rock blasting closures are complete for the 2014 season. Closures are scheduled to resume April 2015.

Restrictions: 
No significant traffic impacts anticipated this week.


For freight-related restrictions please see the Commercial Vehicle Services Road Restrictions webpage:
http://www.wsdot.wa.gov/commercialVehicle/Restrictions/roadlist.aspx 

Bicycle Alternate Route: I-90 is closed to bicycles in both directions between the Hyak interchange (Exit 54) and Stampede Pass interchange (exit 62) because there is no shoulder for bicycles to use. Bicyclists can use the John Wayne Pioneer Trail, weather permitting, as an alternate route.

Project Description:
Crews are building a wider and more reliable five-mile stretch of I-90 from Hyak to Keechelus Dam by adding lanes, replacing and adding bridges, stabilizing rock slopes and replacing the snow shed with avalanche bridges. 


I-90 –Zayo Group, LLC. – Installing Fiber Optic – (mileposts 136 to 137.7)

Contact: Jamil Anabtawi, WSDOT Utilities Engineer (509) 577-1785
Construction Begins: Monday, January 26, 2015
 
Restrictions: 
I-90 eastbound milepost 136 to milepost 137: Monday, Feb. 2 through Friday, Feb. 6, between the hours of 7:30 a.m. and 4:30 p.m., drivers should prepare for potential delays eastbound on I-90, from the vicinity of Exit 136 / Vantage - Huntzinger Rd. Interchange, to the vicinity of the Exit 137 / SR 26 East off ramp, due to a daytime single lane closure. No loads over 10 ft wide Monday through Friday from 7:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Project Description:
Utility crews are installing a fiber optic cable along the south side of I-90.


Maintenance/Utility Operations:
SR 821 milepost 7 to milepost 12: Saturday, Jan. 31 beginning at 11 a.m. at cattle drive will be in progress on the roadway. Expect significant delays and added travel time between Burbank Creek and the Roza Recreation  Site. Through traffic is recommended to use I-82 as an alternate route.


 


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Lewis County


Maintenance/Utility Operations: 
No significant traffic impacts anticipated this week.


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Walla Walla County


Maintenance/Utility Operations:
No significant traffic impacts anticipated this week.


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Yakima County



I-82 – Fatbeam, LLC.– Fiber Optic Cable Crossing
Contact: Jamil Anabtawi, WSDOT Utilities Engineer (509) 577-1785
Construction Begins: February 3, 2015

Restrictions: 
I-82 milepost 34 to milepost 36: Drivers should prepare for potential delays eastbound between milepost 34, Yakima Ave. and milepost 35, Nob Hill Blvd. and westbound from milepost 36 near Union Gap to milepost 35, Nob Hill Blvd. due to a daytime rolling slow down Wednesday, Feb. 4, between the hours of 10 a.m. and 11 a.m.

Project Description:
Utility crews are adding a fiber optic cable that crosses I-82 in the vicinity of MP 35 near the I-82 / Nob Hill Blvd. Interchange.


Maintenance/Utility Operations
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SR 821 milepost 7 to milepost 12: Saturday, Jan. 31 beginning at 11 a.m. at cattle drive will be in progress on the roadway. Expect significant delays and added travel time between Burbank Creek and the Roza Recreation  Site. Through traffic is recommended to use I-82 as an alternate route.



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