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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 Update and Travel Advisory

Nov. 17 to 26, 2017





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WSDOT makes it easy for smart-phone users to "know before you go." A new mobile application for iPhone and Android keeps real-time traffic conditions always at hand.

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

  • Ferries – schedules, travel alerts and routes
  • Mountain passes
  • Seattle traffic cameras
  • Travel times for Puget Sound highways
  • Canadian border wait times
  • WSDOT Blog
  • Twitter
  • Flickr photos

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.



US-12 / McNary Pool to Old Highway 12 & Clarkston Paving

Contact:
Alex Sanguino, WSDOT Project Engineer (509) 222-2403
Construction Began:
July 2017
Scheduled Completion: 
November 2017

Current Week Traffic Advisory:
No significant traffic impacts anticipated this week.


Project Description:
This project will mill out the existing asphalt and pave back new HMA on three section of US-12.


Maintenance/Utility Operations:

No significant traffic impacts anticipated this week.


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I-82 Columbia River Bridge - EB Truss Deck Replacement
Contact:
Alex Sanguino, WSDOT Project Engineer (509) 222-2403
Construction Began: June 2017
Scheduled Completion: Fall 2018

Current Week Traffic Advisory
:
The detour below will be in place until Fall 2018

Eastbound traffic has been shifted across a detour onto the westbound Columbia River bridge into Oregon. The speed limit east and westbound is reduced to 40 mph across this detour. Westbound traffic is also reduced to a single lane.

Project Description:
This project will remove the deck off the truss section of the eastbound bridge across the Columbia River into Oregon. The work will also upgrade the electrical system and pavement markings across the bridge. Traffic will be detoured onto the westbound bridge during the majority of this multi-session project. 



SR-240 milepost 25.5 to milepost 26.5 City of Richland Village Parkway Intersection

Contact: Paul Gonseth, WSDOT Planning Engineer (509) 577-1630
Construction Began: September 5, 2017
Scheduled Completion: Spring 2018

Current Week Traffic Advisory:
SR 240 milepost 26 between Twin Bridges and Kingsgate: Monday Nov. 20 through Wednesday Nov. 22 from 7:30 a.m. to 4 p.m., drivers can expect intermittent single lane closures.

Project Description:
This is a Developer project. The Developer’s contractor will be constructing a new intersection with left-turn channelization on SR-240 at milepost 26.16.



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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Franklin 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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I-90 468th Ave. SE to W Summit Rd EB – Rehab Concrete, Deck Rehab, Culvert Rehab (mileposts 34 to
52)

Contact: Scott Golbek, Project Engineer, 509-577-1810
Construction Begins: Spring 2017
Scheduled Completion: Fall 2018

Current Week Traffic Advisory:
No traffic impacts anticipated this week. 
 
Restrictions:
For freight-related restrictions, please see the Commercial Vehicle Services Road Restrictions webpage: http://www.wsdot.wa.gov/commercialVehicle/Restrictions/roadlist.aspx

Project Description:
This project will provide for rehabilitation of the eastbound lanes of I-90 from the 468th Avenue Interchange in North Bend to the West Summit Road at Snoqualmie Pass (milepost 34 to milepost 52). Work will consist of concrete panel replacement, concrete pavement grinding and culvert rehabilitation to maintain drainage. Also included in the work is the
rehabilitation of bridge decks 90/91S eastbound at Snoqualmie River, 90/96.5N westbound at Denny Creek, the Denny Creek Viaduct Bridge 90/97.2N westbound and Bridge 90/97.7N westbound at Franklin Falls. 


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



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I-90 Hyak to Keechelus Dam Phase 1C – Replace Snow shed and Add Lanes (mileposts 57 to 60)

Contact:
Jerry Wood WSDOT Project Engineer (509) 577-1859 
Construction Began: Spring 2011
Scheduled Completion: Fall 2018 

Current Week Traffic Advisory:
Eastbound: Monday Nov. 20 and Tuesday Nov. 21, traffic will be reduced to a single lane during daytime hours. Minimal delays are anticipated.

Westbound: Monday Nov. 20, traffic will be reduced to a single lane during daytime hours. Minimal delays are anticipated. 
 

Scheduled rock blasting related closures:
Rock blasting closures are finished for the year.

   
Restrictions:
For freight-related restrictions please see the Commercial Vehicle Services website.


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.

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. 



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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SR-124  Monument DR/RR Xing – Construct Bridge milepost 5

Contact:
Alex Sanguino, WSDOT Project Engineer (509) 222-2403
Construction Began: March 2017
Scheduled Completion:
Fall 2017

Current Week Traffic Advisory:

SR-124 milepost 5: Monday Nov. 20 through Wednesday Nov. 22 from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m., traffic will be reduced to one lane alternating direction through the work zone. A section of SR-124 is removed and traffic is on gravel as crews prepare to tie in to the new alignment over the railroad tracks. Drivers should use caution and expect delays.

Project Description:
This project will construct a bridge over the Union Pacific railroad crossing to allow SR-124 traffic to cross above the railroad. Monument Drive will reconnect to SR-124 west of its current location. Moving the intersection will improve safety for traffic entering SR-124 at milepost 5.


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

  

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Maintenance/Utility Operations: 
US 12 milepost 200 near 40th Ave. interchange, both east and westbound: Monday Nov. 20 during day light hours, drivers can expect signal lane closures as crew install new traffic signs.
Tuesday Nov. 21 traffic will be directed to the off and on ramps at 16th Ave has crew install new sign on the 16th Ave overpass.

I-82 milepost 55 to milepost 59 both directions: Tuesday Nov. 21 between 9 a.m. and 3 p.m. drivers may experience rolling slowdowns as crew in stall overhead power line across the highway. This is a Pacific Power project, and their contractor crews are replacing overhead power lines crossing I-82 west of the I-82 - SR 223/Van Belle Road - Exit 58 Interchange.



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