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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

April 12 to 21, 2019
    




Maintenance/Utility Operations:

Highway:
SR-128 Region: South Central County: Asotin Location: SR-128 milepost 0 Red Wolf Bridge.
Contact: Josh Medrano, Maintenance Supervisor, South Central Region, 509-577-1967

Current Week Traffic Advisory:

SR-128 Red Wolf Bridge near Clarkston: Monday April 15 through Wednesday April 17 from 7 a.m. to 4 p.m. there will be a lane closure for bridge deck repairs


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I-82 Columbia River Bridge Eastbound Deck Replacement
Highway:
I-82 Region: South Central County: Benton Location: I-82 milepost 132
Contact: Alex Sanguino, WSDOT Project Engineer, 509-222-2403
Project description: This project removes the deck off 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-season project. Due to weather delays, work is scheduled to be complete in the summer of 2019.

Weekly work schedule:24 hours a day: The eastbound traffic is shifted across a detour onto the westbound Columbia River bridge into Oregon 24 hours a day, seven days a week. The speed limit is reduced to 40 mph through the detour. The westbound lanes are reduced to a single lane.


Region Wide BCT Replacement and Guardrail Upgrade

Highway:
SR-240 Region: South Central County: Benton Location: MP 34.77 & Edison St Exit
Contact: Jerry Wood, WSDOT Project Engineer, 509-577-1859
Project Description: This project provides for the improvement of I-90, I-82, I-182, US-12, US-395 and SR-240 by replacing Breakaway Cable Terminals with Non-flared Terminals; Buried Terminals and other guardrail upgrades. This project is due to be completed by Fall 2019.

SR 240: MP 34.77 & the Edison St. On/Off Ramp Closures
Monday April 15, 10 p.m. to 6 a.m. Edison St. Eastbound off ramp closure.
Tuesday April 16 and Wednesday April 17, 9 p.m. to 6 a.m. Edison St. Westbound off ramp closure.
Thursday April 18, 7 p.m. to 5 a.m., single lane closure Edison Westbound on ramp.
Friday April 19, 5 a.m. to 3 p.m., SR-240, MP 34.77, Eastbound single lane closure.



Maintenance/Utility Operations:
Highway:
I-82 Region: South Central County: Benton Location: I-82 milepost 108 to 112
 
Contact: Ryan Miller, WSDOT South Central Region maintenance survivor. 509 577-1933

Monday April 15 through Thursday April 19 from 7:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. there will be a left lane closure for shoulder sealing. Work is weather dependent.

 Highway: SR-225 Region: South Central County: Benton  Location: SR-225 near milepost 1.  

Contact: Tad Richardson, WSDOT South Central Region maintenance survivor. 509 577-1939 

Wednesday April 17 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. there will be single lane flagger controlled traffic on the bridge and in the roundabout for bridge inspection.







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

 

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I-182 MP 6.4 Vicinity Utility Work

Contact: 
Anabtawi, Jamil WSDOT Utilities Engineer (509) 577-1785

Project Description:
This is a City of Pasco utility project, where the City’s contractor will be installing a new sewer and water lines.

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



Maintenance/Utility Operations


SR-397 milepost 11 City of Pasco Paving
Starting Monday April 15 the City of Pasco will close SR-397 between James Street and Superior Street for three weeks for roadway reconstruction work. A detour will be in place.




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

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I-90 MP 33 to 52 468th AVE SE TO W SUMMIT RD WB – REHAB CONCRETE

Highway:
I-90 Region: South Central County: King Location: I-90 milepost 33.25 to 52.25
Contact:
Scott Golbek, WSDOT Project Engineer, 509-577-1810
Project description:
This project is two seasons and will rehabilitate concrete panels and shoulders along this section of I-90. This project will start Monday, April 15, 2019. This work will continue through October 2019 for this first season. This project is to be completed sometime in late fall of 2020.

Weekly work schedule:

I-90 milepost 33 to milepost 52 westbound:

There will be intermittent shoulder closures during nighttime hours from 4 p.m. to 4 a.m.




I-90 USFS Road 9030 to Exit 45 Interchange Replace Lighting

Highway:
I-90 Region: South Central County: King Location: I-90 milepost 46
Contact:
Scott Golbek, WSDOT Project Engineer, 509-577-1810
Project description:
This project replaces the existing light system at the interchange of USFS 9030 Road and Exit 45. This project will start Monday, January 28, 2019. This schedule will continue through February 2019 and finish sometime in March 2019.
 
Weekly work schedule:
I-90 Exit 45 both east and westbound: 

There will be intermittent shoulder closures on both inside and outside shoulders from milepost 45 to milepost 46


Maintenance/Utility Operations:

No significant traffic impacts anticipated this week. 


 
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I-90 - Yakima River Bridges Deck Repair

Highway:
I-90 Region: South Central County: Kittitas Location: I-90, milepost 86 and milepost 102
Contact: Jerry Wood, WSDOT Project Engineer, 509-577-1859
Project description: This project repairs the bridge decks in both directions near Cle Elum and Ellensburg. This project is scheduled to be complete fall 2020.

Weekly work schedule:  

Intermittent rolling slowdowns, as needed, during daylight hours throughout the week in all locations.

I-90 Westbound Lane Closures at MP 86 (Cle Elum Vicinity). 

Monday April 15 and Tuesday April 16, 5:30 a.m. to noon.
Tuesday April 16, 4 p.m. to Wednesday April 17 at midnight.
Wednesday April 17, 4 a.m. to noon 
Thursday April 18, 4 a.m. to 10 a.m.
Friday April 19, 4 a.m. to 11 a.m.


I-90 Eastbound Lane Closures at MP 86 (Cle Elum Vicinity).
No eastbound lane closures anticipated in this work zone this week.

I-90 Eastbound Lane Closures at MP 102 (Ellensburg Vicinity). 
No significant traffic impacts anticipated this week

I-90 Westbound Lane Closures at MP 102 (Ellensburg Vicinity). 
No significant traffic impacts anticipated this week




Maintenance/Utility Operations:

Highway: I-90 Region: South Central County: Kittitas Location: I-90 milepost 126 to milepost 130
Contact: Isaac Lunsford Maintenance Supervisor, South Central Region, 509-577-1908

Current Week Traffic Advisory:

I-90 eastbound milepost 126 to milepost 130: Monday April 15 through Thursday April 18 from 7 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. there will be a left lane closure for vegetation control.


I-90milepost 136 to milepost 138 both east and westbound: Tuesday April 16 through Thursday April 18 from 7 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. there will be a left lane closure for  glare screen installation.




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

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Region Wide BCT Replacement and Guardrail Upgrade

Highway: 
US-12 Region: South Central County: Walla Walla Location: US-12 milepost 307 to milepost 316
Contact: Jerry Wood, WSDOT Project Engineer, 509-577-1859
Project Description:
This project provides for the improvement of I-90, I-82, I-182, US-12, US-395 and SR-240 by replacing Breakaway Cable Terminals with Non-flared Terminals; Buried Terminals and other guardrail upgrades. This project is due to be completed by Fall 2019.


Walla Walla County

No significant traffic impacts anticipated this week.



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I-82 South Union Gap Interchange – Construct Ramps

Highway:
I-82 Region: South Central County: Yakima Location: I-82 milepost 37 
Contact: 
Scott Golbek, Project Engineer, 509-577-1810
Project Description:
This design build project will provide for the construction of a new eastbound on ramp, a new westbound off ramp and other work to complete the interchange of I-82 and US-97.
Construction Begins: Spring 2019
Scheduled Completion: Fall 2019

Current Week Traffic Advisory: 

I-82 Eastbound: 
Day Work:

No significant traffic impacts anticipated this week.

Night Work:
Left Lane Closure Eastbound, Monday, April 15, 7 P.M. – 6 A.M.

I-82 Westbound: 
No significant traffic impacts anticipated this week.

US-97:
No significant traffic impacts anticipated this week. 
 



Maintenance/Utility Operations:

Highway:
US-12 Region: South Central County: Yakima Location: US-12 milepost 151 to milepost 166
Contact: Rick Lawson, WSDOT Maintenance Supervisor 509-653-2439

Current Week Traffic Advisory: 

Thursday April 18: US-12 milepost 154 to milepost 156 (5 miles east of White Pass summit) between the hours of 6:30 a.m. and 2 p.m. crews will be repairing and cleaning behind rock fall containments. Minimal delays anticipated.


Highway:
SR-22 Region: South Central County: Yakima Location: SR-22  milepost 1 to milepost 2
Contact: Keith Maybee, Maintenance Supervisor, South Central Region, 509-577-8396

Current Week Traffic Advisory:

SR-22 starting at milepost 1 in both directions, Monday April 15
through Thursday April 18 from 6 a.m. to 4 p.m. there
will be alternating traffic control for pavement sealing operations.
Crew will be working from Idaho Ave to East Branch.
 


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