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South Central Region
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South Central Region Construction Update and Travel Advisory

May 17 to 26, 2019
    




 

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


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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:
 
Current Week Traffic Advisory:
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.


I-182 Queensgate Drive Interchange Improvements

Highway:
I-182 Region: South Central County: Benton Location: I-182, milepost 3
Contact:
Alex Sanguino, WSDOT Project Engineer, 509-222-2403
Project description: This project replaces the existing traffic signal at the I-182 and Queensgate Drive Interchange with a roundabout and re-aligning and adding a second lane to the eastbound on- and off-ramps. This work is scheduled to be complete by the end of May.

Weekly work schedule:
Wednesday, May 22nd through Thursday, May 23rd Wednesday from 8pm to 12 am Midnight, – Work will be taking place on the truck apron at the Queensgate Roundabout. Traffic Control will be in place, expect possible delays.




I-82 and SR-22 Sunnyside Vic to Prosser VIC-Paving and ADA

Highway:
I-82 and SR 22 Region: South Central County: Yakima and Benton Location: I-82 Milepost 68 to MP 85, and SR-22 Milepost 35 to MP 37
Contact:
Jerry Wood, Project Engineer, 509-577-1859
Project Description:
This projects provides for the improvement of I-82 interchanges at MP 69, MP 73 and MP 82. Also the improvement of I-82 W/B from MP 68 to MP 85 and SR-22 from MP 35 to MP 37 by rehabilitating the existing roadway which includes planning bituminous pavement, crack sealing, fog sealing, paving with HMA, striping, flexible guide post, barrier delineator strip, cement concrete curb, sidewalk and curb ramp, traffic signal system and signing. This project is due to be completed by Fall 2019. 

Current Week Traffic Advisory:
On and Off Ramps will be closes on the following I-82 Interchanges per the schedule below. I-82 mainline traffic will be reduced to one lane at each of the ramp closure areas.

I-82 Exit 69 Sunnyside Interchange Off/On Ramps Closures: 
Monday May 20, 8 p.m. to Tuesday May 21 at 6 a.m.: Eastbound on Ramp and Westbound on Ramp.
Tuesday May 21, 8 p.m. to Wednesday May 22 at 6 a.m.: Eastbound off Ramp and Westbound off Ramp.
Thursday May 23, 8 p.m. to Friday May 24 at 6 a.m.: Eastbound off Ramp and Westbound off Ramp.


I-82 Exit 73 Grandview Interchange Off/On Ramp Closures:
No significant impacts to traffic are anticipated.

I-82 Exit 82 Prosser Interchange Off/On Ramps Closures: 
Tuesday May 21, 8 p.m. to Wednesday May 22 at 6 a.m.: Eastbound on Ramp and Westbound off Ramp
Wednesday May 22, 8 p.m. to Thursday May 23 at 6 a.m.: Eastbound off Ramp and Westbound on Ramp 

Wine Country Road/Stover Road Intersection: Traffic should be prepared for alternating one way traffic control during nighttime hours. Drivers should anticipate minor delays. 

Monday May 20, 7 p.m. to Tuesday May 21 at 6 a.m.
Tuesday May 21, 7 p.m. to Wednesday May 22 at 6 a.m.
Wednesday May 22, 7 p.m. to Thursday May 23 at 6 a.m.
Thursday May 23, 7 p.m. to Friday May 24 at 6 a.m. 


SR 22 MP 35 to MP 37: Traffic should be prepared for alternating one way traffic control during nighttime hours. Drivers should anticipate minor delays.

Monday May 20, 7 p.m. to Tuesday May 21 at 6 a.m.


Region Wide BCT Replacement and Guardrail Upgrade

Highway: 
I-82 Region: South Central County: Benton & Franklin Location: I-82 milepost 131 to milepost 132
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

Current Week Traffic Advisory:
I-82: MP 131.56 to MP 132.2 Single Lane Closures:

Monday May 20 through Thursday May 23, 6 a.m. to 6 p.m.



Maintenance/Utility Operations:

Highway:
 US-395 Region: South Central County: Benton Location: US-395 milepost 19 to 20
Contact: Ryan Miller, WSDOT South Central Region Maintenance Supervisor. 509 577-1933

Current Week Traffic Advisory:
US-395: MP 19 to MP 20.5 Single Lane Closures:
No significant impacts to traffic are anticipated.


Highway
: SR-397 Region: South Central County: Benton Location: SR-397 milepost 15.3
Contact: Jeff Bruce, WSDOT South Central Region Maintenance Supervisor 509 577-1933

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



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

 

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Region Wide BCT Replacement and Guardrail Upgrade

Highway:
I-82 Region: South Central County: Benton & Franklin Location: I-82 milepost 131 to milepost 132
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.

Current Week Traffic Advisory: 
I-82: MP 131.56 to MP 132.2 Single Lane Closures:

Monday May 20 through Thursday May 23, 6 a.m. to 6 p.m. 



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



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Pomeroy to East Alpowa Vicinity – Pavement sealing

Highway:
US-12 Region: South Central County: Garfield Location: US-12 MP 404.98 to MP 418.96
Contact:
Alejandro Sanguino, Project Engineer, 509-222-2403
Project Description: This projects provides for the improvement of US 12 MP 404.98 to MP 418.96 in Garfield County by rehabilitating the existing Roadway including pavement repair, crack seal, planning and paving five intersections, BST and fog sealing, guide post installation, pavement markings, recessed pavement markers, centerline rumble strip, traffic control and other work. This project is due to be completed by Fall 2019.

Weekly Work Schedule: 

Through Thursday May 23 from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Friday May 24 from 7 a.m. to noon: 
US-12, MP 404.98 to MP 418.96: Single lane, piloted traffic control



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 work will continue through October 2019 for this first season. This project is to be completed sometime in late fall of 2020. 

Current Week Traffic Advisory:
I-90 milepost 33 to milepost 52 westbound:

Thursday, May 23 starting at 6am through Tuesday, May 28 ending at 10pm there will be no work in observation of Memorial weekend.

Right two lanes closed in different locations through this section and those hours will be: 
Sunday May 19 10 p.m. to 8 a.m. 
Monday May 20 9 p.m. to 11 a.m. 
Tuesday May 21 9 p.m. to 11 a.m. 
Wednesday May 23 9 p.m. to 6 a.m. 

The outside (right) lane will remain closed in different locations through this section to do work and those hours will be: 
Monday May 20 8 a.m. to p p.m. 
Tuesday May 21 11 a.m. to 9 p.m.
Wednesday May 22 11 a.m. to 9 p.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 work is scheduled finish sometime in June 2019.
 
Current Week Traffic Advisory:

I-90 Exit 45 both east and westbound: 

No significant traffic impacts anticipated this week. 



Maintenance/Utility Operations:
 

Highway: I-90 Region: South Central County: King Location: I-90 milepost 33 to milepost 52 
Contact: Jason Pratt Maintenance Supervisor 509 577-1905 ex 6

Current Week Traffic Advisory:
I-90 eastbound milepost 34 to milepost 38 Tuesday, May 21 from 6:30  a.m. to 4 p.m. there will be a left lane closure for road maintenance work.

I-90 westbound milepost 38 Tuesday May 21 from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. there will be a right lane closure for guardrail repairs.

I-90 westbound milepost 49 Wednesday May 22 from 6:30 a.m. to 11 a.m. there will be a left lane closure for road maintenance work.

I-90 westbound milepost 46 Wednesday May 22 from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. there will be a left lane closure for guardrail repairs.




 
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I-90 Bullfrog Rd Vic-Concrete Rehab, Bridge Deck Rehab and Painting

Highway:
I-90 Region: South Central County: Kittitas Location: I-90 milepost 79 to milepost 82
Contact:
Jerry Wood, Project Engineer, 509-577-1859
Project Description: This project provides for the improvement of I-90 by cleaning and painting the metal surfaces of the Cle Elum River Bridges, E and W/B, heat straightening, steel repair, pier concrete spall repair, modifying expansion joints, scarifying concrete surfaces, further deck preparation, furnishing, placing, curing and texturing Class 4000D concrete overlay, also including non-bridge work by constructing and removing temporary roadway, constructing and removing temporary bridge replacing PCCP lanes and panels, cement concrete pavement grinding, weigh-in-motion replacement, guardrail installation, paving HMA shoulders, and roadway delineation. This project is due to be completed by Summer, 2021.

Current Week Traffic Advisory:

I-90 Eastbound MP 80 to MP 81, Single Lane Closure: 
No significant traffic impacts anticipated this week.

I-90 Westbound MP 80 to MP 81, Single Lane Closure:
Monday May 20, 6 p.m. to Tuesday May 21 at 7 a.m.
Tuesday May 21, 6 p.m. to Wednesday May 22 at 7 a.m.
Wednesday May 22, 7 p.m. to Thursday May 23 at 7 a.m.
Thursday May 23, 7 p.m. to Friday May 24 at 7 a.m.



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. 

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

Current Week Traffic Advisory: 
I-90 Westbound Lane Closures at MP 86 (Cle Elum Vicinity):

Through October 2019, westbound traffic will be detoured onto a temporary bridge in the median over the Yakima River.

I-90 Eastbound Lane Closures at MP 86 (Cle Elum Vicinity):
No significant traffic impacts anticipated this week. 

I-90 Westbound traffic shift at MP 102 (Ellensburg Vicinity)
Through October 2019, westbound traffic will be detoured onto a temporary bridge in the median over the Yakima River.

I-90 Eastbound 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 52 to milepost 66
Contact:
Jason Pratt Maintenance Supervisor 509 577-1905 ex 6

Current Week Traffic Advisory:
I-90 westbound milepost 64 Monday May 20 from 6:30 a.m. to 11 a.m. there will be a right shoulder closure for guardrail repairs.

I-90 westbound milepost 55 Monday May 20 from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. there will be a right lane closure for guardrail repairs.

I-90 westbound milepost 57 Tuesday May 21 from 6:30 a.m. to 11 a.m. there will be a right lane closure for guardrail repairs.


Highway: I-90 Region: South Central County: Kittitas Location: I-90 milepost 74 to milepost 92
Contact: Sean Elliott, Maintenance Supervisor, South Central Region, 509-577-1907

Current Week Traffic Advisory:
Monday May 20 6:30 to 4 p.m. eastbound I-90 milepost 86 there will be a right lane closure for guardrail repairs.  

Tuesday May 21 from 6:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. eastbound milepost 83 there will be a right lane closure for guardrail repair work. 

Wednesday May 22 from 6:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. westbound milepost 75 there will be a left lane closure for guardrail repair work.


SCR BRIDGE CREW

Contact:
Josh Medrano, Maintenance Supervisor, South Central Region, 509-577-1967

Monday May 20 from 7:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. I-82 westbound milepost 19 (Burbank Creek Bridge) there will be single lane traffic control for bridge deck repairs.

Tuesday May 21 from 7:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. I-82 westbound milepost 15 (Lmuma Creek Bridge) there will be single lane traffic control for bridge deck repairs.

Wednesday May 22 and Thursday May 23 from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. SR-24 milepost 43 there will be single lane traffic control over the Vernita Bridge for bridge deck repair work.


Highway: SR-821 Region: South Central County: Kittitas Location: I-821 milepost 19 to 24
Contact: Isaac Lunsford, Maintenance Supervisor, South Central Region, 509-577-1908

Current Week Traffic Advisory:
SR-821 milepost 19 to 24:
Monday May 20 to Wednesday May 22 from, 7 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. expect one lane flagger controlled traffic for pavement sealing work. 


Highway: SR-821 Region: South Central County: Kittitas Location: SR-821 milepost 6 to milepost 12
Contact: Scott Clark, WSDOT Maintenance Supervisor 509 573-8380

Current Week Traffic Advisory:
Through Thursday, May 23 from 7 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. there will be single lane closures for a ditching operation.






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

 

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US 12 Old Highway 12 to Isaacs Ave Bridge


Highway:
US 12 Region: South Central County: Walla Walla MP 340Contact: Jerry Wood, Project Engineer, 509-577-1859
Project Description: This project provides for the improvement of US 12 at the US 12 Bridge over E Isaacs Ave by removing existing surfacing, performing bridge deck repair and expansion, joint modification, and applying waterproof membrane and HMA overlay. This project is due to be completed by Late Spring 2019. 

Current Week Traffic Advisory:
US-12 milepost 340 bridge deck repairs:
No significant traffic impacts anticipated this week.




Maintenance/Utility Operations:
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: Through Friday May 24: Shadow vehicle will be utilized in the left lane for trucks entering and leaving the highway.

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

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

Exit 38 Westbound: 
Day Work: Through Friday May 24: Shadow vehicle will be utilized in the left lane for trucks entering and leaving the highway.



I-82 and SR-22 Sunnyside Vic to Prosser VIC-Paving and ADA

Highway:
I-82 and SR 22 Region: South Central County: Yakima and Benton Location: I-82 Milepost 68 to MP 85, and SR 22 Milepost 35 to MP 37
Contact:
Jerry Wood, Project Engineer, 509-577-1859
Project Description: This projects provides for the improvement of I-82 interchanges at MP 69, MP 73 and MP 82. Also the improvement of I-82 W/B from MP 68 to MP 85 and SR 22 from MP 35 to MP 37 by rehabilitating the existing roadway which includes planning bituminous pavement, crack sealing, fog sealing, paving with HMA, striping, flexible guide post, barrier delineator strip, cement concrete curb, sidewalk and curb ramp, traffic signal system and signing. This project is due to be completed by Fall 2019. 

Current Week Traffic Advisory:
On and Off Ramps will be closes on the following I-82 Interchanges per the schedule below. I-82 mainline traffic will be reduced to one lane at each of the ramp closure areas.

I-82 Exit 69 Sunnyside Interchange Off/On Ramps Closures: 
Monday May 20, 8 p.m. to Tuesday May 21 at 6 a.m.: Eastbound on Ramp and Westbound on Ramp.
Tuesday May 21, 8 p.m. to Wednesday May 22 at 6 a.m.: Eastbound off Ramp and Westbound off Ramp.
Thursday May 23, 8 p.m. to Friday May 24 at 6 a.m.: Eastbound off Ramp and Westbound off Ramp. 


I-82 Exit 73 Grandview Interchange Off/On Ramp Closures:
No significant traffic impacts anticipated this week.

I-82 Exit 82 Prosser Interchange Off/On Ramps Closures: 
Tuesday May 21, 8 p.m. to Wednesday May 22 at 6 a.m.: Eastbound on Ramp and Westbound off Ramp
Wednesday May 22, 8 p.m. to Thursday May 23 at 6 a.m.: Eastbound off Ramp and Westbound on Ramp 

Wine Country Road/Stover Road Intersection:
Traffic should be prepared for alternating one way traffic control during nighttime hours. Drivers should anticipate minor delays.
Thursday May 16, 8 pm to Friday May 17 at 6 am

SR 22 MP 35 to MP 37: Traffic should be prepared for alternating one way traffic control during nighttime hours. Drivers should anticipate minor delays.
Monday May 20, 7 p.m. to Tuesday May 21 at 6 a.m.
Tuesday May 21, 7 p.m. to Wednesday May 22 at 6 a.m.
Wednesday May 22, 7 p.m. to Thursday May 23 at 6 a.m.
Thursday May 23, 7 p.m. to Friday May 24 at 6 a.m.

SR 22 MP 35 to MP 37: Traffic should be prepared for alternating one way traffic control during nighttime hours. Drivers should anticipate minor delays.
Monday May 20, 7 p.m. to Tuesday May 21 at 6 a.m.


Maintenance/Utility Operations:

Highway:
I-82 Region: South Central County: Yakima Location: I-82 milepost 72
Contact: Ted Richardson, Maintenance Supervisor, South Central Region, 509-577-1939

Current Week Traffic Advisory:
I-82 westbound milepost 72, Tuesday May 21 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. there will be a right lane closure along with the 73 Exit ramp to repair overhead lighting.


Highway: US-12 Region: South Central County: Yakima Location: US-12 milepost 166 to milepost 183
Contact: Jake Emerick, WSDOT Maintenance Supervisor 509-577-8395

Current Week Traffic Advisory:
Through Thursday, May 23 from 7 a.m. to 4 p.m. there will be short delays for roadway maintenance work.



Highway: SR-410 Region: South Central County: Yakima Location: SR-410 milepost 105 to milepost 116
Contact: Jake Emerick, WSDOT Maintenance Supervisor 509-577-8395

Current Week Traffic Advisory:
Through Thursday, May 23 from 7 a.m. to 4 p.m. there will be short delays for roadway maintenance work.


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