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Union Gap, WA 98903
(509) 577-1600

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South Central Region Construction Updates for the week of

July 29 to August 7, 2016




Kittitas CountyYakima CountyBenton CountyAsotin CountyFranklin CountyWalla Walla CountyColumbia CountyGarfield CountyLewis County

County names on the map above are linked to current construction traffic impacts.


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 ET AL - 2016 SCR Region Wide Chip Seal

SR-129 MP 32.78 to MP 36.22
Contact:
Moe Davari, Project Engineer, 509-222-2402

Construction Begins: May 2, 2016
Scheduled Completion: Sept. 2016 

Current Week Traffic Advisory: 
SR-129 milepost 32 to milepost 36: No traffic impacts anticipated this week

Project Description:
This contract provides for the improvement of various sections of multiple State Routes by rehabilitating the existing roadway including pavement repair, pre-leveling, crack sealing, planning and paving, chip sealing. Other improvements include guide post installations and pavement markings.



2ND ST to Highland Ave. Paving and ADA Compliance
SR-129, MP 36.2 to MP 41.3
Contact:
Moe Davari, Project Engineer, 509-222-2402
Construction Begins: July 5, 2016
Scheduled Completion: Mid-August, 2016
 
Current Week Traffic Advisory: 
SR 129: Monday July 25 through Friday July 29 between 7 a.m. and 6 p.m., motorists will experience single lane closures with two way piloted traffic control and intermittent delays of up to 15 minutes.

Project Description:
This project provides for improvements to SR 129 between the mileposts of 36.2 and 41.3. The existing asphalt roadway surface will be ground out and replaced with new hot mix asphalt. This project also updates pedestrian facilities by upgrading ADA curb ramps and crossings within the City of Asotin.



Maintenance/Utility Operations:
SR-129 both directions milepost 0 to milepost 33: Tuesday August 2, between the hours of 6 a.m. and 4:30 p.m. there will be a mobile striping operation.

SR-128 both directions milepost 0 to milepost 2.2: Wednesday August 3 between the hours of 6 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. there will be a mobile striping operation.
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Steptoe Roundabout Improvements 
SR 240 Milepost 37.6 to milepost 37.7 (Steptoe and Columbia Park Trail)
Contact:
Moe Davari, Project Engineer, 509-222-2402

Construction Begins: July 11, 2016
Scheduled Completion: Last week in July, 2016

Current Week Traffic Advisory:
Monday July 25 through Friday July 29 between the hours of 8 p.m. and 5 a.m. motorist will experience flagger controlled intersection traffic movement and intermittent delays of up to 15 minutes.

Project Description:
This project provides for the improvements to the Steptoe Roundabout by modifying existing curbing, traffic islands and realigning lane approaches into the roundabout. Additional improvements will include new signing and pavement markings.


Yakima River Bridge to Yakitat Rd Vic – Paving
I-82 milepost 82.14 to milepost 92.05
Vicinity of the Prosser / Wine Country Rd. Interchange to the Yakitat Rd. Interchange.
 
Contact:
Moe Davari, Project Engineer, 509-222-2402
Construction
Begins: May 23, 2016
Scheduled Completion:
Mid July, 2016
 
Current Week Traffic Advisory: 
I-82 milepost 82 to milepost 92: Monday July 25 through Wednesday July 27, between 7 a.m. and 7 p.m., motorists will experience single lane closures and a narrowed traffic lanes both east and westbound. One lane of traffic will be open at all times. The regulatory speed limit is reduced to 60 mph during the hours of work activity.

Project Description:
This project provides for the improvements of I-82 between the Prosser and Yakitat Rd. Interchanges by removing existing aged asphalt and new asphalt paving east and westbound. Other improvements include the application of new pavement markings and guideposts. The bump located at mile post 92 eastbound will be repaired as a part of this project.



SR-240 – City of Richland – MP 26.03 to MP 26.49 – Installing Sanitary Sewer Line
Contact:
Jamil Anabtawi, WSDOT Utilities Engineer (509) 577-1785

Construction Begins:
Tuesday, May 31, 2016
Scheduled Completion: Friday, August 5, 2016 

Current Week Traffic Advisory: 
SR-240 between milepost 25 near Twin Bridges Road to milepost 27 near Kingsgate Way, Mondays through Fridays during daylight hours, drivers should prepare for potential delays in both directions as crews will be working beyond the shoulder.

Project Description:
The contractor for the City of Richland will install a buried sanitary sewer line, across and along SR 240 between MP 26 (approximately 1 mile east of the SR-240/Twin Bridges Road) and MP 26.5 (approximately 0.4 miles west of the SR-240/Kingsgate Way Intersection). 
 


Benton City – SR-224/SR-225 Construct Intersection Improvements
Contact:
Moe Davari, Project Engineer, 509-222-2402

Construction Begins: December 14, 2015
Scheduled Completion: July 2016

Current Week Traffic Advisory:

Monday July 25 through Wednesday July 27 between the hours of 8 p.m. and 5:30 a.m. motorist will experience flagger controlled intersection traffic movement and intermittent delays of up to 15 minutes.
Monday July 25 through Thursday July 28 between the hours of 7 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. motorist may experience short duration delays of up to 10 minutes.

Project Description:
This project provides for the improvement of the SR-224/SR-225 intersection located adjacent to I-82 at Benton City. The project will replace the existing intersection with a roundabout, relocate the existing park and ride lot, modify the existing drainage system, and install new high mast street lighting.



SR-397 - City of Pasco – Water Main Installation – MP 20.47 to MP 21.86
Contact:
Jamil Anabtawi, WSDOT Utilities Engineer (509) 577-1785
Construction Begins: March 28, 2016
Scheduled Completion:
July 2016 
 
Current Week Traffic Advisory:
SR-397 milepost 20 to milepost 22: Between East A Street and City View Cemetery Lane, motorists may experience minor delays while traffic is reduced by a single lane closure in each direction during daylight hours Monday through Friday.

Project Description:
This is a City of Pasco utility project, and the City of Pasco’s contractor will be installing a new water main under the SR-397 (Oregon Avenue) roadway between MP 20.47 and MP 21.86.



US-12 ET AL - 2016 SCR Region Wide Chip Seal

SR-221 MP 0 to 23.3, (SR-14/SR-221 intersection to the City of Prosser)

SR-397 MP 16.15 to MP 11.09 (Chemical Drive between the cities of Kennewick and Finley).

SR-22 MP 23.40 to MP 35.73 (Mabton to Prosser).
 
Contact:
Moe Davari, Project Engineer, 509-222-2402
Construction Begins: May 2, 2016
Scheduled Completion: Sept. 2016 

Current Week Traffic Advisory: 
SR-221: No significant traffic impacts anticipated this week.

SR-397: No significant traffic impacts anticipated this week.

Project Description:
This contract provides for the improvement of various sections of multiple State Routes by rehabilitating the existing roadway including pavement repair, pre-leveling, crack sealing, planning and paving, chip sealing. Other improvements include guide post installations and pavement markings.
  

Tri-Cities Vicinity Paving & ADA Compliance
US-12, I-182, and US-395

Contact:
Moe Davari, Project Engineer, 509-222-2402

Construction Begins:
May 9, 2016
Scheduled Completion: Sept. 2016

Current Week Traffic Advisory: 

I-182 & Queensgate, Rd. 100 and Rd. 68 Interchanges, vicinity of milepost 3 to milepost 9: Monday July 25 through Wednesday July 27 between the hours of 8 p.m. and 5:30 a.m., motorist will experience one lane closures and narrowed traffic lanes.
 
US 12 / US 397 Interchange to Hanson Loop Rd. vicinity of milepost 294.6. between the hours of 8:30 a.m. and 5 a.m. east and westbound motorist will experience single lane closures, one lane of traffic will be open at all times.

20th Ave. to I – 182 westbound on ramp to US 395 southbound loop ramp: Monday July 25 through Wednesday July 27 between the hours of 8 p.m. and 5:30 a.m. the ramps will be closed to traffic. Motorist are advised to use alternate routes.


Project Description:
This project provides for the improvement of US-12, I-182, and US-395 by rehabilitating the existing roadway, including asphalt removal, asphalt repair and new asphalt paving. Other work includes bridge approach slab reconstruction, modifying bridge expansion joints and ADA curb ramp replacement.
 

Maintenance/Utility Operations:  
I-82 eastbound milepost 131 to 132, Umatilla Bridge: Wednesday July 27 from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. the right lane will be closed for bridge deck repair. A 10 ft. width restriction will be in affect during work hours.


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US-12 ET AL - 2016 SCR Region Wide Chip Seal

US-12 MP 380.50 to MP 401.97 (Tucanon River Bridge to the city of Pomeroy).

Contact
: Moe Davari, Project Engineer, 509-222-2402
Construction Begins: May 2, 2016
Scheduled Completion: Sept. 2016 

Current Week Traffic Advisory: 
US-12 milepost 380 to milepost 401: Not traffic impacts anticipated this week.

Project Description:
This contract provides for the improvement of various sections of multiple State Routes by rehabilitating the existing roadway including pavement repair, pre-leveling, crack sealing, planning and paving, chip sealing. Other improvements include guide post installations and pavement markings.
 

Maintenance/Utility Operations: 
US-12 westbound milepost 380 to milepost 402: Monday August 1, between the hours of 6 a.m. and 4:30 p.m. there will be a mobile striping operation.



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Tri-Cities Vicinity Paving & ADA Compliance
US-12, I-182, and US-395

Contact:
Moe Davari, Project Engineer, 509-222-2402

Construction Begins:
May 9, 2016
Scheduled Completion: Sept. 2016

Current Week Traffic Advisory: 
I-182 & Queensgate, Rd. 100 and Rd. 68 Interchanges, vicinity of milepost 3 to milepost 9: Monday July 25 through Wednesday July 27 between the hours of 8 p.m. and 5:30 a.m., motorist will experience one lane closures and narrowed traffic lanes.
 
US 12 / US 397 Interchange to Hanson Loop Rd. vicinity of milepost 294.6. between the hours of 8:30 a.m. and 5 a.m. east and westbound motorist will experience single lane closures, one lane of traffic will be open at all times.
 
20th Ave. to I – 182 westbound on ramp to US 395 southbound loop ramp: Monday July 25 through Wednesday July 27 between the hours of 8 p.m. and 5:30 a.m. the ramps will be closed to traffic. Motorist are advised to use alternate routes.
 
Project Description:
This project provides for the improvement of US-12, I-182, and US-395 by rehabilitating the existing roadway, including asphalt removal, asphalt repair and new asphalt paving. Other work includes bridge approach slab reconstruction, modifying bridge expansion joints and ADA curb ramp replacement.


Maintenance/Utility Operations:
US-395 southbound milepost 18 to milepost 21: Tuesday July 26 between the hours of 9 a.m. and 3 p.m. there will be a left lane closure over the Blue Bridge and closure of the Lewis Street onramp for guardrail repair.



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US-12 ET AL - 2016 SCR Region Wide Chip Seal
US-12 MP 380.50 to MP 401.97 (Tucanon River Bridge to the city of Pomeroy).
Contact:
Moe Davari, Project Engineer, 509-222-2402
 
Construction Begins:
May 2, 2016
Scheduled Completion: Sept. 2016 

Current Week Traffic Advisory: 
US-12 milepost 380 to milepost 401: No traffic impacts anticipated this week.

Project Description:
This contract provides for the improvement of various sections of multiple State Routes by rehabilitating the existing roadway including pavement repair, pre-leveling, crack sealing, planning and paving, chip sealing. Other improvements include guide post installations and pavement markings.


Maintenance/Utility Operations:
US-12 westbound milepost 380 to milepost 402: Monday August 1, between the hours of 6 a.m. and 4:30 p.m. there will be a mobile striping operation.


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Median Cable Barrier and Guardrail Improvements

Contact:
Jeff Minnick, WSDOT Project Engineer (509) 577-1844 Construction Began: May 2016
Scheduled Completion: September 2016

Current Week Traffic Advisory:
Daytime:
I-90 milepost 37 to 38 (Approximately 5 miles east of North Bend): No work scheduled this week. 

Project Description:
This project provides for the improvement of beam guardrail and high tension cable barrier in the South Central Region at various sections on I-90, I-82, US 12, SR 240 and I-182.


Maintenance/Utility Operations:
I-90 westbound milepost 48 to 49: Monday July 25 from 7 a.m. to 4 p.m. the left lane will be closed for guardrail repair.

I-90 eastbound milepost 37: Tuesday July 26 from 7:30 a.m. and 3:30 p.m. the left lane will be closed for bridge deck repair.

I-90 both directions milepost 47 to milepost 57: Tuesday July 26 to Thursday July 28 from 7 a.m. to 3:30 p.m., crews will be replacing the pavement marking using a mobile operation in the right lane.

I-90 westbound milepost 45 to 46: Wednesday July 27 and Thursday July 28 from 7 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. the right lane and the westbound on and off ramps will be closed for asphalt grinding.

I-90 eastbound milepost 37: Wednesday July 27 Thursday July 28, from 7:30 a.m. and 3:30 p.m. the two left lanes will be closed for bridge deck repair.


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SR-906 / West Summit to Hyak & I-90 Interchanges - Paving

Contact:
Jeff Minnick, WSDOT Project Engineer (509) 577-1844 Construction Began: June
Scheduled Completion:
August 2016

Current Week Traffic Advisory:
SR-906:
 
Eastbound and westbound drivers on SR 906 will encounter shoulder closures intermittently Monday through Friday during daytime hours as the contractor installs guide posts. Drivers will also encounter shoulder closures at the interchange ramps on the Snoqualmie Pass Interchanges (I-90 Exits 52, 53, and 54). Minimal delays are anticipated.

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 provides for the improvement of 2.6 miles of SR 906, 0.45 miles of SR-906 SPUR, I-90 Exit 52, I-90 Exit 53, and I-90 Exit 54 in the Snoqualmie Pass Vicinity. This project will include removing and replacing asphalt pavement, updating guardrail and rehabilitating a bridge deck on SR-906.


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

Contact: Jeff Minnick, WSDOT Project Engineer (509) 577-1844 Construction Begins: Spring 2011
Scheduled Completion: Fall 2018 

Current Week Traffic Advisory:

Daytime:
Monday through Friday, drivers should prepare for intermittent rolling slowdowns in both directions. Minimal delays are anticipated.

Nighttime:
Monday night, through Saturday morning, eastbound and westbound traffic will be reduced to one lane each night. Traffic delays are not anticipated.

Scheduled rock blasting-related closure:

• Wednesday, July 27 from 8 p.m. to 9 p.m.

There will be a closure each night as indicated above on Snoqualmie Pass for rock blasting. While these blasts are planned to last one hour, it is always possible that clean up efforts could take longer if more material comes down than predicted. Traffic will be stopped eastbound at milepost 56 near Gold Creek and westbound at milepost 62 near Cabin Creek. During blasting closures there are no services eastbound past exit 53 near the Summit of Snoqualmie Pass or westbound past exit 70 near Easton.

Restrictions:
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.

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 Keechelus Dam to Stampede Pass Phase 2A – Add Lanes / Build Wildlife Bridges (mileposts 62 to 69)

Contact: Scott Golbek, Project Engineer, 509-577-1810
Construction Begins: Spring 2015
Scheduled Completion: Fall 2019 

Current Week Traffic Advisory: 
Motorists will encounter night time lane closures Monday through Friday in both directions. Minor delays should be anticipated.

Scheduled rock blasting-related closures:

• Wednesday, July 27 from 8 p.m. to 9 p.m.

There will be a closure each night as indicated above on Snoqualmie Pass for rock blasting. While these blasts are planned to last one hour, it is always possible that clean up efforts could take longer if more material comes down than predicted. Traffic will be stopped eastbound at milepost 56 near Gold Creek and westbound at milepost 62 near Cabin Creek. During blasting closures there are no services eastbound past exit 53 near the Summit of Snoqualmie Pass or westbound past exit 70 near Easton. 

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 provides for the improvement of 2.5 miles of I-90 from Keechelus Dam to the Price Creek Rest Area. The existing four lane facility will be replaced with a new six lane highway which includes several new bridges, drainage structures, chain up areas, illumination and ITS facilities and a wildlife overcrossing structure.



I-90 Price Creek Snopark Vic. To Cabin Creek Vic. WB – Paving  MP 62 to 64.23 Westbound

Contact: Scott Golbek, Project Engineer, 509-577-1810
Construction Begins: Summer 2016
Scheduled Completion: Fall 2016
 
Current Week Traffic Advisory:
Work for the week of July 25: Motorists can anticipate nighttime lane closures westbound Monday through Friday. Minor delays can be expected.

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 improve the existing pavement by grinding the existing surface and repave with hot mix asphalt. Other work will include guardrail, rumble strips and pavement marking.



I-90 Easton Hill Vic. To Kachess River Bridge – Paving (milepost 67.3 to 69.5)

Contact: Scott Golbek, Project Engineer, 509-577-1810
Construction Begins: Summer 2015 
Scheduled Completion: Summer 2016

Current Week Traffic Advisory: 
Work for the week of July 25: Motorists can anticipate nighttime lane closures eastbound Monday through Friday. Minor delays can be expected.

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 improvement of 2.2 miles of eastbound I-90 from milepost 67 to 69. Work will consist of paving the roadway and rehabilitation of the bridge deck crossing Sparks Road. Guardrail work will also be included.
 


I-90 Oakes Ave I/C to Peoh Rd. Bridge Vic. WB – Replace / Rehab Concrete (mileposts 84 to 87)

Contact:
Jeff Minnick, WSDOT Project Engineer (509) 577-1844 Construction Began: June 2015
Scheduled Completion: 
Summer 2016

Current Week Traffic Advisory: 
Nighttime:

Monday night through Saturday morning, eastbound and westbound traffic will be reduced to one lane each night. Minimal delays are anticipated Monday through Thursday nights. Traffic may encounter delays Friday night in the eastbound direction. 
 
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 provides for the improvement of 3 miles of westbound Interstate 90 in the Cle Elum vicinity by rehabilitating the left lane concrete pavement and replacing the right lane concrete pavement.



I-90 Peoh Rd Bridge to Elk Height Rd Vic. WB – Replace / Rehab Concrete (mileposts 87 to 93)

Contact: Jeff Minnick, WSDOT Project Engineer (509) 577-1844 Construction Began: April 2016
Scheduled Completion: Summer 2017 

Current Week Traffic Advisory: 

Nighttime: 
Monday night through Saturday morning, eastbound and westbound traffic will be reduced to one lane each night. Minimal delays are anticipated. Minimal delays are anticipated Monday through Thursday nights. Traffic may encounter delays Friday night.

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 two year project provides for the improvement of 6 miles of westbound Interstate 90, located approximately 5 miles east of Cle Elum, by replacing the concrete pavement.



I-90/US 97 to Stevens Rd Vic - Paving
I-90 MP 106.35 to MP 121.96

Contact: Kevin Waligorski, Project Engineer, 509-667-2861

Construction Begins: June 20, 2016
Scheduled Completion: October 2016

Current Week Traffic Advisory: 
I-90 milepost 106, Ellensburg to milepost 121, Stevens Road Paving work:   Lane closures I-90 between US 97 and the Ryegrass Rest Area: 

Monday:
Eastbound I-90 to eastbound I-82 on ramp will be narrowed to one lane from 3 a.m. to 3 p.m. for paving.
The westbound I-82 to eastbound I-90 ramp will experience a lane shift from 3 a.m. to 3 p.m. for paving.
The Kittitas bridge across I-90 will experience one-way flagging on Monday and Tuesday during the day for bridge repair work.
Shoulder and lane closures both directions I-90 for crack sealing work from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. 

Tuesday:  
Westbound I-82 ramp to westbound I-90 will be reduced to one lane from 3 a.m. to 3 p.m. for paving.
Shoulder and lane closures both directions on I-90 for crack sealing between MP 106-121.

Wednesday and Thursday:
Shoulder and lane closures both directions on I-90 for crack sealing work 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. 

Project Description:
This project will replace the pavement on I-90 between US 97 and Stevens Road. It will also rehabilitate bridge decks and repave ramps.



I-90 Columbia River Vantage Bridge Painting (mileposts 137 to 138)

Contact: Dan Lewis, WSDOT Project Engineer, (509) 667-2881
Construction Begins
: Spring 2015
Scheduled Completion: Fall 2016

Current Week Traffic Advisory
Due to heavy summer weekend traffic volumes, eastbound drivers should expect up to 1 hour delays on the afternoon of Friday, July 22. Begin planning now to avoid 2 hour delays on the afternoons of Thursday, July 28 and Friday, July 29. Plan ahead to avoid traveling across the bridge from 11 a.m. to 11 p.m. on those days or take an alternate route.

Eastbound: Drivers can expect delays as traffic merges down to one lane 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. Concrete barrier has been installed to close one of the two eastbound lanes across the bridge until September 2016. Friday afternoons, holidays, and event weekends will experience significant congestion with delays ranging from 20 minutes to 2 hours during peak traffic times. Delays are less than 5 minutes during off-peak times. Loads over 14 feet wide are prohibited through the project area. Drivers may consider taking an alternate route using US-97, I-82 or SR-24.

Westbound: No restrictions. Both westbound lanes are open. 

Project Description:
This project repaints the Vantage Bridge with a new protective coating to restore and prolong the life of the bridge. The bridge was last painted in 1984 and since then the protective coating has deteriorated exposing the steel to rust and corrosion.
 


SR-903 – Inland Telephone – MP 8.10 to MP 10.06 Vicinity – Installing Fiber Optic Line

Contact: Jamil Anabtawi, WSDOT Utilities Engineer (509) 577-1785
Construction Begins: Wednesday, May 18, 2016
Scheduled Completion: July 15, 2016

Restrictions:
Drivers may experience minor delays as utility work beyond the shoulder takes place Monday through Friday. Work will take place during daylight hours as a utility contractor crew installs a buried fiber optic line.

Project Description:
Utility crews are installing a fiber optic telecommunication line along SR-903.


Maintenance/Utility Operations:





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US-12/ Palisades Viewpoint to Wildcat Creek Vic. Emergency Repairs Stage 2
(mileposts 166 to 141)

Contact: Jeff Minnick, WSDOT Project Engineer (509) 577-1844 Construction Began: May 2016
Scheduled Completion: July 2016

Current Week Traffic Advisory:
Eastbound and westbound drivers will encounter alternating one lane traffic through the project in one to two locations, 24 hours per day, 7 days a week. Delays up to 15 minutes are anticipated in both directions.


Restrictions:
Eastbound and westbound drivers will encounter alternating one lane traffic through the project in two to three locations, 24 hours per day, 7 days a week. Delays up to 30 minutes are anticipated.

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 provides for the improvement of US 12 in various locations on White Pass between milepost 141 and 165. This project will restore the roadway that washed out by means of installing a retaining wall, placing select rock embankment, restoring drainage, installing traffic barrier and repaving the asphalt.


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



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Tri-Cities Vicinity Paving & ADA Compliance
US-12, I-182, and US-395

Contact:
Moe Davari, Project Engineer, 509-222-2402

Construction Begins:
May 9, 2016
Scheduled Completion:
Sept. 2016

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

Project Description:
This project provides for the improvement of US-12, I-182, and US-395 by rehabilitating the existing roadway, including asphalt removal, asphalt repair and new asphalt paving. Other work includes bridge approach slab reconstruction, modifying bridge expansion joints and ADA curb ramp replacement.



US 12 – North Clinton / Lower Waitsburg Intersection Safety Improvements

Contact: Paul Gonseth, Project Engineer, 509-577-1630

Construction Begins: June 2016
Scheduled Completion: June 2016

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

Project Description: 
The City of Walla Walla and contractor crews are modifying the intersection to improve safety.


Maintenance/Utility Operations: 
US-12 both directions milepost 357 to milepost 339: Wednesday August 3, between the hours of 6 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. there will be a mobile striping operation.

US-12 both directions milepost 328 to milepost 338: Thursday August 4, between the hours of 6 a.m. and 4:30 p.m. there will be a mobile striping operation.
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US-12/ Palisades Viewpoint to Wildcat Creek Vic. Emergency Repairs Stage 2 (mileposts 166 to 141)

Contact:
Jeff Minnick, WSDOT Project Engineer (509) 577-1844 Construction Began: May 2016
Scheduled Completion:
July 2016

Current Week Traffic Advisory:
Eastbound and westbound drivers will encounter alternating one lane traffic through the project in one to two locations, 24 hours per day, 7 days a week. Delays up to 15 minutes are anticipated in both directions.

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 provides for the improvement of US 12 in various locations on White Pass between milepost 141 and 165. This project will restore the roadway that washed out by means of installing a retaining wall, placing select rock embankment, restoring drainage, installing traffic barrier and repaving the asphalt.


US-12 ET AL - 2016 SCR Region Wide Chip Seal
US-97 MP 33.52 to 35.36 (Vicinity of Klickitat County Line).
SR-22 MP 23.40 to MP 35.73 (Mabton to Prosser).

Contact: Moe Davari, Project Engineer, 509-222-2402
Construction Begins: May 2, 2016
Scheduled Completion: Sept. 2016

Current Week Traffic Advisory: 
US-97 milepost 33 to milepost 36: No significant traffic impacts anticipated.

SR-22 milepost 23 to milepost 35: No significant traffic impacts anticipated.

Project Description:
This contract provides for the improvement of various sections of multiple State Routes by rehabilitating the existing roadway including pavement repair, pre-leveling, crack sealing, planning and paving, chip sealing. Other improvements include guide post installations and pavement markings.


I-82 / Median Cable Barrier and Guardrail Improvements

Contact:
Jeff Minnick, WSDOT Project Engineer (509) 577-1844 Construction Began: May 2016
Scheduled Completion: September 2016

Current Week Traffic Advisory: 
Nighttime: 

I-82 milepost 31 to 34 (Yakima Vicinity, from US-12 Interchange to Nob Hill Interchange): Monday night through Friday morning, traffic in both directions will be reduced to one lane at night. Minimal delays are anticipated. 
 
Project Description:
This project provides for the improvement of beam guardrail and high tension cable barrier in the South Central Region at various sections on I-90, I-82, US 12, SR 240 and I-182.


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



Old Naches Highway Vic to I-82 and SR 823 / Yakima to Selah – Paving
Contact :
Scott Golbek, WSDOT Project Engineer (509) 577-1810

Construction Begins: July 2016
Scheduled Completion: Fall 2016


Current Week Traffic Advisory:
US 12:
Nighttime should closures Wednesday, July 27, 2016 through Friday, July 29. Minor delays should be anticipated.

SR 823:


Project Description:
This project provides for the improvement of 4.99 miles of US 12 from milepost 197.76 to 202.75 and on SR 823 from milepost 0.00 to 0.67. Work will consist of milling the existing asphalt pavement, bridge repair, paving and other minor work.


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