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Union Gap, WA 98903
(509) 577-1600

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South Central Region Construction Updates for the week of

 August 29 to September 7, 2014

 



Kittitas CountyYakima CountyBenton CountyAsotin CountyFranklin CountyWalla Walla CountyColumbia CountyGarfield CountyLewis CountyCounty 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. 

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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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

I-90 / Snoqualmie Pass Vic. – PCCP Rehab EB / Storm water Retrofit / Delineation

Contact:
Scott Golbek, Project Engineer, 509-577-1810 
Construction Begins: Spring 2014
Scheduled Completion: Fall 2014

Current Week Traffic Advisory: I-90 milepost 47 to 55.2

Eastbound: Lane closures Tuesday night through Friday morning from 10 p.m. to 9 a.m. Be alert for other traffic revisions and lane shifts. Daytime single lane closures Tuesday through Friday.

Interchange Ramp Closures: Exit 53 will have temporary off and on ramp closures on September 2, from 10 p.m. until 9 a.m. the following morning. Alternate interchanges will be available for use.

Exit 52 and 54 will have temporary off and on ramp closures on September 5, from 10 p.m. until 9 a.m. the following morning. Alternate interchanges will be available for use.

Westbound: Lane closures Tuesday night through Friday morning from 10 p.m. to 9 a.m. Be alert for other traffic revisions and lane shifts. Daytime single lane closures Tuesday through Friday.

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 I-90 at the summit of Snoqualmie Pass from milepost 47 to 55.15 in King and Kittitas Counties. Work will consist of rehabilitation of the existing concrete pavement by replacing selected concrete panels, insertion of steel dowel bars in the pavement joints and diamond grinding of the surface. A pilot program will test LED lane and edge line markers. Other work will consist of standard striping of the highway, and drainage and paving work at the Hyak maintenance facility.


Maintenance/Utility Operations:
I-90 westbound milepost 48: Tuesday, September 2, 7 a.m. to 4 p.m., the right lane will be closed on the Denny Creek Bridge for deck repair.

I-90 westbound milepost 48: Wednesday, September 3, 7 a.m. to 4 p.m., the two left lanes will be closed on the Denny Creek Bridge for deck repair. 

I-90 westbound milepost 48: Thursday, September 4, 7 a.m. to 4 p.m., the right lane will be closed on the Denny Creek Bridge for deck repair.


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Kittitas County

I-90 / Snoqualmie Pass Vic. – PCCP Rehab EB / Storm water Retrofit / Delineation

Contact: 
Scott Golbek, Project Engineer, 509-577-1810 
Construction Begins: Spring 2014
Scheduled Completion: Fall 2014

Current Week Traffic Advisory: I-90 milepost 47 to 55.2 

Eastbound:
Lane closures Tuesday night through Friday morning from 10 p.m. to 9 a.m. Be alert for other traffic revisions and lane shifts. Daytime single lane closures Tuesday through Friday.

Interchange Ramp Closures: Exit 53 will have temporary off and on ramp closures on September 2, from 10 p.m. until 9 a.m. the following morning. Alternate interchanges will be available for use.

Exit 52 and 54 will have temporary off and on ramp closures on September 5, from 10 p.m. until 9 a.m. the following morning. Alternate interchanges will be available for use.

Westbound: Lane closures Tuesday night through Friday morning from 10 p.m. to 9 a.m. Be alert for other traffic revisions and lane shifts. Daytime single lane closures Tuesday through Friday.

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 I-90 at the summit of Snoqualmie Pass from milepost 47.00 to 55.15 in King and Kittitas Counties. Work will consist of rehabilitation of the existing concrete pavement by replacing selected concrete panels, insertion of steel dowel bars in the pavement joints and diamond grinding of the surface. A pilot program will test LED lane and edge line markers. Other work will consist standard striping of the highway and drainage and paving work at the Hyak maintenance facility.



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

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

Rock blasting related closures:
• Tuesday, September 2 from 7 p.m. to 8 p.m.
• Wednesday, September 3 from 7 p.m. to 8 p.m.
• Thursday, September 4 from 7 p.m. to 8 p.m.

During rock blasting-related closures, crews will close I-90 in both directions from Gold Creek (milepost 56) to Price Creek (milepost 61). During blast closures, there are no services eastbound past milepost 53 at the summit or westbound past milepost 70 near Easton. This work is weather dependent and will be subject to change.

Due to the nature of blasting operations this season, closures may last longer than an hour. This web page will be updated with extended closure information to help drivers plan their trips across Snoqualmie Pass.

Daytime Restrictions: Drivers should prepare for occasional rolling slowdowns both directions, Wednesday through Friday, September 3 through September 5, during daytime hours.

Nighttime Restrictions: Traffic will be reduced to one lane in both directions, Tuesday through Friday, September 2 through September 5, during nighttime hours.

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 / MP 61 (Price Creek) to MP 65 – Paving

Contact:
Scott Golbek, Project Engineer, 509-577-1810
Construction Begins:
Spring 2014
Scheduled Completion: Fall 2014

Current Week Traffic Advisory: 

Eastbound:
Nightly single lane closures can be expected Tuesday through Thursday, from 10 p.m. until 9 a.m. the following morning.

Westbound: Nightly single lane closures can be expected Tuesday through Thursday, from 10 p.m. until 9 a.m. the following morning. 

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 3.54 miles of I-90 in Kittitas County from milepost 62 to 65.54. Work will include removing the existing asphalt surface and repaving. Other work will consist of striping, guardrail and other safety items.



I-90 / MP 65 to MP 67 (Easton Hill) Eastbound & Westbound – Paving

Contact: 
Contact: Scott Golbek, Project Engineer, 509-577-1810
Construction Begins: Summer 2013
Scheduled Completion:  Summer 2014 

Current Week Traffic Advisory: Drivers can expect single lane closures in the east and westbound directions Tuesday through Thursday from 10 p.m. until 9 a.m. the following morning. Drivers can also expect intermittent single lane closures in the westbound direction Thursday during daylight hours.  

Project Description:
This project will pave both directions of I-90 from milepost 65.5 to 67.3. 



Maintenance/Utility Operations:
I-90 eastbound milepost 67.7 to 69.5: Tuesday, September 2 through Thursday, September 4, 6 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., the right lane will be closed for concrete repair.

SR 10 mileposts 93 to 97: Tuesday, September 2, 6:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.. expect one lane flagger controlled traffic for ditching operations.

I-90 westbound Exit 70 Sparks Interchange: Wednesday, September, 3 from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. the on and off ramps will be closed for pavement repair. Exit 71 can be used as an alternate route.
 
I-90 westbound milepost 126 to 128: Wednesday, September 3, 6:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m., the right lane will be closed for asphalt repairs

I-90 westbound milepost 132 to 133: Wednesday, September 3, 6:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m., the right lane will be closed for asphalt repair.

SR 10 mileposts 90 to 93: Thursday, September 4, 6:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. expect one lane flagger controlled traffic for ditching operations.




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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:
SR 124 and SR 125 both directions milepost 14 to 23: Tuesday, September 2 to Thursday, September 4, 7 a.m. to 3 p.m., expect one lane traffic for pavement repair work.


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SR 410 Chinook Pass Rock Scaling, east of the summit
Milepost 69 to Milepost 71

Contact: Moe Davari, WSDOT Project Engineer (509) 222-2402
Construction Begins: July 21, 2014
Scheduled Completion: Early September, 2014

Current Week Traffic Advisory:
SR 410 mileposts 69 to 71, east of Chinook Pass summit: Tuesday, September 2 through Thursday, September 4, 6:30 a.m. to 5 p.m., motorists can expect 30 minute delays.

No work is scheduled Friday through Monday. Motorist can access US 12 and SR 123 as alternate routes.

Project Description: This project provides for the removal of lose and unstable rock and other debris located on slopes adjacent to SR 410. 



Mabton-Sunnyside Bridge – Emergent Need Repair
SR 241 – Milepost 1.34 to Milepost 1.44
Contact: Moe Davari, Project Engineer, 509-222-2402
Construction Begins: August 12, 2014
Scheduled Completion: Last week in August 

Current Week Traffic Advisory: State Route 241 over the Mabton-Sunnyside Bridge is open. Legal axle weights only. Legal axle weights only. Truck- 14 tons; Truck/Semi Trailer- 18 tons; Truck/Trailer - 22 tons.  

Project Description: This project provides for structural repairs to Bridge No. 241/5 located on SR 241 between Mabton and Sunnyside. 


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



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