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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 Updates for the week of

 Oct. 17 - Oct. 26, 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:  
US 12, milepost 377 to milepost 380: Monday, Oct. 20 to Thursday, Oct. 23 between the hours of 7 a.m. and 3 p.m., motorists will experience one lane flagged traffic as a WSDOT crew works in the area to repair shoulder washouts.


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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 Monday night through Sunday morning from 10 p.m. to 9 a.m. Daytime lane closures Monday through Saturday. Be alert for other traffic revisions and lane shifts. There may be intermittent short term ramp closures, alternate interchanges are available to access the Snoqualmie Pass area. 

Westbound: Lane closures Monday night through Sunday morning from 10 p.m. to 9 a.m. Daytime lane closures Monday through Saturday. Be alert for other traffic revisions and lane shifts. There may be intermittent short term ramp closures, alternate interchanges are available to access the Snoqualmie Pass area.

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:
No significant traffic impacts anticipated this week.


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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 Monday night through Sunday morning from 10 p.m. to 9 a.m. Daytime lane closures Monday through Saturday. Be alert for other traffic revisions and lane shifts. There may be intermittent short term ramp closures, alternate interchanges are available to access the Snoqualmie Pass area.

Westbound:
Lane closures Monday night through Sunday morning from 10 p.m. to 9 a.m. Daytime lane closures Monday through Saturday. Be alert for other traffic revisions and lane shifts. There may be intermittent short term ramp closures, alternate interchanges are available to access the Snoqualmie Pass area. 

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: Sept. 2011
Scheduled Completion: Fall 2019 

Rock blasting related closures:
• Monday, Oct. 20 from 5:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m.
• Tuesday, Oct. 21 from 5:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m.
• Wednesday, Oct. 22 from 5:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m.
• Thursday, Oct. 23 from 5:30 p.m. to 6:30 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 location and 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.

Restrictions: Drivers should prepare for potential delays due to single-lane closures through Saturday morning, Oct. 18 and single-lane closures Monday through Friday nights, Oct. 20 through Oct. 24, in both directions. Additionally, drivers should be prepared for a daytime eastbound single-lane closure on Monday, Oct. 20. Occasional rolling slowdowns both directions, may be encountered Friday, Oct. 17 and Monday, Oct. 20 through Friday, Oct. 24, during daytime 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.


Maintenance/Utility Operations:
I-90 milepost 122 to 115 westbound: Monday, Oct. 20, Wednesday, Oct. 22 and Thursday, Oct. 23, between 8 a.m. to 4 p.m., the right lane will be closed for pavement repair work.

I-90 milepost 102 both west and eastbound: Tuesday, Oct. 21, between 8 a.m. to 4 p.m., the left lane will be closed for bridge inspection work.
 


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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:
No significant traffic impacts anticipated this week.


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Maintenance/Utility Operations:
US 12 milepost 165 Wildcat Bridge: Monday, Oct. 27 through Thursday, Oct. 30, between 8 a.m. and 3:30 p.m., motorists will experience short delays due to one lane flagged traffic control for road shoulder work. 


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