Clallam, Jefferson & Grays Harbor construction and travel updates

 

The following activities are scheduled for Friday, Oct. 19 through Friday, Oct. 26.

  

Clallam County

View Clallam County construction map (pdf 306 kb)
 

Construction

US 101 - Elwha River Bridge
Highway:
US 101 Region: Olympic County: Clallam Location: Milepost(s) 238.7 to 239.5
Contact: Chris Bruning, 360-565-0623
Description: No scheduled activities at this time.

For more information about upcoming construction and the status of the project, please visit elwhariverbridge.com or call WSDOT's toll free information hotline: 1-888-633-4005 (this phone does not accept messages).

Lake Crescent Highway Rehab Project
Highway:
US 101 Region: Olympic County: Clallam
Contact: Olympic National Park; Penny Wagner, 360-565-3005
Description: The National Park Service & Federal Highway Administration will rehabilitate 12 miles of Highway 101 around Lake Crescent and 4 miles of East Beach Road to address safety and long‐term maintenance issues.
Work schedule: Crews working for Olympic National Park are conducting erosion control, milling and paving.

Now through Mid November 2018

  • Limited 4-hour delays (9am-1pm Mondays through Thursdays only) and 6-hour overnight delays (10pm-4am Mondays through Wednesdays only) may be scheduled and will be announced in advance. Check Olympic National Park's webpage for updates

Mid November 2018—Mid March 2019

  • No construction. Temporary traffic signals removed.

March 15-31, 2019

  • Expect half-hour delays during weekday work hours, with short delays after-hours to accommodate alternating single lane traffic.
  • Limited 4-hour delays (9am-1pm Mondays through Thursdays only) and 6-hour overnight delays (10pm-4am Mondays through Wednesdays only) may be scheduled and will be announced in advance.

SR 112 - Olsen Creek in Vicinity of Vista Drive - Remove Fish Barrier
Highway:
SR 112 Region: Olympic County: Clallam Location: Milepost(s) 7.2 to 7.4
Contact: Jerry Moore, 360-565-0622
Description: Crews removed two 6-foot diameter concrete pipes running under SR 112 near Olsen Creek and replaced them with a new fish passable structure/concrete girder bridge. Project web page.
Work Schedule: Work is now substantially complete and two-way traffic has been restored.

Maintenance

Highway: US 101 Region: Olympic County: Clallam Location: Milepost(s) 271
Contact: Steve Russell, 360-565-0680
Description: Drivers will encounter brief, intermittent total highway closures of US 101 near Sophus Road south of Sequim for bridge girder deliveries. Crews are placing five, 150-foot concrete girders into a designated construction zone. Drivers may experience delays of up to 10 minutes each time.
Work Schedule: 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Monday, Oct. 22.

 

 

Grays Harbor County

View Grays Harbor County construction map (pdf 220 kb)
 

Construction

SR 8 - Middle and East Forks Wildcat Creek - Remove Fish Barriers
Highway: SR 8 Region: Olympic County: Grays Harbor Location: Milepost(s) 4.3 to 7.5
Contact: John Romero, 360-538-8500
Description: The eastbound lanes have been reconfigured to accommodate both directions of traffic as crews replace outdated culverts under SR 8 to improve fish passage for Middle and East Fork Wildcat Creek.
Work Schedule: Crews are nearing the final phase of the project and are months ahead of schedule. 

The traffic shift will involve removing the temporary crossover that reduced traffic to a single lane in each direction while the four bridges were built. Once the shift is complete, traffic will follow the original lane designations. Eastbound traffic will remain in its current configuration and one lane of westbound traffic will be shifted back onto the westbound roadway. Weather permitting, crews anticipate demobilizing and restoring two lanes flowing in each direction and reopening the intersection of SR 8/108 concurrently by the end of October 2018.

Remaining work includes: installing cable barrier, planting vegetation, removing temporary illumination poles and completing final pavement markings. 

US 12 - Unnamed Tributary to Wynoochee River - Remove Fish Barrier
Highway:
US 12 Region: Olympic County: Grays Harbor Location: Milepost(s) 8.8 to 9.3
Contact: John Romero, 360-538-8500
Description: Crews will replace a culvert under US 12 and install a 220-foot long concrete box that will open up potential habitat for approximately two miles just west of Devonshire Road near Montesano. WSDOT blog post.
Work Schedule: 

  • Weather permitting, contactor crews for WSDOT will install final striping to the roadway and restore two lanes in each direction and 60 mph speed limit by 6 p.m. Friday, Oct. 19. Additional lane closures will continue as needed through November 2018 until the project is substantially complete.

US 12/Clemons Road - Intersection Improvements
Highway: US 12 Region: Olympic County: Grays Harbor Location: Milepost(s) 7.4 to 8
Contact: Rognlins Inc., 360-532-5220
Description: A private developer working for Waste Connections, Inc. transfer station in Montesano added a signal to the intersection of US 12 and Clemons Road. The new traffic signal went into service at 9 a.m. Tuesday, Oct. 16. 

Funding for design, construction, as well as WSDOT permitting and oversight was paid for by Waste Connections, Inc. Additional inquiries should be directed to Wes Gavett from Waste Connections, Inc. at 360-695-4858
Work Schedule: All work is now complete.

Maintenance

Highway: SR 109 Region: Olympic County: Grays Harbor Location: Milepost(s) 27.1 to 27.4
Contact: Brent Schiller, 360-538-8532
Description: One-way alternating traffic with flaggers for shoulder repairs.  
Work Schedule: 7:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. Monday, Oct. 22.

Highway: SR 109 Region: Olympic County: Grays Harbor Location: Milepost(s) 3.5 to 4.4
Contact: Brent Schiller, 360-538-8532
Description: One-way alternating traffic with flaggers and a pilot car for vegetation management.

Work Schedule: 7:30 a.m. to 4: p.m. Thursday, Oct. 25.

Highway: SR 109s Region: Olympic County: Grays Harbor Location: Milepost(s) entire highway 
Contact: Brent Schiller, 360-538-8532
Description: Total highway closure of SR 109 Spur in Hoquiam for maintenance work and to allow crews to prepare for the winter storm seaon. Drivers will detour via US 101 and SR 109.
Work Schedule: 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. on both Tuesday and Wednesday, Oct. 30-31.

 

 

Jefferson County

View Jefferson County summer construction map (pdf 306 kb)

Construction

SR 104 – Hood Canal Bridge – Special Repair
Highway:
SR 104 Region: Olympic County: Jefferson Location: Milepost(s) 13.9 to 15.4
Contact: Michele Britton, 360-874-3000
Description: Crews are replacing mechanics that operate the Hood Canal Bridge draw span.
Project web page
Work Schedule: Previously scheduled, intermittent closurse of the SR 104 Hood Canal Bridge are now complete. Previously announced Friday, Oct. 19 closures of the bridge between 10 p.m. and 4 a.m. have been cancelled. WSDOT will announce any future construction as they come about. 

Drivers are strongly advised to sign up to receive automated messages for the latest information about Hood Canal Bridge construction.

Maintenance

Highway: SR 19 Region: Olympic County: Jefferson Location: Milepost(s) 5.4
Contact: David Evans, 360-570-2601
Description: Shoulder closure as utility crews for Jefferson County install an underground conductor  along SR 19.
Work Schedule: 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 24. 

Highway: US 101 Region: Olympic County: Jefferson Location: Milepost(s) 306-310; 312-315
Contact: David Maher, 360-570-6745
Description: One-way alternating traffic with flaggers as utility crews for Kemp West perform hazard tree removal. 
Work Schedule: 7:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Monday, Oct. 22 - Tuesday, Nov. 20.

Highway: SR 116 Region: Olympic County: Jefferson Location: Milepost(s) 8.33 to 8.35
Contact: David Evans, 360-570-6746
Description: Single lane closure as utility crew for Jefferson County pull primary wire through an existing conduit.
Work Schedule: 7 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 24.