Project Info

US 101 - Purdy Canyon Vicinity Slope Stabilization - Complete March 2015

This project stabilized a chronically unstable slope adjacent to US 101 in the Purdy Canyon area located in Mason County. To stabilize the slope, WSDOT removed 76,000 cubic yards, or about 7,600 dump trucks, of dirt and material and reshaped the slope.

How you benefit

Improves safety
This project reduced slides and emergency closures of US 101 in the Purdy Canyon Vicinity.

Economic incentive
This project reduces maintenance costs associated with cleaning up fallen rocks and repairing the roadway.

Contact us
WSDOT Tumwater Project Office

Claudia Bingham Baker
WSDOT communications