Project Info

US 12 - W of Porter - Emergency Slope Stabilization - Complete September 2016

Overview
This project assessed the stability of the hillside adjacent to US 12 at milepost 27 and designed a long-term fix for the hillside which reduced the potential for slide-related closures at this location.

 

How you benefit

Improves safety
Reduces the potential for slide-related closures at this location.

Economic incentive
Reduces maintenance costs associated with cleaning slide debris off the road every year.

 

Funding
Pre-Existing Funds (PEF):  $516,000
Total:  $516,000

 

Contact us
Claudia Bingham Baker
Communications Manager
WSDOT Olympic Region
(360) 357-2789

US 12 W of Porter Emergency Slope Repair small map
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US 12 near Porter shortly after slide in January.
US 12 at milepost 27 on January 27, 2016 following heavy rains.

US 12 slide near Porter Creek Road.
Crews will reduce the potential for reoccurring slides by removing debris and installing cable netting on the slope.