US 101 - Old Gardiner Rd to N of W Uncas Rd – Paving & Bridge Deck Repair

Project news

  • Travelers can expect overnight, single lane closures each weekday through late summer until work is complete. During the overnight closures, drivers will follow a pilot car through the work zone.
  • During the week of May 28, contractor crews will focus on final striping and rumble strip installation while pavement cures. 
  • Late night ferry riders or those traveling across the State Route 104 Hood Canal Bridge should plan extra time to reach their destinations.
  • Travelers are encouraged to sign up for email alerts.

Overview

Crews will repave 8-miles of US 101 east of the Clallam-Jefferson County line near Port Discovery to the US 101/SR 104 interchange. Repaving the highway surface helps reduce potholes and wheel ruts, making for a smoother, safer ride for travelers.

In addition to repaving the highway, WSDOT will make bridge deck repairs to Salmon Creek Bridge and Snow Creek Bridge. This will reduce the need for emergency repairs and overall maintenance costs.

To minimize the impact to traffic, most of the work will take place during overnight hours each Monday through Friday. Travelers will encounter one-way alternating traffic controlled by a pilot car through the work zone. Work will occur beginning at 8 p.m. each Monday through Friday evening to 9 a.m. the following day.

Needs & Benefits

Improves safety
Repaving the highway surface removes cracks, potholes and wheel ruts, creating a safer and smoother ride for drivers.

Economic incentive
The new pavement will reduce the need for maintenance and emergency road repairs, saving money long term.

Timeline

  • Dec. 17, 2018: Contract advertised for competitive bids.
  • Jan. 28, 2019: Contract awarded to Lakeside Industries, Inc.
  • April 22, 2019: Construction begins.
  • Late summer 2019: Construction complete.

Funding

Funding

Financial Data for PIN 310103C, 310153G
Funding Source Amount ($ in thousands)
2003 Gas Tax (Nickel Funding) $0
2005 Gas Tax (TPA) $270
Pre-Existing Funds (PEF) $1,839
CWA $0
Total $2,109

Contact

Chris Bruning, WSDOT Project Engineer
360-565-0623

Tina Werner, WSDOT Communications 
360-704-3270

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