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North Central Region Weekly Travel Advisory

For June 18-22
Updated:  6/15

Contact: Jeff Adamson  Communications (509) 667-2815 (Wenatchee)  

Events:

Projects - by highway:  

US 2 W. of Stevens Pass traffic camera installation

County: King Hwy.: US 2 Region: North Central
Locations: MP 62.0 W. of Old Faithful
Description: Neppel Electric crew will install wiring through a directional bored conduit under the pavement for a new traffic camera.
Work Schedule: Monday through Thursday 7 a.m. to 5:30 p.m., expect only the Westbound shoulder to be closed where a crew is pouring the camera pole foundation and installing the pole. Two way traffic will be maintained at all times.
Contact: WSDOT Special Projects Office 509.667.3067

(New) (US 2) Strategic Pavement Preservation 2018 - Contract #9188
County: Chelan Hwy.: US 2 Region: North Central
Location: Leavenworth, MP 104.72 to MP 104.84 Junction of US 2 and US 97 (Don Senn Memorial Interchange)
Description: In this $1.4M project, Central Washington Asphalt is performing work on four highways in North Central Region including crack seal, chip seal, asphalt paving, striping, and other misc. work. Work started on 4/9/18 and should be complete by the end of June.
Work schedule: Wednesday and Thursday 6 a.m. to 7 p.m., expect alternating single-lane flagger/pilot car controlled traffic and lane shifts with up to 20 minute delays for paving
Contact: Asst. Project Engineer Lisa Popoff 509.667.2882

(New) (US 97) NCR 17-19 Weathering Guardrail Rehabilitation- Contract #9246
Counties: Chelan/Kittitas, Highway: US 97, Region: North Central
Location: MP 161.82 to MP 176.0 Swauk campground to Ruby Ck. Rd.
Description: In this $980K project, Coral Construction crews are replacing deteriorating guardrail in a 14 mile section over the summit of Blewett Pass. Work began June 18 and should be complete by Labor Day.
Work Schedule: Monday through Thursday 6 a.m. to 6 p.m., expect up to 15 minute delays with alternating single lane flagger controlled traffic through the two lane sections starting on the north (Ruby Creek) end.
Contact: David Kieninger, Project Engineer (509) 667-2861

US 2/97 E. Odabashian light pole removal
County: Douglas Hwy.: US 2/97  Region: North Central
Locations:MP 120.6-7 Cascade Ave to SR 28B/Eastmont Ave. intersection.
Description: Light pole on the south shoulder is being removed. Daytime work will relocate the electrical connections and repair pavement.
Work Schedule: Monday NIGHT from 8 p.m. to Tuesday at 1 a.m., expect the right westbound lane from Cascade up to the intersection to be closed for paving.
Monday - Wednesday DAYS 7 a.m. to 5:30 p.m., expect only shoulder closure for wiring, pavement markings and guardrail installation.
Contact: WSDOT Special Projects Office 509.667.3067

(US 97) Strategic Pavement Preservation 2018 - Contract #9188
County: Douglas Hwy.: US 97 Region: North Central
Location: MP 213.45 to MP 226.26 North of Orondo
Description: In this $1.4M project, Central Washington Asphalt is performing work on four highways in North Central Region including crack seal, chip seal, asphalt paving, striping, and other misc. work. Work started on 4/9/18 and should be complete by the end of June.
Work Schedule: Monday ONLY 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. expect alternating one-lane flagger/pilot car controlled traffic with up to 20 minute delays for chip sealing. *Speed reduced to 35 MPH for 24 hrs.
Contact: Asst. Project Engineer Lisa Popoff 509.667.2882


(New) US 97A Entiat Bridge Expansion Joint Repairs
County: Chelan Hwy.:US 97A Region: North Central
Location: MP 214 Entiat River Bridge #97/355 Alt. 
Description: Expansion Joint Repairs and Bridge Drain Cleaning
Work schedule: Monday ONLY 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. expect up to 10 minute delays with alternating single lane flagger controlled traffic.
Contact: WSDOT Bridge Office 509.667.3072


(New) US 97 Bray's Landing Rd. Intersection Improvements - Contract #9261
County: Douglas Hwy.: US 97 Region: North Central
Location: MP 223.92 to MP 224.28 Between Orondo and Chelan
Description: In this project, Hurst Construction LLC is constructing a southbound left turn lane onto Bray's Landing Rd. by installing crushed surfacing base course, asphalt paving, striping, and other misc. work. Work started on 6/18/18 and should be complete by the middle of July.
Work Schedule: Monday - Thursday 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. expect alternating single-lane flagger controlled traffic with up to 20 minute delays for sawcutting, excavation & embankment, and placing surfacing material. 
Contact: Asst. Project Engineer Lisa Popoff 509.667.2882

(New) US 97A Chelan Pavement core samples
County: Chelan Hwy.: US 97A Region: North Central
Location: MP 232.08 to 236.27 Lakeside to Walmart 
Description: Drilling pavement core samples in preparation for the scheduled repaving in 2020.
Work schedule: Wednesday & Thursday 7 a.m. to 3 p.m. expect up to a 10 minute delay with alternating single lane flagger controlled traffic where they're working. 
Contact: WSDOT Materials Lab  509.667.3034


(SR 17) NCR Pavement Rehab 2018- Contract #9181
Counties: Grant/Douglas, Highway: SR 17 Region: North Central
Locations: MP 67.75 -96.50 Ephrata to Coulee City and MP 66.6 Rocky Ford Creek Bridge and MP 56.84-119.67 Grant County Airport to Jct. w/SR 174 (Leahy Jct.)
Description: In this $6.9M project, Central Washington Asphalt is performing work on six highways in North Central Region including crack seal, chip seal, asphalt paving, rumble strips, striping, bridge deck work (Rocky Ford Creek) and some guardrail and sidewalk. Work began March 12 and should be complete by the end of July. 
Work Schedule: 6 a.m. to 7 p.m.
SR 17 MP 56.8 to 58.9 - Airway Drive to Randolph Road in Moses Lake.
Monday Only. Expect less than 20 minute delays for alternating one-lane flagger/pilot car controlled traffic, and intersection traffic control for chip seal operations.

SR 17 MP 67.8 to 96.6 - Junction of SR 282 east of Ephrata to the junction of SR 17 and US 2 near Coulee City.
Monday - Thursday. Expect less than 20 minute delays for alternating one-lane flagger/pilot car controlled traffic, intersection flagging, and shoulder closures for chip seal, pavement markings, and guidepost installation.

SR 17 MP 98.3 to 119.7 - Junction of US 2 to SR 174-Leahy Junction.
Monday - Thursday. Expect 20 minute delays with alternating one-lane flagger/pilot car controlled traffic, intersection flagging, and shoulder closures for asphalt fog sealing, pavement markings, and guidepost installation.
Contact: Sterling Knipfer, Assistant Project Engineer (509) 667-2862

(Resumed) (SR 28) Strategic Pavement Preservation 2018 - Contract #9188
County: Douglas Hwy.: SR 28 Region: North Central
Location: MP 1.1 to 10.2 East Wenatchee to Rock Island
Description: In this $1.4M project, Central Washington Asphalt is performing work on four highways in North Central Region including crack seal, chip seal, asphalt paving, striping, and other misc. work. Work started on 4/9/18 and should be complete by the end of June.
Work schedule: Tuesday-Thursday 8 a.m. to 6 p.m., expect alternating one-lane flagger/pilot car controlled traffic with up to 20 minute delays for chip sealing.
Contact: Asst. Project Engineer Lisa Popoff 509.667.2882


(Resumed) (SR 155) Strategic Pavement Preservation 2018 - Contract #9188
County: Okanogan Hwy.: SR 155 Region: North Central
Location: MP 30.76 to MP 44.33, Coulee Dam to Nespelem
Description: In this $1.4M project, Central Washington Asphalt is performing work on four highways in North Central Region including crack seal, chip seal, asphalt paving, striping, and other misc. work. Work started on 4/9/18 and should be complete by the end of June.
Work Schedule: Tuesday Only 6 a.m. to 7 p.m. expect alternating single-lane flagger/pilot car controlled traffic with up to 20 minute delays for paving. 
Contact: Asst. Project Engineer Lisa Popoff 509.667.2882


(New) SR 155 Nespelem to Omak Grinding/Paving
County: Okanogan Hwy.: SR 155 Region: North Central
Location: MP 48-75
Description: Milling old pavement to replace with new asphalt.
Work schedule: Monday through Thursday 6 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. expect up to 20 minute delays with single lane flagger controlled traffic.
Contact: WSDOT Maintenance 509.826.7364

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