South Central region construction and travel advisory

May 22 to 31, 2020

 

Asotin County

Maintenance/Utility Operations:

SR 128 & SR 193 – CenturyLink - Utility Work

Highway: SR 128 / SR 193 Region: South Central County: Asotin/Whitman Location: SR 128 milepost 0 to 1 and SR 193 milepost 0.51 to 1
Contact: Jamil Anabtawi, WSDOT Utility Engineer, 509-577-1785
Project Description: CenturyLink will be performing utility work near the SR 128/SR 193 Intersection and the Red Wolf Bridge between milepost 0 and 1 and SR 193 from the intersection with SR 128.  

Current Week Traffic Advisory:
No significant traffic impacts anticipated this week.

 

Benton County

US 395 Pioneer Memorial Bridge – Bridge Painting Stage 1
Project # 9366

Highway: US 395 Region: South Central County: Benton & Franklin Location: milepost 18 to milepost 19
Contact: Alex Sanguino, Project Engineer, 509-222-2403
Project Description: This project provides for the improvement of US 395 MP 18.75 to MP 19 in Benton and Franklin Counties, by cleaning and painting the metal surfaces of the bridge and other work.
This project is due to be completed by Fall 2020

Current Week Traffic Advisory: 
Work activities are taking place under the bridge and will not affect traffic flow.  

I-82/SR 397 Interchange EB – Emergency Bridge Repair
Project # 9513

Highway: I-82 Region: South Central County: Benton Location: I-82 MP 114
Contact: Alex Sanguino, Project Engineer, 509-222-2403
Project Description: This project provides for the improvement Bridge 82/268 on I-82 from MP 114.39 to 114.41 in Benton County. This work shall include but is not limited to providing temporary traffic control and temporary detour as needed, installing concrete barrier, and an impact attenuator, installing delineation, removing one damaged girder, a portion of the concrete bridge deck and the concrete traffic barrier over that girder and other work.
This project is due to be completed by Fall 2020

Current Week Traffic Advisory:
This project on hold.
No significant traffic impacts anticipated this week.


Maintenance/Utility Operations:

SR 224 MP 5 (east of Keene Rd.) - City of West Richland – Paradise Way intersection and Utility extension
Contact:
Drew Woodruff, City of West Richland (509) 967-5434
Project Description: This is a developer project within the City of West Richland. Work includes widening the highway and constructing a new at-grade intersection along SR 224 with right- and left-turn channelization, illumination, sidewalk, and new utility installations.

Current Week Traffic Advisory:
Drivers can expect shoulder and single lanes closures with flaggers Tuesday through Friday during daylight hours as crews work to widen the highway.

 

Columbia County

Maintenance/Utility Operations:
No significant traffic impacts anticipated this week.

 

Franklin County

US 395 Safety Corridor Improvements & E Elm Rd to SR 17 SB  Paving
Project # 9451
Highway:
US 395 Region: South Central County: Franklin Location: US 395 milepost 24.64 to milepost 46.10
Contact: Alex Sanguino, Project Engineer, 509-222-2403
Project Description: This projects provides for the improvement of US 395 in Franklin County from MP 24.64 to MP 46.10 by rehabilitating the existing roadway, including crack sealing, planing, paving, illumination, ITS, furnishing and installing one cantilever sign structure, permanent signing, constructing acceleration and deceleration lanes, recessed pavement markers, rumble strips, roadway delineation, traffic control.
This project is due to be completed by Late July 2020.

Current Week Traffic Advisory:
Approximately six miles north of Pasco:

US 395 NB & SB Milepost 26 to 28, Vineyard Dr:
Right lane closure and speed reduction will remain in place 24 hours a day, seven days a week for paving activities.

US 395 NB and SB Milepost 25 to 26, Foster Wells Rd:
Right lane closure and speed reduction will be in place 24 hours a day, seven days a week for roadway and miscellaneous work activities. 

US 395 NB Milepost 28 to 31, Phend Rd to Crest Loch Rd both:
Tuesday May 26 and Wednesday May 27 from 7 a.m. to 5 p,m, there will be a left lane closure.

US 395 SB Milepost 29 to 30, Selph Landing Rd:
Tuesday May 26 and Wednesday May 27 from 7 a.m. to 5 p,m, there will be a left lane closure.

US 395 Milepost 31 to 33, Sagemoor Road: 
No significant traffic impacts anticipated this week.

US 395 Milepost 35 to 37, Eltopia Intersection: 
No significant traffic impacts anticipated this week. 

US 395 Milepost 36 near Elm Road to Milepost 45 near the SR 17: 
No significant traffic impacts anticipated this week.

US 395 / SR 17 Junction Southbound to Eltopia: 
No significant traffic impacts anticipated this week. 

 

US 395 Pioneer Memorial Bridge – Bridge Painting Stage 1
Project # 9366


Highway: US 395 Region: South Central County: Benton & Franklin Location:  milepost 18 to milepost 19 
Contact: Alex Sanguino, Project Engineer, 509-222-2403
Project Description: This project provides for the improvement of US 395 milepost 18 to milepost 19 in Benton and Franklin Counties, by cleaning and painting the metal surfaces of the bridge and other work.
This project is due to be completed by Fall 2020

Current Week Traffic Advisory:
Work activities are taking place under the bridge and will not affect traffic flow.

Maintenance/Utility Operations:
No significant traffic impacts anticipated this week.

 

Garfield County

Maintenance/Utility Operations:
No significant traffic impacts anticipated this week. 

 

King County

I-90 MP 33 to 52 468th Ave SE to W Summit RD - Westbound Rehab Concrete 
Project # 9319

Highway:
I-90 Region: South Central County: King Location: I-90 milepost 33 to milepost 52
Contact: Scott Golbek, WSDOT Project Engineer, 509-577-1810
Project description: This project is two seasons and will rehabilitate concrete panels and shoulders along this section of I-90. This project is to be completed sometime in late fall of 2020.

Bicycle detour is in affect for this project.  Detour starts at MP 54 WB Exit (SR 906/Hyak Interchange).  Detour maps can be found on a post just after turning left at the end of the exit ramp.

Current Week Traffic Advisory:
I-90 milepost 33 to milepost 52 westbound:

Drivers can expect night time intermittent lane closures between milepost 34 near North Bend to milepost 52 near Snoqualmie Pass. Night time work may reduce traffic to one lane. Drivers should plan for added travel time through this area.


I-90 - 468th Ave SE to W Summit Rd Concrete, Deck & Culvert Rehab Eastbound 
Project # 9036


Highway: I-90 Region: South Central County: King Location: I- 90 milepost 34 to milepost 52
Contact: Scott Golbek, WSDOT Project Engineer, 509-577-1810
Project description: This project repairs several sections of the eastbound lanes and repairs several bridge decks in the westbound lanes between North Bend and the summit of Snoqualmie Pass. This project is scheduled to be complete by Fall of 2020. 

Current Week Traffic Advisory:
I-90 eastbound milepost 34 near North Bend to milepost 52 near the summit of Snoqualmie Pass:

No significant traffic impacts anticipated this week


Maintenance/Utility Operations:
No significant traffic impacts anticipated this week.

 

Kittitas County

I-90 Hyak to Keechelus Dam Phase 1C-Add Lanes/Replace Snowshed
Project # 8127

Highway:
I-90 Region: South Central County: Kittitas Location: I-90 milepost 54 to milepost 59
Contact: Jerry Wood, Project Engineer, 509-577-1859
Construction Began: Spring 2009
Scheduled Completion: Late Summer 2020
Project Description: Crews are building a wider and more reliable five-mile stretch of I-90 from Hyak to Keechelus Dam by adding lanes, replacing and adding bridges, stabilizing rock slopes and replacing the snowshed with avalanche bridges.

Weekly work schedule:
No significant traffic impacts anticipated this week.
 

I-90 Bullfrog Rd Vic-Concrete Rehab, Bridge Deck Rehab and Painting
Project # 9385

Highway:
I-90 Region: South Central County: Kittitas Location: I-90 milepost 79 to milepost 82
Contact: Jerry Wood, Project Engineer, 509-577-1859

Project Description: This project provides for the improvement of I-90 by cleaning and painting the metal surfaces of the Cle Elum River Bridges, eastbound and westbound, heat straightening, steel repair, pier concrete spall repair, modifying expansion joints, scarifying concrete surfaces, further deck preparation, furnishing, placing, curing and texturing concrete overlay, also including non-bridge work by constructing and removing temporary roadway, constructing and removing temporary bridge replacing PCCP lanes and panels, cement concrete pavement grinding, weigh-in-motion replacement, guardrail installation, paving HMA shoulders, and roadway delineation. This project is due to be completed by Summer, 2021.

Current Week Traffic Advisory:

I-90 eastbound MP 79 to MP 81, Single Lane Closure:
No significant traffic impacts anticipated this week.

I-90 westbound MP 80 to MP 81, Single Lane Closure:
Tuesday evening May 26 through Friday morning May 29, westbound traffic will be reduced to one lane during nighttime hours.  Minimal delays are anticipated.
Wednesday May 27 and Thursday May 28, westbound traffic should anticipate intermittent rolling slowdowns during daytime hours.

 

Bullfrog Road Interchange (Exit 80) Westbound Onramp Closure:

Wednesday evening May 27 and Thursday evening May 28, the westbound onramp at the Bullfrog Road Interchange (Exit 80) will be closed from 8 pm to 8 am the next morning.

 

I-90 - Yakima River Bridges Deck Repair 

Project # 9214
Highway:
I-90 Region: South Central County: Kittitas Location: I-90 milepost 86 and milepost 102
Contact: Jerry Wood, WSDOT Project Engineer, 509-577-1859
Project description: This project repairs the bridge decks in both directions near Cle Elum and Ellensburg. This project is scheduled to be completed Fall of 2020.

Current Week Traffic Advisory:
I-90 Eastbound at MP 86 (Cle Elum Vicinity):

No scheduled traffic impacts this week.

I-90 Eastbound at MP 102 (Ellensburg Vicinity):
No significant traffic impacts anticipated this week.

 

I-90 and I-82 Ellensburg to Vantage Paving
Project # 9390

Highway:
I-90 and I-82 Region: South Central County: Kittitas Location: I-90 milepost 121 to milepost 136 and I-82 milepost 0 to milepost 4
Contact: Jerry Wood, Project Engineer, 509-577-1859
Project Description: This project provides for the improvement of 3.65 miles of E/B I-90, MP 121 to MP 126, 10.83 miles of W/B I-90, MP 125 to MP 136, 2.85 miles of of E/B I-82, MP .6 to MP 3.5, and 2.6 miles of W/B I-82, MP .6 to MP 3.2 by planning bituminous pavement, shoulder repair, crack sealing, paving with HMA pavement, pavement markings, guideposts; and .10 miles of I-90 from MP 136.6 to MP 136.7, by removing 3-strand cable barrier from the median and installing 4-strand cable barrier. This project is due to be completed by Fall of 2020.

Current Week Traffic Advisory:

I-90 Eastbound Lane Closures:
No significant traffic impacts anticipated this week.

I-90 Westbound Lane Closures: 
No significant traffic impacts anticipated this week.

I-82 Eastbound and Westbound:
No significant traffic impacts anticipated this week.

 

Maintenance/Utility Operations:

SR 903 MP 1.6 - 2.0 (Peoh Ave to Billings Ave) – City of Cle Elum – First Street Stormwater & Billings Ave Intersection 
Contact: 
Mike Engelhart, City of Cle Elum (509) 674-2262
Project Description: This is a local agency project within the City of Cle Elum.  Work includes new stormwater and utility facilities, including new curb, gutter, sidewalk, HMA paving, and landscaping.

Current Week Traffic Advisory:Drivers can expect lane shifts along SR 903 (First Street) between Bullit and Pennsylvania Avenues Tuesday through Thursday during daylight hours.  The local side streets will be closed intermittently with detours in place direction travelers around the work area.

SR 903 MP 3.35 (east of No. 5 Mine Rd) – City of Cle Elum – Deneen Drive intersection and Utility extension
Current Week Traffic Advisory:

Drivers can expect intermittent shoulder closures Tuesday & Wednesday during daylight hours while crews pave the side street. 

 

I-90  Puget Sound Energy - Utility Work
Highway: I-90 Region: South Central County: Kittitas Location: I-90  milepost 55 to milepost 57
Contact: Jamil Anabtawi, WSDOT Utility Engineer, 509-577-1785
Project Description: Puget Sound Energy’s contractor will be performing utility work along I-90, about 1 mile east of the I-90 Exit 54 interchange between milepost 55.17 to milepost 56.90 on buried power lines along Keechelus Lake.

Current Week Traffic Advisory:
I-90 eastbound between milepost 55 and milepost 58, Tuesday, May 26 through Friday, May 29, between 7 a.m. and 5 p.m. each day, minor delays may be experienced by drivers as there will be a single lane closed through the work zone.  

SR 906 Spur – Puget Sound Energy - Utility Work
Highway: SR 906 Spur Region: South Central County: Kittitas Location: SR 906 Spur - milepost 2.55 – 2.98
Contact: Jamil Anabtawi, WSDOT Utility Engineer, 509-577-1785
Project Description: Puget Sound Energy’s contractor will be performing utility work along the SR 906 spur between milepost 2.55 to milepost 2.98 on power lines in the vicinity of the I-90 Exit 54 interchange.

Current Week Traffic Advisory:
No anticipated traffic impacts this week. 

 

Lewis County

Maintenance/Utility Operations:

Highway: US 12 Region: South Central County: Lewis Location: US 12 milepost 145 to milepost 150
Contact: Nick Zirkle, WSDOT Acting Maintenance Supervisor, 509-573-8395
Project Description: WSDOT Maintenance crews will be performing ditch cleaning operations west of White Pass summit.

Current Week Traffic Advisory: 
US 12 westbound milepost 145 to milepost 150, Tuesday to Thursday, between the hours of 7 a.m. and 4 p.m. each day, minor delays may be experienced by drivers due to short term stops in the work zone.

 

Walla Walla County

US 12/SR 124 McNary Pool Eastbound - Paving
Project # 9512
Highway: US 12 Region: South Central County: Walla Walla Location: US 12 milepost 295.22 to milepost 299.33
Contact: Alex Sanguino, Project Engineer, 509-222-2403
Project Description: This contract provides for the improvement of US 12 EB from MP 295.22 to MP 299.33 in Walla Walla County by rehabilitating the existing roadway by planing bituminous pavement, pavement sealing, fog sealing, paving with hot mix asphalt, delineation, temporary traffic control, and other work.
This project is scheduled to be completed by early June 2020.

Current Week Traffic Advisory:

US 12 EB MP 295.22 to 299.33, within Burbank Vicinity
Tuesday May 26 through Friday May 29 from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. there will be lane closures with reduced speed for pavement sealing and striping activities

Maintenance/Utility Operations:
No significant traffic impacts anticipated this week.

 

Yakima County

I-82 South Union Gap Interchange – Construct Ramps 
Project # 9247

Highway:
I-82 Region: South Central County: Yakima Location: I-82 milepost 37 
Contact: 
Scott Golbek, Project Engineer, 509-577-1810
Project Description:
This design build project will provide for the construction of a new eastbound off ramp, a new westbound on ramp and other work to complete the interchange of I-82 and US 97.
Construction Begins: Spring 2019
Scheduled Completion: Spring 2020

Current Week Traffic Advisory:

I-82 Eastbound:
No significant traffic impacts anticipated this week.

I-82 Westbound:
No significant traffic impacts anticipated this week.

US 97 northbound off ramp to Union Gap 
No significant traffic impacts anticipated this week.

Exit 38 Westbound Off-Ramp:
No significant traffic impacts anticipated this week

Eastbound On-Ramp from Main Street:
During the day, watch for flagging operations.

 

US 97 – MP 61.28 to MP 71.47 & SR 223 – MP 0.36 to MP 0.64
Project # 9495

 

Highway: US 97 & SR 223 Region: South Central County: Yakima Location: US 97 – milepost 61 to milepost 71 & SR 223 – milepost 0.36 to milepost 0.64 
Contact:  
Scott Golbek, Project Engineer, 509-577-1810
Project Description:
This Contract provides for the improvement of US 97 from MP 61 to MP 62 at the intersection with SR 22, by installing “prepare to stop when flashing” beacons; US 97 from MP 66.35 to MP 66.64 at the intersection with Progressive Road and US 97 from MP 71.19 to MP 71.47 at the intersection with Lateral 1 Road, by installing “watch for entering traffic” beacons along US 97 and vehicle detectors on the intersecting road; SR 223 from MP 0.36 to MP 0.64 at the BNSF railroad crossing by installing advance warning bacons and guardrail and other work.
Construction Begins: Winter 2020 Scheduled Completion: Spring 2020

Current Week Traffic Advisory:

Lateral 1 Rd – US 97 MP 71.19 to MP 71.47
No significant traffic impacts anticipated this week

Progressive Rd – US 97 MP 66
No significant traffic impacts anticipated this week

SR 223 – MP 0.36 to MP 0.64
No significant traffic impacts anticipated this week

 

Maintenance/Utility Operations:

Highway: US 12 Region: South Central County: Yakima Location: US 12 milepost 154 to milepost 156
Contact: Nick Zirkle, WSDOT Acting Maintenance Supervisor, 509-573-8395
Project Description: WSDOT Maintenance crews will be performing ditch cleaning operations east of White Pass summit.

Current Week Traffic Advisory: 
US 12 westbound milepost 154 to milepost 156, Tuesday May 26 to Thursday May 28, between the hours of 7 a.m. and 4 p.m. each day, minor delays may be experienced by drivers due to short term stops in the work zone.

Highway: US 12 Region: South Central County: Yakima Location: US 12 milepost 192 to milepost 196
Contact: Nick Zirkle, WSDOT Acting Maintenance Supervisor, 509-573-8395
Project Description:WSDOT Maintenance crews will be performing pavement preservation work west of Yakima.

Current Week Traffic Advisory: 
US 12 westbound milepost 192 to milepost 196, Tuesday May 26  to Thursday May 28, between the hours of 7 a.m. and 4 p.m. each day, minor delays may be experienced by drivers due to single lane traffic through the work zone. This work will be weather dependent