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South Central Region
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(509) 577-1600

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South Central Region Construction Update and Travel Advisory

Oct. 12 to 21, 2018
        




 

SCR 17-19 Region Wide – Rumble Strips

Highway
: US-12 Region: South Central County: Asotin, Columbia & Garfield Location: US-12 MP 359 to MP 433
Contact: Alex Sanguino, WSDOT Project Engineer, 509-222-2403
Project description: This contract calls for highway improvements that include installation of shoulder and centerline rumble strips, fog seal, replacing delineation and other work. 

Weekly work schedule:

No significant traffic impacts anticipated this week.

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I-182 and US-395 Tri-Cities Vicinity Paving and Joint Repair 

Highway: I-182 and US-395 Region: South Central County: Benton Franklin Location: I-182 mileposts 4 to 5 and US-395 milepost 17 to 18
Contact: Alex Sanguino, WSDOT Project Engineer, 509-222-2403
Project description: This project improves the I-182 interchange and sections of US-395 by repairing the existing roadway with crack sealing, fog sealing and repaving. This work also includes installing guardrails, repairing bridge decks and applying new lane striping. This work is scheduled to be complete in late August.

Week work schedule:

SR 240 Westbound to I-182 Westbound, Monday & Tuesday, October 15 & 16 nightly from 9 p.m. to 4 a.m. – Ramp closed for grinding. 

I-182 Eastbound to SR-240 Eastbound, Monday & Tuesday, October 15 & 16 nightly from 9 p.m. to 4 a.m. – One Lane closure for grinding. 

SR-240 Westbound / Eastbound into George Washington Way, Monday & Tuesday, October 15 & 16 nightly from 9 p.m. to 4 a.m. – One Lane closure for grinding.


I-82 Columbia River Bridge Eastbound Deck Replacement


Highway:
I-82 Region: South Central County: Benton Location: I-82 milepost 132
Contact: Alex Sanguino, WSDOT Project Engineer, 509-222-2403
Project description: This project removes the deck off the eastbound bridge across the Columbia River into Oregon. The work will also upgrade the electrical system and pavement markings across the bridge. Traffic will be detoured onto the westbound bridge during the majority of this multi-season project. Work is scheduled to be complete by this fall.

Weekly work schedule:

24 hours a day: The eastbound traffic is shifted across a detour onto the westbound Columbia River bridge into Oregon 24 hours a day, seven days a week. The speed limit is reduced to 40 mph through the detour. The westbound lanes are reduced to a single lane.



I-182 Queensgate Drive Interchange Improvements

Highway:
I-182 Region: South Central County: Benton Location: I-182, milepost 3
Contact: Alex Sanguino, WSDOT Project Engineer, 509-222-2403
Project description: This project replaces the existing traffic signal at the I-182 and Queensgate Drive Interchange with a roundabout and re-aligning and adding a second lane to the eastbound on- and off-ramps. This work is scheduled to be complete by this fall. 

Weekly work schedule: 

Monday Oct. 15 through Friday Oct. 19:
9 p.m. to 5 a.m. there will be illumination work in the Queensgate roundabout.

SR-224 City of West Richland Utility Work

Highway: 
SR-224 Region: South Central County: Benton Location: SR-224, mileposts 6 and 7
Contact: Jamil Anabtawi, WSDOT Utilities Engineer, 509-577-1785
Project description: The City of West Richland is installing a new water and sewer line along and across SR-224 at various locations between mileposts 6 and 7. This work is scheduled to be complete in October.

Weekly work schedule:

Monday Oct. 15 through Friday Oct. 19: during daytime hours, drivers should be prepared for alternating one-way traffic between Grosscup Blvd. and S 48th Ave. intersections. Drivers may experience minor delays through the work zone. Shoulders along SR-224 (West Van Giesen Street) may also be closed intermittently throughout the project limits


 

SCR 17-19 Region Wide – Rumble Strips
 
Highway:
SR-221 Region: South Central County: Benton Location: SR-221/SR-22
Contact: Alex Sanguino, WSDOT Project Engineer, 509-222-2403
Project description: This contract calls for highway improvements that include installation of shoulder and centerline rumble strips, fog seal, replacing delineation and other work. 

Weekly work schedule:

No significant traffic impacts anticipated this week.


I-182 Bridge Maintenance:

Highway:
I-182 Region: South Central County: Benton Location: I-182 westbound milepost 6
Contact: Jason Goetz, Maintenance Supervisor 509-577-1916
Project description:
Bridge crews are making repairs to the bridge deck roadway. 

Weekly work schedule:

Monday Oct. 15 through Thursday Oct. 18: I-182 westbound milepost 6 from 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. there will be a right lane closure for bridge repair.



Maintenance/Utility Operations:

Highway:
I-82 Region: South Central County: Benton     
Location: 
SR-240 milepost 35 to milepost 36 
Contact: Jeff Bruce WSDOT Supervisor, 509-577-1933
Project description: Maintenance operations

Weekly work schedule:

Monday, Oct. 15 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.: There will be a right lane closure coming out of George Washington Way eastbound and a center turn lane closure from Columbia Point Drive. All on and off ramps in this vicinity will remain open.


 
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SCR 17-19 Region Wide – Rumble Strips

Highway:
US-12 Region: South Central County: Asotin, Columbia & Garfield Location: US 12 MP 359 to MP 433
Contact: Alex Sanguino, WSDOT Project Engineer, 509-222-2403
Project description: This contract calls for highway improvements that include installation of shoulder and centerline rumble strips, fog seal, replacing delineation and other work.

Weekly work schedule:

No significant traffic impacts anticipated this week.

 
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Maintenance/Utility Operations:

No significant traffic impacts anticipated this week.

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SCR 17-19 Region Wide – Rumble Strips
Highway:
US-12 Region: South Central County: Asotin, Columbia & Garfield Location: US-12 MP 359 to MP 433
Contact: Alex Sanguino, WSDOT Project Engineer, 509-222-2403
Project description: This contract calls for highway improvements that include installation of shoulder and centerline rumble strips, fog seal, replacing delineation and other work. 

Weekly work schedule:

No significant traffic impacts anticipated this week.

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I-90 - 468th Ave to the Snoqualmie Pass Summit repair concrete and bridge decks

Highway:
I-90 Region: South Central County: King Location: I-90, mileposts 34 to 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 this fall.

    Weekly work schedule:

Eastbound: Drivers can expect lane closures 24 hours a day between milepost 34 near North Bend to milepost 52 near the summit of Snoqualmie Pass. Night time work may reduce traffic to one lane. Drivers should plan for added travel time through this area.

Westbound: No significant traffic impacts anticipated this week. 


 
I-90 USFS Road 9030 to Exit 45 Interchange Replace Lighting 

Highway:
I-90 Region: South Central County: King Location: I-90, milepost 46
Contact: Scott Golbek, WSDOT Project Engineer, 509-577-1810
Project description: This project replaces the existing light system at the interchange of USFS 9030 Road and Exit 45. This project is scheduled to be complete by late summer.

Weekly work schedule:

No significant traffic impacts anticipated this week.


Maintenance/Utility Operations:


I-90 Bridge Maintenance Work


Highway: I-90 Region: South Central County: King Location: I-90 mileposts 51 to 52
Contact: Jason Goetz, Maintenance Supervisor 509-577-1916
Project description: Bridge crews are making repairs to the bridge deck roadway.

Weekly work schedule:

No significant traffic impacts anticipated this week.

 
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I-90 Hyak to Keechelus Dam Phase 1C add lanes and replace snowshed

Highway: I-90 Region: South Central County: Kittitas Location: I-90, mileposts 54 to 59
Contact: Jerry Wood, WSDOT Project Engineer, 509-577-1859
Project description: This project builds a wider and more reliable 5-mile stretch of I-90 from Hyak to Keechelus Dam by adding lanes, replacing and adding bridges including two avalanche bridges and stabilizing rock slopes. This project is scheduled to be complete this fall.

Weekly work schedule:

Eastbound and Westbound through Nov. 4: Traffic will be reduced in these 3 lane sections to 2 lanes, 24 hours per day except as noted below.

Eastbound:
Thursday Oct. 18, 
 4 a.m. to 9 a.m., traffic reduced to one lane travel.
Friday Oct. 19,  3 a.m. to 9 a.m., traffic reduced to one lane travel.  

Westbound: Wednesday Oct. 17 through Friday Oct. 19 3a.m. to 9 a.m. traffic reduced to one lane travel.



Keechelus Dam to Stampede Pass Phase 2A add lanes and build wildlife bridges  

Highway:
I-90 Region: South Central County: Kittitas Location: I-90, mileposts 59 to 62
Contact: Scott Golbek, WSDOT Project Engineer, 509-577-1810
Project description: This project builds a wider and more reliable 2-mile stretch of I-90 from Keechelus Dam  to Stampede Pass by adding lanes, replacing and adding bridges, stabilizing rock slopes building the first wildlife overcrossing in the project corridor. This project is scheduled to be complete this fall.

Weekly work schedule:

Monday, Oct. 15 thru Friday, Oct. 19: night time single lane closures both East and Westbound directions.



I-90 - Easton to Ellensburg Vicinity Interchange Paving 

Highway:
I-90 Region: South Central County: Kittitas Location: I-90 mileposts 69 to 106
Contact: Scott Golbek, WSDOT Project Engineer, 509-577-1810
Project description: This project repaves the on- and off-ramps between Easton, Thorpe and Ellensburg. This project is scheduled to be complete this fall.

Weekly work schedule:

Ellensburg I/C, Exit 106: Monday through Friday;
Intermittent shoulder and lane closures at night from 8 p.m. until 6 a.m.

Thorpe Interchange, Exit 101; Monday through Friday; Intermittent shoulder and lane closures at night from 8 p.m. until 6 a.m. 
 


I-90 - Yakima River Bridges Deck Repair

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 complete fall 2020.

Weekly work schedule:

         
I-90 MP 86 Bridge Westbound:
Left Lane Closures- 
Tuesday, Oct. 16, and Wednesday, Oct. 17, 4:30 a.m. to 12 p.m.

I-90 MP 102 Bridge Westbound Left lane closures:  
Tuesday, Oct. 16 and Wednesday, Oct. 17, 5 a.m. to 12 p.m. 
Thursday, Oct. 18, 5 a.m. to 10 a.m. 
Friday, Oct. 19, 5 a.m. to 11 a.m.

 I-90 MP 102 Bridge Eastbound: Left Lane Closures- 
Wednesday, Oct. 17 and Thursday, Oct. 18, 5:30 a.m. to 11 a.m. 
Friday, Oct 19, 5:30 a.m. to 9 a.m.




I-90 / Indian John Hill Rest Area Vicinity WB Pavement Rehabilitation

 
Highway: I-90 Region: South Central County: Kittitas Location: I-90, milepost 86 to milepost 90
Contact: Jerry Wood, WSDOT Project Engineer, 509-577-1859
Project description: This project rehabilitates the concrete in the right lane by milling the surface of the roadway to increase friction and add traction. This project is scheduled to be complete late October 2018 

 Weekly work schedule:

Tuesday, Oct. 16, through Saturday, Oct. 20 during daylight hours, Westbound will be reduced to a single lane during daylight hours. Traffic should anticipate delays.

Wednesday Oct. 17 during daylight hours the westbound Indian John Hill Rest Area will be closed due to pavement rehabilitation efforts in the vicinity.




I-90 Rest Area Utility Inspection


Highway: I-90 Region: South Central County: Kittitas Location: I-90, milepost 86 and milepost 126
Contact: Mike Noll, Safety Rest Area SRA -Operations Superintendent
Project description: Rest Area utility inspection

Weekly work schedule: 

Wednesday, Oct. 17 at 7 a.m. till Friday, Oct. 19 at 7 a.m.: Both the east and westbound Ryegrass Rest Areas will be closed 24 hours a day.  
 


SR-903 – City of Cle Elum – First St and Peoh Ave
Intersection

Highway:
SR-903 Region: South Central County: Kittitas Location: SR- 903 MP 1.5
Contact: Paul Gonseth, WSDOT Planning Engineer, (509) 577-1630
Project Description: This project is constructing pedestrian improvements to the SR-903 (Second St) and Peoh Ave intersection. This work is scheduled to be complete late October. 

    Weekly Work Schedule:

Drivers can expect shoulder closures Monday to Friday during daylight hours.

 

SR-903 – City of Roslyn - Pennsylvania Avenue Pedestrian Improvements


Highway: SR-903 Region: South Central County: Kittitas Location: SR- 903 MP 5.35
Contact: Paul Gonseth, WSDOT Planning Engineer, (509) 577-1630
Project Description: This project is constructing pedestrian and storm water improvements to the SR-903 and Pennsylvania Ave intersection. This work is scheduled to be complete early October. 

    Weekly Work Schedule:

Drivers can expect single lanes closures with flaggers Monday to Friday during daylight hours.



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SCR 17-19 Region Wide – Rumble Strips

Highway:
US-12 Region: South Central County: Lewis & Yakima Location: Various locations
Contact: Alex Sanguino , WSDOT Project Engineer, 509-222-2403
Project description: This contract calls for highway improvements that include installation of shoulder and centerline rumble strips, fog seal, replacing delineation and other work. 

   Weekly work schedule:

No significant traffic impacts anticipated this week.



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US-12 to Isaacs Avenue Chip Seal and Bridge Joint Repair 

Highway: US-12 Region: South Central County: Walla Walla Location: US-12, milepost 327 to 340
Contact: Jerry Wood, WSDOT Project Engineer, 509-577-1859
Project description: This project improves sections of US-12 by making repairs to the roadway.
 
    Weekly work schedule:
US-12 MP 328 to 335: No significant traffic impacts anticipated this week.

US-12 MP 341 (Just east of Walla Walla): No significant traffic impacts anticipated this week.



US-730 - North of Oregon Border Rockfall Prevention
Highway
: US-730 Region: South Central County: Walla Walla Location: US-730, mileposts 0 to 1
Contact: Alex Sanguino, WSDOT Project Engineer, 509-222-2403
Project description: This project improves safety along US-730 by installing slope fences. 

    Weekly work schedule:

Monday, Oct. 15 through Friday, Oct. 19, 7 a.m. to 5 p.m.: Piloted single lane closures will be in effect.

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US-12 - Wildcat Creek Bridge Replacement 

Highway: 
US-12 Region: South Central County: Yakima Location: US- 12, milepost 165 to milepost 167
Contact: Scott Golbek, WSDOT Project Engineer, 509-577-1810
Project description: This project replaces the existing bridge. This project is scheduled to be complete this fall.

    Weekly work schedule: 

Monday, Oct. 15 through Friday, Oct. 19 7 a.m. to 5 p.m.: There will be single lane closures east bound and west bound with alternating traffic.



  



SR-24 – City of Moxee – Morrier Lane Intersection

Highway:
SR-24 Region: South Central County: Yakima Location: SR-24 MP 3.15
Contact:
Paul Gonseth, WSDOT Planning Engineer, (509) 577-1630
Project Description: This project is constructing a new intersection with left-turn channelization on the north side of SR-24 at milepost 3.15. This work is scheduled to be complete early October. 

    Weekly Work Schedule:

No significant traffic impacts anticipated this week.



SCR 17-19 Region Wide – Rumble Strips

Highway:
US-12 Region: South Central County: Lewis & Yakima Location: Various locations
Contact: Alex Sanguino , WSDOT Project Engineer, 509-222-2403
Project description: This contract calls for highway improvements that include installation of shoulder and centerline rumble strips, fog seal, replacing delineation and other work. 

    Weekly work schedule:

Monday Oct. 15 through Wednesday Oct. 17 from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m: US 12 - MP 142 to MP 163 One-Lane piloted closures for paint lines and fog seal application.




Highway: US-12 and I-82 Region: South Central County: Yakima Location: US-12 milepost 202, I-82 milepost 32 
Contact:
Scott Clark, WSDOT Maint Supervisor 509-573-8380
Project description:
Maintenance operations. 

 Weekly work schedule:

No significant traffic impacts anticipated this week
 

Highway: US-12 Region: South Central County: Yakima Location: US-12 mileposts 151-166
Contact: Rick Lawson, WSDOT Maintenance Supervisor 509-653-2439
Project description: Maintenance operations.

Weekly work schedule:

Tuesday Oct. 16 – Thursday Oct. 18: US-12 milepost 155 (4 miles east of White Pass summit) between the hours of 6:30 a.m. and 4 p.m. crews will be repairing rock fall containments. Minimal impact to travelers is anticipated.


 


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