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South Central Region
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Union Gap, WA 98903
(509) 577-1600

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South Central Region Construction Update and Travel Advisory

June 21 to 30, 2019
    




 

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


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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. Due to weather delays, work is scheduled to be complete in the summer of 2019.

Current Week Traffic Advisory:
The eastbound traffic is back to the eastbound Columbia River Bridge.  The westbound lanes are reduced to a single lane. The speed limit is reduced to 40 mph. 



I-82 and SR-22 Sunnyside Vic to Prosser VIC-Paving and ADA

Highway:
I-82 and SR 22 Region: South Central County: Yakima and Benton Location: I-82 milepost 68 to milepost 85, and SR-22 milepost 35 to milepost 37
Contact:
Jerry Wood, Project Engineer, 509-577-1859
Project Description:
This projects provides for the improvement of I-82 interchanges at milepost 69, milepost 73 and milepost 82. Also the improvement of I-82 westbound from milepost 68 to milepost 85 and SR-22 from milepost 35 to milepost 37 by rehabilitating the existing roadway which includes planning bituminous pavement, crack sealing, fog sealing, paving with HMA, striping, flexible guide post, barrier delineator strip, cement concrete curb, sidewalk and curb ramp, traffic signal system and signing. This project is due to be completed by Fall 2019. 

Current Week Traffic Advisory:

All Work Daytime Hours


I-82 Westbound milepost 84.5 to milepost 82.1
No significant traffic impacts anticipated this week.


I-82 Exit 69 Sunnyside Interchange Off/On Ramps: 
No significant traffic impacts anticipated this week.


I-82 Exit 73 Grandview Interchange Off/On Ramp:
No significant traffic impacts anticipated this week.


I-82 Exit 82 Prosser Interchange Off/On Ramps:
 No significant traffic impacts anticipated this week.


Wine Country Road/Stover Road Intersection:
Tuesday, June 25 through Friday June 28, Drivers should anticipate alternating one way traffic 7 a.m. to 5 p.m.

SR 22 MP 35 to MP 37:
No significant traffic impacts anticipated this week.



Region Wide BCT Replacement and Guardrail Upgrade
Project # 9359
Highway: 
I-82 Region: South Central County: Benton & Franklin Location: I-82 milepost 0 to milepost 132
Contact: Jerry Wood, WSDOT Project Engineer, 509-577-1859
Project Description: This project provides for the improvement of I-90, I-82, I-182, US-12, US-395 and SR-240 by replacing Breakaway Cable Terminals with Non-flared Terminals; Buried Terminals and other guardrail upgrades. This project is due to be completed by Fall 2019

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



Maintenance/Utility Operations: 

Highway:
I-182 Region: South Central County: Benton Location: I-182milepost 3
Contact: Ryan Miller WSDOT Maintenance Supervisor, 509 577-1933

I-182 milepost 3: Monday June 24 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. there will be a right lane closure for pavement markings.  

Highway:
I-82 Region: South Central County: Benton Location: I-82 milepost 93 to 95
Contact: Tad Richardson, WSDOT Maintenance Supervisor, 509 577-1933

I-82 milepost 93 to 95: Monday June 24 from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. there will be a right lane closures for guardrail repairs.


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

 

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Region Wide BCT Replacement and Guardrail Upgrade
Project # C9359
Highway:
I-82 Region: South Central County: Benton & Franklin Location: I-82 milepost 0 to milepost 132
Contact:
Jerry Wood, WSDOT Project Engineer, 509-577-1859
Project Description: This project provides for the improvement of I-90, I-82, I-182, US-12, US-395 and SR-240 by replacing Breakaway Cable Terminals with Non-flared Terminals; Buried Terminals and other guardrail upgrades. This project is due to be completed by Fall 2019.

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


Maintenance/Utility Operations:

Highway: 
I-182 Region: South Central County: Benton Location: I-182 milepost 5 to 13 
Contact:
Jeff Bruce, WSDOT South Central Region Maintenance Supervisor 509 577-1933

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


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Pomeroy to East Alpowa Vicinity – Pavement sealing

Highway:
US-12 Region: South Central County: Garfield Location: US-12 MP 404.98 to MP 418.96
Contact:
Alejandro Sanguino, Project Engineer, 509-222-2403
Project Description:
This projects provides for the improvement of US 12 MP 404.98 to MP 418.96 in Garfield County by rehabilitating the existing roadway including pavement repair and seal, planning and paving five intersections, BST and fog sealing, guide post installation, pavement markings, recessed pavement markers, centerline rumble strip, traffic control and other work. This project is due to be completed by Fall 2019. 

Current Week Traffic Advisory: 
Monday through Friday, from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m.:

US-12 milepost 405 to milepost 419: Single lane  piloted traffic control.



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



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I-90 MP 33 to 52 468th AVE SE TO W Summit RD – C9319 Rehab Concrete

Highway:
I-90 Region: South Central County: King Location: I-90 milepost 33 to 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 work will continue through October 2019 for this first season. This project is to be completed sometime in late fall of 2020. 

Current Week Traffic Advisory

I-90 milepost 33 to milepost 52 westbound:


Travelers from Snoqualmie Pass (MP 52) to North Bend (33) should expect to encounter single and double lane closures this week starting Sunday June 23 at 10 p.m. through Saturday June 29 at 1 p.m.




I-90 - 468th Ave SE to W Summit RD Concrete, Deck & Culvert Rehab

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. All lanes of traffic will be open from June 27 through June 30.




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 work is scheduled finish sometime in June 2019.
 
Current Week Traffic Advisory:
I-90 Exit 45 both east and westbound: 
No significant traffic impacts anticipated this week. 

 

Maintenance/Utility Operations:

Highway:
I-90 Region: South Central County: King Location: I-90 milepost 32 and 37 
Contact:  Kevin Nicholson, WSDOT South Central Region Maintenance Supervisor 509 577-1905
 
Eastbound milepost 37: Monday June 24 from 9:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. there will be a right lane closure eastbound I-90 at mile post 37 (Near North Bend) for annual bridge inspections.

Eastbound milepost 32: Wednesday June 26 from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. there will be a right lane closure for maintenance.




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I-90 Hyak to Keechelus Dam Phase 1C-Add Lanes/Replace Snowshed
Project # C8127
Highway:
I-90 Region: South Central County: Kittitas Location: I-90 milepost 54 to 59
Contact:
Jerry Wood, Project Engineer, 509-577-1859
Construction Began:
Spring 2009
Scheduled Completion:
Early Fall 2019
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:
Shoulder Closures in various locations

Both Eastbound and Westbound will be reduced from 3 lanes to 2 lanes until further notice.

I-90 eastbound milepost 57: 
Traffic reduced from 3 lanes to 2 lanes. 

I-90 westbound milepost 60:
Traffic reduced from 3 lanes to 2 lanes.


Keechelus Dam to Stampede Pass Phase 2A add lanes and build wildlife bridges . Contract #8715

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 2.5 mile stretch of I-90 from Hyak to Keechelus Dam by adding lanes, replacing and adding bridges, stabilizing rock slopes and replacing the snow shed with avalanche bridges. This project is scheduled to be complete this fall.

Weekly work schedule:

Monday June 34 through Friday June 29:
Daytime hours there will be single lane closures east and westbound.



I-90 Wildlife Fencing Project Contract #9736

Highway
: I-90 Region: South Central County: Kittitas Location: I-90, mileposts 54 to 62
Contact: Scott Golbek, WSDOT Project Engineer, 509-577-1810
Project description:

Monday June 24 through Friday June 29:
Daytime hours 5 a.m. to 5 p.m. there will be shoulder closures westbound milepost 54 to milepost 62.


I-90 Bullfrog Rd Vic-Concrete Rehab, Bridge Deck Rehab and Painting
Project # C9385
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, E and W/B, heat straightening, steel repair, pier concrete spall repair, modifying expansion joints, scarifying concrete surfaces, further deck preparation, furnishing, placing, curing and texturing Class 4000D 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:

Permanent Shoulder Closures Eastbound and Westbound MP 80 to MP 81

I-90 eastbound milepost 80 to 81, Single Lane Closure: 
Monday June 24 at 6 p.m. to Tuesday June 25 at 8 a.m.
Tuesday June 25 at 6 p.m. to Wednesday June 26 at 9 a.m.
Wednesday June 26 at 7 p.m. to Thursday June 27 at 8 a.m.
Thursday June 27 at 8 p.m. to Friday June 28 at 8 a.m.
Friday June 28 at 11 p.m. to Saturday June 29 at 7 a.m.

I-90 westbound milepost 80 to 81, Single Lane Closure: 
Monday June 24 at 8 p.m. to Tuesday June 25 at 8 a.m.
Tuesday June 25 at 7 p.m. to Wednesday June 26 at 9 a.m.
Wednesday June 26 at 7 p.m. to Thursday June 27 at 8 a.m.
Thursday June 27 at 8 p.m. to Friday June 28 at 8 a.m.
Friday June 28 at 9 p.m. to Saturday June 29 at 8 a.m 



I-90 - Yakima River Bridges Deck Repair
Project # C9214
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. 

Intermittent rolling slowdowns, as needed, during daylight hours throughout the week in all locations.

Current Week Traffic Advisory: 

I-90 Westbound traffic shift at MP 86 (Cle Elum Vicinity) 
Through October 2019, westbound traffic will be shifted onto a temporary bridge in the median to accommodate work on the westbound bridge over the Yakima River.  


I-90 Eastbound Lane Closures at MP 86 (Cle Elum Vicinity):
No significant traffic impacts anticipated this week. 

I-90 Westbound traffic shift at MP 102 (Ellensburg Vicinity)
Through October 2019, westbound traffic will be detoured onto a temporary bridge in the median over the Yakima River.

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



I-90 and I-82 Ellensburg to Vantage Paving
Project # C9390
Highway:
I-90 and I-82 Region: South Central County: Kittitas Location: I-90 Milepost 121 to 136 and I-82 Milepost 0 to MP 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 miles 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 2019. 

Current Week Traffic Advisory:

I-90 Eastbound Lane Closures: Multiple Single Lane Closures 6 a.m. to 6 p.m.
Monday June 24 to Thursday June 27, MP 125.5

I-90 Westbound Lane Closures: Multiple Single Lane Closures 6 a.m. to 6 p.m.
Monday June 24, MP 132 to MP 125.5
Tuesday June 25, MP 131.5 to MP 125.5
Wednesday June 26, MP 130 to MP 125.5
Friday June 28, MP 129 to MP 125.5



Maintenance/Utility Operations: 

Highway:
I-90 Region: South Central County: Kittitas Location: I-90 milepost 33 to milepost 137
Contact: Kevin Nicholson , WSDOT South Central Region Maintenance Supervisor 509 577-1907.

Maintenance work on I-90 on the following dates and locations: 

Monday June 24:
I-90 eastbound milepost 83 from 6:30 a.m. to noon, there will be a left lane closure for cable rail repair.

I-90 westbound milepost 81 from noon to 4:30 p.m. there will be a right lane closure for bridge inspection work.

I-90 westbound milepost 52 from 6:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. there will be a left lane for drainage maintenance.

I-90 westbound milepost 71 from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. there will be a right shoulder closure for drainage maintenance.

Tuesday June 25:

I-90 westbound milepost 60 from 6 a.m. to 7:30 a.m. there will be a lane closure for the statewide drilling crew.

I-90 eastbound milepost 52 from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. there will be a left lane closure for drainage maintenance.

SR-906 milepost 0 to 3 from 6:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. there will be a flagging operation for drainage maintenance.

Wednesday June 26:

I-90 westbound milepost 60 from 6 a.m. to 7:30 a.m. there will be a lane closure for the statewide drilling crew.

I-90 eastbound milepost 53 from 8:30 to 4 p.m. there will be a left lane closure for drainage maintenance.

Thursday June 27:

SR-906 milepost 0 to 3 from 6:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. there will be a flagging operation for drainage maintenance.

I-90 eastbound milepost 53 from 6:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. there will be a left lane closure for drainage maintenance.

I-90 eastbound milepost 66 from 7:30 to 4 p.m. there will be right lane closure for maintenance.



Highway: I-82 Region: South Central County: Kittitas Location: I-82 milepost 16 to 18
Contact:Scott Clark, WSDOT Maintenance Supervisor, 509 573-8380

I-82 eastbound milepost 16 to 18: Monday and Tuesday June 24 and 25 from 7 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. there will be a right lane closure for pavement repair work.
 


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Maintenance/Utility Operations:

No significant traffic impacts anticipated this week.


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US 12 Old Highway 12 to Isaacs Ave Bridge

Project # C9257
Highway:
US 12 Region: South Central County: Walla Walla  Location: US-12 MP 340
Contact: Jerry Wood, Project Engineer, 509-577-1859
Project Description: This project provides for the improvement of US 12 at the US 12 Bridge over E Isaacs Ave by removing existing surfacing, performing bridge deck repair and expansion, joint modification, and applying waterproof membrane and HMA overlay. This project is due to be completed by Late Spring 2019. 

Current Week Traffic Advisory:
No significant traffic impacts anticipated.



Nine Mile Hill to Frenchtown Vic – Turnback Improvements

Highway
: US-12 Region: South Central County: Walla Walla Location: US-12 MP 318 to MP 324

Contact:  Alex Sanguino,  Project Engineer, 509-222-2403
Project Description: This contract provides for the improvement of bridges on US-12 from MP 318 to MP 324, in Walla Walla County, by replacing the concrete baluster bridge rails with pedestrian railing, placing new thrie beam guardrail retrofit, planing bituminous pavement and HMA paving, pavement markings, traffic control and other work.
This project is due to be completed by Late July 2019.

Current Week Traffic Advisory: 
Milepost 319 to 320: Monday, June 24 through Friday, June 28 from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m., flagging for possible lane closures for permanent striping, rumble strips and guideposts.
Milepost 321 to 323: Monday, June 24 through Friday, June 28 from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m., single lane, temporary signal control in place for 24 hours for removing guardrail and bridge rail.



Maintenance/Utility Operations:

Highway: US-12 Region: South Central County: Walla Walla Location: US-12 MP 318 to MP 324

Contact: Alex Sanguino, Project Engineer, 509-222-2403
Walla Walla crews will be doing asphalt repair the week of the 6/24 to the 6/28/2019 7:00 am to 3:00pm on hwy 12 from lewiston rd. m/p 351 to the waitsburg city limits m/p 358.3.
Single lane, piloted traffic control to move traffic safely thru the work zone
No significant traffic impacts anticipated this week.




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I-82 South Union Gap Interchange – Construct Ramps

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 on ramp, a new westbound off ramp and other work to complete the interchange of I-82 and US-97.
Construction Begins: Spring 2019
Scheduled Completion: Fall 2019

Current Week Traffic Advisory: 

I-82 Eastbound: 
June 26 through June 28 during the day: Shoulder closure. 
June 25 through June 26 from 7 p.m. to 6 a.m.: Left lane closure 
June 28 from 11 p.m. to 4 a.m. Eastbound traffic will be detoured at Exit 36.

I-82 Westbound:
June 25 and June 26 from 7 p.m. to 6 a.m. there will be lane closures.
June 27 from 11 p.m. to 4 a.m. traffic will be detoured at Exit 38.
June 30 from 8 p.m. to 9 a.m. there will be lane closures.

US-97:
No significant traffic impacts anticipated this week.

Exit 38 Westbound: 
No significant traffic impacts anticipated this week.

Eastbound On-Ramp from Main Street: 
June 25 and 26 during the day there will be flagging operations.


Region Wide BCT Replacement and Guardrail Upgrade –
Project #C9359

Highway:
I-82 Region: South Central County: Yakima, Kittitas, Benton Location: I-82 milepost 0 to milepost 132
Contact: Jerry Wood, WSDOT Project Engineer, 509-577-1859
Project Description: This project provides for the improvement of I-90, I-82, I-182, US-12, US-395 and SR-240 by replacing Breakaway Cable Terminals with Non-flared Terminals; Buried Terminals and other guardrail upgrades. This project is due to be completed by Fall 2019

Current Week Traffic Advisory:
Monday June 24, Westbound MP 38.4-Single lane closure-nighttime hours
Monday June 24, Exit 38- Eastbound on Ramp Closure 6 p.m. to 6 a.m.
Tuesday June 25, Exit 38-Westbound off Ramp Closure 8 p.m. to 6 a.m.
Wednesday June 26, Exit 31-Westbound off Ramp Closure 11 p.m. to 5 a.m.
Thursday June 27, Exit 54 Interchange-Drivers should anticipate alternating one way traffic 6 a.m. to 5 pm.





White Pass Vicinity Major Drainage Phase 2 – C9396


Highway: US-12 Region: South Central County: Yakima & Lewis Location: US-12 MP 140.5 to MP 160
Contact: Jerry Wood, WSDOT Project Engineer, 509-577-1859
Project Description: This project provides for the improvement of US-12 in various locations by installing drainage structures and new culvert pipes including underdrains, modifying existing drainage structures; replacing riprap and quarry spalls, extruded curb, pavement markings and delineation. This project is dues to be completed by Fall 2019


Current Week Traffic Advisory:
Tuesday June 25 through Friday June 28 from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m., Drivers should anticipate alternating one way traffic. Traffic delays up to 15 minutes should be anticipated




I-82 and SR-22 Sunnyside Vic to Prosser VIC-Paving and ADA
Project # C9386
Highway:
I-82 and SR 22 Region: South Central County: Yakima and
Benton Location: I-82 milepost 68 to milepost 85, and SR-22 milepost 35 to milepost 37
Contact:
Jerry Wood, Project Engineer, 509-577-1859
Project Description: This projects provides for the improvement of I-82 interchanges at milepost 69, milepost 73 and milepost 82. Also the improvement of I-82 westbound from milepost 68 to milepost 85 and SR-22 from milepost 35 to milepost 37 by rehabilitating the existing roadway which includes planning bituminous pavement, crack sealing, fog sealing, paving with HMA, striping, flexible guide post, barrier delineator strip, cement concrete curb, sidewalk and curb ramp, traffic signal system and signing. This project is due to be completed by Fall 2019. 

Current Week Traffic Advisory:

All Work Daytime Hours


I-82 westbound milepost 84.5 to milepost 82
No significant traffic impacts anticipated this week.

I-82 Exit 69 Sunnyside Interchange Off/On Ramps:
No significant traffic impacts anticipated this week.

I-82 Exit 73 Grandview Interchange Off/On Ramp:
No significant traffic impacts anticipated this week.


I-82 Exit 82 Prosser Interchange Off/On Ramps:
No significant traffic impacts anticipated this week.

Wine Country Road/Stover Road Intersection:
Tuesday June 25 through Friday June 28, Drivers should anticipate alternating one way traffic 7 a.m. to 5 p.m.

SR 22 MP 35 to MP 37:
No significant traffic impacts anticipated this week. 
 


US 12 / Wildcat Creek Bridge Replacement

Highway:
US-12 Region: South Central County: Yakima Location: US-12 milepost 165
Contact: Scott Golbek, Project Engineer, 509-577-1810
Project Description: This project will replace the Wildcat Creek Bridge on US 12 at milepost 166.

Current Week Traffic Advisory: 
June 24 from 6 a.m. to 6 p.m. there will be intermittent single lane closures.



Highway:
SR-241 Region: South Central County: Yakima Location: SR-241 milepost 1
Contact: Alex Sanguino, WSDOT Maintenance Supervisor, 509 222-2403

SR-241 milepost 1: Monday June 24 from 8:30 a.m. to 6:30 p.m. Bridge work will close SR-241 Yakima River Bridges in Mabton. A detour route will be in place via local roads.



Maintenance/Utility Operations:

No significant traffic impacts anticipated this week.



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