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North Central Region Weekly Travel Advisory

for July 25-29

Update:  REVISED: Friday, July 22
Contact: Jeff Adamson  Communications (509) 667-2815 (Wenatchee)

-Check blasting & construction scheduled on I-90 Snoqualmie Pass .

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Chelan & Douglas Counties

US 97 @ US 97A - Beebe Bridge south and Wenatchee to Entiat chip seal preparation
Monday through Thursday,
6 a.m. to 8 p.m., expect flaggers and up to 20 minute delays where crews are installing asphalt patches in advance of chip sealing coming later this summer.
Monday
crews will be working on US 97A and US 97 is the recommended alternative.
Tuesday through Thursday, crews will be working on US 97 and US 97A is the recommended alternative.
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US 2 (MP 167-189) Farmer to Coulee City chip seal 
Monday through Thursday,
6 a.m. to 6 p.m., expect 20 minute delays with flaggers where a crew is removing old rumble strips and striping and grinding driving lanes in preparation for chip sealing.
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US 2 (MP 146-147) Top of Pine Canyon chip seal
Wednesday Only
, 6 a.m. to 6 p.m., expect delays of up to 20 minutes where a crew is preparing 3/4 mile section near horseshoe curve for chip sealing later this summer by crack sealing the lanes and shoulders.

In this $5.5M project, Central Washington Asphalt crews are resurfacing 43 miles of highway in Chelan, Douglas and a mile in Grant Counties on US 2 east and west of Waterville, US 97 Beebe Bridge, south and US 97A Wenatchee to Entiat. Work begins July 11 and should be complete in September.
Project Engineer: Dan Lewis (509) 667-2880

(New) US 2 (MP 117-118) Lower Sunnyslope to School St. pavement repair
Monday and Tuesday Only,
7 a.m. to 4 p.m., expect one lane at a time to be closed and speed through the work zone reduced to 35MPH where our maintenance crew is chip sealing damaged pavement. Motorcycles use extreme caution.

Grant  County

SR 243 (MP 0-28) Vantage to Vernita pavement preservation
Monday through Thursday Only
, 7 a.m. to 7 p.m., expect delays up to 20 minutes with flaggers and pilot car led traffic where a crew is crack sealing paving, chip sealing and other work.

In this $461K project Granite Construction crews are doing roadway and shoulder preservation including crushed rock applications, crack sealing, asphalt patching, new striping and other work on state highways in the Basin. Work began July 18 and should be complete in mid August.

(New) SR 17 (MP 87-89) Blue Lake curve warning signs
Monday through Thursday
, 6 a.m. to 6 p.m., expect short delays with flagger controlled traffic where a crew is installing orange and black curve warning "chevron" signs.

In this $465K project, Road Products Inc. crews are installing curve warning signs on state highways in Chelan, Douglas, Grant and Okanogan counties.
Work began July 25 and should be complete in November.
Project Engineer: Kevin Waligorski (509) 667-2860

Okanogan County

(New) SR 20 (MP 264-274) Aeneas Valley to Tonasket pavement repair
Monday through Thursday,
6 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., expect up to 20 minute delays with flaggers and pilot car controlled traffic where our maintenance crew is resurfacing damaged pavement.

SR 17 (MP 119-144) Leahy to Brewster rumble strips
Monday and Tuesday Only,
6 a.m. to 6 p.m., expect up to 20 minute delays with flaggers and pilot car led traffic where a crew is installing centerline and shoulder rumble strips.

In this $791K project, North Star Enterprises crews will install centerline and shoulder rumble strips as well as crack and fog sealing and replacing plastic pavement markings on 6 highways: US 2, SR 17, 20, 24, 28 and US 97.
Work began July 11 and should be complete by October.
Project Engineer: Dan Lewis 509-667-2880


SR 153 (MP 11.83-22.39) Methow River Bridge deck repairs
Tuesday through Thursday,
6 a.m. to 6 p.m., expect up to 20 minute delays with flaggers where crews are renovating 7 bridge decks.

In this $1,208K project, N.A. Degerstrom, Inc. crews will remove and replace the asphalt overlay, waterproof membrane, and expansion joints on 7 bridges on SR 153.
Work began July 18 and should be complete by the end of September.
Project Engineer: Dan Lewis 509-667-2880


(Colville Tribal Project)

SR 155 (MP 33-37) South of Nespelem fiber installation
Monday through Friday
, 6 a.m. to 7 p.m., expect lane closures, flaggers and short delays where a contractor crew is installing buried fiber optic cable in the shoulder south of Nespelem.

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