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North Central Region Weekly Travel Advisory

 - For Winter 2017 - 2018 

Updated: February 16
Contact: Jeff Adamson  Communications (509) 667-2815 (Wenatchee)  


  • Be prepared for Winter Driving

      Projects - by highway: 

  • Tonasket electric transformer replacement
    County: Okanogan Hwy SR 20 Region North Central
    Location 1 mile east of Tonasket
    Description Okanogan PUD is replacing a transformer, conductors and overhead power lines
    Work schedule Tuesday only 2/20 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. expect alternating single lane flagger controlled traffic when needed. 
  • Contact WSDOT Utilities 509-667-3062

    As circumstances and weather permit, necessary maintenance & preservation will continue when possible over the winter.  Please be alert for flaggers and orange cones. "Give 'em a brake".

      • 2018 Planned Construction Projects:

        US 2 W. of Stevens Pass Camera Installation

        SR 17 Prior Farms Left Turn Lane

        SR 20 W. of Rainy Pass Flood Deflection Berm

        SR 26 Railroad Bridge Deck Repair

        US 97 Swauk Creek Campground-Remove Fish Barrier

        US 97 N. of Blewett Pass Culvert Replacements

        US 97 Brays Landing Rd. Intersection Improvements

        US 97 Okanogan River Bridge at Omak - Deck Repair

        SR 153 Methow River Bridges Structural Rehabilitation-Phase 2

        SR 285 Wenatchee Area-Paving

        NCR ADA Compliance 2018

        NCR Pavement Rehabilitation 2018

        NCR Strategic Pavement Preservation 2018

        NCR 17-19 Weathering Steel Guardrail Rehabilitation

        Euclid Ave. Administration Facility Consolidation Project

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      • More Information                                       

      • o    Mountain Pass Conditions

      • o    Construction and Emergency road closures

      • o    5-1-1

      • o    Driving through work zones

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