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North Central Region Weekly Travel Advisory

for August 29- September 5

Update: Friday Aug. 26  
Contact: Jeff Adamson  Communications (509) 667-2815 (Wenatchee) 

-Construction work on state highways in North Central Region is not allowed from noon Friday 9/2 through Labor Day, Monday 9/5.

-Another sheep crossing is scheduled on the south side of Blewett Pass Friday 9/2 from 6:30 to 7:30 a.m. Expect up to 15 minute delays. The flock will cross near Liberty, 3 miles north of the jct. of US 97 & SR 970 @ Lauderdale.

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

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Projects Listed by Highway and Mileposts


(US 2) NCR Seal 2016- Contract #8890
Counties: Douglas and Grant Highway: US 2 Region: North Central Location: Milepost 167-189, Farmer, east to Coulee City.
Description: - In this $5.5M project, Central Washington Asphalt crews are resurfacing 43 miles of highway in Chelan, Douglas and a mile in Grant County on US 2 east and west of Waterville, US 97, south of Beebe Bridge and US 97A, from Wenatchee to Entiat. Work began July 11 and should be complete in September.
Work Schedule: Monday 8/29 - Thursday 9/1, 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. Expect 20 minute delays with flaggers and pilot car led traffic.
Contact: Dan Lewis, Project Engineer (509) 667-2880

(US 97) NCR Seal 2016- Contract #8890
County: Douglas  Highway: US 97 Region: North Central  Location: Milepost 227-235, Twin W Orchards, north to Beebe Bridge.
Description: In this $5.5M project, Central Washington Asphalt crews are resurfacing 43 miles of highway in Chelan, Douglas and a mile in Grant County on US 2 east and west of Waterville, US 97, south of Beebe Bridge and US 97A, from Wenatchee to Entiat. Work began July 11 and should be complete in September.
Work Schedule: Tuesday 8/30 only, 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. expect flaggers and 20 minute delays at intersections. Use US 97A as an alternate route.  Expect only shoulder closures with no delays the other days.
Contact: Dan Lewis, Project Engineer (509) 667-2880

(US 97A) NCR Seal 2016- Contract #8890
County: Chelan Highway: US 97A Region: North Central Location: Milepost 201-214, Wenatchee, north to Entiat.
Description: In this $5.5M project, Central Washington Asphalt crews are resurfacing 43 miles of highway in Chelan, Douglas and a mile in Grant County on US 2 east and west of Waterville, US 97, south of Beebe Bridge and US 97A, from Wenatchee to Entiat. Work began July 11 and should be complete in September.
Work Schedule: Wednesday 8/31 - Thursday 9/1, 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. expect flaggers and/or a pilot car and 20 minute delays at more than one location. Use US 97 as an alternate route. Expect only shoulder closures with no delays on the other days.
Contact: Dan Lewis, Project Engineer (509) 667-2880

(SR 20) NCR Regionwide curve warning signing - Contract #8875
County: Okanogan Highway: SR 20 Region: North Central Location: Milepost 157.9 -176.3, Rainy Pass to Early Winters.
Description: 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.
Work Schedule: Monday 8/29 - Thursday 9/1, 6 a.m. to 7 p.m. expect up to 10 minute delays with flaggers.
Contact: Project Engineer: Kevin Waligorski (509) 667-2860

(SR 150) Chelan Sewer System Upgrade
County: Chelan Highway: SR 150 Region: North Central Location: Milepost 3.5 to 5, Crystal/El Dorado Drive.
Description: Installing a sewer line.
Work Schedule: Monday 8/29 - Thursday 9/1, 7 a.m. to 5 p.m., expect up to 10 minute delays with flagger controlled traffic.
Contact: City of Chelan Public Works 509-682-8030

(SR 153) Methow River Bridges-Structural Rehabilitation- Contract #8919
County: Okanogan Highway: SR 153 Region: North Central Location: Milepost 12-22, Methow to Carlton.
Description: - In this $1.2 million project, N.A. Degerstrom, Inc. crews are removing and replacing 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.
Work Schedule: Monday 8/20 - Thursday 9/1, 6 a.m. to 7 p.m. expect up to 10 minute delays with flaggers.
Contact: Dan Lewis, Project Engineer (509) 667-2880


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