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North Central Region Weekly Travel Advisory

 - For May 21-25

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

Events:

    • Expect up to 150 motorcycles on US 97 between Wenatchee and Oroville Saturday 5/19 for the Annual "Run for the Border." The Columbia River HOG chapter organizes this motorcycle ride to raise funds for local charities.
    • On US 97A, Sunday, May 20, 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. for 10 miles between Entiat and Swakane Canyon Rd. expect up to 200 participants using the southbound shoulder in the Grand Fondo Cycle Tour of Leavenworth
    • Chelan County Projects - Alerts & Restrictions
    • City of Wenatchee Projects

Projects - by highway:  

(SR 17) NCR Pavement Rehab 2018- Contract #9181
Counties: Grant/Douglas, Highway: SR 17 Region: North Central
Locations: MP 67.75 -96.50 Ephrata to Coulee City and MP 66.6 Rocky Ford Creek Bridge and MP 56.84-119.67 Grant County Airport to Jct. w/SR 174 (Leahy Jct.)
Description: In this $6.9M project, Central Washington Asphalt is performing work on six highways in North Central Region including crack seal, chip seal, asphalt paving, rumble strips, striping, bridge deck work (Rocky Ford Creek) and some guardrail and sidewalk. Work began March 12 and should be complete by the end of July.
Work Schedule: Monday - Thursday, 6 a.m. - 7 p.m., expect less than 20 minute delays with alternating one-lane flagger/pilot car controlled traffic and intersection flagging as needed where crews are fog sealing and pot hole patching between SR 282 at Ephrata and SR 174 at Leahy Junction.
Contact: Sterling Knipfer, Assistant Project Engineer (509) 667-2862

(New) SR 153 Bridge Pier Debris Removal
County: Okanogan  Hwy: SR 153 Region: North Central
Location: MP 16 halfway between Methow and Carlton
Description: Mobile crane removal of trees & debris from the bridge piers in the Methow River.
Work Schedule: Monday ONLY 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. expect delays up to 45 minutes with flagger controlled traffic for trucks. A passenger vehicle detour is available on local roads.
Contact: WSDOT Bridge 509.667.3072

(New)
SR 155 Okanogan Bridge Pier Debris Removal
County: Okanogan Hwy: SR 1555 Region: North Central
Location: MP 80 downtown Omak
Description: Mobile crane removal of trees & debris from the bridge piers in the Okanogan River.
Work Schedule: Tuesday ONLY 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. expect a full closure of the bridge with detours available on local streets.
Contact: WSDOT Bridge 509.667.3072

SR 282 Railroad Overcrossing concrete repairs
County: Grant Hwy. SR 282 Region: North Central
Location: MP: 1 in downtown Ephrata
Description: repairing concrete damage to the overcrossing.
Work Schedule: Monday through Wednesday ONLY 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. expect delays up to 10 minutes with flagger controlled traffic.
Contact: WSDOT Bridge 509.667.3072

SR 285 George Sellar Bridge cleaning
Counties: Chelan/Douglas Hwy. SR 285 Region: North Central
Location: MP 0-.4 Bridge deck
Description: Bridge Washing Crew will be cleaning the George Sellar Bridge, both overhead and below the bridge deck.
Work Schedule: 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday and Sunday, only one lane at a time will be closed. Drivers are encouraged to use the Odabashian Bridge as an alternative.
Contact: WSDOT Bridge 509.480.8419


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