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Olympic Region Weekly Construction and Traffic Updates

Please note: Activities may be subject to weather-related adjustments. If a highway is not listed below, there are no scheduled closures. Please note emergency lane closures may still occur.

Counties: Clallam | Grays Harbor | Jefferson | Kitsap | Mason | Pierce | Thurston


 
Map of Olympic Region area


The following activities are scheduled for Friday, May 19, through Friday, May 26, 2017.


View Clallam County construction map (pdf 270 kb)

CONSTRUCTION 

Highway: US 101 Region: Olympic County: Clallam
Contact: Olympic National Park; Penny Wagner, 360-565-3005
Description: Lake Crescent Highway Rehab Project. The National Park Service & Federal Highway Administration will rehabilitate 12 miles of Highway 101 around Lake Crescent and 4 miles of East Beach Road to address safety and long‐term maintenance issues.

Construction delays will begin mid-July, 2017. Four-hour delays will begin after Labor Day on the western half of U.S. Highway 101 (west from Barnes Point). Specific dates for these 4-hour delays will be announced and posted 2 weeks in advance.

The project will continue through 2019. 


SR 112, US 12, SR 109 Chip Seal 

Highway: SR 112 Region: Olympic County: Clallam Location: Milepost(s)
20.5 to 61
Contact: Chris Bruning, 360-565-0620
Description:  Crews will resurface portions of SR 112 in areas between milepost 20.5 and 61
Work schedule: Drivers can expect reduced speed limits to 35 mph in the work zones. Drivers can also expect single-lane closures with delays of up to 15 minutes. The work will continue on three separate highways during daylight hours through September.

MAINTENANCE

Highway:
US 101 Region: Olympic County: Clallam Location: Milepost(s) 170 to 190
Contact: Lyric Winn, 360-565-0680
Description: Vegetation management. Drivers will encounter slow moving vehicle for mobile operation and shoulder closures.
Work Schedule: Monday through Thursday, May 22-25.

Highway: US 101 Region: Olympic County: Clallam Location: Milepost(s) 238.7 to 239.5
Contact: Doug Adamson, 360-357-2716
Description: Elwha River Bridge monitoring.  No scheduled impacts. For more information about the bridge, please visit elwhariverbridge.com

Highway: US 101 Region: Olympic County: Clallam Location: Milepost(s) 250 to 275
Contact: Steve Russell, 360-565-0680 
Description: Catch basin cleaning. Drivers in both directions will encounter single-lane closures.
Work Schedule: 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Monday through Thursday, May 22-25. 

Highway: US 101 Region: Olympic County: Clallam Location: Milepost(s) 221 to 227
Contact: Lyric Winn, 360-565-0680
Description: Guardrail repair. Drivers will encounter one-way alternating traffic.
Work Schedule: 6:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. Friday, May 19. 

Highway: US 101 Region: Olympic County: Clallam Location: Milepost(s) 249.6 to 262.6
Contact: Tony Kilmer, 360-357-2897
Description:  Drivers will encounter left lane closures for a mobile operation.
Work Schedule: 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. each day through Thursday, May 25. 

Highway: US 101 Region: Olympic County: Clallam Location: Milepost(s) 258 to 259
Contact: Tom Chrisman, 360-570-6746
Description: Utility work. Drivers in both directions will encounter shoulder closures and occasional night brief traffic stops.
Work Schedule: 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Wednesday, May 24. 7 p.m. each weeknight starting Wednesday, May 24 through Wednesday, May 31, until 6 a.m. each following day. No work will occur over Memorial Day weekend. 

Highway: SR 112 Region: Olympic County: Clallam Location: Milepost(s) 23 to 39
Contact: Lyric Winn, 360-565-0680
Description: Vegetation management. Drivers will encounter right shoulder closures for mobile operation. 
Work Schedule: 7:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday through Thursday, May 22-25.

EVENTS

North Olympic Discovery Marathon
Highway:
 US 101 Region: Olympic County: Clallam Location: Milepost(s) 270.6
Contact: Shari King, 360-704-3270
Description: Drivers can expect to encounter detours.
Work Schedule: 7:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. Sunday, June 4.

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Grays Harbor County


View Grays Harbor County construction map
(pdf 209 kb)

CONSTRUCTION

SR 8 - Middle and East Forks Wildcat Creek - Remove Fish Barriers
Highway: SR 8 Region: Olympic County: Grays Harbor Location: Milepost(s) 4.3 to 7.5
Contact: John Romero, 360-538-8500
Description: Crews will remove barriers to fish.
Project web page
Work schedule: Westbound SR 8 is reconfigured to accommodate both directions of traffic. The SR 8 speed limit in the area is reduced to 45 mph. This reconfiguration is illustrated in this YouTube video.

The intersection of SR 8 and SR 108 in McCleary is closed to all traffic around the clock through summer 2019. During the closure, drivers headed to McCleary will be directed to the Mox Chehalis Road interchange.

SR 8 W of Old Sand Crk. Rd. to Jct. US 101 - Paving
Highway: 8 Region: Olympic County: Thurston Location: Milepost(s) 6.75 - 11.5 and 17.25 - 20.63
Contact: John Romero, 360-538-8500
Description: Crews will repave sections of SR 8 between US 101 in Thurston County and McCleary.
Work Schedule: While work is under way, portions of westbound SR 8 will reduce to one lane. The single-lane closures are scheduled to occur between 7 a.m. and 5:30 p.m. each weekday. Weather permitting, the work will be complete before July.

SR 112, US 12, SR 109 Chip Seal
Highway: US 12, SR 109 Region: Olympic County: Clallam Location: Milepost(s) SR 109 from milepost 16.95 to milepost 20.04. US 12 from milepost 26.3 to milepost 34.6
Contact: Chris Bruning, 360-565-0620
Description: Crews will resurface portions of SR 112 in areas between milepost 20.56 and 61.08
Work schedule: Drivers can expect reduced speed limits to 35 mph in the work zones and single-lane closures or one-way alternating traffic with a pilot car during daylight hours through September.

MAINTENANCE

Highway: US 12 Region: Olympic County: Grays Harbor Location: Milepost(s) 16.4 to 15
Contact: Ted Twigg, 360-538-8530
Description: Guardrail repair. Westbound drivers can expect single-lane closures.
Work Schedule: 7:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. Thursday, May 25.

Highway: US 12 Region: Olympic County: Grays Harbor Location: Milepost(s) 20.1
Contact: Ted Twigg, 360-538-8530
Description: Asphalt preservation.
Work Schedule: 7 a.m. to 4 p.m. Tuesday and Wednesday, May 16-17. Drivers using the 3rd Street overpass will encounter one-way alternating traffic with flaggers.

Highway: US 12 Region: Olympic County: Grays Harbor Location: Milepost(s) 20.1
Contact: Tony Kilmer, 360-357-2897
Description: Sign installation. Drivers can expect an eastbound right lane closure.
Work Schedule: 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Thursday, May 18.

Highway: US 101 Region: Olympic County: Grays Harbor Location: Milepost(s) 73.2
Contact: Ted Twigg, 360-538-8530
Description: Asphalt preservation.
Work Schedule: 7:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. Wednesday, May 24.

Highway: US 101 Region: Olympic County: Grays Harbor Location: Milepost(s) 77 to 79
Contact: Ted Twigg, 360-538-8530
Description: Asphalt preservation. Drivers can expect one-way alternating traffic with flaggers.
Work Schedule: 7:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday and Tuesday, May 22-23.

Highway: US 101 Region: Olympic County: Grays Harbor Location: Milepost(s) 83.2
Contact: Tony Kilmer, 360-357-2897
Description: Bridge inspection. Drivers can expect northbound shoulder closures.
Work Schedule: 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. Monday, May 22.

Highway: US 101 Region: Olympic County: Grays Harbor Location: Milepost(s) 122.3 to 123.8
Contact: Ted Twigg, 360-538-8530
Description: Ditch clearing. Drivers can expect one-way alternating traffic.
Work Schedule: 8 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Thursday, May 25.

Highway: SR 109 Region: Olympic County: Grays Harbor Location: Milepost(s) 24.5 to 35.6
Contact: Ted Twigg, 360-538-8530
Description: Ditch debris removal. Drivers can expect one-way alternating traffic with flaggers within smaller segments between the above mileposts.
Work Schedule: 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Wednesday, May 24. 

EVENTS

Hood to Coast Relay and Ultra
Highway:
 US 101 Region: Olympic County: Grays Harbor Location: Milepost(s) 80.6 to 86.8
Highway: US 109 Region: Olympic County: Grays Harbor Location: Milepost(s) 0 to 1.3, 21.29
Contact: Shari King, 360-704-3270
Description: Drivers can expect to encounter delays at intersections as runners cross.
Work Schedule: 4 a.m. to 8 p.m. Saturday, June 3.


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Jefferson County



View Jefferson County summer construction map  (pdf 225kb)

CONSTRUCTION 

SR 104 – Hood Canal Bridge – Special Repair

Highway: SR 104 Region: Olympic County: Jefferson Location: Milepost(s) 13.9 to 15.4
Contact: Michele Britton, 360-874-3010
Description: Crews are rebuilding and replacing the internal mechanics of the Hood Canal Bridge draw span.
Project web page

Crews will schedule work to continue efforts to rebuild and replace internal mechanics of the bridge's draw span. WSDOT will announce in advance when the work resumes. Until that time, drivers are strongly advised to sign up to receive automated messages for the most accurate bridge information.

MAINTENANCE 

Highway: US 101 Region: Olympic County: Clallam Location: Milepost(s) 170 to 190
Contact: Lyric Winn, 360-565-0680
Description: Vegetation management. Drivers will encounter slow moving vehicle for mobile operation and shoulder closures.
Work Schedule: Monday through Thursday, May 22-25.

Highway: US 101 Region: Olympic County: Jefferson Location: Milepost(s) 275 to 293
Contact: Steve Russell, 360-565-0680
Description: Catch basin cleaning. Drivers can expect one-way alternating traffic and shoulder closures.
Work Schedule: 7:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday through Friday through May 25.

Highway:
 US 101 Region: Olympic County: Jefferson Location: Milepost(s) 281.5 to 282
Contact: Tom Chrisman, 360-570-6746
Description: Utility crews will install infrastructure. Drivers can expect shoulder closures.
Work Schedule: 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. each weekday through Monday, June 5.
 
Highway: SR 110 Region: Olympic County: Jefferson Location: Milepost(s) 2 to 3
Contact: Tom Chrisman, 360-570-6746
Description: Utility crews will install power pole. Drivers can expect one-way alternating traffic.
Work Schedule: 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Tuesday, May 16.


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View Kitsap County construction map (pdf 436kb)

CONSTRUCTION

SR 16 - Anderson Creek Tributary to Sinclair Inlet - Remove Fish Barriers
Highway: SR 166 at SR 16 Region: Olympic County: Jefferson Location: Milepost(s) 27.9
Contact: Michele Britton, 360-874-3010
Description: Crews have removed barriers to fish
Project web page
Work schedule:  No scheduled impacts.  

SR 16, Olympic Dr. NW to SR 305 / Install Cable Barrier
Highway: SR 16 Region: Olympic County: Pierce Location: Milepost(s) 10.8 to 19
Contact: Michele Britton, 360-874-3000
Description: Crews will install media cable barrier.
Work Schedule:

  • 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. weekdays
    Drivers in both directions can expect shoulder closures.
  • 8 p.m. Monday through Friday, until 6 a.m. each following day
    Drivers in both directions can expect left lane and shoulder closures.

SR 104 – Hood Canal Bridge – Special Repair
Highway: SR 104 Region: Olympic County: Jefferson Location: Milepost(s) 13.9 to 15.4
Contact: Michele Britton, 360-874-3010
Description: Crews are rebuilding and replacing the internal mechanics of the Hood Canal Bridge draw span. 
Project web page

Crews will schedule work to continue efforts to rebuild and replace internal mechanics of the bridge's draw span. WSDOT will announce in advance when the work resumes. Until that time, drivers are strongly advised to sign up to receive automated messages for the most accurate bridge information.

MAINTENANCE 

Highway: SR 104 Region: Olympic County: Kitsap Location: Milepost(s) 15.3 to 24.5
Contact: Duke Stryker, 360-874-3050
Description: Sweeping. Drivers can expect slow moving vehicle and shoulder closures for mobile operation.
Schedule: 8 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Monday, May 22.

Highway: SR 160 Region: Olympic County: Kitsap Location: Milepost(s) 15.3
Contact: Duke Stryker, 360-874-3050
Description: Tree removal. Drivers can expect one-way alternating traffic with flaggers.
Schedule: 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Tuesday, May 23.

Highway: SR 305 Region: Olympic County: Kitsap Location: Milepost(s) 12.8
Contact: Duke Stryker, 360-874-3050
Description: Sweeping. Drivers can expect slow moving vehicle for mobile operation and shoulder closures.
Schedule: 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Tuesday and Wednesday, May 23-24.

Highway: SR 307 Region: Olympic County: Kitsap Location: Milepost(s) 0 to 5.3
Contact: Duke Stryker, 360-874-3050
Description: Sweeping. Drivers can expect slow moving vehicle for mobile operation and shoulder closures.
Schedule: 8 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Thursday, May 25.

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Mason County


View Mason County summer construction map  (pdf 436kb)

CONSTRUCTION

SR 3 - Belfair Area - Widening and Safety Improvements

Highway:
SR 3   Region: Olympic   County: Mason  Location: Milepost(s) 25.3 to 27
Contact: Michele Britton, 360-874-3010
Description: This widening project will extend the center turn lane and provide paved shoulders and sidewalks on both sides of SR 3. The improvements are intended to be built in two separate stages.
Project web page

Work schedule:   Drivers can expect short-term traffic stops for trucks entering and leaving the work zone between the hours of 8 a.m. and 3 p.m.

SR 302 - N of E Victor Rd - Culvert Replacement

Highway: SR 302 Region: Olympic County: Mason  Location: Milepost(s) 4.5
Contact: Michele Britton, 360-874-3010
Description: Crews will replace two failing culverts and install infrastructure to help stabilize the highway.
Until further notice, SR 302 near Victor is reduced to a single lane with traffic being controlled by a signal. The speed limit is also reduced to 25 mph. These temporary measures will be in effect until permanent repairs can be made.
Project web page
Work schedule: Due to additional erosion, WSDOT has changed the construction strategy for this project. Repairs will now require a partial realignment of the highway away from the water. The new conditions and subsequent repairs now require a 15 day around the clock closure to all traffic. The closure initially had been seven days. The pending 15 day closure has not been scheduled. WSDOT will give advance notice before the roadway closes to all traffic.


MAINTENANCE 

Highway: SR 3 Region: Olympic County: Kitsap Location: Milepost(s) 4 to 4.1
Contact: Duke Stryker, 360-874-3050
Description: Catch basin repair. Drivers can expect one-way alternating traffic with flaggers.
Schedule: 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. Monday through Thursday, May 22-25.

Highway: SR 300 Region: Olympic County: Kitsap Location: Milepost(s) 2.2 to 2.4
Contact: Duke Stryker, 360-874-3050
Description: Vegetation management. Drivers can expect one-way alternating traffic with flaggers.
Schedule: 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Monday, May 22.

EVENT

Hood to Coast Relay and Ultra
Highway:
US 107 Region: Olympic County: Grays Harbor Location: Milepost(s) 7.9
Highway: US 108 Region: Olympic County: Grays Harbor Location: Milepost(s) 11.6 to 11.9
Contact: Shari King, 360-704-3270
Description: Drivers can expect to encounter delays at intersections as runners cross.
Work Schedule: 4 a.m. to 8 p.m. Saturday, June 3.

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Pierce County


View Pierce County summer construction map (pdf 187kb)


CONSTRUCTION

Tacoma/Pierce County HOV Program

I-5 - M Street to Portland Avenue - HOV

Highway:
I-5 Region: Olympic County: Pierce Location: Milepost(s) 132.8 - 134.4 
Contact:
Gaius Sanoy, 253-365-6700
Description: This project rebuilds Pacific Avenue and McKinley Way bridges spanning I-5. It builds a new northbound SR 7/I-705 bridge, and widens I-5 to accommodate northbound and southbound HOV lanes from M Street to the vicinity of the L Street bridge.
Project web page

I-5 - SR 16 Realignment - HOV Structure and Connections
Highway(s):
I-5 Region: Olympic County: Pierce Location: Milepost(s) SR 16 0.1 to .7 I-5 130.9 to 133.5 

Contact: Gaius Sanoy, 253-365-6700
Description: This project is the final of a three stage effort to rebuild the Nalley Valley interchange. During the final phase, crews will build ramps that create new HOV lanes between I-5 and SR 16. The project will also realign I-5 to accommodate HOV ramps.
Project web page

I-5 - Portland Avenue to Port of Tacoma Road - Northbound HOV

Highway:
I-5  Region: Olympic  County: Pierce  Location: Milepost(s) 134 - 136
Contacts: Brenden Clarke, 360-412-3420
Description: This project builds new HOV lanes on I-5 in Tacoma and Fife, and a new northbound I-5 Puyallup River Bridge. 
Project web page

Weekend ramp and intersection closure
From 11 p.m. Friday, May 19 to 4 a.m. Monday, May 22 the southbound I-5 exit to SR 167 or Portland Avenue in Tacoma (Exit #135) and the Bay Street/East 27th Street intersection will close around-the clock so crews can rebuild and pave the intersection.

Northbound I-5 exit 133 to Tacoma city center closed through November 2017

Northbound I-5 exit #133 to Tacoma's city center is closed for construction through November 2017 to build new HOV connections between I-5 and SR 16.

During the closure, detour signs will direct northbound I-5 traffic to use the SR 16/South 38th Street exit (#132) to reach downtown Tacoma destinations. WSDOT posted a video showing the detour route to help drivers visualize the changes. 

Ramp reopened 
The northbound SR 7 ramp to northbound I-5 in Tacoma has reopened. WSDOT would like to thank drivers for their patience during this closure.

Weekend closure of southbound I-5 exit
Drivers who use the southbound I-5 exit to State Route 167 (River Road) or Portland Avenue in Tacoma (Exit #135) will need to plan ahead for alternate route

Tonight at 11 p.m., contractor crews working on the I-5 Portland Avenue to Port of Tacoma Road – Northbound HOV project will close the southbound I-5 exit and the Bay Street/East 27th Street intersection. The closures will remain in place around -the clock through 4 a.m. Monday, May 22, while crews rebuild and pave the intersection.

Drivers who would normally use that exit will instead be detoured to southbound SR 7, East 38th Street, and northbound I-5 to Portland Avenue.

Monday, May 22
• East 28th/Bay Street ramp to northbound SR 167 will close from 10 p.m. to 4 a.m. the following day.
• Northbound I-5 exit to northbound SR 167 will close from 10 p.m. to 4 a.m. the following day.
• SR 167 on-ramp to southbound I-5 will close from 9 p.m. to 4 a.m. each following day.
• Northbound I-5 collector/distributor exits to SR 7 and I-705 will close from 11 p.m. to 4 a.m. the following day.

Tuesday, May 23
• East 28th/Bay Street ramp to northbound SR 167 will close from 10 p.m. to 4 a.m. the following day.
• SR 167 on-ramp to southbound I-5 will close from 9 p.m. to 4 a.m. each following day.

Wednesday, May 24

• All lanes of southbound I-5 will be detoured to the city center exit via I-705 and SR 509 from 1 a.m. to 4 a.m. Note the early morning closure.
• East 28th/Bay Street ramp to northbound SR 167 will close from 10 p.m. to 4 a.m. the following day.
• SR 167 on-ramp to southbound I-5 will close from 9 p.m. to 4 a.m. each following day.
• All lanes of northbound I-5 will be detoured at exit #132 to the northbound collector/distributor lanes from 11:59 a.m. to 4 a.m. the following day.

Thursday, May 25

• Bay Street ramp to northbound SR 167 will close from 10 p.m. to 4 a.m. the following day.
• SR 167 on-ramp to southbound I-5 will close from 9 p.m. to 4 a.m. each following day.
• Northbound I-5 collector/distributor exits to SR 7 and I-705 will close from 11:59 p.m. to 4 a.m. the following day.

Friday, May 26

• Northbound SR 7 and southbound I-705 ramps to northbound I-5 will close from 11:59 p.m. to 5 a.m. the following day.


I-5 Mounts Rd to Center Dr. - Auxiliary Lane Extension
Highway: I-5 Region: Olympic County: Pierce Location: Milepost(s) 116.3 to 119
Contact: Jon Keeth, 253-365-6700
Description: Crews will build a new auxiliary lane on northbound I-5 between Mounts Road and Center Drive.
Project web page.
Work Schedule:

  • Friday, May 19: Mounts Road on-ramp to northbound I-5, weigh station ramps and the Center Drive on-ramp to northbound I-5 will close from 11 p.m. to 4 a.m. the following day.
  • Saturday, May 20: Lane closures on northbound I-5 will begin at 8 p.m. at the weigh station. At 11 p.m., the Center Drive on-ramp to northbound I-5 will close until 7 a.m. Sunday, May 21. All lanes will reopen by 8 a.m. Sunday morning.
  • Monday, May 22:  Lane closures on northbound I-5 will begin at 8 p.m. At 11 p.m., the Center Drive on-ramp to northbound I-5 will close until 4 a.m. Tuesday, May 23.
  • Night single- and double-lane closures will take place throughout the week on both directions of I-5 within the project limits. Monday through Friday, southbound lane closures are allowed between 9 p.m. to 6 a.m. with northbound lane closures allowed between 8 p.m. to 5 a.m. Saturday morning lane closures on southbound and northbound I-5 are allowed until 7 a.m. and 8 a.m. respectively.

I-5, Point Defiance Bypass - Sound Transit Track and Signal, BNSF Railroad Bridge
Highway: I-5 Region: Olympic County: Pierce Location: Milepost(s) 125 - 116
Contact: Allison Gregg, 206-398-5063
Description: Point Defiance Bypass Project will reroute passenger trains to an inland rail line along the west side of I-5 through south Tacoma, Lakewood, and DuPont.
Sound Transit Project Web page
Traffic signal modifications: Nighttime single and double lane closures on north and southbound I-5 near Exit 119 at Barksdale Ave/DuPont-Steilacoom Rd and Exit 123 at Thorne Lane between 9 p.m. Saturday, May 20, and 9 a.m. Sunday, May 21.

The lanes are being closed to investigate and address a depression and void under the median of I-5. It is related to the construction of the Point Defiance Bypass railroad route through this area.


SR 16, Olympic Dr. NW to SR 305 / Install Cable Barrier
Highway: SR 16 Region: Olympic County: Pierce Location: Milepost(s) 10.8 to 19
Contact: Michele Britton, 360-874-3000
Description: Construction sign installation. Drivers can expect shoulder closures in both directions.
Work Schedule:

  • 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. weekdays drivers in both directions can expect shoulder closures.
  • 8 p.m. Monday through Friday, until 6 a.m. each following day drivers in both directions can expect left lane and shoulder closures.

SR 167, SR167 SW of Grandview Ave to W of 87th Ave E - Paving
Highway:
SR 167 Region: Olympic County: Pierce Location: Milepost(s) 0.6 to 5
Contact: Jon Keeth, 253-365-6700
Description: Crews will repave both lanes of SR 167 (River Road) going from the Puyallup area towards Tacoma.
Project web page
Work Schedule:
Drivers can expect weeknight single-lane closures and traffic shifts into the center turn lane through the pavement preservation project. From 8 p.m. each weeknight to 6 a.m. the following day, drivers should expect single-lane closures.

SR 410 - White River Bridge to SR 164 - Paving & ADA Compliance 
Highway: SR 410 Region: Northwest County: King Location: Milepost(s) 
Contact: Tom Pearce, 206-440-4696
Description: Contractor crews will repair and repave both directions of SR 410 between the White River Bridge and State Route 164.
Project web page
Work Schedule:

  • Paving will take place nightly from 7 p.m. to 5 a.m., except Fridays. The work requires lane closures with alternating traffic guided by pilot cars. Drivers should expect minor delays.
  • Crews will close one lane of SR 410 in Enumclaw from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. on weekdays for intersection improvements. They will realign the intersection of SR 410 and Cole Street to increase visibility and improve curb ramps at SR 410 and Garrett Street. 


MAINTENANCE  

Highway: I-5 Region: Olympic County: Pierce Location: Milepost(s)
Contact: City of Lakewood
Description: Paving.
• Northbound I-5 exit to westbound SR 512 will close.
• Southbound I-5 exit to South Tacoma Way will close.
o Drivers exiting southbound I-5 will be able to turn onto eastbound SR 512
• Drivers using westbound SR 512 will encounter double-lane closures and SR 512 approaching South Tacoma Way will close.
o Westbound SR 512 access to northbound and southbound I-5 will remain open.
Work Schedule: 11 p.m. Tuesday and Wednesday, May 23-24, until 5 a.m. each following day

Highway: I-5 Region: Olympic County: Pierce Location: Milepost(s) 122.4 to 122.5 
Contact: Chris Ehresmann, 360-570-6749
Description: Utility work. Northbound drivers will encounter a right shoulder closure.
Work Schedule: 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday, May 23.

Highway: SR 7 Region: Olympic County: Pierce Location: Milepost(s) 49.9
Contact: Chris Ehresmann, 360-570-6749
Description: Utility work. Southbound drivers can expect to encounter a shoulder closure.
Work Schedule: 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Wednesday, May 22-24.

Highway: SR 16 Region: Olympic County: Pierce Location: Milepost(s) 8
Contact: Tony Kilmer, 360-357-2897
Description: Bridge inspection. Drivers in both directions can expect left and right lane closures.
Work Schedule: 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. Wednesday, May 24.

Highway: SR 161 Region: Olympic County: Pierce Location: Milepost(s) 20.2
Contact: Chris Ehresmann, 360-570-6749
Description: Utility work. Drivers in both directions can expect shoulder closures.
Work Schedule: 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Monday through Friday, May 15-19.

Highway: SR 161 Region: Olympic County: Pierce Location: Milepost(s) 22.7
Contact: Chris Ehresmann, 360-570-6749
Description: Utility work. Northbound drivers can expect a single lane closure.
Work Schedule: 10 p.m. Thursday, May 18 to 5 a.m. Friday, May 19.

Highway: SR 509 Region: Olympic County: Pierce Location: Milepost(s) 6.29 
Contact: Chris Ehresmann, 360-570-6749
Description: Utility work. Drivers can expect to encounter alternating one-way traffic with flaggers.
Work Schedule: 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Monday through Friday through Friday, May 19. 

Highway: SR 512 Region: Olympic County: Pierce Location: Milepost(s) 2.2 to 2.3
Contact: Chris Ehresmann, 360-570-6749
Description: Utility work. Drivers can expect to encounter occasional alternating one-way traffic with flaggers.
Work Schedule: 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. Tuesday, May 30 through Friday, June 2.

Highway: SR  Region: Olympic County: Pierce Location: Milepost(s) 1.5 to 9.3
Contact: Chris Ehresmann, 360-570-6749
Description: Utility work. Drivers can expect to encounter alternating one-way traffic with flaggers.
Work Schedule: 1 to 5 a.m. Wednesday, June 7.

Highway: I-705 Region: Olympic County: Pierce Location: Milepost(s) .7 to 1.5
Contact: Rich Barber, City of Tacoma Public Works, 253-381-6881
Description: NB I-705 from SR 509 to Stadium Way/Schuster Parkway will close for paving. Detours will be in place. This is a City of Tacoma project.
Work Schedule: 4:30 a.m. to 7 p.m. Sunday, May 21.


EVENTS

Special Event - Photography of Event Reconstruction
Highway: SR 161 Region: Olympic County: Pierce Location: Milepost(s) 6.1 
Contact: Shari King, 360-704-3270
Description: Drivers may encounter traffic controls and detours.
Work Schedule: 11 p.m. to 4 a.m. Tuesday through Wednesday, May 23-24 (weather dependent). 

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Thurston County


View Thurston County summer construction map  (pdf 249kb)

CONSTRUCTION 

I-5 - 93rd Ave SW and Koontz Rd Bridges - Special Repair
Highway:
I-5 Region: Olympic County: Thurston Location: Milepost(s) 99.3
Contact: Dewayne Matlock, 360-570-6750
Description: Crews will replace a 93rd Avenue overpass girder.
Project web page
Work Schedule: Drivers may encounter night single- and double-lane closures on northbound I-5 approaching Tumwater.

93rd Avenue overpass

• Westbound 93rd Avenue drivers will have no access to southbound I-5.
• Northbound I-5 drivers will have no access to westbound 93rd Avenue.
• A signed detour will be provided. 

I-5/N of Maytown Rd to Martin Way - Paving
Highway:
I-5 Region: Olympic County: Thurston Location: Milepost(s) 95.6 to 99.1 and 102.5 to 109.2
Contact: Dewayne Matlock, 360-570-6750
Description: Crews will pave northbound I-5 between Maytown and Lacey, and southbound I-5 between Tumwater and Maytown. Crews will also rebuild the northbound I-5 Pacific Avenue bridge approach slabs and repair expansion joints. The work will require two weekends of daytime and nighttime lane restrictions on northbound I-5. WSDOT will announce the dates of this high-impact work once it is scheduled.
Project web page
Work Schedule: Drivers may encounter night single- and double-lane closures in both directions of I-5. The northbound I-5 exit to Trosper Road, Trosper Road on-ramp to northbound I-5 and the Maytown on- and off-ramps will be repaved.  

SR 8 W of Old Sand Crk. Rd. to Jct. US 101 - Paving
Highway: 8 Region: Olympic County: Thurston Location: Milepost(s) 6.75 - 11.5 and 17.25 - 20.63
Contact: John Romero, 360-538-8500
Description: Crews will repave sections of SR 8 between US 101 in Thurston County and McCleary.
Work Schedule: While work is under way, portions of westbound SR 8 are reduced to one lane. The single-lane closures are scheduled to occur between 7 a.m. and 5:30 p.m. each weekday.

MAINTENANCE 

Highway: 
I-5 Region: Olympic County: Thurston Location: Milepost(s) 114.6 to 115
Contact: Tony Kilmer, 360-357-2897
Description: Bridge inspection. Northbound drivers can expect left lane closures.
Work Schedule: 6 a.m. to 11 a.m. Sunday, May 21.

Highway: SR 507 Region: Olympic County: Thurston Location: Milepost(s) 28 to 28.2
Contact: Maryanne Zukowski, 360-458-8499
Description: Utility work. Drivers can expect to encounter lane shifts and delays.
Work Schedule: 7 a.m. to 6 p.m. each Monday through Friday through July 31.

Tips for Driving Through Work Zones

  • Pay attention - Driver inattention is the number one cause of work zone accidents.
  • Leave room between you and the car ahead of you - Most work zone accidents involve someone running into the car ahead of them. Drive defensively - be aware of what is happening around you.
  • Merge before you reach the work zone. 
  • Don't use cell phones or adjust your radio while driving through the work zone.

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Last revised on May 23, 2017