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South Central Region
2809 Rudkin Road
Union Gap, WA 98903
(509) 577-1600

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South Central Region Construction Update and Travel Advisory

March 22 to 31 , 2019
    



 

Maintenance/Utility Operations:
No significant traffic impacts anticipated this week.


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I-82 Columbia River Bridge Eastbound Deck Replacement
Highway:
I-82 Region: South Central County: Benton Location: I-82 milepost 132
Contact: Alex Sanguino, WSDOT Project Engineer, 509-222-2403
Project description: This project removes the deck off the eastbound bridge across the Columbia River into Oregon. The work will also upgrade the electrical system and pavement markings across the bridge. Traffic will be detoured onto the westbound bridge during the majority of this multi-season project. Due to weather delays, work is scheduled to be complete in the summer of 2019.

Weekly work schedule:24 hours a day: The eastbound traffic is shifted across a detour onto the westbound Columbia River bridge into Oregon 24 hours a day, seven days a week. The speed limit is reduced to 40 mph through the detour. The westbound lanes are reduced to a single lane.




Maintenance/Utility Operations:

 
Highway: US-12 Region: South Central County: Benton Location: US-12 milepost 294.51
Contact:  Jason Goetz, WSDOT Maintenance Supervisor, South Central Region 509 577-1926

US-12 eastbound milepost 294.51: Monday March 25 from 7 a.m. to 4 p.m. there will be a left lane closure for bridge washing.

US-12 westbound milepost 294.51: Tuesday March 26 through Wednesday March 27 from 7 a.m. to 4 p.m. there will be a right lane closure for bridge washing.

US-12 westbound milepost 294.51: Thursday March 28 from 7 a.m. to 4 p.m. there will be a left lane closure for bridge washing


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Maintenance/Utility Operations:
No significant traffic impacts anticipated this week.

 

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I-182 MP 6.4 Vicinity Utility Work

Contact: Jamil Anabtawi, WSDOT Utilities Engineer (509) 577-1785

Project Description:
This is a City of Pasco utility project, where the City’s contractor will be installing a new sewer and water line.

Current Week Traffic Advisory:

I-182 milepost 6.2 to milepost 6.7 – Tuesday, March 26, through Friday, March 29, between 10 AM and 2 p.m., there will be a single lane closure in both directions for survey work. Intermittent shoulder closures will also be in place between milepost 6.2 and milepost 6.7.



Maintenance/Utility Operations
No significant traffic impacts anticipated this week.


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Maintenance/Utility Operations:
No significant traffic impacts anticipated this week.
 

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I-90 USFS Road 9030 to Exit 45 Interchange Replace Lighting

Highway:
I-90 Region: South Central County: King Location: I-90, milepost 46
Contact:
Scott Golbek, WSDOT Project Engineer, 509-577-1810
Project description:
This project replaces the existing light system at the interchange of USFS 9030 Road and Exit 45. This project will start Monday, January 28, 2019. This schedule will continue through February 2019 and finish sometime in March 2019.
 
        Weekly work schedule:

        I-90 Exit 45 both east and westbound: 
No significant traffic impacts anticipated this week.



Maintenance/Utility Operations:
No significant traffic impacts anticipated this week. 


 
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I-90 - Yakima River Bridges Deck Repair

Highway:
I-90 Region: South Central County: Kittitas Location: I-90, milepost 86 and milepost 102
Contact: Jerry Wood, WSDOT Project Engineer, 509-577-1859
Project description: This project repairs the bridge decks in both directions near Cle Elum and Ellensburg. This project is scheduled to be complete fall 2020.

Weekly work schedule: All lane closures and rolling slow downs are dependent on the weather.
 
All lane closures and rolling slowdowns are dependent on the weather.

Intermittent rolling slowdowns, as needed, during daylight hours throughout the week in all locations.


I-90 Westbound Lane Closures at MP 86 (Cle Elum Vicinity). 
Monday March 25 through Wednesday March 27, 5:30 a.m. to noon.
Thursday, March 28, 5:30 a.m. to 10 a.m.
Friday March 29, 5:30 a.m. to 11 a.m.
Saturday March 30, 5:30 a.m. to 10 a.m.

I-90 Eastbound Lane Closures at MP 86 (Cle Elum Vicinity).
No lane closures scheduled at this time.

I-90 Eastbound Lane Closures at MP 102 (Ellensburg Vicinity). 
Monday, March 25 through Thursday, March 28, 5:30 a.m. to 11:00 a.m.
Friday March 29, 5:30 a.m. to 9 a.m.
Saturday March 30, 5:30 a.m. to 10 a.m.

I-90 Westbound Lane Closures at MP 102 (Ellensburg Vicinity). 
Mon. 3/25/19 5:30 a.m. to 9 a.m..
Tues. 3/26/19 5:30 am to 12 p.m.
Wed. 3/27/19 5:30 am to 12 p.m.
Thur. 3/28/19 5:30 am to 10 a.m.
Fri. 3/29/19 5:30 am to 11 a.m.
Sat. 3/30/19 5:30 am to 10 a.m. 
 

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I-90 milepost 137 Vantage Bridge deck repair

Highway:  I-90 Region: South Central County: Kitttitas Location: I-90 milepost 137
Contact: Jim Henderson, WSDOT South Central Region Maintenance Superintendent, 509 577-1960
Project Description: Bridge deck repair

I-90 westbound milepost 137: Monday March 25 from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. there will be a right lane closure for bridge deck repair.

I-90 Eastbound milepost 137: Tuesday March 26 from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. there will be a right lane closure for bridge deck repair.




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Maintenance/Utility Operations:
No significant traffic impacts anticipated this week. 
 

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Maintenance/Utility Operations:

No significant traffic impacts anticipated this week. 

 



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I-82 South Union Gap Interchange – Construct Ramps

Highway:
I-82 Region: South Central County: Yakima Location: I-82 milepost 37 
Contact: 
Scott Golbek, Project Engineer, 509-577-1810
Project Description:
This design build project will provide for the construction of a new eastbound on ramp, a new westbound off ramp and other work to complete the interchange of I-82 and US-97.
Construction Begins: Spring 2019
Scheduled Completion: Fall 2019

Current Week Traffic Advisory: 

I-82 Eastbound: 
Monday , March 25 from 7 p.m. to 6 a.m. there will be a left lane closure.

I-82 Westbound: 
Monday March 25 and Tuesday March 26 from 7 p.m. to 6 a.m. there will be a left lane closure. 

Thursday March 28 from 7 p.m. to 6 a.m. there will be a right lane closure.

Friday March 29 from 8 p.m. to 7 a.m. there will be a left lane closure.

US-97:
No significant traffic impacts anticipated this week. 
 



Maintenance/Utility Operations: 

I-82 milepost 33 eastbound lane closures 

Highway: I-82 Region: South Central County: Yakima Location: westbound I-82 milepost 33
Contact: Scott Clark, Maintenance Supervisor, South Central Region, 509-577-8380

Current Week Traffic Advisory: 

I-82 westbound milepost 33, Yakima: Sunday March 24 from 7:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. there will be a left lane closure for cable guardrail repair.



US-97 milepost 55
Highway:
US-97 Region: South Central County: Yakima Location: US-97 southbound milepost 55 
 
Contact: Keith Maybee, Maintenance Supervisor, South Central Region, 509-577-8396 

Current Week Traffic Advisory:

Saturday March 23 from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. there will be a right lane closure for guard rail repair.


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