Emergency repairs to begin on US 101 south of Forks in Clallam County

FORKS – Long-awaited repairs to a stretch of road on US 101 just south of Bogachiel State Park in Clallam County will start on June 20.

Washington State Department of Transportation’s emergency contractor, Interwest Construction, will begin repair work at that site on US 101 at milepost 184.5, just a few miles south of the city of Forks near the Clallam-Jefferson County border. The area has been under one-way alternating traffic conditions since mid-November 2021.

Work includes:

  • Rebuilding the washed-out area of highway.
  • Rebuilding and reinforcing the slope next to the highway.
  • Drilling new drains into the adjacent hillside.

Repairs are expected to take approximately eight weeks to complete. US 101 will remain one-way alternating traffic at the slide site. A portable temporary traffic control signal will direct traffic during construction.

Olympic Peninsula travelers are encouraged to sign up for email updates. Real-time traffic information is available on the WSDOT statewide travel map, the WSDOT app and WSDOT regional Twitter account.

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