This project will preserve multiple state routes across Whitman County in Eastern Washington.
Included in the chip seal project will be constructing bituminous surface treatment (BST), planning bituminous pavement, crack sealing, hot mix asphalt (HMA) paving, pavement repair, and prelevel, removing existing overlay from bridge decks, bridge deck repair, placing waterproof membrane, crushed surfacing top course, centerline rumble strips, fog seal, pavement markings, guideposts, traffic control and other work.
What to expect
Contractor crews will begin work on Monday, May 2, with work expected to last through August. State Routes and Highways anticipated to receive roadway preservation include:
- SR 26 - LaCrosse - Airport Road to Dusty
- SR 27 - Garfield to Rockford
- SR 27 - Freeman to 32nd Avenue
- SR 127 - Big Alkali Road to Dusty
- US 195 - Colton to SR 27 Junction
- SR 261 - Snake River to SR 260
- SR 26 - Laurel Road to Washtucna
Work will move to the various sections for pavement repair and chip sealing of the roadway. Drivers can expect delays with a pilot car guiding them through the work zones. Delays can last up to 15 minutes.