US 101 - 5th St to S H St Paving and ADA Compliance

Project news

  • Weather permitting, crews will return to grind and repave four miles of US 101 between Aberdeen and Hoquiam beginning May 3. During construction, travelers will encounter single lane closures with flaggers during both daytime and nighttime hours.
  • Since last spring, Rognlin’s Inc. crews working for WSDOT have made pavement repairs and brought nearly 150 ramps and sidewalks up to current ADA standards.
  • Crews also replaced worn expansion joints on the US 101 Hoquiam River Simpson Avenue in fall of 2020.
  • Work is expected to wrap up by July 2021.


What travelers can expect:

  • Day and night single lane closures with flaggers for grinding and paving activities. 
  • Most work is weather dependent and may be rescheduled.

Needs & benefits

Improves safety and ride quality

  • Preserves infrastructure and extends the life of the highway.
  • Reduces the need for costly emergency maintenance repairs and unexpected closures.
  • Improves access for pedestrians and people with disabilities.


  • Construction begins: Feb. 2020
  • US 101 Hoquiam River Simpson Avenue Bridge work complete: Sept. 2020
  • Project on hold for winter: Nov. 2020 through Spring of 2021
  • Final paving and pavement markings: Spring 2021
  • Most work complete: Summer 2021


Financial Data for PIN 310103D, 310103I
Funding Source Amount ($ in thousands)
2003 Gas Tax (Nickel Funding) $0
2005 Gas Tax (TPA) $0
Pre-Existing Funds (PEF) $7,531
CWA $136
Total $7,668


Aberdeen Project Engineer 
Karen Boone

Media Relations
Tina Werner

US 101 Hoquiam paving project