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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

Nov. 15 to 24, 2019
   




 

SR-129 Buford Creek Barrier Fish Passage
Project # 9418
 
Highway:
SR-129 Region: South Central County: Asotin Location: SR- 129 milepost 0.88
Contact:
Alex Sanguino, WSDOT Project Engineer, 509-222-2403
Project description: This project removes the old fish culvert and will replace it with a three-sided bottomless structure to improve fish passage conditions. There will be one lane closures during construction, work is scheduled to be complete in winter of 2019.

Current Week Traffic Advisory: 
SR-129 milepost 1 near the Oregon state line:
A traffic signal will be in place to monitor single lane closures 24 hours a day.
Caution: Steep grade. Width restrictions in effect.



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


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US-395 Pioneer Memorial Bridge – Bridge Painting Stage 1
Project # 9366


Highway: US-395 Region: South Central County: Benton & Franklin Location: 18.75 to 18.97
Contact: Alex Sanguino, Project Engineer, 509-222-2403
Project Description: This project provides for the improvement of US-395 MP 18.75 to MP 18.97 in Benton and Franklin Counties, by cleaning and painting the metal surfaces of the bridge and other work.
This project is due to be completed by Fall 2020

Current Week Traffic Advisory:
Work activities is taking place under the bridge and traffic flow will not affected. 


Maintenance/Utility Operations:
SR-221 milepost 13 Wednesday Nov. 18 from 8 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. there will be flagged traffic control as the Transportation Data office repairs data loops in the roadway.



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

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US-395 Safety Corridor Improvements & E Elm Rd to SR 17 SB  Paving
Project # 9451
Highway:
US-395 Region: South Central County: Franklin Location: US- 395 milepost 24.64 to milepost 46.10
Contact: Alex Sanguino, Project Engineer, 509-222-2403
Project Description: This projects provides for the improvement of US- 395 in Franklin County from MP 24.64 to MP 46.10 by rehabilitating the existing roadway, including crack sealing, planing, paving, illumination, ITS, furnishing and installing one cantilever sign structure, permanent signing, constructing acceleration and deceleration lanes, recessed pavement markers, rumble strips, roadway delineation, traffic control.
This project is due to be completed by Late July 2020. 

Current Week Traffic Advisory:

US-395 Milepost 31 to 33, Sagemoor Road: 
Monday, November 18 to Friday, November 22, from 8 am to 4 pm. Shoulder closures will be in place for miscellaneous work.

US-395 Milepost 35 to 37, Eltopia Intersection: 
Monday, November 18 to Friday, November 22, from 8 am to 4 pm. Shoulder closures will be in place for miscellaneous work.

US-395 Milepost 36 near Elm Road to Milepost 45 near the SR-17:

Monday, November 18 to Friday, November 22, from 8 am to 4 pm. Shoulder closures will be in place for miscellaneous work..

US-395 / SR 17 Junction Southbound to Eltopia: 
No significant traffic impacts anticipated this week. 
 


US-395 Pioneer Memorial Bridge – Bridge Painting Stage 1
Project # 9366


Highway: US-395 Region: South Central County: Benton & Franklin Location: 18
Contact: Alex Sanguino, Project Engineer, 509-222-2403
Project Description: This project provides for the improvement of US-395 milepost 18.75 to milepost 19 in Benton and Franklin Counties, by cleaning and painting the metal surfaces of the bridge and other work.
This project is due to be completed by Fall 2020
 
Current Week Traffic Advisory:
Work activities are under the bridge and will not affect traffic.



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 MP 33 to 52 468th AVE SE TO W Summit RD - Westbound Rehab Concrete 
Project # 9319

Highway:
I-90 Region: South Central County: King Location: I-90 milepost 33 to 52
Contact:
Scott Golbek, WSDOT Project Engineer, 509-577-1810
Project description:
This project is two seasons and will rehabilitate concrete panels and shoulders along this section of I-90. This work will continue through October 2019 for this first season. This project is to be completed sometime in late fall of 2020. 

Current Week Traffic Advisory:
I-90 milepost 33 to milepost 52 westbound:
Tuesday Nov. 18 through Friday Nov. 22 travelers from Snoqualmie Pass milepost 52 to North Bend milepost 33 should expect to encounter single and double lane closures at night.



I-90 - 468th Ave SE to W Summit RD Concrete, Deck & Culvert Rehab Eastbound 
Project # 9036


Highway: I-90 Region: South Central County: King Location: I-milepost 34 to 52
Contact: Scott Golbek, WSDOT Project Engineer, 509-577-1810
Project description: This project repairs several sections of the eastbound lanes and repairs several bridge decks in the westbound lanes between North Bend and the summit of Snoqualmie Pass. This project is scheduled to be complete by this fall. 

Current Week Traffic Advisory: 
I-90 eastbound milepost 34 near North Bend to milepost 52 near the summit of Snoqualmie Pass:
Drivers can expect lane closures 24 hours a day between milepost 34 near North Bend to milepost 52 near the summit of Snoqualmie Pass. Night time work may reduce traffic to one lane. Drivers should plan for added travel time through this area.


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


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I-90 Hyak to Keechelus Dam Phase 1C-Add Lanes/Replace Snowshed
Project # 8127

Highway:
I-90 Region: South Central County: Kittitas Location: I-90 milepost 54 to 59
Contact:
Jerry Wood, Project Engineer, 509-577-1859
Construction Began:
Spring 2009
Scheduled Completion:
Early Fall 2019
Project Description: Crews are building a wider and more reliable five-mile stretch of I-90 from Hyak to Keechelus Dam by adding lanes, replacing and adding bridges, stabilizing rock slopes and replacing the snowshed with avalanche bridges.

Weekly work schedule:


Both Eastbound and Westbound will be open to 3 lanes, except as noted below.

I-90 Westbound MP 57 to Milepost 60:
No traffic impacts anticipated this week.

I-90 Eastbound MP 55 to Milepost 62:
Thursday Nov. 21, traffic will be reduced from 3 lanes to 2 lane during daytime hours.


Keechelus Dam to Stampede Pass Phase 2A add lanes and build wildlife bridges . Project # 8715

Highway:
I-90 Region: South Central County: Kittitas Location: I-90, mileposts 59 to 62
Contact: Scott Golbek, WSDOT Project Engineer, 509-577-1810

Project description:
This project builds a wider and more reliable 2.5 mile stretch of I-90 from Hyak to Keechelus Dam by adding lanes, replacing and adding bridges, stabilizing rock slopes and replacing the snow shed with avalanche bridges. This project is scheduled to be complete this fall.

Weekly work schedule: 
No significant traffic impacts anticipated this week



I-90 Bullfrog Rd Vic-Concrete Rehab, Bridge Deck Rehab and Painting
Project # 9385

Highway:
I-90 Region: South Central County: Kittitas Location: I-90 milepost 79 to milepost 82
Contact:
Jerry Wood, Project Engineer, 509-577-1859

Project Description:
This project provides for the improvement of I-90 by cleaning and painting the metal surfaces of the Cle Elum River Bridges, E and W/B, heat straightening, steel repair, pier concrete spall repair, modifying expansion joints, scarifying concrete surfaces, further deck preparation, furnishing, placing, curing and texturing Class 4000D concrete overlay, also including non-bridge work by constructing and removing temporary roadway, constructing and removing temporary bridge replacing PCCP lanes and panels, cement concrete pavement grinding, weigh-in-motion replacement, guardrail installation, paving HMA shoulders, and roadway delineation. This project is due to be completed by Summer, 2021.

Current Week Traffic Advisory:

Permanent Shoulder Closures Eastbound and Westbound MP 80 to MP 81.

I-90 Eastbound traffic shift MP 79 to MP 81: 
Through November 2019, eastbound traffic will be shifted onto a temporary bridge in the median to accommodate work on the eastbound bridge over the Cle Elum River.

The eastbound on ramp will be closed through the month of November.

The eastbound off ramp will be closed:
Monday Nov. 18 and Tuesday Nov. 19, during daytime hours.
Wednesday Nov. 20 at 5 p.m. to Thursday Nov. 21 at 9 a.m. and Thursday Nov. 21, 8 p.m. to Friday 8 a.m., the eastbound off ramp will be closed. 

I-90 eastbound MP 80 to MP 81, Single Lane Closure: 
Tuesday Nov. 19 and Wednesday Nov. 20 during daytime hours there will be intermittent lane closures.
Also on Wednesday Nov. 20 from 5 p.m. to Thursday Nov. 21 at 9 a.m.
Thursday Nov. 21 from 8 p.m. to Friday Nov. 22 at 8 a.m.
Friday Nov. 22 from 10 p.m. to Saturday Nov. 23 at 7 a.m.

I-90 westbound MP 80 to MP 81, Single Lane Closure: 
Tuesday Nov. 19 and Wednesday Nov. 20 during daytime hours there will be intermittent lane closures. 

 

I-90 - Yakima River Bridges Deck Repair
Project # 9214

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. 

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

Current Week Traffic Advisory: Single Lane Closures
 
I-90 Westbound Lane Closures at MP 86 (Cle Elum Vicinity):
No traffic impacts anticipated this week.

I-90 Eastbound Lane Closures at MP 86 (Cle Elum Vicinity):
No traffic impacts anticipated this week. 

I-90 Westbound Lane Closure at MP 102 (Ellensburg Vicinity)
 
No traffic impacts anticipated this week.

I-90 Eastbound Lane Closures at MP 102 (Ellensburg Vicinity): 
No significant traffic impacts anticipated this week. 



I-90 and I-82 Ellensburg to Vantage Paving
Project # 9390

Highway:
I-90 and I-82 Region: South Central County: Kittitas Location: I-90 Milepost 121 to 136 and I-82 Milepost 0 to MP 4
Contact: Jerry Wood, Project Engineer, 509-577-1859
Project Description: This project provides for the improvement of 3.65 miles of E/B I-90, MP 121 to MP 126, 10.83 miles of W/B I-90, MP 125 to MP 136, 2.85 miles of miles of E/B I-82, MP .6 to MP 3.5, and 2.6 miles of W/B I-82, MP .6 to MP 3.2 by planning bituminous pavement, shoulder repair, crack sealing, paving with HMA pavement, pavement markings, guideposts; and .10 miles of I-90 from MP 136.6 to MP 136.7, by removing 3-strand cable barrier from the median and installing 4-strand cable barrier. This project is due to be completed by Fall 2019. 

Current Week Traffic Advisory:

I-90 Eastbound Lane Closures: Daylight hours
No significant traffic impacts anticipated this week.

I-90 Westbound Lane Closures: Daylight hours 
No significant traffic impacts anticipated this week.

I-82 Eastbound and Westbound Single Lane Closures:
No significant traffic impacts anticipated this week.



Region Wide Redirection landforms and Median Cable Barrier
Project # 9448

Highway: I-90 Region: South Central County: Kittitas Location: I-90 milepost 93 to milepost 117
Contact: Scott Golbek WSDOT Project Engineer, 509-577-1810 

Project Description: This project provides for the improvement of I-90, I-82, I-182, US-12, US-395 and SR-240 by replacing the existing 3 cable median barrier and replacing it with 4 cable high tension cable.; Removing landforms. This project is due to be completed by Fall 2019 Current Week Traffic Advisory:

I-90 milepost 100 to milepost 102 both directions:
No significant traffic impacts anticipated this week. 

I-90 milepost 114 to milepost 117 both directions:
No significant traffic impacts anticipated this week.



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


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 
Project # 9247

Highway:
I-82 Region: South Central County: Yakima Location: I-82 milepost 37 
Contact: 
Scott Golbek, Planning 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: 
No significant traffic impacts anticipated this week 

I-82 Westbound:
No significant traffic impacts anticipated this week

US-97 northbound ramp to I-82: 
No significant traffic impacts anticipated this week

Exit 38 Westbound Off-Ramp: 
No significant traffic impacts anticipated this week

Eastbound On-Ramp from Main Street: 
Monday Nov. 18 to Thursday Nov. 21 during the day: Flagging operations 



Region Wide Redirection landforms and Median Cable Barrier
Project # 9448

Highway:
US-12 Region: South Central County: Yakima Location: US-12 milepost 201
Contact:
Scott Golbek WSDOT Project Engineer, 509-577-1810
Project Description:
This project provides for the improvement of I-90, I-82, I-182, US-12, US-395 and SR-240 by replacing the existing 3 cable median barrier and replacing it with 4 cable high tension cable.; Removing landforms. This project is due to be completed by Fall 2019

Current Week Traffic Advisory:

US-12 milepost 201 both directions:

Monday Nov. 18 through Wednesday Nov. 20 from 6 p.m. to 7 a.m. drivers can expect single lane closures in the vicinity of the 16th Ave. Interchange.


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



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