PORT ANGELES – It has been a busy summer construction season on the Olympic Peninsula as the effects of this past winter’s storms continue to linger on highways in Clallam County.
Several of the Washington State Department of Transportation’s emergency repair projects have wrapped up or will soon be finished.
Daytime paving work, reduced speed limits Aug. 1-5
DISCOVERY BAY – US 101 travelers heading through Jefferson County will want to plan extra time during the week of Aug. 1. Crews are set to repair and preserve areas of the highway between Old Gardiner Road along Discovery Bay and Gardiner Cemetery Road.
What travelers can expect
From 5 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday, Aug. 1-5, travelers can expect delays of at least 15 minutes. Crews will work along a 4.6-mile section of US 101 between mileposts 277 and 281.6.
Several state highways in Olympic Peninsula, Mount Rainier need repairs
OLYMPIA – Travelers headed to Mount Rainier National Park, Ocean Shores, Lake Cushman and other popular summer destinations will want to plan for additional travel delays this year. Construction crews working for the Washington State Department of Transportation will resurface several state highways around the Olympic Peninsula and Pierce County.
Work will begin as soon as Wednesday, July 13 on State Route 113 in Clallam County. The work will continue into early fall.