North Central region construction and travel advisory

WSDOT North Central Region Weekly Construction Update & Travel Advisory for Sept. 28- Oct. 2
Updated: Friday, Sept. 25

Lauren Loebsack – Communications 509-667-2815 (Wenatchee)

Take Note: 

  • Chipseal repair on US 2 near Pashastin will require pilot car and cause delays on Monday, Sept. 28 from 5 a.m. to 5 p.m.
  • WSDOT offices remain closed to the public to help slow the spread of COVID-19.  We are still available in a variety of ways:

Active projects:

US 2 Strategic Preservation 2020 #9544 
County: Chelan  Highway: US 2 Region: North Central
Location: MP 102-104 (Peshastin)
Description: A contractor will repair a section of failed wheel rut chipseal west of Peshastin.
Work schedule: Monday only from 5 a.m. to 5 p.m., expect flagger controlled traffic and pilot car with significant delays where the contractor is repairing a section of failed chipseal.
Contact: Project Engineer Brian Pearson 509-667-2881

SR 20 Rainy Pass Flood Deflection Berm #9485
County: Skagit  Highway: SR 20 Region: North Central
Location: MP 149-150
Description: Tiger Construction is the contractor for a project to build flood deflection improvements on SR 20 between milepost 149.88 and 150.06 in Skagit County.  Work will include clearing and grubbing, channel excavation, new culvert pipe installation, and seeding.
Work schedule: Wednesday through Friday from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., expect shoulder closures and intermittent flagger controlled traffic with delays up to 20 minutes.
Contact: Project Engineer James Reynolds 509-667-2861

SR 26 Bridge 118 Deck Repair (Providence Coulee Bridge)
County: Adams  Highway: SR 26 Region: North Central
Location: MP 57
Description: A bridge maintenance crew will be patching large sections of the concrete desk, one lane at a time.  There will be 12 ft. width restriction during working hours.  Work may take up to three weeks, depending on conditions.
Work schedule: Monday through Thursday from 6 a.m. to 6 p.m., expect traffic control with automated flagger assistance device (AFAD).  Over-width loads are encouraged to use an alternate route.
Contact: NCR Communications 509-667-2815

I-90 Cable Barrier Upgrades #9528
County: Grant  Highway: I-90 Region: North Central
Location: MP 144- 192 (Silica Rd. to Adams County Line)
Description: A contractor for WSDOT will install new concrete anchors and barrier cables on the freeway.  This project is scheduled through October 6.
Work schedule: Monday through Friday, from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m., expect inside lane closures on the freeway in both directions where the contractor is installing cable anchors for new cable barrier.  
Contact: Project Engineer Brian Pearson 509-667-2881

US 97 Boundary Bridge #9323
County: Kittitas  Highway: US 97  Region: North Central
Location: MP 159-160 (near Swauk Campground)
Description: In this $4.5M project, WHH Nisqually Construction Services will construct a concrete bridge to replace an old culvert that created a fish passage barrier. Work will include a detour widening to shift traffic while the bridge is constructed half at a time.  Two-way traffic will be maintained outside working hours throughout the life of the project. Flagging.  Project is preparing for winter shut down.
Work schedule: Monday through Friday from 6 a.m. to 6 p.m., expect flagger controlled traffic with delays as the contractor prepares for winter shut down.  
Contact: Project Engineer Brian Pearson 509-667-2881

US 97A VMS Installation (Chelan)
County: Chelan  Highway: US 97A  Region: North Central
Location: MP 230
Description: Colvico Electric, Inc. is the contractor for a project to install a permanent variable message sign (VMS) at the junction of US 97A/SR 971
Work schedule: Monday through Thursday from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m., expect shoulder closures and occasional flagger controlled traffic where the contractor is installing new electronic signage.
Contact: NCR Communications 509-667-2815

West Cashmere Bridge Replacement Project (Chelan County)
County: Chelan  Highway: US 2/97  Region: North Central
Location: MP 110
Description: A contractor for Chelan County will remove and replace the failing W. Cashmere Bridge.  Eastbound exit to bridge will be closed until project completion in 2021.  Expect lane shift, speed reductions and intermittent flagger controlled traffic as the project progresses.  
Work schedule: Sept. 16-30, a portion of Sunburst Lane north of the highway where the contractor is using the area to stage navigate a crane.  Eastbound off ramp and westbound turn lane to W. Cashmere Bridge/Goodwin Rd. will be closed.  
Contact: Chelan County Public Works 509-667-6415

 

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