South Central region construction and travel advisory

June 4 to 13, 2021

 

Asotin County

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

 

Benton County

US 395/Ridgeline Drive Construct Interchange
Project # 9625

Highway: US 395 Region: South Central County: Benton Location: US 395 MP 13 to MP 14
Contact: Alex Sanguino, Project Engineer, 509-222-2403
Project Description: This contract provides for the improvement of US 395 and Ridgeline Drive by constructing an interchange at Ridgeline Drive and an at-grade intersection improvements at Hildebrand Boulevard, including HMA pavement, bridge structure at Ridgeline Drive, retaining walls, concrete barrier, drainage, water lines, dry sewer line, illumination, traffic signal and traffic signal modifications, permanent signing, temporary traffic control, and other work.
This project is scheduled to be completed by fall 2022

Current Week Traffic Advisory:
US 395 in both directions Monday through Friday between 6 a.m. and 5 p.m., there will be shoulder closures within the project limits for construction activities.
Access to S Bofer Canyon Rd from SB & NB US 395 via SR 397 will be closed to the public due to roadway excavation for thru traffic until further notice. Christensen Rd will be closed between the intersections of Christensen Rd & Southridge Blvd and Christensen Rd & Ridgeline Dr starting Monday April 26 until further notice for utility work.

 

SR 224 MP 4.7 (west of Keene Rd.) – W. Richland Police Facility Widening
Highway
: SR 224 Region: South Central County: Benton Location: MP 4.6 to 4.8 
Contact: Drew Woodruff, City Engineer, 509-967-5434
Project Description: This City of West Richland project widens SR 224 to provide a center turn lane.  Work includes widening the highway, constructing new roadway approaches, illumination, and other utility installations.

Current Week Traffic Advisory:
SR 224 Both Directions of Traffic at MP 4.7

Drivers can expect intermittent single-lane closures during paving operations.  The posted speed limit is reduced to 40 mph between milepost 4 and 5.

SR 224 – City of West Richland - Utility Work
Highway: SR 224 Region: South Central County: Benton Location: MP 5.4 vicinity
Contact: Jamil Anabtawi, WSDOT Utility Engineer, 509-577-1785
Project Description: The City of West Richland’s contractor will be performing buried utility work on SR 224 near milepost 5.4, one half mile east of the SR 224/Keene Road intersection.

Current Week Traffic Advisory:
No significant traffic impacts anticipated this week.

 

SCR 2020 Region Wide – Chip Seal and Pavement Preservation
Project # 9519

Highway:
US 12 & SR 225 Region: South Central County: Benton Location: US 12 MP 306 to 315 & SR 225 MP 2 to MP 11
Contact: Jerry Wood, Project Engineer, 509-388-3480
Project Description: This project provides for the improvement of US 12 MP 306.9 to MP 314.14, US 97 MP 50.72 to MP 56.8, SR 225 MP 2.55 to MP 11.32 and SR 823 MP 2.74 to MP 4.74 by planning bituminous pavement, paving with HMA, pavement repair, chip seal, repair centerline rumble strips, removing existing overlay from bridge decks, performing deck repair, applying water proof membrane, HMA overlay for two bridges 12/616 and 823/15, also roadway preservation of I-90 MP 80.12 to MP 80.58, US 97 MP 134.9 to MP 149.69, SR 221 MP 23.22 to MP 26.07, SR 224 MP 0.24 to MP 6.35, SR 241 MP 0.00 to MP 9.05 and SR 903 MP 0.00 to MP 2.10 by crack sealing with hot poured rubber.

Current Week Traffic Advisory:
SR 225 MP 2.55 to MP 11.32 Single Lane Flagger Controlled Closure with Pilot Car

Tuesday June 8, between the hours of 7 a.m. to 7 p.m., single lane pilot car controlled traffic in the work zone. 

 

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

 

Columbia County

US 12, Whetstone Creek Bridge - Replace Bridge
Project # 9606

Highway: US 12  Region: South Central County: Columbia Location: US 12 MP 372.42 to MP 372.58
Contact: Alex Sanguino, Project Engineer, 509-222-2403
Project Description: This contract provides for the improvement of US 12 within the MP 372 vicinity in Columbia County by replacing the bridge 12/720, constructing and removing detour roadway including a temporary culvert, paving and striping, installing beam guardrail, re-alignment of Whetstone and Tuner intersection with permeable pavement, flexible guide posts temporary traffic control, and other work.
This project is scheduled to be completed by early fall 2021

Current Week Traffic Advisory:
Monday June 7 through Friday June 11 between the hours of 7 a.m. to 5:30 p.m., expect possible one lane closures for placement of crushed surfacing base course, paving, and striping of the detour line within the project limits.

 

2021 SCR Region Wide – Chip Seal
Project #9626

Highway: US 12 Region: South Central County: Columbia Location: Milepost 376.37 to Milepost 380.52
Contact: Jerry Wood, Project Engineer, 509-388-3480
Project Description: This Contract provides for the improvement of US 12, MP 376.37 to MP 380.52 by rehabilitating the existing roadway including replacing the centerline rumble strips, conducting patch repair, planning and paving intersections and distressed area, crack sealing, bituminous surface treatment and delineation.

Current Week Traffic Advisory:
US 12 MP 376 to MP 381 Single Lane Flagger Controlled Closure with Pilot Car, loads over 12 ft. wide prohibited.

Monday June 7 through Wednesday June 9 between the hours of 7 a.m. to 7 p.m., single lane pilot car controled traffic, loads over 12 ft. wide prohibited.

 

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

 

Franklin County

Maintenance/Utility Operations:

No significant traffic impacts anticipated this week. 

 

Garfield County

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

 

King County

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 MP 33 to MP 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 project is to be completed sometime in late fall of 2021.

Current Week Traffic Advisory: I-90 MP 33 to MP 52 westbound:
No significant traffic impacts anticipated this week.

 

Maintenance/Utility Operations:

Highway: I-90 Region: South Central County: King Location: I-90 eastbound, milepost 36 near North Bend to milepost 38.
Contact: Jason Pratt, WSDOT Maintenance Supervisor, 509-577-1905
Project Description: WSDOT Maintenance crews will have lane closures for concrete panel replacement.

Current Week Traffic Advisory:
I-90 eastbound between milepost 36 (North Bend) to milepost 38.

Monday June 7, 12 p.m. to Tuesday June 8 12:00 p.m. WSDOT crews will have the two right lanes closed, delays may be experienced.

Tuesday June 8, 12 p.m. to Wednesday June 9, 12 p.m. WSDOT crews will have the right lane closed, minor delays may be experienced.

 

Highway: I-90 Region: South Central County: King Location: I-90 eastbound milepost 43 to milepost 45 near Denny Creek.
Contact: Jason Pratt, WSDOT Maintenance Supervisor, 509-577-1905
Project Description: WSDOT Maintenance crews will have lane closures for concrete panel replacement.

Current Week Traffic Advisory:

I-90 eastbound milepost 43 to milepost 45 near Denny Creek.

Tuesday June 8, 6:30 p.m. to Wednesday June 9, 12:00 p.m. WSDOT crews will have the two left lanes closed, delays will be experienced, I-90 will be down to a single lane of travel.

Wednesday June 9, 12 p.m. to Thursday June 10, 12 p.m. WSDOT crews will have the center lane closed, minor delays may be experienced.

 

Kittitas County

I-90 Easton Hill to West Easton I/C WB – Replace Bridge and Build Detour
Project # 9558

Highway: I-90 Region: South Central County: Kittitas Location: I-90  MP 64 to MP 70
Contact: Scott Golbek, WSDOT PE North Project Engineer, 509-577-1880
Project Description: This Contract provides for the improvement of I-90 from MP 64.48 to MP 70.36, in Kittitas County, by widening the westbound pavement for use as a future eastbound detour, building one pre-stressed girder bridge and one pre-stressed voided slab concrete girder bridge, rock slope blasting, pavement repair, traffic control.

Rock Blasting Closure Schedule:
No traffic impacts this week.

Current Week Traffic Advisory:
I-90 eastbound milepost 69 to 71: Monday June 7 to Friday June 11, daytime shoulder closures.

 

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 MP 79 to MP 82
Contact: Jerry Wood, Project Engineer, 509-388-3480
Project Description: This project provides for the improvement of I-90 by cleaning and painting the metal surfaces of the Cle Elum River Bridges, eastbound and westbound, heat straightening, steel repair, pier concrete spall repair, modifying expansion joints, scarifying concrete surfaces, further deck preparation, furnishing, placing, curing and texturing 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:
I-90 eastbound MP 80 to MP 81, Shoulder Closures
No significant traffic impacts anticipated this week.

​I-90 westbound MP 80 to MP 81 – Single Lane Closures
Monday June 7, 8 p.m. to Tuesday June 8 at 7 a.m.
Tuesday June 8, 7 p.m. to Wednesday June 9 at 8 a.m.
Wednesday June 9, 7 p.m. to Thursday June 10 at 9 a.m.
Thursday, June 10m 8 p.m. to Friday June 11 at 8 a.m.
Friday June 11, 9 p.m. to Saturday June 12 at 8 a.m.

 

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


Highway: I-90 Region: South Central County: Kittitas Location: I-90 MP 86 and MP 102
Contact: Jerry Wood, WSDOT Project Engineer, 509-388-3480
Project description: This project repairs the bridge decks in both directions near Cle Elum and Ellensburg. This project is scheduled to be completed in spring of 2021.

Current Week Traffic Advisory:
No significant traffic impacts anticipated this week.

 

I-90 Canyon Rd Interchange EB Ramp Terminal Improvements
Project # 9608

Highway: I-90 Region: South Central County: Kittitas Location: I-90  MP 106 to MP 109
Contact: Jerry Wood, Project Engineer, 509-388-3480
Project Description: This Contract provides for the improvement of the eastbound I-90 ramp terminal in Ellensburg at Canyon Road.  The work includes paving, new sidewalks, installation of a roundabout at the intersection, moving barrier and striping.

Current Week Traffic Advisory:
Traffic should be advised that the travel lanes throughout the project have been modified and revised.
During non-working hours, traffic will be guided through the roundabout with temporary channelization devices.

 

I-90 Stevens Rd Vicinity to Vantage – Paving
Project # 9616

Highway: I-90 Region: South Central County: Kittitas Location: I-90  MP 121 to MP 137
Contact: Jerry Wood, Project Engineer, 509-388-3480
Project Description: This Contract provides for the improvement of 11.59 miles of eastbound I-90 from MP 125.61 to MP 137.20 and 8.41 miles of westbound I-90 from MP 121.96 to MP 125.43, MP 128.00 to 132.00, and MP 136.26 to MP 137.20 by planning hot mix asphalt, repairing pavement and shoulders, paving hot mix asphalt, replacing rumble strips, fog sealing and reinstalling pavement markings.

Current Week Traffic Advisory:
Minimal Delays are anticipated

Eastbound I-90 Vicinity MP 121 to MP 137: Single Lane Closure, No Width Restrictions.
Tuesday June 8, through Thursday June 10, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Westbound I-90 Vicinity MP 121 to MP 137: Single Lane Closure, No Width Restrictions
Tuesday June 8, through Thursday June 10, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.

 

Maintenance/Utility Operations:

Highway: I-90 Region: South Central County: Kittitas Location: I-90 eastbound milepost 65 to milepost 70, near Cabin Creek.
Contact: Jason Pratt, WSDOT Maintenance Supervisor, 509-577-1905
Project Description: WSDOT Maintenance crews will have various lane closures for asphalt preservation work.
Current Week Traffic Advisory:
I-90 eastbound milepost 65 to milepost 70 near Cabin Creek.
Wednesday June 9, 6:30 p.m. to Thursday June 10, 4 a.m. WSDOT crews will have the left lane closed, minor delays may be experienced.
Thursday June 10, 6:30 p.m. to Friday June 11, 4 a.m. WSDOT crews will have the right lane closed, minor delays may be experienced.

Highway: I-90 Region: South Central County: Kittitas Location: I-90 eastbound and west bound near Cle Elum milepost 86 and milepost 81.
Contact: Kevin Nicholson, WSDOT Maintenance Supervisor, 509-577-1907
Project Description: WSDOT Maintenance crews will have lane closures for bridge inspections.

Current Week Traffic Advisory:
Monday June 7 between the hours of 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. WSDOT maintenance crews will have multiple short duration lane closures for bridge inspections.

US 97 – City of Ellensburg – Utility Work
Highway: US 97 Region: South Central County: Kittitas Location: MP 134.60 to 135.09
Contact: Jamil Anabtawi, WSDOT Utility Engineer, 509-577-1785
Project Description:  City of Ellensburg’s contractor will be performing buried utility work along US 97 between mileposts 134.60 and 135.10, just north of the US 97/W University Way roundabout.
Current Week Traffic Advisory:
US 97 milepost 134 to milepost 135: Monday June 7 through Thursday, June 10 between 7 a.m. and 5 p.m.,  single lane closure with flaggers and shoulder closures will take place through the work zone, drivers may experience minor delays.

I-90 – City of Ellensburg – Utility Work

Highway: I-90 Region: South Central County: Kittitas Location: MP 110
Contact: Jamil Anabtawi, WSDOT Utility Engineer, 509-577-1785
Project Description:  City of Ellensburg’s contractor will be performing buried utility work under I-90 at milepost 110, just east of exit 109.

Current Week Traffic Advisory:

I-90 on Thursday June 10,  between 7 a.m. and 5 p.m., a single lane closure in the westbound direction will be in place, drivers may experience minor delays.

 

Lewis County

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

 

Walla Walla County

US 12 Nine Mile Hill to Frenchtown
Project # 9406Highway
: US 12 Region: South Central County: Walla Walla Location: milepost 316.7 to 338.4. 
Contact: Alex Sanguino, Project Engineer, 509-222-2403
Project Description: This project provides a new 4-lane facility from MP 316.7 to 338.4 on US 12.
US 12 Both Directions of Traffic at MP 316.7 to MP 338.4
Current Week Traffic Advisory:
Milepost 316 to 317 and milepost 327 to 329: Monday through Friday between the hours of 6 a.m. to 4 p.m. shoulder closures are planned. 

 

SCR 2020 Region Wide – Chip Seal and Pavement Preservation
Project # 9519

Highway: US 12 Region: South Central County: Yakima Location: US 12 milepost 306.9 to milepost 314.14
Contact: Jerry Wood, Project Engineer, 509-388-3480
Project Description: This project provides for the improvement of US 12 MP 306.9 to MP 314.14, US 97 MP 50.72 to MP 56.8, SR 225 MP 2.55 to MP 11.32 and SR 823 MP 2.74 to MP 4.74 by planning bituminous pavement, paving with HMA, pavement repair, chip seal, repair centerline rumble strips, removing existing overlay from bridge decks, performing deck repair, applying water proof membrane, HMA overlay for two bridges 12/616 and 823/15, also roadway preservation of I-90 MP 80.12 to MP 80.58, US 97 MP 134.9 to MP 149.69, SR 221 MP 23.22 to MP 26.07, SR 224 MP 0.24 to MP 6.35, SR 241 MP 0.00 to MP 9.05 and SR 903 MP 0.00 to MP 2.10 by crack sealing with hot poured rubber.

Current Week Traffic Advisory:
US 12 MP 306.9 to MP 314.14 Single Lane Flagger Controlled Closure with Pilot Car

Wednesday June 9 to Friday June 11, single lane pilot car controlled traffic between the hours of 7 a.m. to 7 p.m..

 

2021 SCR Region Wide – Chip Seal
Project #9626

Highway: US 12 Region: South Central County: Walla Walla Location: Milepost 351.15 to Milepost 356.97
Contact: Jerry Wood, Project Engineer, 509-388-3480
Project Description: This Contract provides for the improvement of US 12, MP 351.15 to MP 356.97 by rehabilitating the existing Roadway including replacing the centerline rumble strips, conducting patch repair, planning and paving intersections and distressed area, crack sealing, bituminous surface treatment and delineation.
Current Week Traffic Advisory:
US 12 MP 351 to MP 357 - Single Lane Flagger Controlled Closure with Pilot Car – 12 ft. Width Restriction

Thursday June 10 and Friday June 11 singe lane pilot car controlled traffic between the hours of  7 a.m. to 7 p.m. Loads over 12 ft. wide prohibited.

 

SR 125, Plaza Way – Intersection Improvements
Project # 9632

Highway: SR 125  Region: South Central County: Walla Walla Location: SR 125 MP 4.36 to MP 4.65
Contact: Alex Sanguino, Project Engineer, 509-222-2403
Project Description: This Contract provides for the improvements of the SR 125/Plaza Way intersection from MP 4.36 to MP 4.65 within Walla Walla by replacing the existing signalized intersection with a roundabout, providing pedestrian and bicycle route connectivity, ADA ramps, permanent signing, drainage system, illumination system, replacing a city traffic signal system, city street pavement reconstruction, planing bituminous pavement, paving with HMA, pavement markings, temporary traffic control, and other work.
This project is scheduled to be completed by early fall 2021

Current Week Traffic Advisory:
Monday June 7 through Monday June 21, northbound travel will be closed on Plaza Way between Village Way and SR 125 / Plaza Way Intersection for construction activities.  Detours will be in place.

 

Maintenance/Utility Operations:
US 12 – Century Link – Utility Work
Highway:
US 12 Region: South Central County: Walla Walla Location: MP 296.55 to 301.62
Contact: Jamil Anabtawi, WSDOT Utility Engineer, 509-577-1785
Project Description:  Century Link's contractor will be performing buried and aerial utility work along US 12 between mileposts 296.50 and 301.70, starting just east of the E Humorist Road overpass and ending near the US 12/Dodd Road intersection

Current Week Traffic Advisory:
US 12 on Monday June 7 to Friday June 11 between 7 a.m. and 5 p.m. there will be shoulder closures through the work zone. Drivers should experience minimal delays.

US 12 – Charter Communications – Utility Work
Highway
: US 12 Region: South Central County: Walla Walla Location: MP 339.76
Contact: Jamil Anabtawi, WSDOT Utility Engineer, 509-577-1785
Project Description:  Charter’s contractor will be performing buried utility work in the US 12/Airport Road Interchange along Airport Way under US 12 in the milepost 339.76 vicinity.

Current Week Traffic Advisory:
US 12 on Monday June 7,  to Friday June 11, between 8 a.m. and 4 p.m., shoulder closures along with a lane shift will take place through the work zone along Airport Road and near the eastbound on ramp and the westbound off ramp, drivers may experience minor delays.

SR 124 – CenturyLink – Utility Work

Highway: SR 124 Region: South Central County: Walla Walla Location: MP 16.00 to 21.10
Contact: Jamil Anabtawi, WSDOT Utility Engineer, 509-577-1785
Project Description:  CenturyLink’s contractor will be performing buried utility work along SR 124 between mileposts 16.00 and 21.10, starting at the intersection of Fishhook Park Rd and ending at the intersection of Eureka North Rd.

Current Week Traffic Advisory:

SR 124: Wednesday, June 9 to Friday, June 11, between 6 a.m. to 6 p.m. shoulder closures will take place through the work zone, drivers may experience minor delays.

 

Yakima County

SCR 2020 Region Wide – Chip Seal and Pavement Preservation
Project # 9519

Highway: US 97 and SR 823 Region: South Central County: Yakima Location: US 07 MP 50 to MP 57 & SR 823 milepost 2 to milepost 5
Contact: Jerry Wood, Project Engineer, 509-388-3480
Project Description: This project provides for the improvement of US 12 MP 306.9 to MP 314.14, US 97 MP 50.72 to MP 56.8, SR 225 MP 2.55 to MP 11.32 and SR 823 MP 2.74 to MP 4.74 by planning bituminous pavement, paving with HMA, pavement repair, chip seal, repair centerline rumble strips, removing existing overlay from bridge decks, performing deck repair, applying water proof membrane, HMA overlay for two bridges 12/616 and 823/15, also roadway preservation of I-90 MP 80.12 to MP 80.58, US 97 MP 134.9 to MP 149.69, SR 221 MP 23.22 to MP 26.07, SR 224 MP 0.24 to MP 6.35, SR 241 MP 0.00 to MP 9.05 and SR 903 MP 0.00 to MP 2.10 by crack sealing with hot poured rubber.

Current Week Traffic Advisory:
SR 823 MP 2 to MP 5 – Single lane piloted traffic control
Monday June 7 from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. 

US 97 MP 50.72 to MP 56.8 
No Significant Traffic Impacts anticipated this week.

Maintenance/Utility Operations:

Highway: US 12 Region: South Central County: Yakima Location: US 12 MP 146 to MP 160
Contact: Nick Zirkle Maintenance Supervisor 509-573-8398
Project Description: 
Pavement sealing
Current Week Traffic Advisory:
US 12 milepost 146 to milepost 160, Tuesday June 8 to Thursday June 10, between the hours of 7 a.m. to 4 p.m., there will be single lane traffic control operations with pilot car for pavement sealing. Drivers can expect delays.

Highway: US 12 Region: South Central County: Yakima Location: US 12 MP 189 to MP 198
Contact: Nick Zirkle Maintenance Supervisor 509-573-8398
Project Description: Pavement marking
Current Week Traffic Advisory:
US 12 milepost 189 to milepost 198 eastbound and westbound: Monday June 7 to Thursday June 10, between the hours of 7 a.m. to 4 p.m., there will be single lane traffic control operations for pavement marking. Drivers can expect delays.

 

SCR Bridge Crew Repair Operation:
Highway: I-82 Region: South Central County: Benton Location: I-82 MP 82
Contact: WSDOT Bridge Maintenance Lead, 509-833-4659
Project Description: This project will consist of deck patching. Work shall include but is not limited to providing temporary traffic control.
Current Week Traffic Advisory:
I-82 Westbound milepost 82 near Prosser, single lane traffic Monday June 7 to Thursday June 10 between the hours of 8 a.m. to 3 p.m.

US 12 – Wholesale Networks – Utility Work
Highway: US 12 Region: South Central County: Yakima Location: US 12 MP 199.90 to 200.10 
Contact: Jamil Anabtawi, WSDOT Utility Engineer, 509-577-1785
Project Description:  Wholesale Network’s contractor will be performing buried utility work in the US 12, N 40th Ave, Fruitvale Blvd interchange between mileposts 199.00 and 200.10. Starting just west of the US 12, 40th Ave Intersection along the US 12 westbound on ramp. 
Current Week Traffic Advisory:
US 12 Monday June 7, to Thursday June 10, between 7 a.m. and 4 p.m. lane closures along with shoulder closures through the work zone. Drivers may experience minor delays.