Southwest region construction

Last updated: 1:00 p.m., Friday, June 21, 2019 

Please Note: All construction and maintenance activities are weather dependent. 

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Clark County

I-5 - Southbound 39th Street On- and Off-Ramps – City of Vancouver Water Main Construction Project
Highway: I-5 Region: Southwest County: Clark Location: Milepost 39.0 
Contact: Loretta Callahan, City of Vancouver, 360-487-8255
Description: Paving work will be completed following a City of Vancouver water main construction project.  
Work schedule: 

  • Tuesday, June 25: The southbound I-5 on- and off-ramps at East 39th Street will be closed from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. for paving work following a City of Vancouver water main construction project.

I-5 - Between NE 179th Street and Exit 30 - Breakaway Cable Replacement
Highway: 
I-5 Region: Southwest County: Clark Location: Mileposts 9.0 - 29.0 
Contact: Mark Degenhart, WSDOT, 360-905-1512
Description: Crews working for WSDOT will replace the breakaway cables along this stretch of I-5. 
Work schedule: 

  • Monday, June 24 to the morning of Saturday, June 28: Nighttime shoulder closures will be in place from 8 p.m. to 8 a.m. daily on southbound I-5 between Exit 30 and NE 179th Street for breakaway cable replacement work. 
  • Thursday, June 27 to the morning of Friday, June 28: Nighttime shoulder closures will be in place from 8 p.m. to 8 a.m. on northbound I-5 between NE 179th Street and Carty Road for breakaway cable replacement work. 

I-5 – Near Downtown Vancouver - ITS Communications Installation 
Highway: I-5 Region: Southwest County: Clark Location: Mileposts 0.0 – 0.5 
Contact: Mark Degenhart, WSDOT, 360-905-1512
Description: WSDOT crews will install an ITS communication conduit system along this stretch of highway near downtown Vancouver. 
Work schedule: 

  • Monday, June 24 to Friday, June 28: Shoulder closures are possible on northbound I-5 between the Interstate Bridge and Broadway Street near downtown Vancouver, daily from 7 a.m. to 6 p.m., for ITS communication installation work along the shoulders.
  • Monday, June 24 to the morning of Saturday, June 29: Overnight shoulder and single-lane closures are possible in both directions of I-5 between SR 14 and Broadway Street near downtown Vancouver, daily from 8 p.m. to 11 a.m., for ITS communication installation work along the shoulders.

SR 14 - Access Improvements – Washougal
Highway: 
SR 14 Region: Southwest County: Clark Location: Milepost: 17
Contact: Paul Harrison, WSDOT, 360-905-1549
Description: Crews working for WSDOT will build roundabouts on SR 14 at the intersections of Washougal River Road/15th Street and 32nd Street.
Work schedule: 

  • No scheduled traffic impacts.

SR 14 - West Camas Slough Bridge – Pavement Repair  
Highway: 
SR 14 Region: Southwest County: Clark Location: Mileposts: 12.6 
Contact: Trisha Cummins, WSDOT, 360-916-0610
Description: WSDOT maintenance crews will be repairing potholes on the West Camas Slough Bridge.
Work schedule: 

  • Saturday, June 22: WSDOT maintenance crews will be performing intermittent rolling slowdowns on both directions of SR 14 over the West Camas Slough Bridge from 6 a.m. to 10 a.m. for pothole repair. Travelers should expect delays, with slowdowns lasting for approximately 10 minutes at a time.

SR 14 - between 15th Street in Washougal and Marble Road - Tree Trimming 
Highway: SR 4 Region: Southwest County: Clark Location: Mileposts: 16 - 22
Contact: Nick Larson, WSDOT, 360-905-2297 
Description: Contractor will perform tree-trimming work around power lines for Clark PUD.
Work schedule: 

  • Monday, June 24 to Thursday, June 28: Travelers will alternate through a single-lane of SR 14 between 15th Street in Washougal and Marble Road daily from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. for tree trimming work around power lines.  

SR 14 - Between Downtown Vancouver and Columbia Shores Boulevard - ITS Communications Installation 
Highway: SR 14 Region: Southwest County: Clark Location: Mileposts 0.01 - 1.93
Contact: Mark Degenhart, WSDOT, 360-905-1512
Description: WSDOT crews will install a ITS communication conduit system along this stretch of highway in Vancouver. 
Work schedule: 

  • Monday, June 24 to the morning of Friday, June 28: Shoulder closures are possible around-the-clock in both directions of SR 14 between downtown Vancouver and milepost 1.93 east of Columbia Shores Boulevard, for ITS communication installation work along the shoulders.

SR 14 – SE 164th Avenue to SW 6th Avenue – Paving
Highway: SR 14 Region: Southwest County: Clark Location: Mileposts 8.56 – 12.12 
Description: Contractor crews will install construction signs in advance of summer paving work. 
Work schedule: 

  • Friday, June 28 to the morning of Saturday, June 29: Shoulder closures are possible from 7 a.m. on Friday to 5 a.m. on Saturday in both directions of SR 14 between SE 164th Avenue and SW 6th Avenue for sign installation in advance of summer paving work.

    Cowlitz County

    •   No scheduled traffic impacts.

    Klickitat County

    •   No scheduled traffic impacts.

    Lewis County

    SR 506 - between Telegraph Road and the end of the Lacamas Creek Bridge - Lacamas Creek Bridge Replacement 
    Highway: 
    SR 506 Region: Southwest County: Lewis Location: Mileposts 8 - 8.2 
    Contact: Colin Newell, WSDOT, 360-740-8600 
    Description: Contractor crews working for WSDOT will be working to replace the aging and failing Lacamas Creek Bridge, located on SR 506, near Vader. 
    Work schedule: 

    • Beginning on Tuesday, June 18, until further notice: Both directions of SR 506 between Telegraph Road and the end of the Lacamas Creek Bridge will fully close for bridge replacement work. During construction, travelers can follow a signed detour using South Military Road and SR 505. The bridge closure and detour will remain in place until construction of the new bridge is complete.

    SR 6 - Fronia Creek - Fish Passage
    Highway: 
    SR 6 Region: Southwest County: Lewis Location: Mileposts 30.98 - 31.14 
    Contact: Colin Newell, WSDOT, 360-740-8600 
    Description: Contractor crews working for WSDOT will be working to replace the aging and failing culverts under SR 6 east of Pe Ell. 
    Work schedule: 

    • Wednesday, June 26 to Thursday, June 27: Shoulder closures in both directions of SR 6 between mileposts 30.98 and 31.14 east of Pe Ell are possible from 7 a.m. to 3 p.m. daily for culvert replacement work. 
    • Friday, June 28: Both directions of SR 6, between mileposts 30.98 and 31.14 east of Pe Ell, will be alternated through a single lane with flaggers from 7 a.m. to 3 p.m. for culvert replacement work. 

    Pacific County

    • No scheduled traffic impacts.

    Skamania County

    • No scheduled traffic impacts.

    Wahkiakum County

    SR 409 - Columbia River Bridge at Puget Island - Deck Replacement and Painting
    Highway: SR 409 Region: Southwest County: Wahkiakum Location: Milepost: 2.79 - 3.3
    Contact: Joanna Lowrey, WSDOT, 360-442-1350
    Description: Contractor crews will install a new bridge deck and repaint the structure.

    • Beginning Friday, March 22, 2019, until further notice: Traffic will alternate through a single lane, around-the-clock, for bridge painting and deck replacement work. For everyone’s safety, the speed limit across the bridge is 25 mph. Please slow down and give crews room to work.
    • Friday, June 28 through Sunday, July 7: Crews will open both lanes of the SR 409 Puget Island Bridge for the Puget Island Garage Sale and the Independence Day holiday. Crews will resume the around-the-clock, single-lane closure of the bridge for bridge painting work on Monday, July 8.

    Wahkiakum County Ferry - Puget Island, WA
    Highway:
    SR 409 Region: Southwest County: Wahkiakum Location: Puget Island
    Contact: Wahkiakum County Public Works, 360-795-7867

    Ferry Schedule:

    • The ferry departs every day from Puget Island, WA on the hour, every hour, daily, from 5 a.m. and 10 p.m.
    • The ferry departs every day from Westport, OR, at 15-minutes past the hour, every hour, daily, from 5:15 a.m. to 10:15 p.m. For more information, please call 360-795-7867.

    Information for bordering states can be found at the Bordering Travel Information page.

     
    An overall view of Southwest construction project locations can be found by viewing our 2018 Construction projects location map (pdf 381 kb).

    Safety Tips for Driving Through Work Zones

    • Pay attention - driver inattention is the number one cause of work zone accidents.
    • Leave room between you and the car ahead of you - most work zone accidents involve someone running into the car ahead of them.
    • Drive defensively - be aware of what is happening around you.
    • Merge into the proper lane before you reach the work zone.
    • Don't use cell phones or adjust your radio while driving.
    • Avoid work zones by using alternate routes.