Thurston County construction and travel updates

Thurston County

 

Construction

I-5 - SR 510 Interchange - Reconstruct Interchange
Highway:
I-5 Region: Olympic County: Thurston Location: Milepost(s) 110 to 112.5
Contact: Doug Adamson, 360-357-2716
Description:  Crews are converting the existing interchange into a diverging diamond interchange. Depending on the weather, the work could be complete by late 2020. All users of this interchange are strongly encouraged to sign up to receive WSDOT email updates and see more at the project webpage

9 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 12 to 5 a.m. the following day

  • Single-lane closures in each direction of Marvin Road. Travelers using Quinault Drive may not be able to turn left or right onto Marvin Road and will be directed by law enforcement officers. 

Around-the-clock

  • Single-lane closure for northbound I-5 exit to Marvin Road. One lane will remain open.

Coming in early Jan.

  • Major construction has been scheduled to not conflict with the holiday. During the first dry weekend in January, crews will close the Marvin Road on-ramp to southbound I-5 to all travelers around-the-clock for the entire weekend. WSDOT will announce in advance when this is scheduled. 

I-5/I-5 Over Pacific Avenue - Seismic Retrofit
Highway:
I-5 Region: Olympic County: Thurston Location: Milepost(s) 107
Contact: Brian Whitehouse, 360-412-3420
Description: This project is intended to help reduce potential damage in the event of an earthquake by strengthening four columns that support bridged sections of I-5. This project is part of WSDOT’s seismic retrofit program established in 1991 to help make bridges less susceptible to earthquake related damage. During the work, Pacific Avenue will have long-term lane closures and sidewalk closures in each direction. There will be no restrictions for any ramps or I-5. 
Work Schedule: This project will begin Monday, Jan. 6

I-5 - Olympia Area Southbound - Congestion Management
Highway:
I-5 Region: Olympic County: Thurston Location: Milepost(s) 109 to 105
Contact: Doug Adamson, 360-357-2716
Description: Crews will install ramp meters for southbound I-5 between Martin Way and Henderson Boulevard. WSDOT will activate the ramp meters during late winter. 
Project web page

Highway: I-5 Region: Olympic County: Thurston Location: Milepost(s) 114.3 
Contact: Jeff Hastings, 253-983-7550
Description:  Southbound left lane closure for guardrail repair.    
Work Schedule: 10:30 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 10 to 5 a.m. the following day. 

Highway: I-5 Region: Olympic County: Thurston Location: Milepost(s) 111
Contact: Nghia Chau, 360-570-2375 
Description: Shoulder closures in both directions for roadway equipment maintenance.     
Work Schedule: 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Tuesday through Thurdsay, Dec. 10-12. 

Highway: I-5 Region: Olympic County: Thurston Location: Milepost(s) 104 to 85.5
Contact: Jeff Hastings, 253-983-7550
Description:  Right shoulder closure in both directions for catch basin cleaning.     
Work Schedule: 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Monday through Thursday, Dec. 12-19.

Highway: I-5 Region: Olympic County: Thurston Location: Milepost(s) 85.5 to 115 
Contact: Jeff Hastings, 253-983-7550
Description: Northbound right shoulder closure for catch basin cleaning. 
Work Schedule: 9:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Monday through Thursday, Dec. 16-19.