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South Central Region Construction Update and Travel Advisory

July 12 to 21, 2019
    




 

SR 129 Buford Creek Barrier Fish Passage Project 9418
 
Highway:
SR 129 Region: South Central County: Asotin Location: SR 129 milepost 0.88
Contact:
Alex Sanguino, WSDOT Project Engineer, 509-222-2403
Project description: This project removes the old fish culvert and will replace it with a three-sided bottomless structure to improve fish passage conditions. There will be one lane closures during construction, work is scheduled to be complete in winter of 2019.

Current Week Traffic Advisory:
Monday, July 15 through Saturday, July 20, work will take place to during the daytime from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m., single lane closures will be in effect with flagger controlled traffic.





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


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I-82 and SR-22 Sunnyside Vic to Prosser VIC-Paving and ADA
Highway:
I-82 and SR 22 Region: South Central County: Yakima and Benton Location: I-82 milepost 68 to milepost 85, and SR-22 milepost 35 to milepost 37
Contact:
Jerry Wood, Project Engineer, 509-577-1859
Project Description:
This projects provides for the improvement of I-82 interchanges at milepost 69, milepost 73 and milepost 82. Also the improvement of I-82 westbound from milepost 68 to milepost 85 and SR-22 from milepost 35 to milepost 37 by rehabilitating the existing roadway which includes planning bituminous pavement, crack sealing, fog sealing, paving with HMA, striping, flexible guide post, barrier delineator strip, cement concrete curb, sidewalk and curb ramp, traffic signal system and signing. This project is due to be completed by Fall 2019. 

Current Week Traffic Advisory:

All Work Daytime Hours


I-82 Westbound milepost 84.5 to milepost 82.1
No significant traffic impacts anticipated this week.


I-82 Exit 69 Sunnyside Interchange Off/On Ramps: 
No significant traffic impacts anticipated this week.


I-82 Exit 73 Grandview Interchange Off/On Ramp:
No significant traffic impacts anticipated this week.


I-82 Exit 82 Prosser Interchange Off/On Ramps:
 No significant traffic impacts anticipated this week.


Wine Country Road/Stover Road Intersection:
No significant traffic impacts anticipated this week.

SR 22 MP 35 to MP 37:
No significant traffic impacts anticipated this week.



Region Wide BCT Replacement and Guardrail Upgrade
Project # 9359
Highway: 
I-82 Region: South Central County: Benton & Franklin Location: I-82 milepost 0 to milepost 132
Contact: Jerry Wood, WSDOT Project Engineer, 509-577-1859
Project Description: This project provides for the improvement of I-90, I-82, I-182, US-12, US-395 and SR-240 by replacing Breakaway Cable Terminals with Non-flared Terminals; Buried Terminals and other guardrail upgrades. This project is due to be completed by Fall 2019

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



Maintenance/Utility Operations: 

Highway: I-82, Region: South Central County: Benton Location: I-82 milepost 85 to 97
Contact : Tad Richardson, WSDOT Maintenance Supervisor, 509 577-1933

I-82 Eastbound milepost 85 to 86: Wednesday July 17 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. there will be a right lane closure for pavement repair.

I-82 Eastbound milepost 96 to 97: Thursday July 18 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. there will be a right lane closure for pavement repair.



Highway: SR-240 Region: South Central County: Benton Location: SR-240 milepost 36 to 37
Contact: Ryan Miller, WSDOT Maintenance Supervisor 509 577-1933

SR-240 eastbound milepost 36 to 37: Monday July 15 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. there will be a right lane closure to install pavement markings.




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

 

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Region Wide BCT Replacement and Guardrail Upgrade
Project # C9359
Highway:
I-82 Region: South Central County: Benton & Franklin Location: I-82 milepost 0 to milepost 132
Contact:
Jerry Wood, WSDOT Project Engineer, 509-577-1859
Project Description: This project provides for the improvement of I-90, I-82, I-182, US-12, US-395 and SR-240 by replacing Breakaway Cable Terminals with Non-flared Terminals; Buried Terminals and other guardrail upgrades. This project is due to be completed by Fall 2019.

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



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



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Maintenance/Utility Operations:

Highway
: SR-127 Region: South Central County: Garfield Location: SR-127 milepost 9.5
Contact: Jason Goetz, WSDOT Supervisor, 509 577-1967

SR-127 milepost 9.5: Monday July 15  through Friday July 19 from 7 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. there will be a flagging operation for bridge repairs. There will be a 10 foot width restriction during the work hours.



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I-90 MP 33 to 52 468th AVE SE TO W Summit RD – C9319 Rehab Concrete

Highway:
I-90 Region: South Central County: King Location: I-90 milepost 33 to 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 work will continue through October 2019 for this first season. This project is to be completed sometime in late fall of 2020. 

Current Week Traffic Advisory:

I-90 milepost 33 to milepost 52 westbound:

Travelers from Snoqualmie Pass (MP 52) to North Bend (33) should expect to encounter single and double lane closures this week starting Sunday, July 14 at 10 p.m. through Saturday, July 20 at 1 p.m.



I-90 - 468th Ave SE to W Summit RD Concrete, Deck & Culvert Rehab  C9036

Highway: I-90 Region: South Central County: King Location: I-90, mileposts 34 to 52
Contact: Scott Golbek, WSDOT Project Engineer, 509-577-1810
Project description: This project repairs several sections of the eastbound lanes and repairs several bridge decks in the westbound lanes between North Bend and the summit of Snoqualmie Pass. This project is scheduled to be complete by this fall. 

Current Week Traffic Advisory: 
Eastbound: 
Drivers can expect lane closures 24 hours a day between milepost 34 near North Bend to milepost 52 near the summit of Snoqualmie Pass. The Exit 38 off-ramp will be closed from July 10 through August 2. Night time work may reduce traffic to one lane. Drivers should plan for added travel time through this area. .


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



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I-90 Hyak to Keechelus Dam Phase 1C-Add Lanes/Replace Snowshed
Project # C8127
Highway:
I-90 Region: South Central County: Kittitas Location: I-90 milepost 54 to 59
Contact:
Jerry Wood, Project Engineer, 509-577-1859
Construction Began:
Spring 2009
Scheduled Completion:
Early Fall 2019
Project Description: Crews are building a wider and more reliable five-mile stretch of I-90 from Hyak to Keechelus Dam by adding lanes, replacing and adding bridges, stabilizing rock slopes and replacing the snowshed with avalanche bridges.

Weekly work schedule:
Shoulder Closures in various locations

Both Eastbound and Westbound will be reduced from 3 lanes to 2 lanes until further notice.

I-90 eastbound milepost 57: 
Traffic reduced from 3 lanes to 2 lanes. 

I-90 westbound milepost 60:
Traffic reduced from 3 lanes to 2 lanes.

I-90 westbound milepost 60:
Traffic reduced to a single lane
Tuesday July 16 at 8 p.m. to Wednesday July 17 at 8 a.m.



Keechelus Dam to Stampede Pass Phase 2A add lanes and build wildlife bridges . Contract #8715

Highway:
I-90 Region: South Central County: Kittitas Location: I-90, mileposts 59 to 62
Contact: Scott Golbek, WSDOT Project Engineer, 509-577-1810
Project description: This project builds a wider and more reliable 2.5 mile stretch of I-90 from Hyak to Keechelus Dam by adding lanes, replacing and adding bridges, stabilizing rock slopes and replacing the snow shed with avalanche bridges. This project is scheduled to be complete this fall.

Weekly work schedule: 
Possible single lane closures both day and night eastbound and westbound.



I-90 Wildlife Fencing Project Contract #9736

Highway
: I-90 Region: South Central County: Kittitas Location: I-90, mileposts 54 to 62
Contact: Scott Golbek, WSDOT Project Engineer, 509-577-1810
Project description: This project provides for the improvement of wildlife movement.

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



I-90 Bullfrog Rd Vic-Concrete Rehab, Bridge Deck Rehab and Painting
Project # C9385
Highway:
I-90 Region: South Central County: Kittitas Location: I-90 milepost 79 to milepost 82
Contact:
Jerry Wood, Project Engineer, 509-577-1859
Project Description:
This project provides for the improvement of I-90 by cleaning and painting the metal surfaces of the Cle Elum River Bridges, E and W/B, heat straightening, steel repair, pier concrete spall repair, modifying expansion joints, scarifying concrete surfaces, further deck preparation, furnishing, placing, curing and texturing Class 4000D 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:

Permanent Shoulder Closures Eastbound and Westbound MP 80 to MP 81

I-90 Eastbound MP 80 to MP 81, Single Lane Closure:

Friday July 12 at 11 p.m. to Saturday July 13 at 7 a.m.
Monday July 15 at 6 p.m. to Tuesday July 16 at 9 a.m.
Tuesday July 16 at 6 p.m. to Wednesday July 17 at 9 a.m.
Wednesday July 17 at 7 p.m. to Thursday July 18 at 8 a.m.
Thursday July 18 at 8 p.m. to Friday July 19 at 7 a.m.
Friday July 19 at 11 p.m. to Saturday July 20 at 7 a.m. 
 
I-90 Westbound MP 80 to MP 81, Single Lane Closure:
Friday July 12 at 9 p.m. to Saturday July 13 at 8 a.m.
Monday July 15 at 8 p.m. to Tuesday July 16 at 8 a.m.
Tuesday July 16 at 7 p.m. to Wednesday July 17 at 9 a.m.
Wednesday July 17 at 7 p.m. to Thursday July 18 at 8 a.m.
Thursday July 18 at 8 p.m. to Friday July 19 at 8 a.m.
Friday July 19 at 9 p.m. to Saturday July 20 at 8 a.m. 


I-90 - Yakima River Bridges Deck Repair
Project # C9214
Highway:
I-90 Region: South Central County: Kittitas Location: I-90 milepost 86 and milepost 102
Contact: Jerry Wood, WSDOT Project Engineer, 509-577-1859
Project description: This project repairs the bridge decks in both directions near Cle Elum and Ellensburg. This project is scheduled to be complete fall 2020. 

Intermittent rolling slowdowns, as needed, during daylight hours throughout the week in all locations.

Current Week Traffic Advisory: 

I-90 Westbound traffic shift at MP 86 (Cle Elum Vicinity) 
Through October 2019, westbound traffic will be shifted onto a temporary bridge in the median to accommodate work on the westbound bridge over the Yakima River.  


I-90 Eastbound Lane Closures at MP 86 (Cle Elum Vicinity):
No significant traffic impacts anticipated this week. 

I-90 Westbound traffic shift at MP 102 (Ellensburg Vicinity) 
Tuesday July 16 4 p.m. to Wednesday July 17 at noon there will be single lane closure.
Through October 2019, westbound traffic will be detoured onto a temporary bridge in the median over the Yakima River.

I-90 Eastbound Lane Closures at MP 102 (Ellensburg Vicinity):
No significant traffic impacts anticipated this week.



I-90 and I-82 Ellensburg to Vantage Paving
Project # C9390
Highway:
I-90 and I-82 Region: South Central County: Kittitas Location: I-90 Milepost 121 to 136 and I-82 Milepost 0 to MP 4
Contact: Jerry Wood, Project Engineer, 509-577-1859
Project Description: This project provides for the improvement of 3.65 miles of E/B I-90, MP 121 to MP 126, 10.83 miles of W/B I-90, MP 125 to MP 136, 2.85 miles of miles of E/B I-82, MP .6 to MP 3.5, and 2.6 miles of W/B I-82, MP .6 to MP 3.2 by planning bituminous pavement, shoulder repair, crack sealing, paving with HMA pavement, pavement markings, guideposts; and .10 miles of I-90 from MP 136.6 to MP 136.7, by removing 3-strand cable barrier from the median and installing 4-strand cable barrier. This project is due to be completed by Fall 2019. 

Current Week Traffic Advisory:

The Eastbound Rest Area at milepost 126 will be closed Tuesday July 16 through Wednesday July 17 at 12 p.m.

I-90 Eastbound Lane Closures: 6 a.m. to 6 p.m.
 
Multiple Lane Closures Sunday July 14, 12 a.m. through Friday July 19 at 9 a.m., milepost 119 to milepost 130 

I-90 Westbound Lane Closures: 6 a.m. to 6 p.m. 
Multiple Lane Closures Sunday July 14, 12 a.m. through Friday July 19 at 9 a.m., milepost 130 to milepost 119


Maintenance/Utility Operations: 

Highway: I-90, SR-906 Region: South Central County: Kittitas Location: I-90 Milepost 67 to 69, SR-906 milepost .5
ContactNicholson, Kevin,  WSDOT Maintenance Supervisor 509 577-1905

Current Week Traffic Advisory: 

Monday July 15 through Thursday July 18 from 7 a.m. to 4 p.m. there will be a left shoulder closure I-90 westbound milepost 69 to 67.5 for drilling and utility locating.

Monday July 15 through Thursday July 18 from 7 a.m. to 4 p.m. there will be a single lane closure SR-906 milepost .5  with intermittent traffic control for a ditching operation.

Highway: I-90  Region: South Central County: Kittitas Location: I-90 Milepost 137 to 138
Contact: Isaac Lunsford, WSDOT Maintenance Supervisor 509 577-1908

I-90 milepost 137-138: Monday July 15 through Thursday July 18 from 7:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.  there will be a lane closure over the Vantage Bridge for sweeping operations.


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Maintenance/Utility Operations:
No significant traffic impacts anticipated.


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US 12 Old Highway 12 to Isaacs Ave Bridge C9257

Highway:
US 12 Region: South Central County: Walla Walla Location: US-12 MP 340
Contact: Jerry Wood, Project Engineer, 509-577-1859
Project Description: This project provides for the improvement of US 12 at the US 12 Bridge over E Isaacs Ave by removing existing surfacing, performing bridge deck repair and expansion, joint modification, and applying waterproof membrane and HMA overlay. This project is due to be completed by Late Spring 2019. 

Current Week Traffic Advisory:
No significant traffic impacts anticipate 


Nine Mile Hill to Frenchtown Vic – Turnback Improvements 9391

Highway: US-12 Region: South Central County: Walla Walla Location: US-12 MP 318 to MP 324
Contact:  Alex Sanguino,  Project Engineer, 509-222-2403
Project Description: This contract provides for the improvement of bridges on US-12 from MP 318 to MP 324, in Walla Walla County, by replacing the concrete baluster bridge rails with pedestrian railing, placing new thrie beam guardrail retrofit, planing bituminous pavement and HMA paving, pavement markings, traffic control and other work.
This project is due to be completed by Late July 2019.

Current Week Traffic Advisory: 

Milepost 319 to 320:

Single lane, temporary signal control in place for 24 hours to replace guardrail over Touchet River Bridge.


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




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SR 410 milepost 102.58 – Access Connection ACP 47081

Highway
: SR-410 Region: South Central County: Yakima Location: SR-410 milepost 102.48
Contact: Jacob Prilucik, Project Engineer, 509-577-1630
Project Description:
An abutting landowner is constructing an access connection along the highway.

Current Week Traffic Advisory:
Drivers can expect a single lane closure (eastbound) with flaggers Monday through Friday during daylight hours.




I-82 South Union Gap Interchange – Construct Ramps

Highway: I-82 Region: South Central County: Yakima Location: I-82 milepost 37 
Contact:  Scott Golbek, Planning Engineer, 509-577-1810
Project Description:
This design build project will provide for the construction of a new eastbound on ramp, a new westbound off ramp and other work to complete the interchange of I-82 and US-97.
Construction Begins: Spring 2019
Scheduled Completion: Fall 2019

Current Week Traffic Advisory:

I-82 Eastbound:
Day Work – July 15 – July 18: Right shoulder closure. 
Night Work – July 15 (7 PM – 6 AM): Right lane closure.
Night Work – July 18 (7:00 PM – 6:00 AM): Left lane closure.
Night Work – July 19 (8:00 PM – 8:00 AM): Right lane closure.


I-82 Westbound:
Night Work – July 16 (7 PM – 6 AM): Left lane closure.
Night Work – July 18 (7:00 PM – 6:00 AM): Left lane closure.
Night Work – July 19 (8:00 PM – 8:00 AM): Right lane closure. 
 

US-97:
Night Work – July 16 (7:00 PM – 6:00 AM): Shoulder closure.

Exit 38 Westbound Off-Ramp:
No significant traffic impacts anticipated this week.

Eastbound On-Ramp from Main Street: 
No significant traffic impacts anticipated this week.



Region Wide BCT Replacement and Guardrail Upgrade –
Project #C9359

Highway:
I-82 Region: South Central County: Yakima, Kittitas, Benton Location: I-82 milepost 0 to milepost 132
Contact: Jerry Wood, WSDOT Project Engineer, 509-577-1859
Project Description: This project provides for the improvement of I-90, I-82, I-182, US-12, US-395 and SR-240 by replacing Breakaway Cable Terminals with Non-flared Terminals; Buried Terminals and other guardrail upgrades. This project is due to be completed by Fall 2019

Current Week Traffic Advisory:

US 12 
Monday July 15, US 12 milepost 193 westbound lane closure 8 a.m. to 6 p.m.
Monday July 15, US 12 milepost 198 westbound lane closure, 8 a.m. to 6 p.m.
Tuesday July 16, US 12 westbound milepost 198 lane closure 5 a.m. to 6 p.m. 
Thursday July 18, US 12 eastbound milepost 199 lane closure, 5 a.m. to 6 p.m.
Friday July 19, US 12 eastbound milepost 200 lane closure 5 a.m. to 6 p.m.  


I-82
Wednesday July 17, I-82 westbound lane closure, 5 a.m. to 6 p.m., milepost  0.2 and milepost 11



White Pass Vicinity Major Drainage Phase 2 – C9396

Highway: US-12 Region: South Central County: Yakima & Lewis Location: US-12 MP 140.5 to MP 160
Contact: Jerry Wood, WSDOT Project Engineer, 509-577-1859
Project Description: This project provides for the improvement of US-12 in various locations by installing drainage structures and new culvert pipes including underdrains, modifying existing drainage structures; replacing riprap and quarry spalls, extruded curb, pavement markings and delineation. This project is dues to be completed by Fall 2019

Current Week Traffic Advisory:
Monday July 15 through Friday July 19, 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. MP 155.7 drivers should anticipate alternating one way traffic with up to 20 minute delays


I-82 and SR-22 Sunnyside Vic to Prosser VIC-Paving and ADA
Project # C9386
Highway:
I-82 and SR 22 Region: South Central County: Yakima and
Benton Location: I-82 milepost 68 to milepost 85, and SR-22 milepost 35 to milepost 37
Contact:
Jerry Wood, Project Engineer, 509-577-1859
Project Description: This projects provides for the improvement of I-82 interchanges at milepost 69, milepost 73 and milepost 82. Also the improvement of I-82 westbound from milepost 68 to milepost 85 and SR-22 from milepost 35 to milepost 37 by rehabilitating the existing roadway which includes planning bituminous pavement, crack sealing, fog sealing, paving with HMA, striping, flexible guide post, barrier delineator strip, cement concrete curb, sidewalk and curb ramp, traffic signal system and signing. This project is due to be completed by Fall 2019. 

Current Week Traffic Advisory:

All Work Daytime Hours


I-82 westbound milepost 84.5 to milepost 82
No significant traffic impacts anticipated this week.

I-82 Exit 69 Sunnyside Interchange Off/On Ramps:
No significant traffic impacts anticipated this week.

I-82 Exit 73 Grandview Interchange Off/On Ramp:
No significant traffic impacts anticipated this week.


I-82 Exit 82 Prosser Interchange Off/On Ramps:
No significant traffic impacts anticipated this week.

Wine Country Road/Stover Road Intersection:
No significant traffic impacts anticipated this week.

SR 22 MP 35 to MP 37:
No significant traffic impacts anticipated this week. 
 


US 12 / Wildcat Creek Bridge Replacement

Highway:
US-12 Region: South Central County: Yakima Location: US-12 milepost 165
Contact: Scott Golbek, Project Engineer, 509-577-1810
Project Description: This project will replace the Wildcat Creek Bridge on US 12 at milepost 166.

Current Week Traffic Advisory: 
milepost 165 to milepost 167 day work: July 17 (8 a.m. to 12 noon): Intermittent single lane closures during the day. 


Maintenance/Utility Operations:

Highway: US-12, SR-410 Region: South Central County: Yakima
Location: US-12 milepost 194 to 195, SR-410 milepost 84 to 92
Contact: Rick Lawson, WSDOT Maintenance Supervisor, 509 573-8398

US-12 milepost 194 to 195: Monday July 15 from 7 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. there will be a single lane closure for a paving operation..

SR-410 milepost 84 to 92: Tuesday July 16 through Thursday July 18 from 7 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. there will be single lane closure for a paving operation.



Highway: SR-22 Region: South Central County: Yakima Location: SR-22 milepost 23
Contact: Tad Richardson, WSDOT Maintenance Supervisor, 509 577-1933

SR-22 milepost 22: Tuesday July 16 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. there will be single lane traffic for pavement repair.


Highway
: SR-823 Region: South Central County: Yakima Location: SR-823 milepost 4.24 to 4.42
Contact: Scott Clark WSDOT Maintenance Supervisor 509 573-8380

SR-823 milepost 4.24 to 4.42: Monday July 15 from 8 a.m. to 12 p.m. there will be single lane alternating traffic for bridge inspection.

SR-823 northbound milepost .8 to 1.5: Monday July 15 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. there will be a right lane closure for bridge inspection and guardrail repair.


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