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South Central Region
2809 Rudkin Road
Union Gap, WA 98903
(509) 577-1600

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South Central Region Construction Update and Travel Advisory

April 19 to 28, 2019
    




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


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I-82 Columbia River Bridge Eastbound Deck Replacement
Highway:
I-82 Region: South Central County: Benton Location: I-82 milepost 132
Contact: Alex Sanguino, WSDOT Project Engineer, 509-222-2403
Project description: This project removes the deck off the eastbound bridge across the Columbia River into Oregon. The  work will also upgrade the electrical system and pavement markings across the bridge. Traffic will be detoured onto the westbound bridge during the majority of this multi-season project. Due to weather delays, work is scheduled to be complete in the summer of 2019.

Weekly work schedule 24 hours a day:
 
Current Week Traffic Advisory:
The eastbound traffic is shifted across a detour onto the westbound Columbia River bridge into Oregon 24 hours a day, seven days a week. The speed limit is reduced to 40 mph through the detour. The westbound lanes are reduced to a single lane.


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 MP 85, and SR 22 Milepost 35 to MP 37
Contact:
Jerry Wood, Project Engineer, 509-577-1859
Project Description:
This projects provides for the improvement of I-82 interchanges at MP 69, MP 73 and MP 82. Also the improvement of I-82 W/B from MP 68 to MP 85 and SR 22 from MP 35 to MP 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. 

I-82 MP 68 to MP 85, SR 22 MP 35 to MP 37, Wine Country Rd. at MP 73 & MP 82 Interchanges, Waneta Rd at MP 69 Interchange:
Shoulder Closures

Weekly Work Schedule:

Friday April 26, during daylight hours:
No significant impacts to traffic are anticipated.


Region Wide BCT Replacement and Guardrail Upgrade

Highway:
US-395 Region: South Central County: Benton & Franklin Location: US-395 milepost 19 to milepost 20
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 395: MP 19 to MP 20.5 Single Lane Closures


Monday April 22, 7 p.m. to Tuesday April 23 at 6 a.m. MP 19.2 Northbound
Tuesday April 23, 7 p.m. to Wednesday April 24 at 6 a.m. MP 20 Northbound
Wednesday April 24, 7 p.m. to Thursday April 25 at 6 a.m. MP 20.45 Northbound
Thursday April 25, 8 p.m. to Friday April 26 at 5 a.m. MP 19.2 Southbound
Friday April 26, 9 p.m. to Saturday April 27 at 7 a.m. MP 19.5 Southbound 



Maintenance/Utility Operations:

Highway:
 US-395 Region: South Central County: Benton Location: US-395 milepost 19 to 20
Contact: Ryan Miller, WSDOT South Central Region maintenance survivor. 509 577-1933

Current Week Traffic Advisory:
Wednesday April 24 from 8:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. there will be a right lane closure on the Blue Bridge for survey work southbound lane.


Highway: SR-397 Region: South Central County: Benton Location: SR-397 milepost 15.3
Contact: Jeff Bruce, WSDOT South Central Region maintenance survivor. 509 577-1933 

Current Week Traffic Advisory:
Tuesday, April 23 from 8:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. there will be single lane traffic for electrical work. 



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

 

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I-182 MP 6.4 Vicinity Utility Work

Contact: 
Anabtawi, Jamil WSDOT Utilities Engineer (509) 577-1785

Project Description:
This is a City of Pasco utility project, where the City’s contractor will be installing a new sewer and water lines.

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


Region Wide BCT Replacement and Guardrail Upgrade

Highway:
US 395 Region: South Central County: Benton & Franklin Location: US-395 milepost 19 to milepost 20
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.

Weekly Work Schedule

US 395: MP 19 to MP 20.5 Single Lane Closures

Monday April 22, 7 p.m. to Tuesday April 23 at 6 a.m. MP 19.2 Northbound
Tuesday April 23, 7 p.m. to Wednesday April 24 at 6 a.m. MP 20 Northbound
Wednesday April 24, 7 p.m. to Thursday April 25 at 6 a.m. MP 20.45 Northbound
Thursday April 25, 8 p.m. to Friday April 26 at 5 a.m. MP 19.2 Southbound
Friday April 26, 9 p.m. to Saturday April 27 at 7 a.m. MP 19.5 Southbound



SR-397 milepost 11 City of Pasco Paving
Starting Monday April 15 the City of Pasco will close SR-397 between James Street and Superior Street for three weeks for roadway reconstruction work. A detour will be in place.


Maintenance/Utility Operations:

Highway: US-395 Region: South Central County: Franklin Location: US-395 milepost 19 to 20
Contact: Ryan Miller, WSDOT South Central Region maintenance survivor. 509 577-1933

Current Week Traffic Advisory:
Wednesday April 24 from 8:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. there will be a right lane closure on the Blue Bridge for survey work southbound lane.



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

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I-90 MP 33 to 52 468th AVE SE TO W SUMMIT RD WB – REHAB CONCRETE

Highway:
I-90 Region: South Central County: King Location: I-90 milepost 33.25 to 52.25
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 will start Monday, April 15, 2019. 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:

There will be intermittent right lane closures during nighttime hours from 6 p.m. to 5 a.m. Monday through Thursday. 



I-90 USFS Road 9030 to Exit 45 Interchange Replace Lighting

Highway:
I-90 Region: South Central County: King Location: I-90 milepost 46
Contact:
Scott Golbek, WSDOT Project Engineer, 509-577-1810
Project description:
This project replaces the existing light system at the interchange of USFS 9030 Road and Exit 45. This project will start Monday, January 28, 2019. This schedule will continue through February 2019 and finish sometime in March 2019.
 
Current Week Traffic Advisory:
I-90 Exit 45 both east and westbound: 

There will be intermittent shoulder closures on both inside and outside shoulders from milepost 45 to milepost 46


Maintenance/Utility Operations:

No significant traffic impacts anticipated this week. 


 
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I-90 Bullfrog Rd Vic-Concrete Rehab, Bridge Deck Rehab and Painting

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:
I-90 Eastbound & Westbound MP 79 to MP 82: Shoulder Closures
Monday April 22 through Friday April 26: In various locations throughout the project, during daylight hours. No significant impacts to traffic are anticipated.



I-90 - Yakima River Bridges Deck Repair

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 Lane Closures at MP 86 (Cle Elum Vicinity). 
Monday April 22, 5:30 a.m. to 9 a.m.
Monday April 22, 6 p.m. to Tuesday April 23 at noon.
Tuesday April 23, 4 p.m. to Wednesday April 24 at noon.
Wednesday April 24, 6 p.m. to Thursday April 25 at 10 a.m.
Thursday April 25, 8 p.m. to Friday April 26 at 11 a.m.
Friday April 26, 8 p.m. to Saturday April 27 at 10 a.m. 

I-90 Eastbound Lane Closures at MP 86 (Cle Elum Vicinity).
Monday April 22 and Tuesday April 23, 5:30 a.m. to 11 a.m.
Tuesday April 23, 5 p.m. to Wednesday April 24 at 11 a.m.
Wednesday April 24, 5 p.m. to Thursday April 25 at 11 a.m.
Friday April 26, 5:30 a.m. to 9 a.m.

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

I-90 Westbound Lane Closures at MP 102 (Ellensburg Vicinity). 
Tuesday April 23 and Wednesday April 24, 5:30 a.m. to noon.
Thursday April 25, 4 a.m. to 10 a.m.
Friday April 26, 4 a.m. to 11 a.m.




Maintenance/Utility Operations: 

Highway:
I-90 Region: South Central County: Kittitas Location: I-90 milepost 57 to milepost 60
Contact:
Kevin Nicholson, Maintenance Supervisor, South Central Region, 509-577-1905

Current Week Traffic Advisory:
I-90 both east and westbound milepost 57 to 60: Friday April 26 from 7 a.m. to 3 p.m. there will be a lane closure for survey crews.


Highway:
I-90 Region: South Central County: Kittitas Location: I-90 milepost 129 to milepost 137
Contact: Isaac Lunsford Maintenance Supervisor, South Central Region, 509-577-1908

Current Week Traffic Advisory:

I-90 eastbound milepost 129 to milepost 135: Monday April 22 through Thursday April 25 from 7 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. there will be a left lane closure for mobile spray operation.


I-90 eastbound milepost 135.5 to milepost 137: Monday April 22 through Thursday April 25 from 7 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. there will be a left lane closure for glare screen installation.


Highway: I-82 Region: South Central County: Kittitas Location: I-82milepost 10 to milepost 14
Contact: Isaac Lunsford Maintenance Supervisor, South Central Region, 509-577-1908 

Current Week Traffic Advisory:
Monday April 22 to Thursday April 25 from 7 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. there will be a right lane closure for pavement sealing.



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Maintenance/Utility Operations:

Highway:
US-12 Region: South Central County: YakimaLocation: US-12 milepost 138.6

Contact:
Rick Lawson, WSDOT Maintenance Supervisor 509-653-2439

Current Week Traffic Advisory:
Monday April 22 and Tuesday April 23 from 6:30 a.m. to 12 p.m. there will
a turn lane closure to SR-123 for guardrail repair. 
 

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Region Wide BCT Replacement and Guardrail Upgrade

Highway: 
US-12 Region: South Central County: Walla Walla Location: US-12 milepost 307 to milepost 316
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.



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I-82 South Union Gap Interchange – Construct Ramps

Highway:
I-82 Region: South Central County: Yakima Location: I-82 milepost 37 
Contact: 
Scott Golbek, Project 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: Shadow vehicle will be utilized in the left lane for trucks entering and leaving the highway.

I-82 Westbound: 
Day Work: Shadow vehicle will be utilized in the left lane for trucks entering and leaving the highway.

US-97:
No significant traffic impacts anticipated this week.


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 MP 85, and SR 22 Milepost 35 to MP 37
Contact:
Jerry Wood, Project Engineer, 509-577-1859
Project Description: This projects provides for the improvement of I-82 interchanges at MP 69, MP 73 and MP 82. Also the improvement of I-82 W/B from MP 68 to MP 85 and SR 22 from MP 35 to MP 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. 

I-82 MP 68 to MP 85, SR 22 MP 35 to MP 37, Wine Country Rd. at MP 73 & MP 82 Interchanges, Waneta Rd at MP 69 Interchange:
Shoulder Closures

Current Week Traffic Advisory:

Friday April 26, during daylight hours:
No significant impacts to traffic are anticipated. 

 

Maintenance/Utility Operations:

Highway:
US-12 Region: South Central County: Yakima Location: US-12 milepost 151 to milepost 166
Contact: Rick Lawson, WSDOT Maintenance Supervisor 509-653-2439

Current Week Traffic Advisory: 
Tuesday April 23 through Thursday April 25: US-12 milepost 154 to milepost 156 (5 miles east of White Pass summit) between the hours of 6:30 a.m. and 2 p.m. crews will be repairing and cleaning behind rock fall containments. Minimal delays anticipated.


Highway:
US-12 Region: South Central County: Yakima Location: US-12 milepost 138.6
Contact: Keith Maybee, Maintenance Supervisor, South Central Region, 509-577-8396

Current Week Traffic Advisory:
Monday April 22 and Tuesday April 23 from 6:30 a.m. to 12 p.m. there will
a turn lane closure to SR-123 for guardrail repair.



Highway: SR-22 Region: South Central County: Yakima Location: SR-22  milepost 4 to milepost 9
Contact: Keith Maybee, Maintenance Supervisor, South Central Region, 509-577-8396

Current Week Traffic Advisory:
SR-22 Starting at milepost 4 in both directions, Monday April 22
through Thursday April 25 from 6 a.m. to 4 p.m., there
will be alternating traffic control for pavement sealing operations.
Crew will be working from Division to Jct. SR- 223.



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