Road Construction on State Highways 10/29 to 11/4

The following is a summary of road construction and maintenance scheduled on state highways around Mason County and adjoining areas from October 29, 2017 to November 4, 2017.


US 101 – Hoodsport Vicinity – Slide Debris Fence Repair
Highway: US 101 Region: Olympic County: Mason Location: Milepost(s)331.4
Description: Crews will repair a debris fence.
Work schedule: Drivers may encounter occasional one-way alternating traffic and shoulder closures. 

SR 3 – Belfair Area – Widening and Safety Improvements
 SR 3  Region: Olympic   County: Mason  Location: Milepost(s) 25.3 to 27
Description: This widening project extended the center turn lane and provided paved shoulders and sidewalks on both sides of SR 3.
Project web page
Work schedule:  Drivers may encounter occasional night one-way alternating traffic.

SR 8 – Middle and East Forks Wildcat Creek – Remove Fish Barriers
Highway: SR 8 Region: Olympic County: Grays Harbor Location: Milepost(s) 4.3 to 7.5
Description: Crews will remove barriers to fish by constructing bridges across the Middle and East Forks of Wildcat Creek.
Project web page
Work schedule:  Westbound SR 8 is reconfigured to accommodate both directions of traffic. The SR 8 speed limit in the area is reduced to 45 mph. This reconfiguration is illustrated in this YouTube video.

The intersection of SR 8 and SR 108 in McCleary is closed to all traffic around the clock through summer 2019. During the closure, drivers headed to McCleary will be directed to the Mox Chehalis Road interchange.


Highway: SR 3 Region: Olympic County: Mason Location: Milepost(s) 4 to 4.3
Description: Mason County P.U.D. will be installing an underground power line. Drivers can expect to encounter one-way alternating traffic on Monday and Tuesday, Oct. 16-17, and southbound right-shoulder closures with intermittent one-way alternating traffic through the end of this work.
Work Schedule: 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. each weekday through Oct. 31.

Highway: US 101 Region: Olympic County: Mason Location: Milepost(s) 318 to 327
Description: Utility company will conduct vegetation management. Drivers can expect to encounter occasional one-way traffic with flaggers.
Work Schedule: 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. weekdays, Oct. 31 through Nov. 30. No work will occur on Nov. 10 or Nov. 22-24.

Highway: SR 108 Region: Olympic County: Mason Location: Milepost(s) 2 to 12
Description: One-way alternating traffic for shoulder grading.
Work Schedule: 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 2.

Highway: US 101 Region: Olympic County: Thurston Location: Milepost(s) 367
Description: Northbound left lane closure for guardrail repair.
Work Schedule: 10:30 p.m. Oct. 31 to 4 a.m. Friday, Nov. 1.

Highway: US 101 Region: Olympic County: Jefferson Location: Milepost(s) 283 to 294.6
Description: Debris removal from ditch. Drivers can expect one-way alternating traffic with flaggers.
Work Schedule: 7:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday through Thursday, Oct. 30-Nov. 2.

Highway: SR 3 Region: Olympic County: Kitsap Location: Milepost(s) 32.5 to 33.9
Description: Utility crews will conduct vegetation management. Drivers can expect a single-lane closures.
Work Schedule: 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. each weekday through Nov. 22.

Highway: SR 302 Region: Olympic County: Pierce Location: Milepost(s) 10.8 to 11.1
Description: Utility company will conduct vegetation management. Drivers can expect to encounter one-way alternating traffic with flaggers.
Work Schedule: 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Tuesday through Thursday, Oct. 31 through Nov. 2.