State Highway Road Construction 6/10 to 6/16

The following is a summary of road construction and maintenance scheduled on state highways around Mason County and adjoining areas from June 10, 2018 to June 16, 2018.


SR 102, WA ST Corrections Center St to US 101 – Chip Seal
Highway: Dayton Airport Road (SR 102) Region: Olympic County: Mason Location: Milepost(s) 0.01 to 2.9
Description: Crews will resurface the highway between US 101 and the Washington Correction Center.
Work Schedule: Construction is scheduled to begin after Memorial Day.
• One-way alternating traffic with a pilot car or flaggers during daylight hours. Work will mostly occur Mondays through Fridays. Weekend work may also be scheduled.
• Drivers can expect a reduced speed limit to 35 mph in the work zone.
• Depending on weather, work will continue through summer.

US 101, Olympic Region Guardrail and Cable Barrier
 US 101 Region: Olympic County: Thurston Location: Milepost(s) 362 to 367Description: Left lane or shoulder closure for cable barrier modification.
Work Schedule: 9 p.m. Tuesdays through Thursdays until 6 a.m. each following day.

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Description: The eastbound lanes have been reconfigured to accommodate both directions of traffic as crews replace outdated culverts under SR 8 to improve fish passage for Middle and East Fork Wildcat Creek.
Work Schedule: Around the clock traffic shift. Any closures will be announced. Work is scheduled through spring 2019.


Highway: SR 3 Region: Olympic County: Mason Location: Milepost(s) 1.8 to 2.4 (between Ellinor Street & Goldsborough Creek)
Description: One-way alternating traffic for crack sealing.
Work Schedule: 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Tuesday, June 12.

Highway: SR 3 Region: Olympic County: Mason Location: Milepost(s) 22 to 24 (between Allyn and Belfair)
Description: One-way alternating traffic for crack sealing.
Work Schedule: 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Wednesday and Thursday, June 13-14.

Highway: US 101 Region: Olympic County: Mason Location: Milepost(s) 336.7 to 339 (between Reservation Road and Bourgault Road)
Description: One-way alternating traffic for crack sealing.
Work Schedule: 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Monday, June 11.

Highway: SR 302 Region: Olympic County: Pierce Location: Milepost(s) 15.2 to 15.8
Description: Bridge inspection on SR 302 Purdy Bridge. The roadway will be closed during the inspection and a detour will be in place.
Work Schedule: 5 a.m. to 9 a.m. Sunday, June 10.

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 before you reach the work zone.
  • Don’t use cell phones or adjust your radio while driving through the work zone.

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