Crews continue working on infrastructure improvement projects in Shelton that are impacting traffic around the City. This construction currently includes the Downtown Connector Project as work on the Basin 3 Sewer Rehabilitation Project has been halted by a strike and the Turner Avenue Project has been completed. As a reminder, there are several temporary traffic revisions and lane closures in effect in the downtown area. Traffic revisions mentioned in this update are subject to change without notice, and may not include all potential revisions and/or lane closures that could be implemented. Here are where crews are working September 4th to September 7th.
Downtown Connector Project:
- Olympic Highway North will be open. The roadway is reduced to two lanes, one in each direction.
- The intersection of 1st and Alder will be closed. Northcliff Road will remain accessible from Birch St.
- Alder will be closed between 1st St. and 3rd. St.
- Intermittent closures from 3rd St. to 6th St. between Alder and Birch.
Basin 3 Sewer Rehabilitation Project:
Due to a Laborers Union Strike, construction has been suspended on the Basin 3 project. Once a deal has been reached, construction will resume and the following traffic revisions and lane closures will be implemented:
- The following work areas will be closed during work hours, approximately 7:30 AM to 5:30 PM:
- 1st St. will be closed between Pine St. and Birch St. Suggested detours will be marked. Northcliff Road will remain accessible from Birch St. (Traffic will be allowed north and south in the east lane of 1st St. between Pine St. and Birch St. starting later in the week.)
- Alder St. will be closed between 1st St. and 2nd St.
- Between the intersection of 1st St. & Alder St. and the North Front St. & Highway 3 intersection. Local access only.
Turner Avenue Revitalization Project:
The Tuner Avenue Revitalization Project is officially complete! Improvements include upgrades to the stormwater system, including new storm lines and storm structures, and the complete resurfacing of the roadway between East Angleside Road and South 16th Street. The upgrades will improve stormwater runoff management and prevent unwanted and costly erosion problems.