State Highway Construction 7/28 to 8/3

The following is a summary of road construction and maintenance scheduled on state highways around Mason County and adjacent areas from July 28, 2019 to August 3, 2019.

Construction

US 101 – Coffee Creek – Remove Fish Barrier
Highway: US 101 Region: Olympic County: Mason Location: Milepost(s) 346.8
Description: Travelers who use the US 101 Shelton-Matlock interchange will notice orange signs and construction activities as crews will begin efforts to remove fish barriers along Coffee Creek and rebuild two ramps. While the initial work will have little effect on travelers, drivers are encouraged to watch for trucks entering and exiting the construction zone.  As work progresses, the project later will require a temporary traffic shift on Shelton-Matlock Road west of US 101 near the interchange. This project also will rebuild the southbound US 101 ramps to and from the Shelton-Matlock Road. 
Work Schedule: See below: 

6 a.m. to 8 p.m. each weekday through Thursday through Friday, Sept. 20.
Brief traffic stops on Shelton-Matlock Road approaching US 101 interchange. No traffic effects for US 101.

Maintenance

Highway: SR 3 Region: Olympic County: Mason Location: Milepost(s) 19.2 to 20.2
Description: One-way alternating traffic as crews conduct tree trimming. 
Work Schedule: 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. each Monday through Thursday through Thursday, Aug. 1. 

Highway: SR 3 Region: Olympic County: Mason Location: Milepost(s) 12
Description: Crews will rebuild a portion of the roadbed following pavement settlement. The work on SR 3 between Pickering Road and Krabbenhoft Road is expected to take four days, weather permitting. WSDOT will temporarily reduce the speed limit from 55 mph to 40 mph and 25 mph between milepost 12 and 12.3. Drivers can also expect a temporary gravel southbound lane. Travelers are encouraged to give themselves extra time to help prevent delays, and to slow down and pay attention when they are near any work zone.
Work Schedule: 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Monday through Thursday, Aug. 5-8?

Highway: US 101 Region: Olympic County: Mason Location: Milepost(s) 353
Description: Southbound left lane closure for expansion joint repair. 
Work Schedule: 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. Monday through Thursday, July 29-Aug. 1.

Highway: US 101 Region: Olympic County: Mason Location: Milepost(s) 343 to 345
Description: One-way alternating traffic for Port of Shelton tree felling. 
Work Schedule: 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. each weekday through Monday, July 29. 

Highway: SR 300 Region: Olympic County: Mason Location: Milepost(s) 0.01 to 2
Description: One-way alternating traffic for vegetation management.  
Work Schedule: 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. Monday through Wednesday, July 29-31.

Highway: SR 8 Region: Olympic County: Thurston Location: Milepost(s) 20 to 10.5
Description: Single-lane closures in both directions for installation of lane markers. 
Work Schedule: 8 p.m. Monday, July 29 through Thursday, Aug. 1 until 6:30 a.m. each following day.

Highway: US 101 Region: Olympic County: Jefferson Location: Milepost(s) 283 to 294
Description: Slow moving vehicle for vegetation management. Crews will pull over as needed to let traffic pass. 
Work Schedule: 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday, June 24 through Thursday, Aug. 1.   

SR 302 – E of Elgin Clifton Rd to SR 16 – Remove Fish Barriers, Paving and ADA Compliance
Highway: 302 Region: Olympic County: Pierce Location: Milepost(s) 10.8 to 16.9
Description: This project removes and replaces three fish barrier culverts under SR 302 with fish passable structures and repaves nearly 7 miles of highway along with ADA improvements for bicyclists and pedestrians.
Work Schedule: During construction, drivers should expect daytime lane and shoulder closures, extended weekend closures, extended on- and off-ramp closures and up to a full, week long closure of the Purdy Spit for deck repairs.  Project webpage.