The following is a summary of road construction and maintenance scheduled on state highways around Mason County and adjacent areas from October 27, 2019 to November 2, 2019.
US 101 – Coffee Creek – Remove Fish Barrier
Highway: US 101 Region: Olympic County: Mason Location: Milepost(s) 346.8
Description: Crews are building a new alignment for Coffee Creek to remove fish barriers. As work progresses, the project 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: 6 a.m. to 8 p.m. each weekday: Brief traffic stops and shoulder closures on Shelton-Matlock Road approaching US 101 interchange. No traffic affects for US 101.
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Description: This project removes and replaces three outdated culverts under SR 302 with fish passable structures, repaves 8 miles of SR 302, and rebuilds sidewalks and ramps at the intersections of SR 302 and SR 302 (Spur) through SR 302 and 94th Avenue to comply with the Americans with Disability Act and improve access for all travelers. Drivers can expect up to three weekend closures of the SR 302 Purdy Spit for bridge deck repairs scheduled for summer 2020. The bridge deck work will take place day and night. A signed detour will be in place during construction. Paving and deck repairs will require warm, dry weather conditions. Paving operations will occur overnight, when traffic volumes are less.
Work Schedule: This fall, drivers will see one-lane alternating traffic or full traffic stops that are less than 5 minutes weekdays 8:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.
Highway: US 101 Region: Olympic County: Jefferson Location: Milepost(s) 282.7-282
Description: Utility crews for Jefferson County PUD will perform vegetation management along the highway which will require a single lane closure.
Work Schedule: 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. each weekday beginning Nov. 18 through Nov. 25.
Highway: US 101 Region: Olympic County: Jefferson Location: Milepost(s) 304.3-304.7
Description: Utility crews for Mason County PUD # 1 will conduct routine vegetation management beneath the existing power line that will require one-way alternating traffic with flaggers.
Work Schedule: 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday, Oct. 28.