State Highway Construction 12/8 to 12/13

The following is a summary of road construction and maintenance scheduled on state highways around Mason County and adjacent areas from December 8, 2019 to December 13, 2019.

US 101 – Coffee Creek – Remove Fish Barrier

Highway: US 101 Region: Olympic County: Mason Location: Milepost(s) 346.8
Description: Due to a revised contractor schedule, the new southbound US 101 exit to Shelton Matlock Road may not open until early January. WSDOT will provide advance notification when the opening of the new exit is scheduled. The new exit is roughly 1500 feet before the existing exit. After the new ramp opens, crews will shift Shelton-Matlock Road traffic onto a temporary two-lane bypass road. This allows travelers to bypass construction around-the-clock while crews build a new stream channel under the Shelton-Matlock Road.
Work Schedule: 6 a.m. to 8 p.m. each weekdayBrief traffic stops and shoulder closures on Shelton-Matlock Road approaching US 101 interchange. No traffic affects for US 101.


Highway: US 101 Region: Olympic County: Mason Location: Milepost(s) 327.5 to 330.6
Description: One-way alternating traffic for Mason County PUD #1 tree trimming. 
Work Schedule: 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. each weekday through Thursday, Dec. 12.

Highway: US 101 Region: Olympic County: Mason Location: Milepost(s) 335.9 to 337.2
Description: One-way alternating traffic for utility crews trimming trees. 
Work Schedule: 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. each weekday through Monday, Dec. 16.

Highway: SR 108 Region: Olympic County: Mason Location: Milepost(s) 4.9 to 9.7
Description: One-way alternating traffic for Mason County PUD #3 power pole replacement. 
Work Schedule: 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. each weekday through Thursday, Feb 28. No work Dec. 24-25, Dec 31-Jan. 1, or Feb. 17.

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Description: This project removes and replaces three outdated culverts under SR 302 with fish passable structures, repaves 8 miles of SR 302, and rebuilds sidewalks and ramps at the intersections of SR 302 and SR 302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 Monday through Saturday 8:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.
Project webpage.

Highway: US 101 Region: Olympic County: Jefferson Location: Milepost(s) 293.4
Description: Shoulder closure in both direction for Jefferson County PUD utility work.
Work Schedule: 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 5 through Friday, Dec. 6.

Highway: US 101 Region: Olympic County: Jefferson Location: Milepost(s) 296.7-297.7
Description: One-way alternating traffic with flaggers for bridge concrete repair.
Work Schedule: 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 10 through Wednesday, Dec. 11.

Highway: SR 104 Region: Olympic County: Kitsap Location: Milepost(s) 13.5 to 15.5
Description: Travelers who use the SR 104 Hood Canal Bridge will need to plan ahead for possible delays. During nighttime hours of Wednesday and Thursday, Dec. 11-12, crews will close the bridge to all vehicle traffic to make repairs to the bridge.
Work Schedule: See below:

Wednesday, Dec. 11, to early morning hours of Thursday, Dec. 12

  • 10  to 11 p.m. Wednesday
  • 11:30 p.m. Wednesday to 12:30 a.m. Thursday
  • 1 to 2 a.m. Thursday

Thursday, Dec. 12, to the early morning hours of Friday, Dec. 13

  • 10 to 11 p.m. Thursday
  • 11:30 p.m. Thursday to 12:30 a.m. Friday
  • 1 to 2 a.m. Friday

During those work hours, crews will open the bridge to traffic for 30 minutes to ease congestion.