State Highway Construction 2/2 to 2/8

The following is a summary of road construction and maintenance scheduled on state highways around Mason County and adjacent areas from February 2, 2020 to February 8, 2020.

Highway: SR 3 Region: Olympic County: Mason Location: Milepost(s) 10.5
Description: Northbound shoulder closure for utility work.
Work Schedule: 8 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Monday through Wednesday, Feb. 2-5.

US 101 – Coffee Creek – Remove Fish Barrier
Highway: US 101 Region: Olympic County: Mason Location: Milepost(s) 346.8
Description: If the weather cooperates, the new southbound US 101 exit to Shelton Matlock Road will open mid-February. 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) 338.5 to 339
Description:  One-way alternating traffic for routine bridge inspection. 
Work Schedule: 8 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Monday through Thursday, Feb. 3-6.

Highway: SR 108 Region: Olympic County: Mason Location: Milepost(s) 4.9 to 9.7
Description:  One-way alternating traffic for utility work. 
Work Schedule: 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. each weekday through Friday, Feb. 28.

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.

Highway: SR 3 Region: Olympic County: Kitsap Location: Milepost(s) 37.3
Description: Shoulder closure or shifted lanes in both directions for guardrail enhancements. 
Work Schedule:  See below: 

  • 8 p.m. Friday, Feb. 7 to 6 a.m. the following day.  
  • 8 p.m. Monday, Feb. 10 to 6 a.m. the following day. 

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Description: This project removes and replaces three outdated culverts under SR 302 with fish passable structures, repaves 8 miles of SR 302, and rebuilds sidewalks and ramps at the intersections of SR 302 and SR 302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

  • As early as the afternoon of Thursday, Jan. 30, the contractor will open a two-lane road that will take travelers around the area where crews are removing barriers to fish. The speed limit on SR 302 from milepost 10 to 11 will be reduced from 45 mph to 25 mph. This is a temporary change that will be in place until fall of 2020.

Project webpage.