State Highway Construction 2/16 to 2/22

The following is a summary of road construction and maintenance scheduled on state highways around Mason County and adjacent areas from February 16, 2020 to February 22, 2020.

US 101 – Coffee Creek – Remove Fish Barrier
Highway: US 101 Region: Olympic County: Mason Location: Milepost(s) 346.8
Description: If the weather cooperates, crews are set to open two new ramps at the US 101 Shelton-Matlock Road interchange. The upcoming changes are a key step for the project intended to help open new habitat for fish. In order to open the new ramps, crews will need an extended closure of both the southbound US 101 exit to Shelton-Matlock Road and the Shelton-Matlock Road on-ramp to southbound US 101. Crews at that time will open both new ramps that will create a more traditional diamond interchange. A signed detour will be available during the closure. 
Work Schedule: See below:

Weekdays: From 6 a.m. to 8 p.m. each weekday, travelers can expect brief traffic stops and shoulder closures on Shelton-Matlock Road approaching US 101 interchange. No traffic affects for US 101.
Extended ramp closure:  Both the southbound US 101 exit to Shelton-Matlock Road and the Shelton-Matlock Road on-ramp to southbound US 101 will close after the Monday, Feb. 24 morning commute. They will remain closed around-the-clock to all travelers until 5 a.m. Monday, March 2.

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) 37.6
Description: Southbound shoulder closure or shifted lanes 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. 

Highway: SR 3 Region: Olympic County: Kitsap Location: Milepost(s) 39
Description: Southbound shoulder closure or shifted lanes 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. 

Highway: SR 3 Region: Olympic County: Kitsap Location: Milepost(s) 40.7 
Description: Northbound shoulder closure or shifted lanes 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: A temporary detour raod around the work zone is now open. Speed limit through the work zone is 25 mph. 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.
Project webpage.

Highway: SR 8 Region: Olympic County: Grays Harbor Location: Milepost(s) 2
Description:  The eastbound SR 8 Elma Rest Area restrooms will close for septic services. Parking and RV dumping services will remain available. Crews will provide portable toiletsl during the repairs.
Work Schedule: 8 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 19.