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The following is a summary of road construction and maintenance scheduled on state highways around Mason County and adjacent areas from March 1, 2020 to March 7, 2020.
US 101 – Coffee Creek – Remove Fish Barrier
Highway: US 101 Region: Olympic County: Mason Location: Milepost(s) 346.8
Description: Both the southbound US 101 exit to Shelton-Matlock Road and the Shelton-Matlock Road on-ramp to southbound US 101 are closed until 5 a.m. Monday, March 2. When completed, crews will open both new ramps to create a more traditional diamond interchange.
Work Schedule: See below:
Shelton-Matlock Road – 6 a.m. to 8 p.m. each weekday
Brief traffic stops and shoulder closures on Shelton-Matlock Road approaching US 101 interchange.
Extended ramp closure:
Southbound US 101 exit to Shelton-Matlock Road and the Shelton-Matlock Road on-ramp to southbound US 101 is closed around-the-clock until 5 a.m. Monday, March 2. Both the northbound ramps and the Shelton-Matlock Road remain open.
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 Tuesday, March 31.
Highway: SR 8 Region: Olympic County: Thurston Location: Milepost(s) 10.5 to 20.7
Description: Left lane closures for barrier inspections.
Work Schedule: 8:30 p.m. Monday through Thursday, until 5 a.m. each following day through Friday, March 13.
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Description: This project removes and replaces three outdated culverts under SR 302 with fish passable structures, repaves 8 miles of SR 302, and rebuilds sidewalks and ramps at the intersections of SR 302 and SR 302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 road around the work zone is now open. Speed limit through the work zone is 25 mph. Drivers will see weekday, daytime construction as crews build the bridge at Minter Creek. Any road closures will be announced in advance.
Highway: SR 302 Region: Olympic County: Pierce Location: Milepost(s) 12.6 – 12.9
Description: Utility contractor is installing a communications line along the shoulder of a section of SR 302. The shoulder will close.
Work Schedule: Feb. 24 through March 6 from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.