State Highway Construction 8/23 to 8/29

The following is a summary of road construction and maintenance scheduled on state highways around Mason County and adjacent areas from August 23, 2020 to August 29, 2020.

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 as part of a WSDOT fish barrier removal project. 
Work Schedule:  See below:

Coming early Sept. 
During three consecutive days in September, crews will close both the southbound US 101 exit to Shelton-Matlock Road and the Shelton-Matlock Road onramp to southbound I-5 for final paving of the new ramps. Travelers during the closures will detour via the US 101/SR 3 or US 101/Wallace-Kneeland Boulevard. WSDOT will announce the closures when scheduled. The closures will mark the last major construction milestone for this project. 

Highway: US 101 Region: Olympic County: Mason Location: Milepost(s) 335.5
Description: Shoulder closures in both directions for utility work. 
Work Schedule:  8 a.m. until 4 p.m. Monday and Tuesday, Aug. 17-18

Highway: SR 106 Region: Olympic County: Mason Location: Milepost(s) 11.5 to 19
Description: One-way alternating traffic for utility work. 
Work Schedule:  9 a.m. until 3 p.m. each Monday through Thursday, Aug. 20.

Highway: SR 108 Region: Olympic County: Mason Location: Milepost(s) 6 – 5 and 8.3
Description: One-way alternating traffic for ditch and culvert debris removal. 
Work Schedule:  See below:

8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 19 
One-way alternating traffic between milepost 6 and 5. 

 7:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 20
One-way alternating traffic at milepost 8.3

Highway: SR 300 Region: Olympic County: Mason Location: Milepost(s) 2 to 2.4
Description: One-way alternating traffic for ditch debris removal. 
Work Schedule:  9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday through Thursday, 17-20.

Highway: Lake Flora Road off SR 3 Region: Olympic County: Kitsap Location: Milepost(s) 28.7
Contact: Kitsap County
Description: SW Lake Flora Road is now open to through traffic. The road has been closed since March 2 while crews removed a collapsed culvert and replaced it with a new bridge. 

Highway: SR 3 Region: Olympic County: Kitsap Location: Milepost(s) 31.1 – 31.7
Description:  Crews will build a two lane bypass road while crews build a roundabout at the intersection of SR 3 and Airport Road. Before travelers are moved into the bypass road, WSDOT will temporarily reduce the speed limit from 50 mph to 30 mph between milepost 31.16 and 31.77. The roundabout is expected to open to travelers by October. 
Work Schedule:  7 a.m. to 7 p.m. each Monday through Friday. 

Highway: SR 3 Region: Olympic County: Kitsap Location: Milepost(s) 31.5
Description:  Shoulder closures in both directions for utility work.
Work Schedule:  7 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Thursday, Aug. 24-27.

Highway: SR 8 Region: Olympic County: Thurston Location: Milepost(s) 10.5 to 12
Description: Left lane closure in both directions for vegetation management. 
Work Schedule:  8 a.m. until 4 p.m. each Monday through Thursday, from Aug. 20-27 for eastbound left lane closures. 

Highway: US 101 Region: Olympic County: Thurston Location: Milepost(s) 365.6 – 367.4
Description: Crews will install new signage and lane lines on the southbound US 101 on-ramp to southbound I-5. 
Work Schedule: See below: 

10 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 23 to 5 a.m. Monday, Aug. 24

  • The southbound US 101 on-ramp to southbound I-5 will close.
    • Travelers will detour via northbound I-5, Port of Olympia/Henderson Boulevard and southbound I-5.
  • Crosby Boulevard Southwest/Mottman Road Southwest on-ramps to southbound US 101 will close.
    • Travelers will use alternate routes.

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 6 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. Additionally, 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. All work is weather dependent and may be rescheduled. Speed limit through the work zone is 25 mph.
Work Schedule: Drivers will see weekday, daytime construction as crews build the concrete girder bridge at Minter Creek. 

Lane closures:

  • Overnight single lane closures during construction.

Highway: US 101 Region: Olympic County: Jefferson Location: Milepost(s) 286.5
Description: One-way alternating traffic with flaggers for culvert replacement.
Work Schedule: 7 a.m. until 6 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 26 through Thursday, Aug. 27.