Mason County Public Works is advising motorists of two scheduled temporary road closures: one on Trails Road and a second on Mason Lake Road.
The Timberland Regional Library is looking for participation and community feedback on the draft 2020-2022 Strategic Plan and is holding several “Community Check-in Meetings” beginning 6 PM Tuesday at the Shelton Timberland Library.
There will be five Community Check-ins to discuss the draft Strategic Plan:
Mason County Public Works is closing Purdy Cut Off Road to all through traffic on Wednesday. The closure begins at 6:30 AM on August 21, 2019 and will allow crews to continue work on a culvert replacement at milepost 0.52. The roadway is expected to be reopened to traffic by 4 PM.
The Shelton Mason County Chamber of Commerce is inviting everyone to Chalk the Walks on Tuesday.
For the sixth year, the Chamber is joining Chalk the Walks (a project of The Joy Team) to host a community-wide sidewalk chalking event. All you have to do is spend some time outside writing an uplifting message or create some chalk artwork on your sidewalk, driveway, or parking lot. Help make our community cheerful and entertaining for everyone to enjoy.
The following is a summary of road construction and maintenance scheduled on state highways around Mason County and adjacent areas from August 18, 2019 to August 24, 2019.
US 101 – Coffee Creek – Remove Fish Barrier
Highway: US 101 Region: Olympic County: Mason Location: Milepost(s) 346.8
Description: Travelers who use the US 101 Shelton-Matlock interchange will notice orange signs and construction activities as crews will begin efforts to remove fish barriers along Coffee Creek and rebuild two ramps. Drivers are encouraged to watch for trucks entering and exiting the construction zone. As work progresses, the project later will require a temporary traffic shift on Shelton-Matlock Road west of US 101 near the interchange. This project also will rebuild the southbound US 101 ramps to and from the Shelton-Matlock Road.
Work Schedule: See below:
6 a.m. to 8 p.m. each weekday through Thursday through Friday, Sept. 20.
Brief traffic stops and shoulder closures on Shelton-Matlock Road approaching US 101 interchange. No traffic effects for US 101.
Wednesday, August 14th, at approximately 2:20 PM, Shelton Police Officers
responded to a reported stabbing at Brewer Park in the 200 block of Franklin Avenue. Upon arrival, officers found a male victim in his early twenties that had walked to the nearby fire station for medical aid with an apparent stab wound to his chest. The victim said he knew the suspect and gave responding officers the suspect’s first name. Other witnesses in the area also provided a possible suspect description to the responding officers.