Mason County News
State Highway Construction 8/2 to 8/8
The following is a summary of road construction and maintenance scheduled on state highways around Mason County and adjacent areas from August 2, 2020 to August 8, 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:
- Traffic has been restored to the Shelton-Matlock Road adjacent to US 101. Travelers are reminded to follow the reduced speed limited through the construction zone.
- ?Travelers had used a temporary bypass road around the construction zone since April. The temporary bypass road allowed crews to install a large concrete structure that will carry a realigned Coffee Creek under the Shelton-Matlock Road.
Highway: SR 102 Region: Olympic County: Mason Location: Milepost(s) .01
Description: Westbound shoulder closure near US 101 for utility work.
Work Schedule: 8 a.m. until 4:30 p.m. Monday, Aug. 4.
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: Lake Flora Road off SR 3 Region: Olympic County: Kitsap Location: Milepost(s) 28.7
Contact: Kitsap County
Description: Lake Flora Road off SR 3 is closed due to Kitsap County bridge construction. Travelers will follow a detour via Sunnyslope Road.
Work Schedule: Around-the-clock through mid-August.
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. Monday through Friday.
Highway: SR 3 Region: Olympic County: Kitsap Location: Milepost(s) 30.5 – 31.5
Description: One-way alternating traffic with brief traffic stops for utility work.
Work Schedule: 7 a.m. until 5 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 5
Highway: US 101 Region: Olympic County: Thurston Location: Milepost(s) 366.1 – 365.9
Description: Northbound shoulder closure for storm pond maintenance.
Work Schedule: 7:30 a.m. until 3:30 p.m. Wednesday and Thursday, Aug. 5-6.
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. 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.
Highway: US 101 Region: Olympic County: Jefferson Location: Milepost(s) 276 to 282
Description: Single lane closure with a pilot car for pavement repairs.
Work Schedule: 7 a.m. until 4 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 4 through Thursday, Aug. 6.