Thurston County construction and travel updates

Thurston County


Construction

I-5 - Plum St to S Tacoma Way - Paving
Highway:
I-5 Region: Olympic County: Thurston Location: Milepost(s) 105 to 114
Contact: Doug Adamson, 360-357-2716
Description: Crews will repave sections of I-5 between Olympia and Tacoma. The project will also repair three bridges in Thurston and Pierce Counties. 
Project web page
Work Schedule: See below: 

 Crews will work in both directions of I-5 in multiple areas between Pacific Avenue and Nisqually.

  • 7 p.m. each weeknight – single-lane closure
  • 10 p.m. – triple-lane closure
  • All lanes will reopen at 5 a.m. each following day.

9 p.m. Monday through Thursday, July 8-10 until 5 a.m. each following day:

  • Nisqually on-ramp to northbound I-5 will close. 

I-5 - Olympia Area Southbound - Congestion Management
Highway:
I-5 Region: Olympic County: Thurston Location: Milepost(s) 109 to 105
Contact: Doug Adamson, 360-357-2716
Description: Crews will install ramp meters for southbound I-5 between Martin Way and Henderson Boulevard. WSDOT will activate the ramp meters during late summer. 
Project web page

Work Schedule: See below:

Weeknights 

  • Single-lane closures on southbound I-5
  • Intermittent night closures for each on-ramp to southbound I-5 between Martin Way and Henderson Boulevard. 

Daytime 

  • Intermittent shoulder closures for each on-ramp to southbound I-5 between Martin Way and Henderson Boulevard. 

I-5 - SR 510 Interchange - Reconstruct Interchange
Highway:
I-5 Region: Olympic County: Thurston Location: Milepost(s) 110 to 112.5
Contact: Doug Adamson, 360-357-2716
Description: Crews are converting the existing overpass into a diverging diamond interchange. All users of this interchange are strongly encouraged to sign up to receive WSDOT email updates.
Work Schedule:  See below: 

Monday and Tuesday, July 15-16
8 p.m. - Southbound I-5 single-lane closure
10 p.m. - Southbound I-5 reduced to one lane
6 a.m. each following day - All lanes reopen

Wednesday and Thursday, July 17-18
8 p.m. - Southbound I-5 single-lane closure
10 p.m. - Southbound I-5 reduced to one lane
6 a.m. Tuesday, July 16 - All lanes reopen

10 p.m. Friday, July 19 to 8 a.m. the next day
Southbound I-5 single-lane closure

Around-the-clock
Single-lane closure for northbound I-5 exit to Marvin Road. One lane will remain open.

Quinault Drive NE at Marvin Road 
One of two lanes at the intersection of westbound Quinault Drive Northeast at Marvin Road/SR 510 is closed. This around-the-clock lane closure began Tuesday, June 25 and could continue for up to two months. The right lane closure will allow crews to build a new right turn lane at this intersection. Westbound Quinault Drive travelers will be able to turn left, right or go forward. 

93rd Avenue/SR 121 on-ramp to northbound I-5 improvements​
Highway: US 101 Region: Olympic County: Thurston Location: Milepost(s) 99.3
Contact: Doug Adamson, 360-357-2716
Description: Crews will make modifications to the 93rd Avenue/SR 121 on-ramp to northbound I-5. The project will include the addition of a new traffic signal at the intersection. The northbound on-ramp will be reconfigured to add an additional lane.   
Work Schedule: The project will begin late July and continue into fall.

SR 8, US 12 to W of Wilson Rd – Paving
Highway: US 101 Region: Olympic County: Thurston Location: Milepost(s) .01 to 17.2
Contact: Tumwater Project Engineer’s Office, 360-570-6750
Description: Crews will repair and repave several areas of SR 8 between Elma and Summit Lake in Thurston County. Drivers can expect daytime single-lane closures. The speed limit will reduce to 35 during work activities that require single-lane closures.
Work Schedule: The project will begin Monday, July 15 and continue into fall.

SR 507, N of Rainier to Junction 7 - Paving
Highway: SR 507 Region: Olympic County: Thurston Location: Milepost(s) 23.70 to 43.57
Contact: Lone Moody, 253-365-6752
Description: Crews will repave the roadway from Rainier in Thurston County to SR 7 near Spanaway in Pierce County. 
Work Schedule: 7 p.m. Monday through Friday, until 5 a.m. each following day, drivers will encounter one-way alternating traffic. 


Maintenance

Highway: I-5 Region: Olympic County: Thurston Location: Milepost(s) 108.8 to 109.8
Contact: Jeff Hastings, 253-983-7550
Description: Northbound I-5 will reduce to a single-lane for roadway repair. 
Work Schedule: 10 p.m. Saturday, July 13, to 10:30 a.m. Sunday, July 14

Highway: SR 507 Region: Olympic County: Thurston Location: Milepost(s) 5 to 36.6
Contact: Doug Adamson, 360-357-2716
Description: Drivers can expect up to ten-minute delays for one-way alternating traffic for raised pavement marking removal and replacement. 
Work Schedule: 9 p.m. to 4 a.m. each Monday through Thursday, until 4 a.m. each following day through July 18.

Highway: SR 121 Region: Olympic County: Thurston Location: Milepost(s) 7.1
Contact: Chris Ehresmann, 360-570-6749
Description: One-way alternating traffic for utility work. 
Work Schedule: 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Thursday, July 18. 

Highway: SR 510 Region: Olympic County: Thurston Location: Milepost(s) 6.3 to 7.1
Contact: Chris Ehresmann, 360-570-6749
Description: One-way alternating traffic for vegetation management. 
Work Schedule: 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Monday through Friday, July 15-19.