Tree removal planned on US 101 along Lake Crescent

  • Sat Apr 8th, 2017 12:23pm
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Beginning Monday, April 10, drivers can expect delays on US 101 along Lake Crescent in Clallam County for four days while Washington State Department of Transportation maintenance crews remove trees adjacent to the highway. The work schedule will include a one-hour closure to all traffic on Tuesday, April 11 at milepost 229, about a mile east of Barnes Creek. The below work is weather-dependent. In the event of high winds, the work will be cancelled and rescheduled at a later date.

US 101 work schedule

  • · 7 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday, April 10 – One-way alternating traffic escorted by a pilot car in areas between mileposts 220 and 228. Expect delays up to 15 minutes.
  • · 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Tuesday, April 11 – One-hour closure at milepost 229 and one-way alternating traffic. This particular closure is to fell a large tree and remove it from the roadway. A closer timeframe for this one-hour closure will be provided on Tuesday, as it will be solely based on work progress of the crews removing the tree. During the closure, motorists may use State Routes 112 and 113. Some traffic delays should also be expected on SR 112 for work occurring on that highway.
  • · 7 a.m. to 4 p.m. Wednesday and Thursday, April 12-13 – One-way alternating traffic escorted by a pilot car in areas between milepost 220 and 228. Expect delays up to 15 minutes.

Drivers are encouraged to allow extra time to travel through the area.

Before heading out the door, drivers can get real-time traffic information on their phones with the WSDOT mobile app, and the WSDOT travel alerts page.