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Clallam and Jefferson Counties

 Here are the 2024 work zones in Jefferson and Clallam counties located on state highways. Give yourself extra time to help prevent delays. Timing of projects are subject to change. WSDOT will update this online open house as new information becomes available, so be sure to check back here before you travel.

US 101 Jefferson and Clallam Counties Remove Fish Barriers

Map showing the location of US 101 - Jefferson and Clallam Counties fish passage projects

Construction timeline

2023-2025

Project webpage: https://wsdot.wa.gov/construction-planning/search-projects/us-101-jefferson-and-clallam-counties-fish-barriers-remove-fish-barriers

What can travelers expect?

Construction crews will continue work at Discovery Creek (2), Chicken Coop Creek (4) and Contractors Creek (6) in 2024. All locations will have a two-lane bypass around the work zones. Travelers will see reduced speed limits and shifted lanes with occasional nighttime one-way alternating traffic.  

Depending on direction of travel, people on bicycles and pedestrians will follow a temporary detour using the Olympic Discovery Trail between  Gardiner and Sequim through fall 2024.

US 101/SR 116 North Olympic Peninsula – Remove Fish Barriers

Map showing the location of US 101/SR 116 North Olympic Peninsula fish passage projects

Construction timeline

Summer 2024 – Winter 2027

Project webpage: https://wsdot.wa.gov/construction-planning/search-projects/us-101-clallam-county-remove-fish-barriers

What can travelers expect?

This project removes and replaces several outdated culverts under US 101 and State Route 116 at Lees, Ennis, Tumwater and Chimacum creeks. These sites have been identified by Washington State Department of Fish and Wildlife as barriers to salmon migration and other resident fish species. Currently our design-builder is finalizing design for each culvert location. More details will become available as design work progresses for each site. Work may begin under SR 116 at Chimacum Creek near Port Hadlock in the summer of 2024. Tumwater Creek is scheduled to begin in early 2025.  The remaining two culvert locations will also go to construction in 2025. Timelines and construction schedules are subject to change.

US 101 – May Creek in Vicinity of Dowans Creek Road Remove Fish Barrier

Map showing location of US 101 – May Creek in Vicinity of Dowans Creek Road fish passage projects

Construction timeline

Spring 2024 – Fall 2026

Project webpage: https://wsdot.wa.gov/construction-planning/search-projects/us-101-may-creek-vic-dowans-creek-rd-remove-fish-barrier

What can travelers expect?

This project replaces an outdated culvert along US 101 south of Forks at May Creek identified as a barrier to fish migration. The culvert currently runs under the roadway at the Jefferson-Clallam County line. A 175-foot-long concrete girder bridge will replace the existing 9-foot diameter metal pipe. Travelers will encounter one-lane alternating traffic with a temporary signal and brief delays as construction kicks off in spring 2024. Crews will build a temporary bypass road at the construction site to keep people moving. The single lane bypass road and associated signal will be in place for the remainder of the project. The speed limit will be reduced to 25 mph through the work zone.

US 101/Northwest US 101 – Remove Fish Barrier

Map showing location of US 101/Northwest US 101 - Remove Fish Barrier fish passage projects

Construction timeline

Spring 2024 – Fall 2025

Project webpage: https://wsdot.wa.gov/construction-planning/search-projects/us-101-northwest-us-101-remove-fish-barriers

What can travelers expect?

This project replaces five outdated culverts under US 101 in Jefferson and Clallam counties that are identified as a barrier to fish migration. Travelers will encounter one-lane alternating traffic with a temporary signal and reduced speed limits at the work zones.

SR 104 – Hood Canal Bridge – Center Lock Rehabilitation

Map showing location of SR 104 – Hood Canal Bridge – Center Lock Rehabilitation project

Construction timeline

Spring 2024

Project webpage: https://wsdot.wa.gov/construction-planning/search-projects/sr-104-hood-canal-bridge-center-lock-rehabilitation

What can travelers expect?

Travelers will likely see weeknight and weekend nighttime bridge closures. We will share specific dates on this online open house and on the project webpage once the information becomes available.

The video below shares more about why the SR 104 Hood Canal Bridge needs ongoing preservation.

US 101 Elwha River Bridge – Bridge Replacement

Map showing location of US 101 Elwha River Bridge – Bridge Replacement project

Construction timeline

April 2023 – Late Winter 2025

Project webpage: https://wsdot.wa.gov/construction-planning/search-projects/us-101-elwha-river-bridge-bridge-replacement

What can travelers expect?

Most work will take place away from the existing bridge. In June, US 101 will close for nine consecutive days so crews can connect the bridge to US 101. During this brief closure, travelers will detour using SR 112 and SR 113.

Why is this work needed?

The bridge was built in 1926 and has served the community for nearly 100 years. Replacing the bridge will ensure that the US 101 route continues to be a reliable transportation facility for decades to come.

SR 104 – Paradise Bay – Shine Road – & SR 19 Intersection Safety Improvements

Map showing location of SR 104 – Paradise Bay – Shine Road – & SR 19 Intersection Safety Improvements project

Construction timeline

Spring 2024 to Early Winter 2024

Project webpage: https://wsdot.wa.gov/construction-planning/search-projects/sr-104-paradise-bay-shine-road-intersection-safety-improvement

What can travelers expect?

Shifted lanes around the work zone and intermittent lane closures. Flaggers may be present during nighttime work. Crews will maintain one lane in each direction as much as possible. Travelers will see nighttime closures of SR 104 access from Shine Road at approximately milepost 14. Short-term closure of access to SR 19 from SR 104 with Center Road as a detour over a period of three weeks.

The video below shows what improvements will look like, including how the opening and closing of the Hood Canal Bridge plays a role into the design and operations of the roundabout. This video also features information about the roundabout along SR 104 at Beaver Valley Road.