Crews in Olympia will be all over town beginning at 6 a.m. Saturday and Sunday to stripe roadways. They will be painting new edge lines, center lines and bike lanes on main arterial roads.
The paint truck will be followed by trail vehicles with signs warning drivers not to pass. Stay behind them to ensure the paint has enough time to dry and doesn’t end up on your car. Even if you don’t see the vehicles or signs, avoid driving over lines that appear fresh since they may still be wet.
Better yet, check the city’s live map (olympiawa.gov/striping) that shows the paint truck’s location and where it has been for the last 20 minutes to plan your route accordingly.
If you do get paint on your vehicle, rinse it off immediately. The paint is water-based and should wash off if done right away.
Roads scheduled for stripping include:
Henderson Boulevard SE, North Street SE, Carlyon Avenue SE, Ethridge Avenue NE, O’Farrell Avenue SE, Capitol Way, Puget Street NE, Bethel Street NE, 26th Avenue NE, East Bay Drive NE, State Avenue, Fourth Avenue, Olympia Avenue, Thurston Avenue, Washington Street, Columbia Street, Fifth Avenue, West Bay Drive NW, Harrison Avenue NW, Division Street, Cooper Point Road, Black Lake Boulevard SW, 9th Avenue SW, Capital Mall Drive SW, Yauger Way, Kaiser Road, RW Johnson Boulevard SW, Carriage Loop SW, Carriage Drive SW, Caton Way SW, Cooper Point Road, Evergreen Park Drive SW, Lakeridge Drive SW, Schneider Hill Road NW, Crestline Boulevard NW, Elliott Avenue NW, 20th Avenue NW, Conger Avenue NW, Road 65 NW, Kenyon Street NW, and the roundabouts at Fourth and Olympic Way and at Harrison Avenue and Olympic Way.