Drivers beware – and be patient

The following projects are expected to affect South Sound traffic this week, according to the Washington State Patrol.

Olympia: Pavement marking will close the right two lanes of northbound U.S. Highway 101 between Evergreen Parkway and Black Lake Boulevard, as well as the off-ramp to Crosby Street, from 10 p.m.-5 a.m. Tuesday and Wednesday.

Interstate 5: Various delays are expected this week. For details, go to www.wsdot.wa.gov/regions/olympic  and click “Weekly Construction & Traffic Updates.”

Yelm: Alignment work will close a lane of state Route 510 in Yelm from 8 p.m.-5 a.m. Wednesday and Thursday.

Maytown: A mobile vegetation-management operation is planned on southbound state Route 121 between Maytown and Tumwater from 8:30-11 a.m. Tuesday through Friday.

McCleary area: Mowing will close the right shoulder of state Route 8 between Rock Candy Mountain Road and Old Olympia Highway from 7 a.m.-4 p.m. today and Tuesday.