Local work might slow traffic

The following projects are expected to affect traffic in the coming week, according to the state Department of Transportation.

Yelm: Tree pruning near utility lines will close a lane of state Route 510 at Old Pacific Highway from 9 a.m.-3 p.m. today.

Grand Mound: Asphalt repair will close the two right lanes of southbound Interstate 5, between 183rd Avenue and Old Highway 99, from 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Tuesday.

Olympia: Ditch cleaning will close the right lane of westbound state Route 8 near Old Olympia Highway from 7:30 a.m.-4 p.m. Wednesday.