Expect traffic delays on Capitol Blvd. in Tumwater starting Aug. 19

The city of Tumwater warns drivers to expect traffic delays along Capitol Boulevard starting this week.

Starting Tuesday, the delays will occur from 8 a.m.-5 p.m. weekdays between the Capitol Boulevard Bridge and Linwood Avenue. Construction will cause lane closures and restrictions in both directions near the bridge, according to a city news release.

A private contractor with Puget Sound Energy will be installing a gas main along Capitol Boulevard. The construction is slated to run through Sept. 9. More information is available at the Tumwater Public Works Department at 360-754-4140.