Tumwater road projects will cause delays Thursday

Several road projects will disrupt traffic Thursday in Tumwater.

Due to private utility work, drivers may encounter equipment on the shoulder of westbound 29th Avenue, between R.W. Johnson and Ferguson streets in Tumwater, from 8 a.m.-5 p.m. Rainier Valley Construction, a private contractor for Comcast, will be trenching along the shoulder and boring under driveways to install conduit lines.

Drivers also should expect increased traffic delays on East Emerson Street between Capitol Boulevard Southeast and Cleveland Avenue Southeast, between 8 a.m. and noon. Curb Master, a private contractor, will be grinding the old pavement markings off and applying the new striping and crosswalk on East Emerson Street.

For more information, call the Tumwater Public Works Department at 360-754-4140.