A major intersection in Lacey will close for 2 days this week

Road-related construction will delay traffic this week at the intersection of College Street, Yelm Highway and Rainier Road in Lacey, the city announced via social media on Sunday.

The intersection itself will be closed for two days.

Ruddell Road at Yelm Highway also will be affected. Construction will take place from 7 a.m. to 9 p.m., according to the city.

The following is what commuters can expect in the area:

Monday: Roads in the area will be open, but will be reduced to one lane on Ruddell Road and on College Street at times.

Tuesday and Wednesday: The College Street, Rainier Road and Yelm Highway intersection will be closed. Commuters will need to find alternative routes to their destinations.

Thursday: Yelm Highway will be open during paving, but side streets connected to the highway, such as Corporate Center, Rainier Road and driveway entrances will be closed.

Rolf has worked at The Olympian since August 2005. He covers breaking news, the city of Lacey and business for the paper. Rolf graduated from The Evergreen State College in 1990.