Politics & Government

Agency notifies of work that may cause backups

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

Rainier: Asphalt repair will close a lane of southbound state Route 507 between Old Weyerhaeuser Railroad Bridge and Waddell Road Southeast from 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Tuesday.

Elbe: Asphalt inlay will close a lane of westbound state Route 706 at Elbe from 9 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Wednesday and Thursday.

Elma: Vegetation maintenance is planned in both directions on U.S. Highway 12 between Elma and the Black River bridge from 7 a.m.- 4 p.m. Monday and Tuesday.

McCleary: Road repair will close a lane of state Route 108 in McCleary from 7 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Monday.

Pe Ell: Paving with chip seal will close the sidewalks during the day Monday through Friday in the Pe Ell area. Monday through Thursday, daytime traffic will be intermittently reduced to a single lane between the Interstate 5 interchange and Pe Ell.