The Road Report

Kitsap County roadways impacted July 9-13

PORT ORCHARD — A number of Kitsap County roadways are being impacted by construction and maintenance work beginning July 9, according to the county’s public works department.

South Kitsap

Road maintenance crews are doing general road maintenance at several locations in South Kitsap. Flaggers are directing motorists around the work. Short delays of less than five minutes are expected in the immediate vicinity of the work.

Crews are working on shoulder maintenance at these locations this week. Flaggers will direct motorists through the work areas. Expect moderate delays of 5 to 10 minutes in the immediate vicinity of the work.

  • Bethel Burley Road between Mullenix and Holman (all week)
  • Berry Lake between Sidney and Old Clifton (Monday and Tuesday)
  • Mullenix between Phillips and Olalla Valley (Wednesday through Friday)

A portion of Colchester Drive Southeast, between Yukon Harbor Road Southeast and Miracle Mile Drive East, is closed to through traffic from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. while a new sewer conveyance system is constructed. Local residents are able to access their property during the closure but they can expect delays in doing so. A detour route is in place, the county said.

UPDATE: Colchester Road in South Kitsap is open. The contractor has completed the work in the roadway that required closure. Additional work is planned in and around the area. Flaggers will direct motorists through any temporary work areas. Expect short delays in the immediate vicinity of the work.

Central Kitsap

  • Crews are paving Pine Road between Riddell and McWilliams on Monday and Tuesday. Expect significant delays in excess of 10 minutes. Use an alternate route when possible.
  • Crews are grinding and paving Northwest Newberry Hill between Dickey and Provost on Wednesday through Friday. Expect moderate delays between 5 and 10 minutes.
  • A portion of Tracyton Boulevard Northwest is closed temporarily. The portion closed is about 150 feet, between Darling Road Northwest and Silver Beach Drive. A detour is in place using Fairgrounds and Stampede Boulevard. Use alternate routes or expect delays. Unrestricted access through the area will be restored during the Kitsap County Fair and Stampede. Work continues through September.
  • Northeast Electric continues work on a project to install a new traffic signal at the intersection of Northwest Newberry Hill Road and Tieton Place Northwest. Work begins Monday and is expected to take 60 days to complete. Expect short delays in the immediate vicinity of the work.
  • Crews are paving Northwest Newberry Hill Road between Provost and Dickey Tuesday, Thursday and Friday. Flaggers will direct motorists through the work area. Expect delays of up to 10 minutes.
  • Construction continues on Silverdale Way Northwest from 600 feet south of Byron to Anderson Hill Road. Expect intermittent delays in the immediate vicinity of the work. Flaggers will direct motorists through the work area. All businesses are open during construction but expect some delay. Plan ahead or find alternate routes to minimize inconveniences.
  • Expect moderate delays of 5-10 minutes on Ridgetop Boulevard Northwest between SR 303 and Quail Run Drive as work continues on an improvement project there. Flaggers will direct motorists through the work area.

North Kitsap

Night work is coming this week — crews are working nights on two paving projects. Expect short delays of about five minutes in these areas:

  • Schold Place between Silverdale Way and Schold Road Northwest. Work begins Monday morning at midnight and wraps up by 8 a.m.
  • Miller Bay between West Kingston and the entrance to the Heritage Park. Work begins Monday night at 6 p.m. and wraps up by 6 a.m. Tuesday.
  • Hansville Road between SR 104 and Little Boston. Work begins Tuesday nigh, and continues Wednesday and Thursday night at 6 p.m. and wraps up by 6 a.m. Wednesday, Thursday and Friday morning.
  • A contractor is constructing shoulder and sidewalk improvements on Suquamish Way Northeast. Short delays of about five minutes are expected. Portions of the roadway are gravel during this work. Work on this project continues through June.
  • Washington Boulevard NE has a 10,000-pound weight limit in effect. Portions of the road surface are gravel.

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