Road work: Guardrails going in on Hannegan Road near city limits

FOR THE BELLINGHAM HERALDNovember 3, 2013 

State Street roundabout

Flagger Dayna VanWeerdhuizen let's traffic through as construction crews work on finishing the round about on North State St. Tuesday, Oct. 8, 2013 in Bellingham.

MATT MCDONALD — THE BELLINGHAM HERALD Buy Photo

The following streets will have traffic limitations during the week of Nov. 4-8, 2013, to accommodate construction and repair, according to the City of Bellingham. Motorists are reminded that weather and road conditions can change rapidly and should plan accordingly.

Hannegan Road, City Limits to E. Bakerview Road

Hannegan Road from the City limits to E. Bakerview Road will be reduced to one lane with flagging as Stremler Construction crews, under contract with the City of Bellingham, install guardrails. Flaggers will direct motorists through the construction.

For additional information, go to this City webpage or contact Craig Mueller, P.E., Project Engineer, at camueller@cob.org or 778-7922.

West College Way from Highland Drive to Bill McDonald Parkway

West College Way from Highland Drive to Bill McDonald Parkway may be reduced to one lane intermittently while crews adjust manhole covers and catch basins. Motorists can expect minimal delays. Flaggers will direct traffic around the work area closure. Stremler Construction crews, under contract with the City of Bellingham, are completing the annual overlay program.

For additional information, go to this City webpage or contact Craig Mueller, P.E., Project Engineer, at camueller@cob.org or 778-7922.

Highland Drive from Garden Street to West College Way

Highland Drive from Garden Street to West College Way, may be reduced to one lane intermittently while crews adjust manhole covers. Flaggers will direct traffic through any lane closures. Stremler Construction crews, under contract with the City of Bellingham, are completing the annual overlay program.

For additional information, go to this City webpage or contact Craig Mueller, P.E., Project Engineer, at camueller@cob.org or 778-7922.

W. Bakerview Road, Bennett Drive to Dover St.

Travelers can expect intermittent lane closures on W. Bakerview Road between Dover Street and Interstate 5 as Ram Construction, under contract with the City of Bellingham, completes work to improve arterial safety on the I-5 overpass. Work hours are 7 a.m. to 7 p.m.

For additional information, go to this City webpage or contact Shane Oden, P.E., Project Engineer, at stoden@cob.org or 778-7921.

Harris and McKenzie avenues, 4th and 10th streets

Travelers can expect moderate truck traffic on Harris and McKenzie avenues as well as 4th and 10th streets in Fairhaven up to Interstate 5 as construction work continues associated with the Post Point Wastewater Treatment Plant Improvements project.

For additional information, go to this City webpage or contact Freeman Anthony, P.E., Project Engineer, at fanthony@cob.org or 778-7924.

E. Bakerview Road, James St Rd to Deemer Road

Traffic will be reduced to single lanes at times along E. Bakerview Road between James St. Road and Deemer Road while crews install water and sewer mains and improve the road.

For additional information, contact Mike Neria, Minergy Construction: mike@minergyinc.com.

The City of Bellingham Public Works Department provides this information as a public service. It is based on currently available information. Motorists are reminded that weather and road conditions can change rapidly and should plan accordingly. When traveling through a construction area, drivers, bicyclists and pedestrians are asked to be patient, proceed with caution and obey flaggers at all times. Planned road closures and restrictions are necessary to allow for a variety of work including resurfacing, sidewalk construction, water and sewer main work, and utility cuts. Dates, times and work locations are subject to change due to inclement weather or last-minute changes in work schedules.

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