Utility work on Highway 305 may delay traffic

  • Sunday, February 17, 2019 12:29pm
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The Washington State Department of Transportation is warning travelers who use Highway 305 between Suquamish and Bainbridge Island that they may encounter delays on Monday, Feb. 18 while utility crews remove trees from communication lines.

Drivers are advised to add extra time into their travel plans.

The utility work schedule is 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Monday, Feb. 18. There will be one-way alternating traffic in areas between Suquamish Way and NE Totten Road.

The tree removal is in addition to work planned for the Highway 305 Agate Pass Bridge in the coming weeks. Drivers can expect at least 30-minute delays during the annual work.

During the bridge inspection/maintenance project, the Agate Pass Bridge will be reduced to one alternating lane of traffic each day from Tuesday, Feb. 19 through Friday, March 1.

One lane across the span will be closed from 8:45 a.m. to 3 p.m. weekdays, and from 7:45 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 23 and Sunday, Feb. 24.

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