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Traffic Alert

Post Date:10/04/2017 4:17 PM

Released by: 
Public Works - John Norman, Project Manager

70th Avenue DETOUR
near the Littlerock Road and Israel Road roundabout
begins October 5, 2017


Due to a City utility project, traffic revisions on 70th Avenue, Gold Creek Drive and Miner Drive will begin on October 5, 2017.  Traffic impacts can be expected at the Littlerock Road and Israel Rd roundabout as well. The project began on October 2, 2017, and scheduled for completion near the end of January 2018, weather permitting. Construction work will typically take place Monday through Friday, between the hours of 7:00 a.m. and 5:30 p.m. 

DETOUR:  During construction eastbound traffic on 70th Avenue, between Littlerock Road and Gold Creek Drive, will be detoured through the Gold Creek neighborhood. The detour is anticipated to last four weeks. 

 70th Ave Project

Temporary traffic calming speed bumps and flaggers are in place on Gold Creek Drive and Miner Drive. Please drive slowly through the work zone.

Call the City of Tumwater Public Works Department at (360) 754-4140 with construction questions or concerns.