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Construction & Traffic Alert

Post Date:07/06/2018 1:30 PM

due to rain in the forecast

Temporary Road Closure and Parking Ban
2nd Avenue SW Custer Way SW to B Street SW

8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
July 7, 2018

The City’s contractor for the 2018 Pavement Maintenance Project will be grinding and paving 2nd Avenue SW from Custer Way SW to B Street SW, from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., Saturday, July 7, 2018. This work was previously scheduled for this Friday, and rescheduled due to rain in the forecast.

Roads in the area will be closed during construction, and parking is banned:

  • 2nd Avenue SW from Custer Way SW to C Street SW
  • Division Street SW from 2nd Avenue SW to 3rd Avenue SW

There will be traffic control and flaggers on site to assist local residents through the work zone as needed.  Residents and businesses within the road closure area will receive additional information about expected delays.

Drivers are advised to use alternate routes – either Capitol Boulevard or 3rd Avenue and local streets.

Please drive slowly through the work zone and comply with instructions from flaggers.

Thank you for your patience.


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