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Construction & Traffic Alert

Post Date:07/27/2018 3:30 PM


Desoto Street SW from 2nd Avenue SW to Emerson Street SW

August 6 through November 2, 2018

The Desoto Street Stabilization and Rehabilitation Project will begin on August 6, 2018.
  • Desoto Street will be closed between 2nd Avenue and Emerson Street with detours in place.
  • Northbound 2nd Avenue SW from Custer Way SW to Desoto Street SW will be closed.
The road closure is expected to last from August 6 to November 2, 2018, depending on weather. Electronic message boards and detour signs will be installed along the detour routes.
Traffic control and flaggers will assist drivers around the construction zone. Please drive slowly, and comply with all instructions from flaggers.

For more information about this project, visit the Desoto Street Project page.

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