North Central region construction and travel advisory for December 7 to 14


Leavenworth Christmas Lighting Festival
Traveling on US 2 to Leavenworth for week #2 of the annual Christmas Lighting Festival creates some heavy congestion east of and in town.

Here’s how it worked for drivers last year:

  • Friday – Little to no traffic delays coming or going.
  • Saturday – 50-minute delays between Noon and 8 p.m. getting into town from the Big Y and 40-minute delays between 5 and 9 p.m. getting out of town.

travel graph for Leavenworth Dec 8

travel graph for Leavenworth Dec 8

  • Sunday – there were 10 to 20-minute delays from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. getting into town and the same slow traffic from 4 to 7 p.m. leaving Leavenworth.

travel graph for Leavenworth Dec 9

travel graph for Leavenworth Dec 9

Projects - by highway

(SR 26) Railroad Bridge Deck Repair #9275 
County: Adams Highway: SR 26 Region: North Central 
Location: MP 57.69 to MP 57.72 between the Junction of SR 26 & SR 17 on the west and the Junction of SR 26 & US 395 on the east.
Description: In this $1.2M project, N.A. Degerstrom Inc. has replaced the deck of the bridge over BNSF Railroad tracks.  Work began Oct. 15 and will be complete December 14.   
Work Schedule: The road remains closed between SR 17 and US 395 and the detour remains in place until noon on Friday, Dec. 14.   By then the newly poured concrete for the bridge deck barrier rails will have cured.  Crews will complete curbing, guardrail, deck grooving and temporary painted pavement striping before the barriers are removed Friday.
Contact: Dan Lewis, Project Engineer (509) 667-2881


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