Day-Long Closures on Highway 97A Begin May 27th
The Washington State Department of Transportation says the day-long closures of Highway 97A will begin Wednesday, May 27th with no mid-day openings.
Work on a rock slope safety project will begin north of Navarre Coulee Road which won't require any additional closures.
WSDOT says from 8:00 a.m. through 5:00 p.m. Monday through Friday, there will be work done on the highway between Entiat and the Knapps Hill Tunnel at three different locations.
- Slope 1: milepost 217.62 to 217.68 between Entiat and the junction of SR 971/Navarre Coulee Road,
- Slope 2: milepost 219.80 to 219.90 between Entiat and the junction of SR 971/Navarre Coulee Road,
- Slope 3: milepost 224.09 to 224.13 between the junction of SR 971/Navarre Coulee Road and Knapps Hill Tunnel.
The work is expected to be complete by June 15th.