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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Friday, September 12, 2014
Kevin Hughes, Public Works Dept. at (360) 867-2042 or HughesK@co.thurston.wa.us

Traffic Alert: Rich Road Southeast Closed Sept. 15 and 16
Railroad maintenance will close road starting at 5 a.m. on Monday

Thurston County drivers should expect detours and some delays on Monday and Tuesday when crews will close Rich Road Southeast near Diagonal Road Southeast to do maintenance work on the BNSF Railways railroad crossing.

Drivers will be detoured when the road closes at 5 a.m. on Monday, September 15 for two days. Rich Road Southeast will re-open to traffic at 6 a.m. on Wednesday, September 17.

Southbound traffic will be detoured at 80th Ave. Southeast and will follow Normandy Street Southeast to Yelm Highway Southeast. Northbound traffic will be detoured starting at 89th Ave. Southeast to Rainier Road Southeast. Additional details about the Rich Road Southeast closure and a map of the detour routes are available at www.co.thurston.wa.us/publicworks/Alerts_Current.aspx.

Public Works staff members remind area drivers to drive carefully and take it slow in the construction zone and in the detour areas to help keep workers safe.

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County Commissioners:

Carolina Mejia
District 1

Gary Edwards
District 2

Tye Menser
District 3