Satus Creek Bridge construction to close US-97 for two nights

WSDOT TRAFFIC ADVISORY -- US 97 will be completely closed to through traffic from Goldendale to Toppenish on Wednesday night and Thursday night from 9:30 p.m. to 5:30 a.m. the next day.

The nighttime closures are required for a crane to set retaining wall panels adjacent to the highway near the Satus Creek Bridge. The retaining wall, when finished, will be 2,200 feet in length.

Local traffic will be able to access US 97 northbound from Goldendale to milepost 44 and southbound from Toppenish to milepost 47.

Electronic message boards will display closure times. Signs are at these key locations:
US 97 at Goldendale
US 97/SR14 intersection
SR 14/SR 142 intersection
US 97/SR 22 near Toppenish
US 97/Larue Road intersection

There is no detour through this area. Drivers should seek alternate routes on SR 14, I-82, US 12 or I-90.