Construction started April 2 and had been estimated to finish by May 18.
Washington State Department of Transportation has worked on opposite ends of the 37-mile closed section of road and met near Rainey Pass, Monday, May 7
That reopening of Hwy 20 appears to be toward the latter half of the reopening estimation.
Methow Valley State Airport is expected to reopen at the end of June.
Now that the parking issues are better defined with data showing the shortcomings, Phase two of the parking study can more forward.
Additional hours of service will be added to the Routes 1, 5, 8E, 8W, 11, 12 and Current A.
The decision to replace the original facility was actually made about 30 years ago, but it wasn’t until recently that the idea came to fruition.
[4/23/18] WSDOT US 97A Knapps Tunnel Maintenance
Tuesday ONLY 4/24 8 a.m. to 3:30 p.m., expect a full closure of the tunnel and a 15 mile detour on SR 971 between Navarre Coulee Road and Pat & Mike’s on South Lakeshore Drive.
[4/11/18] It’s National Work Zone Awareness Week
This year’s theme: Work Zone Safety: Everybody’s Responsibility.
The North Cascades Highway is a critical economic link between the east and west side of the state- especially for the Methow Valley.