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Wednesday Morning Closure Of The Elwha River Bridge

August 8th, 2017 - 12:00 pm

Port Angeles – Drivers using the US 101 Elwha River Bridge are being advised of a shutdown of that bridge on Wednesday morning.

Between approximately 8:45 AM and 10:45 AM Wednesday, August 9th, the that bridge will be closed to all traffic.

During that time, crews working for the Washington State Department of Transportation will remove equipment and a work platform that is currently resting in the Elwha River. WSDOT crews used this equipment to perform drilling activities associated with design work on a new Elwha River Bridge.

Motorists are advised to use State Routes 112 and 113 as a detour during the closure. Drivers are also advised that the two-hour timeframe is approximate and depends on work progress.

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