Lake Crescent highway closure set today

PORT ANGELES — U.S. Highway 101 is closed at milepost 228 near Barnes Creek to milepost 232 near Fisher Cove Road from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. today.

The highway is closed in both directions.

A detour is in place using state highways 112 and 113.

Work began in the spring on the $27.5 million project to rehabilitate 12 miles of U.S. Highway 101 around Lake Crescent and East Beach Road. The National Park Service and Federal Highway Administration are managing the project.

Rock scaling work was completed during a complete Highway 101 closure Sept. 11-15.

Maps of the area and current project information are available on the park website at

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