SR 3 Reopens Early After Successful Culvert Work
SHELTON – Following successful culvert replacement work on State Route 3 south of Shelton, crews reopened both lanes to traffic at milepost 1 at approximately 2:30 p.m. Thursday, May 21. The highway had been closed to all traffic since Monday, May 18, and was originally scheduled to reopen Friday, May 22. During the total roadway closure, Washington State Department of Transportation crews replaced a damaged 1930s-era culvert. Crews excavated the road surface, installed the new culvert, and repaved the roadway section.