The Washington State Department of Transportation will once again close State Route 26 east of Othello to finish last fall’s bridge work on the heavily traveled route between Puget Sound and the Palouse.
Traffic between Colfax and Vantage no longer needs to use the 32‑mile detour through Connell.
Projected completion of bridge repair project along popular route between Pullman and Puget Sound is taking longer than expected.
SR 26 construction and detours on hold until after Aug. 20.
Needed bridge repairs along State Route 26 will shut down a portion of one of the most popular routes to Pullman for students, faculty and staff traveling from western Washington.