Fog Sealing Chip Sealed Roads Begins Thursday

City of Olympia
Date of Release: August 09, 2017

Fran Eide
City Engineer

Fog Sealing Chip Sealed Roads Begins Thursday

Starting Thursday, August 10 and continuing through Saturday, August 12 (weather permitting), the City’s contractor will be applying a fog seal to the newly chip sealed streets in Olympia. After fog sealing is complete, the contractor will return at a later date to restripe the roadways. The fog sealing schedule is shown below:


Thursday, August 10  (7 a.m. – 4 p.m.)

  • Cooper Pt Road - Auto-Mall Drive (from Black Lake Boulevard to Caton Way)
  • State Avenue (from Quince Street to Tullis Street)

Friday, August 11   (7 a.m. – 4 p.m.)

  • Walnut Road (from Division Street to Ethel Street)
  • 14th Avenue (from Kaiser Road to Cooper Pt Road)

Saturday, August 12  (7 a.m. – 5 p.m.)

  • Harrison Avenue (from Division Street to West Bay Drive)
  • Cooper Pt Road-Auto Mall Drive (from Evergreen Park Drive to Hwy 101) 

Possible Impacts

·       Fog seal is temperature & weather sensitive and will take time to set-up before traffic is allowed back on the roadway. 

·       The contractor will maintain as much egress / ingress as possible to business driveways. 

·       Access to side streets may be temporarily disrupted during fog sealing.  

·       Motorist should expect lane restrictions and traffic delays during fog sealing.

·       Flaggers will direct motorists through the work areas. 

·       Vehicles parked on the shoulder during fog sealing operations are subject to towing.