Boulevard & Morse Merryman Road Closure

City of Olympia
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Date of Release: September 13, 2018
Contact:

Jim Rioux
Project Manager
360.753.8484
jrioux@ci.olympia.wa.us


Boulevard & Morse Merryman Road Closure

On September 22 & 23, the Boulevard Road and Morse Merryman Road intersection will be closed from 7 a.m. to 6 p.m. for paving of the new roundabout. Paving is weather dependent and will be rescheduled if necessary. 

The streets listed below will be CLOSED to through traffic:

  • Boulevard Rd. from 31st Ct. to 36th Ave.
  • Morse-Merryman Rd. from Van Epps St. to Boulevard Rd.

The streets listed below will be LOCAL ACCESS ONLY:

  • Boulevard Rd. from 22nd Ave. to 31st Ct., access is from the north only
  • Boulevard Rd. from 36th Ave. to Log Cabin Rd., access is from the south only
  • Morse-Merryman Rd. from Wiggins to Van Epps St., access is from the east onlly

Impacts:

  • Bicyclists and pedestrians should avoid the work zone if possible.
  • Bicyclist that must pass through the work zone will be directed to walk on sidewalks only.  
  • Emergency vehicles will have access at all times.
  • Intercity Transit will re-route their buses to avoid the work area.

The completed roundabout will enhance motorist, bicycle and pedestrian safety and flow. The roundabout will reopen on Sunday evening.