Legion Way Tree Maintenance

City of Olympia
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Date of Release: September 14, 2018
Contact:

Shelly Bentley
Urban Forestry Program Manager
360.280.2062
mbentley@ci.olympia.wa.us


Legion Way Tree Maintenance

Tree Pruning Work Schedule

Legion Way tree maintenance begins Monday, September 17 and completes on Wednesday the 19, weather permitting.

Sept. 17: Legion Way, from Boundary Way to just east of the parking entrance for the Madison Elementary School, will be closed to thru traffic from 9:10 a.m. until 6 p.m. No parking allowed in this area.

Sept. 18 & 19: Legion Way will be reduced to one lane from 7 a.m. until 4 p.m. and will be controlled by flaggers.  All lanes will be open to traffic after 4 p.m.. No parking allowed in this area.

Project Area

The tree work area will be on Legion Way SE from the east side of the Madison Elementary School drive entrance to Boundary St. SE.  

The First United Methodist Church entrance off Boundary St will remain open throughout the tree work. Madison Elementary parking lot will have access from the west on Legion Way SE. No private homes are in this area.

Each of the trees will be pruned to improve health and reduce the risk of structural failure.