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Changes for SR3

Summer 2024 construction will impede traffic

Two new roundabouts are coming to state Route 3 in the Shelton area in 2024.

The roundabouts are planned for the intersections of state Route 3 and East Agate Road and East Pickering Road. They're part of the state Department of Transportation' Target Zero Strategic Highway Safety Plan, which has a goal to reduce the number of traffic deaths and serious injuries on state roads to zero by 2030.

WSDOT planner Dennis Engel said the agency has a program to assess safety matters on smaller state highways. The regional traffic office that includes Mason County has several criteria for judging the ne...


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