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Expect delays, lane closures as roads get pavement markings

State Department of Transportation crews will be adding pavement markings today on Interstate 182 near Pasco and on Highway 240 near Richland. Workers also will be striping the roadway and installing guide posts on Highway 224 near West Richland this week.

The right and center lanes of I-182 eastbound just before the Highway 395 interchange will be marked today from noon to 3:30 p.m.

Lanes on Highway 240 near Richland will be closed today to allow state highway crews to add markings near the Interstate 182 interchange from 8 a.m. to noon.

Drivers should expect some traffic delays in both areas, according to the state.

And lane closures are expected on Highway 224 between the intersections of Highway 240 and Bombing Range Road from 8 p.m. to 5 a.m. today through Thursday.

One lane will remain open in each direction.

And Highway 240 and the intersection of Stevens Drive and Swift will be reduced to one lane from 7 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. through Thursday, as crews install traffic signals systems and stripe the roadway. Two lanes will remain open in both directions.

Asphalt is also being replaced on Highway 224 from Bombing Range Road to Highway 240 and on Highway 240 from Hagen and Robertson roads to Swift Boulevard.

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