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Phone: 360.337.4598


Date: June 24, 2013

Jacques Dean, Construction Manager
360.337.5777 or

No: 2013-062

Storm upgrades will cause detours and delays on Colchester Drive beginning July 15

Port Orchard, WA) - Motorists in South Kitsap can expect delays during a project to upgrade storm drainage along Colchester Drive, between Puget Drive and Miracle Mile Drive, near Manchester. Temporary road closure are expected July 15 through 18. Traffic will be detoured using Puget Drive. The closures are during daylight hours only,7:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. Periodic one lane closures are expected for the duration of he project set to be completed by October.Access to driveways in the work are will be matinained; however, short waits can be expected.

This drainage project replaces 3,800 feet of deteriorating storm pipe and installs 21 catch basin structures. Once this work is completed the road will be repaved.

The project begins July 8 and is expected to be completed by October. The bid was awarded to Henderson Partners, LLC of Gig Harbor. The total project cost is $583,189 and is funded by Kitsap County Roads Division and the Surface and Stormwater Management.

This is one of several projects currently underway as part of the summer construction season. Information about current projects is available from The Road Report ( Sign up for regular electronic notifications by following the link at that page. 


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Last Updated:  May 27, 2014