Traffic Advisory

Road closure for tree removal at Desoto Street SW, Tumwater


Desoto Street SW, from N 2nd Avenue SW to Emerson Street SW, will experience a full road closure from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., starting Tuesday, September 19, through Friday, September 22, to remove five large, hazardous trees from the right-of-way.

The tree removal operation will involve cutting down the trees, their removal from the site, and the subsequent restoration of the area.

To navigate around the closure, motorists are advised to follow the designated detour route, which will guide them via Division Street SW, N 3rd Avenue SW, Bates Street SW, and N 5th Avenue SW.

Flaggers will be present to assist and direct drivers along the detour path.

All sidewalks and bike lanes will also be closed throughout the duration of the work.

For inquiries or concerns about the closure, contact (360) 252-5408 for the tree removal road closure and (360) 754-4186 for the installation of permanent pavement markings, or email Communications for assistance.


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