Construction Project Updates

Wahkiacus Bridge Repair CRP 272
This Contract provides for the improvement of the Wahkiacus Bridge (No. 202) on Horseshoe Bend Road (MP 0.03) by the replacement of bridge rail and guard rails, repair of the bridge deck, installation of an epoxy overlay, and installation of abutment shafts and other work, all in accordance with the Contract Plans, Contract Provisions, and the Standard Specifications.

Beginning 6/10/2019 - the Wahkiacus Bridge is now CLOSED for construction. The Detour routes on Schilling/Rd and Horseshoe Bend Road are in place.

7/9/2019 - Updates
CRP 272 - Wahkiacus Bridge Repair- 
Contractor to begin installing shoring Hwy 142 side of bridge


Wahkiacus Bridge Wahkiacus Bridge  

CRP 349 - 2017 County Safety Grant - Contractor installing sign post bases - Bickleton Hwy, and Centerville Hwy.

RN 642-19 - Annual striping-Phase I and Crosswalk Striping Completed.


  • Speed Limit Reduction - SR 142
Klickitat County Public Works is temporarily reducing the speed limit on State Route 142 from 40 mph to 25 mph, from milepost 15.80 to 16.86 near the intersection of SR 142 and Horseshoe Bend Road. The reduced speed limit will be posted with regulatory speed limit signs. This reduced speed limit will be in effect beginning Monday June 10, 2019, and will continue through the duration of the project, which is estimated to end October 1, 2019. This speed reduction will coincide with lane closures and enhance the safety of public and workers while the Wahkiacus Bridge is repaired. Questions may be directed to Klickitat County Public Works at (509) 773-4616.