Speed change for US 97 North of Goldendale

WSDOT maintenance crews will install a temporary steel plate over the southbound lane of the Little Klickitat River Bridge north of Goldendale, to cover a crack in the roadway. Due to the emergency bridge work, the speed limit in both directions of US 97 near the Little Klickitat River Bridge is reduced from 55 to 35 miles per hour. Travelers will need to reduce their speed in the area, until a more comprehensive fix can be implemented. There is currently no ETA for when the speed limit will return to 55 miles per hour. Only legal loads are permitted across the bridge and no axle to exceed 20,000 pounds.