Weekday visitors to Mount Rainier National Park might have to contend with traffic delays as the park does work to protect the Nisqually Road.
Park Superintendent Dave Uberuaga said a contractor will install a log-crib flood protection structure and reconstruct the eroding roadway embankment six miles east of the park’s Nisqually entrance.
The work is to begin next week.
During a December 2009 flood, a 110-foot long by 30-foot high section of the river bank was undermined and slumped into the Nisqually River. The slide came within seven feet of the roadway edge at milepost 6.0, approximately ½ mile west …