Elma Rest Area restrooms closing for annual maintenance

Travelers who use the Elma Safety Rest Area off eastbound State Route 8 in Grays Harbor County will need to make other plans during an upcoming closure.

According to the Washington State Department of Transportation, the facilities are scheduled to close for annual repairs by maintenance crews.

From 7 a.m. to 4 p.m., Tuesday and Wednesday, May 3-4, the restrooms will close.

Crews will be deep cleaning clean the facility, removing litter, cleaning up vegetation and repairing any damage.