Projects I-912 would jeopardize

This list was provided by the Washington Department of Transportation and is reproduced with permission.

King County Project Highlights

  • Replace the Alaskan Way Viaduct, Seattle – The viaduct is aging, deteriorating and could be closed by another major earthquake. The state share of the money provides funds to replace the viaduct with a similar structure. Additional funds will be needed to build the tunnel. Safety improvements will decrease collisions by 14 percent. Construction begins: 2009 | Completion: 2017 | Cost: $3.7 to $4.4 billion | The gas tax provides $2 billion. Other state and federal sources provide another $400 million. The remainder for a tunnel would come from local and regional funds, not yet approved.
  • Replace the SR 520 Evergreen Point Floating Bridge, Lake Washington – The bridge is nearing the end of its design life, and could be damaged or closed by severe wind storms or an earthquake. New design will decrease collisions by 13 percent. Construction begins: 2009 | Completion: 2019 | Cost: $1.7 to 2.9 billion | The gas tax provides $500 million of the total cost. The remainder will come from tolls and regional money, yet to be approved.
  • I-5 Federal Way Triangle – Rapid population growth has overwhelmed traffic at the I-5 – SR 18 interchange, making it increasingly difficult for drivers to get to SR 161. Direct ramps will make it faster and safer for drivers to travel between and to I-5, SR 18 and SR 161; and reduce collisions by 38 percent. Construction begins: 2009 | Completion: 2013 | Cost: $100 million
  • New Lane – SR 167 to SE 180th, Renton – Adds a lane to SR 167 from the I-405 interchange to eliminate a bottleneck for people traveling south off I-405. Construction begins: 2007 | Completion: 2010 | Cost: $50 million
  • New Lanes between I-5 and West Valley Highway (SR 181), Tukwila – Adds a mile of new lane in each direction to reduce congestion for people traveling from I-5 to I-405. Reduces accidents at SR 181 and increases capacity by 50 percent on both northbound and southbound I-405 between SR 181 and I-5. Construction begins: 2008 | Completion: 2010 | Cost: $30 million
  • New Lanes in each direction between NE 44th to 112th, Renton – Addresses a major I-405 choke point where the existing roadway is one lane narrower than I-405 north of I-90. Construction begins: 2015 | Completion: 2018 | Cost: $150 million
  • New Lane between SR 167 and SR 169, Renton – Adds one mile of new general purpose lane northbound to improve traffic flow just past the SR 167 interchange, one of the most congested places in the state. Construction begins: 2009 | Completion: 2011 | Cost $20 million
  • New Interchange – Talbot Road (SR 515), Renton – Relieves pressure from SR 167 and improves access to downtown Renton. Construction begins: 2008 | Completion: 2010 | Cost: $110 million
  • 112th Avenue to I-90 Area Improvements – This project reduces congestion by adding an auxiliary lane and ramp metering. Improvements increase capacity by 50 percent. Construction begins: TBD | Completion: TBD | Cost: $20 million
  • New Lane between Bellevue and SR 520 – Relieves the congestion caused by traffic from Bellevue merging to enter SR 520, where there can be congestion up to 8 hours a day. Improves safety by eliminating traffic weaving on and off I-405 and on SR 520 between SR 520 and 124th. Construction begins: 2009 | Completion: 2012 | Cost: $250 million
  • NE 10th Street, Bellevue – Adds a new bridge over I-405 to improve surface street access into downtown Bellevue. Relieves pressure at NE 8th. Construction begins: 2007 | Completion: 2009 | Cost: $67 million
  • New Lane between NE 124th to SR 522 – Reduces congestion between NE 124th and SR 522 by adding a NB lane from NE 124 th to NE 160 th Street. Reduces the weave north of NE 160 th Street. Construction begins: 2017 | Completion: 2020 | Cost: $120 million
  • New Interchange at NE 132nd Avenue – Alleviates traffic from the busy 124th interchange and provides new access to I-405. Construction begins: 2019 |Completion: 2021 | Cost: $60 million
  • New Lane, Bothell area – Improves northbound traffic flow with a new lane between 195th and SR 527. Improves evening peak hour travel speeds by 15 to 20 miles per hour. Construction begins: 2007 | Completion: 2009  | Cost: $45 million
  • SR 167 HOV Lanes – Auburn to Pierce County – Extends SR 167 HOV lanes to Pierce County to keep traffic moving during busy peak times. Reduces collisions by 20 percent. Construction begins: 2008 | Completion: To be determined*  | Cost: $80 million | *Project is still in design, construction schedule not yet known.
  • New Lanes and Signals – SR 169 Four Corners, Maple Valley – Drivers using the SR 169/SR 516 intersection face delays during the morning and afternoon commute and heavy truck traffic during the day. New signals and turn and travel lanes will keep drivers moving safely through the intersection. New sidewalks and transit stops will improve pedestrians and bus rider safety. Reduces collisions by 5 percent. Construction begins: 2007 | Completion: 2008 | Cost: $2.5 million

Pierce County Project Highlights

  • High Occupancy Vehicle Lanes – I-5/SR 16 and SR 167 New Carpool Lanes, Tacoma  – Adds carpool lanes on I-5 from 38th Street to the Port of Tacoma Road and adds carpool lane connections between SR 16 and I-5. Increases peak-hour travel speed by 20 percent. Construction begins: 2006 | Completion: 2015 | Cost: $425 million
  • SR 410 New Lanes, Bonnie Lake – Adds 1.25 miles of new lanes in each direction between 214 th and 234th. Adds a median barrier and a traffic signal to improve safety and reduce collisions by 68 percent. Construction begins: 2007 | Completion: 2009 | Cost: $13.5 million
  • SR 161 Rebuild, Clear Lake North Road, Eatonville – Realign and widen the roadway to reduce collisions by 56 percent. Construction begins: 2010 | Completion: 2011  | Cost: $3 million
  • SR 704 New Highway, Lakewood/Spanaway – Builds six miles of new four-lane highway that will directly connect the I-5 corridor with the mid-county of Pierce. Construction begins: 2007 | Completion: 2009 | Cost: $15 million* | * $15 million is funded from the gas tax; $15 million is funded from the “nickel” package and $7.2 is from federal funds.
  • SR 167/SR 410, Sumner – Install new cable guardrail in the median to reduce head-on collisions by 10 percent. Construction begins: 2006 | Completion: 2006 | Cost: $.5 million
  • SR 410, Sumner – Install new cable guardrail in the median to reduce head-on collisions by 17 percent. Construction begins: 2006 | Completion: 2006 | Cost: $.3 million

Snohomish County Project Highlights

  • SR 9 Corridor – Marsh Road Intersection – Reduce accidents by 25 percent by adding turn lanes. Construction begins: 2008 | Completion: 2008 | Cost: $4 million
  • SR 9 Corridor – Pilchuck Creek Bridge – Replace 75-year-old bridge. Construction begins: 2011 | Completion: 2012 | Cost: $6 million
  • SR 9 Corridor – Seven Intersections – At SR 96, SR 92, Hewitt Ave., Soper Hill Road/Lundeen Parkway, SR 528, 84th St. NE, and SR 531. New through lanes and turn lanes, new signals. Reduce collisions by 12 percent. Construction begins: 2010 | Completion: 2012 | Cost: $ 123 million.
  • I-5: Lynnwood at SR 525 – Improves access from southbound I-5 to Lynnwood by building a new off-ramp. Construction begins: 2010 | Completion: 2011 | Cost: $18.2 million.
  • I-5: 196th (SR 524) at Alderwood Mall – Eliminates a chokepoint on southbound I-5 caused by cars merging from SR 524 and I-405 and exiting to 196th Street. Construction begins: 2010 | Completion: 2012 | Cost: $44 million.
  • I-5: Smokey Point Interchange at 172nd in Arlington – Continues current work by building a ramp to connect westbound 172nd Street to southbound I-5 and improving all other ramps. Construction begins: 2009 | Completion: 2010 | Cost: $17.8 million.
  • I-5: 41st Street Interchange, Everett – Eliminates a major chokepoint on I-5 by building a new interchange. Construction begins: 2007 | Completion: 2009 | Cost: $40.4 million.
  • I-5: SR 532 Corridor, Camano Island to I-5. Eliminate choke points and increase safety by improving intersections and consolidating business driveways. Construction begins: 2011 | Completion: 2013 | Cost: $51.3 million.
  • SR 532 – Gen. Mark Clark Memorial Bridge – Stanwood area | Construction begins: 2010 | Completion: 2011 | Cost: $18 million.
  • SR 529 – Ebey Slough Bridge – Everett  | Construction begins: 2008 | Completion: 2009 | Cost: $28 million.
  • Seismic Upgrades On Bridges throughout Snohomish County – Make bridges safer in the event of an earthquake. This is part of a larger program to make seismic improvements to bridges across western Washington.
  • Safety Work – Adds rumble strips, guardrails and removes objects threatening to kill or injure drivers who run-off-the-road on US 2, and State Routes 9, 92, 203, 522, 525, 530 and 534. Reduces-run-off-the-road accidents by 30% and reduces severity of crashes. These projects will be carried out from 2007 to 2010.

Adams County

$2 million

  • SR 26 west of Othello. Construct a passing lane for eastbound SR 26 traffic to reduce the risk of head-on collisions ($1.2 million).
  • SR 26 Roadside Safety Improvements near Othello. Install guardrail, remove fixed objects or improve roadsides to enhance motorist safety by reducing the severity of collisions occurring when a vehicle leaves the roadway ($700,000).
  • SR 17 at the Adams County Line south of Othello. Purchase the access rights on SR 17, completing the section for future control of access points to reduce accidents ($100,000).

Adams County will also benefit from these multi-county projects:

  • State highways in Adams and Franklin Counties roadside safety improvements. Install guardrail, remove fixed objects or improve roadsides to enhance motorist safety by reducing the severity of collisions on SR 21, 26, 260, 261 and 263 ($1 million).
  • Eastern Washington Freight Corridor Study in Adams, Grant and Okanogan counties. A study to provide the legislature with information regarding the feasibility of pursuing a north-south freight corridor in eastern Washington. The department shall retain outside experts to conduct the study. The study must consider the costs and benefits of a north-south eastern Washington freight corridor, starting in the vicinity of Osoyyos, Canada and extending southerly to the Tri-Cities ($500,000).
  • SR 17 from Othello to Soap Lake. Install street lights on SR 17 to reduce nighttime collisions at the intersections with 12 SE, 10 SE, M SE, Neppel Road, and 19 NE ($400,000).

Benton & Franklin Counties

$42.5 million

  • US 395/Columbia Drive to SR 240 Interchange. Reconfigure the interchange to improve traffic flow and reduce the risk of collisions ($17 million).
  • SR 240/11 Miles South of SR 24 to Snively Road. Construct passing lanes in the eastbound and westbound directions to reduce collisions ($14.5 million).
  • Upgrade old tracks and create better mainline rail connections at the Port of Pasco for more efficient movement of rail traffic ($5.4 million).
  • Construct a railroad overpass to improve rail freight movement at Washington Street in Kennewick ($4.8 million).
  • SR 14 Benton County Safety Improvements. Install guardrail, remove fixed objects and improve roadsides to enhance motorist safety by reducing the severity of collisions on SR 14 ($800,000).

Benton and Franklin Counties will also benefit from these multi-county projects ($24.8 million):

  • State highways in Adams and Franklin Counties will receive roadside safety improvements. Install guardrail, remove fixed objects or improve roadsides to enhance motorist safety by reducing the severity of collisions on SR 21, 26, 260, 261 and 263 ($1 million).
  • SR 24/SR 241 to Cold Creek Road. Add an additional lane in the eastbound direction to reduce collisions ($3.8 million).
  • Construct a new interchange at the intersection of US 12 and SR 124 at Burbank near Pasco ($20 million).

Chelan County

$25.1 million

  • US 2/Wenatchee River Bridge at the Tumwater Canyon. Replace the existing bridge with a new bridge designed to current standards ($10 million).
  • US 2/Chiwaukum Creek west of Leavenworth. Replace the existing bridge with a new bridge designed to current standards ($7 million).
  • SR 285/West end of the Geroge Sellar Bridge south of Wenatchee. Modify the intersection of SR 285 and Mission Street increasing the flow through the insection, reducing travel time and congestion related accidents on SR 285 and the local roadway network ($6 million).
  • US 2 near Olds Station in Wenatchee. Provide a direct designated connections for bicyclists and pedestrians from the Apple Capitol Loop Trail to the Olds Station Industrial Area and US 97A. This will increase the safety for bicyclists and pedestrians attempting to access the trail ($1 million).
  • US 2 roadside safety improvements west of Leavenworth. Install guardrail, remove fixed objects or improve roadsides to enhance motorist safety by reducing the severity of collisions occurring when a vehicle leaves the roadway on US 2 ($800,000).
  • SR 150 east of Manson. Install street lights on SR 150 to reduce nighttime collisions at the intersections with Winesap, Swartout and Bennett ($200,000).
  • SR 971 west of Lake Chelan State Park. Install street lights at the intersection of SR 971 and South Lakeshore to reduce nighttime collisions ($100,000).

Chelan County will also benefit from the following multi-county projects:

  • SR 285 south of Wenatchee. Add an eastbound lane to the bridge to increase flow on and off of the George Sellar Bridge to minimize travel time and associated congestion related collisions ($6 million).
  • Making roadside safety improvements like installing guardrails or removing fixed objects to enhance motorist safety by reducing the severity of collisions on US 97 ($1 million between Kittitas, Chelan and Okanogan Counties).

Clallam & Jefferson Counties

$37.9 million

  • Building a vehicle holding area at the Port Townsend Ferry Terminal to improve ferry loading and reduce congestion on city streets ($13.4 million).
  • Safety improvements including installing guardrails and removing fixed. These projects will enhance motorist safety by reducing the severity of collisions: SR 112/Neah Bay to Seiku ($10.4 million), the entire route of SR 112 ($1.8 million).
  • Constructing a series of log-jam structures to rescue erosion that is threatening US 101 south of Forks, protect the roadway and improve fish habitat on the Hoh River ($9.5 million).
  • Constructing a passing and truck climbing lane on US 101 at Mount Walker near Quilcene. Lanes will be added in both the northbound and southbound directions to improve mobility and solve a bottleneck and chokepoint ($2.5 million).
  • Constructing several structures along SR 112 and the Hoko and Pysht Rivers west of Port Angeles to protect the river banks and roadways from repetitive erosion ($300,000).

Clallam and Jefferson Counties will also benefit from the following multi-county projects:

  • Replacing the east half of the SR 104 Hood Canal Bridge with a new bridge designed to current standards ($162.1 million).
  • Safety improvements including installing guardrails and removing fixed objects. These projects will enhance motorist safety by reducing the severity of collisions: State Highways in east Clallam and Jefferson, Jefferson, Kitsap and Mason Counties– SR 3, 101, 104, 106, 107, 300, 302 and 307 ($2.9 million), plus State Highways in Grays Harbor, East Jefferson and Clallam and Jefferson Counties—SR 8. 101 and 109 ($2 million), as well as SR 9, SR 11 and SR 20 ($1.4 million).

Clark County

$244 million

  • Construct northbound off and southbound on ramps as well as connecting roads between NE 18th and NE 28th Streets at I-205 near Vancouver. This project will improve safety and relieve congestion on I-205 ($58 million).
  • Widen SR 502 from I-5 to Battle Ground. This project will add a lane in each direction on SR 502 and construct intersection improvements. This project will increase capacity and improve safety ($50 million).
  • Design a new Columbia River crossing and approach improvements, including preparing an Environmental Impact Statement. These improvements will address safety and congestion issues on this vital freight and commuter corridor. The project will need to be jointly funded by the state of Oregon. This is a small part of the total cost of the project ($50 million).
  • Widen SR 14 to four lanes in Camas from 6th Ave to east of Union Road. Included will be new bridges over the East and West Camas Sloughs and a partial interchange will be constructed at Union Road. This will reduce collisions and relieve congestion on this important freight, commuter and recreational route ($40 million).
  • Construct a new interchange of SR 502 and St. Johns Blvd in Vancouver ($26.3 million).
  • Reconstruct the I-5 intersection with SR 501 at Ridgefield to reduce collisions and address capacity problems ($10 million).
  • Construct a climbing lane at the intersection of SR 503 and Gabriel Road in Battle Ground to east congestion near Lewisville Park ($5 million).
  • Construct traffic signals at both ramp intersections of the SR 14 and Lieser Road Interchange in Vancouver to reduce collisions and improve capacity ($1 million).
  • Construct a southbound right turn lane and restrict access at the SR 503 and SR 500 intersection at Orchards to reduce traffic collisions ($1 million).
  • Lengthen the merge lane beyond the interchange area at SR 500 and I-205 in Vancouver to reduce the risk of collisions ($1 million).
  • Construct a right turn lane onto Gabriel Road from SR 503 north of Battleground in order to reduce the risk of collisions and enhance the efficiency of this intersection ($700,000).
  • Install turn lanes on SR 502 north of Battleground onto Gabriel Road from SR 503 in order to reduce the risk of collisions at this location ($600,000).
  • Construct an additional left turn lane on the southbound I-205 off ramp at Mill Plain Boulevard near Vancouver to reduce the number and severity of collisions at this location ($400,000).

Cowlitz County

$60.9 million

  • Reconstruct the SR 432 intersections with I-5 and Talley Way to improve safety and increase capacity ($45 million).
  • Replace the Abernathy Bridge over the Grays River with a new bridge designed to current standards and realign Cameron Creek Road at the west end of the bridge ($15 million).
  • Make roadside safety improvements including installing guardrails, removing fixed objects or otherwise improving the roadside in order to enhance motorist safety by reducing the severity of collisions on SR 432 ($600,000).
  • Analyze access and operational issues on the north side of Woodland ($300,000).

Cowlitz County will also benefit from the following multi-county projects:

  • Make roadside safety improvements including installing guardrails, removing fixed objects or otherwise improving the roadside in order to enhance motorist safety by reducing the severity of collisions on: SR 4 and SR 401 near Naselle ($700,000).

Douglas County

$54.3 million

  • Extend Eastmont Ave to the intersection of US 2/97 and SR 28 and construct needed improvements at the intersection reducing travel time on SR 28 ($47.3 million).
  • Purchase access rights along SR 28 in East Wenatchee to reduce future changes that would increase accidents and remove accesses that create a hazard ($3 million).
  • Construct a passing lane for eastbound US 2 traffic to reduce the risk of head-on collisions ($2.6 million).
  • Construct a passing lane for northbound US 97 traffic south of Chelan Falls to reduce the risk of head-on collisions ($1 million).
  • Purchase the access rights on US 2 north of East Wenatchee for future control of access points to reduce collisions ($400,000).

Douglas County will also benefit from the following multi-county projects:

  • SR 285 south of Wenatchee. Add an eastbound lane to the bridge to increase flow on and off of the George Sellar Bridge to minimize travel time and associated congestion related collisions ($6 million).

Ferry & Stevens Counties

$900,000

  • In the Toroda Creek area improving truck-freight movement by rebuilding the road base to eliminate freeze-thaw road restrictions ($800,000).

Ferry and Stevens will also benefit from the following multi-county projects:

  • In Spokane, Stevens and Pend Oreille Counties, installing guardrails and removing fixed objects to enhance motorist safety by reducing the severity of collisions on SR 20, 21, 206, 211, 231, 290, 291, 292, 902 and 904 ($1 million).

Grant County

$23.5 million

  • Expand a three-mile segment of SR 17 in Moses Lake from two lanes to four lanes, completing the four lane corridor from I-90 to the Grant County International Airport. Providing the additional lanes will reduce shipping time and improve access for freight, while also assuring a safer highway for the entire traveling public ($12.1 million).
  • Complete initial scoping and environmental processes for widening additional sections of SR 17, including between Ephrata and Moses Lake ($5 million).
  • Median cross over protection projects installing cable guardrails in the median to reduce head-on collisions: East of Vantage on I-90 between Silica Road and a point east of Adams Road ($1.2 million) and in Moses Lake on I-90 between SR 17 and the Grant/Adams County line ($1.2 million).
  • Extension of the rail line that serves Moses Lake. The current line curves along the valuable eastern shoreline of the lake. A new line from the North on an abandoned railroad right-of-way can free up this shoreline and eliminate several at-grade crossings in the city, while maintaining service to the airport industrial area ($2 million).
  • Construction of a passing lane for northbound SR 17 traffic to reduce the risk of head-on collisions on SR 17 north of Moses Lake ($1 million).
  • Construct a pedestrian and bicycle bridge to reduce accidents with vehicles on the I-90 Potato Hill Bridge in Moses Lake ($800,000).
  • Install street lights to reduce nighttime collisions on SR 243 at Desert Aire at the intersections with R SE and 26 SW ($200,000)

Grant County will also benefit from these multi-county projects:

  • Eastern Washington Freight Corridor Study in Adams, Grant and Okanogan counties. A study to provide the legislature with information regarding the feasibility of pursuing a north-south freight corridor in eastern Washington. The department shall retain outside experts to conduct the study. The study must consider the costs and benefits of a north-south eastern Washington freight corridor, starting in the vicinity of Osoyyos, Canada and extending southerly to the Tri-Cities ($500,000).
  • SR 17 from Othello to Soap Lake. Install street lights on SR 17 to reduce nighttime collisions at the intersections with 12 SE, 10 SE, M SE, Neppel Road, and 19 NE ($400,000).
  • Install street lights to reduce nighttime collisions on SR 26 at the intersections with B SE and Reynolds Road west of Othello ($200,000).

Grays Harbor County

$10.1 million

  • Replacing the existing US 101 W Fork Hoquiam River Bridge with a new bridge designed to current standards ($3 million).
  • Replacing the SR 109 Moclips River bridge north of Hoquiam. This existing bridge traps debris. The replacement of the bridge will eliminate the need for repetivie channel clearing of logs of other types of debris ($2.6 million).
  • Revising the intersection of US 12 and Clemons Rd at Central Park to provide improved site distance and reduce collisions ($2.5 million).
  • Installing a new cable guardrail in the median of US 12 and Vicinity Montesano to Elma to reduce head-on collisions ($1.2 million).
  • Adding new rail track for more efficient movement of rail traffic over the Cosmopolis Bypass at the Port of Grays Harbor ($800,000).

Grays Harbor County will also benefit from the following multi-county projects:

 

  • Safety improvements including installing guardrails and removing fixed objects. These projects will enhance motorist safety by reducing the severity of collisions on State Highways in Grays Harbor, East Jefferson and Clallam and Jefferson Counties—SR 8. 101 and 109 ($2 million).

Island County

$2.5 million

  • Increasing traffic flow and enhance motorist safety traveling the SR 532 corridor from Camano Island to I-5. The project will improve several intersection choke points and improve and consolidate driveways ($51.3 million).
  • Replacing the SR 532 Gen Mark W Clark Memorial Bridge near Stanwood with a new bridge to meet current design standards for safety and capacity ($18 million).
  • Making roadside safety improvements like installing guardrails or removing fixed objects to enhance motorist safety by reducing the severity of collisions on these routes: SR 169, SR 410, SR 525, SR 900 and SR 520 ($1.2 million), SR 9, SR 11 and SR 20 ($1.4 million), SR 20 and SR 530 ($1 million), SR 11, SR 525 and SR 900 ($800,000).

Kitsap County

$89.7 million

  • Building a third slip at the Bainbridge Island ferry terminal. The project includes building a transit deck, overhead passenger loading span and increased bicycle storage. It will improve traffic flow on city streets ($81.3 million).
  • Studying safety along the SR 307 and SR 104 corridor ($5 million).
  • Adding a passing lane and two way left turn lane on SR 3 from Imperial Way to Sunnyslope and extending the existing truck climbing lane on SR 3 southbound. This project will reduce the rate of automobile collisions, as well as the severity of collisions ($2.5 million).
  • Making roadside safety improvements like installing guardrails or removing fixed objects to enhance motorist safety by reducing the severity of collisions on SR 16 from northwest of the Tacoma Narrows to southeast of Burley/Olalla ($900,000).

Kitsap County will also benefit from the following multi-county projects:

  • Replacing the east half of the SR 104 Hood Canal Bridge with a new bridge designed to current standards ($162.1 million).
  • Seismic retrofitting of bridges in high risk zones ($57 million).
  • Constructing a new alignment around the town of Belfair to reduce travel time. The state investment will provide the resources to complete the environmental process, identify all right of way required and complete design including contract plans ($15 million).
  • Safety improvements including installing guardrails and removing fixed objects. These projects will enhance motorist safety by reducing the severity of collisions: State Highways in east Clallam and Jefferson, Jefferson, Kitsap and Mason Counties– SR 3, 101, 104, 106, 107, 300, 302 and 307 ($2.9 million).

Kittitas County

$391.4 million

  • Constructing a new six lane roadway on I-90 from Hyak to the Keechelus Dam. It will address avalanche closures by constructing a tunnel and/or new bridges near the existing snowshed ($387.7 million).
  • Constructing a passing lane for northbound US 97 traffic to reduce the risk of head-on collisions ($1.7 million).
  • Kittitas County will also benefit from the following multi-county projects:
  • Making roadside safety improvements like installing guardrails or removing fixed objects to enhance motorist safety by reducing the severity of collisions on: SR 241 and SR 821 ($1.1 million between Yakima and Kittitas Counties) and US 97 ($1 million between Kittitas, Chelan and Okanogan Counties).

Klickitat County

$2.9 million

  • Two critical projects installing guardrails and removing fixed objects to enhance motorist safety by reducing the severity of collisions on SR 142 ($1.9 million) and US 97 ($1 million).

Lewis County

$28.8 million

  • Upgrading rail track and installing a new railroad switch and signal from the Shehalis Junction to Blakeslee Junction via Centralia ($7 million).
  • Replacing the SR 6 So. Fork Chehalis River Bridge with a new bridge designed to current standards ($6.7 million).
  • Replacing the SR 6 Rock Creek Bridge with a new bridge designed to current standards ($6 million).
  • Constructing universal high speed (50 mph) rail crossovers. The project is part of the capacity improvements to support the 6th, 7th and 8th Amtrak Cascades round trips. Near Chehalis ($3.9 million) – North of Napavine ($3.5 million).
  • Installing guardrails and removing fixed objects to enhance motorist safety by reducing the severity of collisions on SR 7 ($1.7 million).
  • Lewis County will also benefit from the following multi-county projects:
  • Widening I-5 from Mellen Street to Ground Mound in Centralia to relieve congestion ($160 million).

Lincoln County

$1 million

  • A critical project installing guardrails and removing fixed objects to enhance motorist safety by reducing the severity of collisions on SR 21, 25, 28 and 174 ($1 million).

Mason County

$33.1 million

  • Belfair area improvements on SR 3 ($15.7 million).
  • Replace the existing SR 3/Fairmont Ave to Goldsborough Creek Bridge with a new bridge to meet current design standards, reduce the chance of collisions and accommodate the increased capacity ($9.9 million).
  • Construction of a new on-ramp to northbound US 101 in Shelton to improve interchange safety by reducing severity and frequency of collisions ($3 million).
  • Widen SR 3 from the junction with US 101 to Mill Creek ($2 million).
  • Installation of a traffic signal at SR 3 and SR 106 in south Belfair ($1 million).
  • Partial funding for the design to determine the best alternative to the current vehicle crossing at US 101 and Lynch Road in Shelton to reduce the frequency and severity of collisions ($1 million).
  • Improvements to US 101 at mile post 341 near Lilliwaup ($500,000).
  • Mason County will also benefit from the following multi-county projects:
  • Construction of a new alignment around the town of Belfair to reduce travel time. The state investment will provide the resources to complete the environmental process, identify all right of way required and complete design including contract plans ($15 million).
  • Safety improvements including installing guardrails and removing fixed objects. These projects will enhance motorist safety by reducing the severity of collisions along state Highways in east Clallam and Jefferson, Jefferson, Kitsap and Mason Counties– SR 3, 101, 104, 106, 107, 300, 302 and 307 ($2.9 million).

Okanogan County

$4.4 million

  • Construct a designated pedestrian path along SR 20 through the City of Winthrop to increase pedestrian safety from vehicular traffic ($1.2 million).
  • Improve roadside safety by installing guardrails and removing fixed objects along SR 20 near Tonasket to reduce the severity of collisions occurring when a vehicle leaves the roadway ($1.2 million).
  • Installing street lights along US 97 in Brewster to increase pedestrian safety at night ($200,000).

Okanogan County will also benefit from these multi-county projects:

  • Eastern Washington Freight Corridor Study in Adams, Grant and Okanogan counties. A study to provide the legislature with information regarding the feasibility of pursuing a north-south freight corridor in eastern Washington. The department shall retain outside experts to conduct the study. The study must consider the costs and benefits of a north-south eastern Washington freight corridor, starting in the vicinity of Osoyyos, Canada and extending southerly to the Tri-Cities.
  • Toroda Creek Road Improvements. Improving truck-freight movement by rebuilding the road base to eliminate freeze-thaw road restrictions ($800,000).
  • Making roadside safety improvements like installing guardrails or removing fixed objects to enhance motorist safety by reducing the severity of collisions on: US 97 ($1 million between Kittitas, Chelan and Okanogan Counties).

Pacific & Wahkiakum Counties

$58.8 million

  • SR 105 west of Raymond over the North River ($23 million)
  • SR 101 west of South Bend over the Bone River ($12.8 million)
  • SR 105 west of Raymond over Smith Creek ($12 million)
  • SR 6 over the Willapa River ($7 million)
  • SR 101 north of Ilwaco over the Middle Nemah River ($4 million)

Skagit County

$38.4 million

  • Fixing the Sharps Corer and Fildalgo Bay Road intersections with SR 20 south of Anacortes to reduce the risk of collisions ($19.2 million).
  • Upgrading interchange design south of Bellingham at the I-5 and SR 11 interchange, and realign Josh Wilson Rd to SR 11. This project will reduce congestion and accidents within the interchange and connecting streets ($10 million).
  • Developing the Skagit Transit Authority’s Chuckanut Park and Ride south of Bellingham ($4 million).
  • Realigning SR 530 away from the Sauk River near the junction with SR 20 at Rockport to preserve the route ($3.1 million).
  • Preparing an access point decision report for all interchange on I-5 between SR 534 (Conway) and Cook Rd ($800,000).
  • Constructing a traffic signal at the intersection of Thompson Road and SR 20. It will widen the roadway to realign the existing left turn lanes and to construct right turn pockets to improve traffic movement and reduce the risk of collisions ($600,000).
  • Installing barriers in the median to reduce head-on collisions on I-5 between SR 11 and the weight station north of Burlington ($500,000).
  • Creating a series of stormwater treatment facilities that will treat and improve the water quality discharging into Fischer Creek south of Mount Vernon ($200,000).

Skagit County will also benefit from the following multi-county projects:

  • Making roadside safety improvements like installing guardrails or removing fixed objects to enhance motorist safety by reducing the severity of collisions on these routes: SR 9, SR 11 and SR 20 ($1.4 million), SR 20 and SR 530 ($1 million), SR 11, SR 525 and SR 900 ($800,000) SR 92, SR 520, SR 530 and SR 534 ($1 million).
  • Installing barriers in the median to reduce head-on collisions on I-5 between 300th Street NW and Anderson Road ($1.2 million).

Spokane County

$199.4 million

  • Advance preliminary design and purchase of right-of-way for the new North Spokane Corridor on US 395. Individual sections of the corridor will be designed and constructed under separate projects ($152 million).
  • Replace the SR 290 bridge over the Spokane River with a new bridge designed to current standards ($34 million).
  • Construct a railroad bridge and lower the grade of Park Road. This project will separate the rail line and the roadway increasing motorist safety and increasing freight mobility at this location ($5 million).
  • Construct a bridge over the BNSF railroad tracks at Havana Street to allow more efficient utilization of Havana Street and provide a relief to both Freya and Fancher Streets ($4 million).
  • Support more efficient freight rail access to the Airway Heights Industrial Park by constructing a new rail link between the park and the Palouse River and Coulee City Railroad near Medical Lake ($1.5 million).
  • Construct either a roundabouts or install new traffic signals at Spokane intersections: US 2 and North Glen-Elk Chattaroy Road. This improvement will enhance safety by reducing the number of severe collisions at this intersection ($1 million) and US 2 and Colbert Road. This improvement will enhance safety by reducing the number of severe collisions at this intersection ($1 million).
  • Improve the intersections of SR 902 and the I-90 westbound off-ramp terminal and SR 902 and Hayford Road near Medical Lake. This will enhance safety by reducing the potential increase in collisions at these intersections due to growth ($600,000).
  • Design and construct a pedestrian overcrossing over the I-90 eastbound off-ramp at Harvard Road east of Spokane. This will provide for pedestrian access to the Centennial Trail from the City of Liberty Lake improving pedestrian safety ($300,000).

Thurston County

$34 million

  • Building a new four-mile, three-lane corridor of SR 510 in Yelm with a separate bicycle and pedestrian pathway ($33 million).
  • Constructing noise walls along the I-5 corridor near Lacey to improve the outdoor environment and reduce the existing traffic noise levels ($500,000).
  • In partnership with the City of Olympia, identify a range of alternatives to provide additional access between the city street network and US 101 from the existing interchanges at Black Lake and Mud Bay. Additional funding is needed for completion and is expected to be provided from local partnership funding by the City of Olympia ($500,000).
  • Widening I-5 from Mellen Street to Ground Mound in Centralia to relieve congestion ($160 million).
  • Installing guardrails and removing fixed objects to improve roadsides and enhance motorist safety by reducing the severity of collisions on SR 7, 165, 507, 510 and 512 ($1 million).

Walla Walla County

$60.2 million

  • Reconstruction of US 12 to a new four lane divided highway from McDonald Road to Walla Walla. This project will improve capacity and enhance safety ($36 million).
  • Construction of a new interchange at the Burbank intersection of US 12 and SR 124 in Pasco ($20 million).
  • Extension of Myra Road to intersect with SR 12 providing a link to SR 125 to increase freight mobility ($4.2 million).
  • The state will install guardrails and remove fixed objects along US12 from Waitsburg to Asotin to improve the roadside and enhance motorist safety by reducing the severity of collisions ($1.9 million). This project will also benefit Columbia and Garfield Counties.
  • The state will construct a new interchange at the intersection of US 12 and SR 124 at Burbank near Pasco ($20 million)

Whatcom County

$50.6 million

  • Address numerous repetitive damage locations along the Nooksack River and its tributaries on SR 542 east of Deming. Improvements will use a combination of road relocations and re-directing the river to prevent further erosion ($13.4 million).
  • Reconstructing the I-5 downtown Bellingham on and off ramps to reduce the risk of collisions ($10.3 million).
  • Constructing safety improvements along the SR 542 corridor from Everson Goshen Road to SR 9 in Nugents Corner, including shoulder and intersection improvements, to reduce collisions ($5.4 million).
  • Replacing the SR 542 Boulder Creek Bridge along the Mount Baker Highway with a new bridge designed to current standards ($5.2 million).
  • Relocate a _ mile section of the BNSF mainline up to 1,500 feet inland to allow the City of Bellingham and Port of Bellingham to redevelop the waterfront area near the current Georgia Pacific Plant ($5 million).
  • Extending the I-5 on and off ramps for the Lakeway Drive, Iowa Street and SR 542 interchanges in Bellingham to reduce the risk of collisions along this section of I-5. Improvements include widening shoulders and bridges and constructing retaining walls where needed ($4.7 million).
  • Constructing additional rail line capacity near Blaine to accommodate customs and security needs, while reducing congestion and delays for freight and passenger trains on the mainline ($3 million).
  • Installing guardrails and remove fixed objects to improve the roadsides along SR 542 and SR 547 in Kendall to enhance motorist safety by reducing the severity of collisions on these routes ($1.3 million).
  • Widening SR 542 from Woburn to McLeod to four lanes ($1 million).
  • Upgrading the stormwater treatment facilities along I-5 to improve the water quality that is discharging into: Chuckanaut Creek in Bellingham ($900,000) and Padden Creek in Bellingham ($400,000).
  • Constructing stormwater treatment facilities to current standards to improve the water that is discharging into Dakota Creek in Blaine ($700,000).and Squalicum Creek in Bellingham ($400,000).
  • Installing new cable guardrails in the median of I-5 to reduce head-on collisions between: Main Street and SR 548 in Ferndale ($900,000), SR 542 and Bakerview Road in Bellingham ($400,000) and SR 11 and 36th Street in Bellingham ($400,000).

Whitman County

$8 million

  • Replacing the SR 195 Spring Flat Creek bridge in Colfax with a new bridge designed to current standards ($4 million).
  • Replacing the SR 27 Pine Creek bridge east of Oakesdale with a new bridge designed to current stands and raising the roadway to mitigate periodic roadway flooding ($4 million).

Yakima County

$47.8 million

  • Reconfigure the Valley Mall Blvd interchange to relieve congestion and improve traffic flow and reduce collisions ($24.6 million).
  • Reconstructing and widening roadways, adding traffic signals and sideways to th Wenas Corridor of SR 823 near Selah. Improvements will reduce congestion, improve freight mobility and increase safety for motorists and pedestrians ($7.3 million).
  • Construct two underpasses, located at Lincoln Avenue and B Street from 1st Ave to 1st Street. The underpasses will construct three lanes on each roadway under the BNSF mainlines. This project will enhance movement of truck freight traffic, emergency vehicles and the movement of vehicles into and out of the downtown area ($7 million).
  • Replace the existing SR 241 Dry Creek bridge north of Sunnyside with a new bridge designed to current standards ($2 million).
  • Add a second eastbound on-ramp lane onto US 12 and make interchange terminal improvements. This project will improve the interchange operation and increase motorist safety ($2 million).
  • Make roadside safety improvements along US 12 in west Yakima County such as installing guardrails and removing fixed objects to enhance motorist safety by reducing the severity of collisions ($1.9 million).
  • Address repetitive bank erosion and slope failures affecting US 12 along the Lower Naches River ($1.6 million).
  • Replace the existing US 12 and Tieton River West crossing west of Naches with a new bridge designed to current standards ($600,000).
  • Replace the existing UW 12 and Tieton River East crossing west of Naches with a new bridge desgined to current standards ($400,000).
  • Stabilize the Naches River bank along SR 410 at Rattlesnake Creek to address repetitive erosion ($300,000).
  • Construct a sidewalk on the east side of SR 823 in Selah from the intersection of Goodlander Road to Harrison Road, completing a direct pedestrian connection from parks and schools to Harrison Road ($100,000).
  • SR 24/SR 241 to Cold Creek Road. Add an additional lane in the eastbound direction to reduce collisions ($3.8 million).
  • Making roadside safety improvements like installing guardrails or removing fixed objects to enhance motorist safety by reducing the severity of collisions on SR 241 and SR 821 ($1.1 million between Yakima and Kittitas Counties).

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