Road Construction

Status: Completed August 2010

Project Dates: September 2009 – August 2010

Construction Cost:  $4.4 Million

Consultant Fee: Design $533,000; Construction Management $74,000 (provided CM only as requested by the City)

Federal Funding: Federal Aid – $1.54 Million American Recovery and Reinvestment Act

Project Manger: Luis Ponce, Project Manager

Description:  3,000 LF roadway reconstruction project.  The project reconstructed and widened 2nd Avenue, from Washington Street to Eaton Street.  A new road was extended north from Eaton to the Portal Way/I-5 Interchange.  A roundabout was constructed at the Portal Way/I-5 Interchange. This project included right-of-way acquisition, environmental justice documentation/approval, noise report/approval, ECS, Corp Wetland Permit, BNSF/WUTC crossing and upgrade permits, roundabout evaluation, WSDOT roundabout geometry/channelization approval, and utility coordination.  Also included were horizontal directional drilling (HDD) of two – 12” water mains and jacking of 100 linear feet of 24” steel casing under BNSF tracks, undergrounding overhead utilities, and public coordination. The design, including permitting and ROW acquisition, was completed in approximately 10 months.

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