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I-405 - NE 132nd St. Interchange Improvements

Map of NE 132nd Interchange project vicinity


March 2015

WSDOT will construct a new half-diamond interchange to and from the north at NE 132nd Street in Kirkland. This project will improve access and reduce traffic congestion at this and other interchanges in the Kirkland area.

Why is WSDOT constructing this new interchange?
The I-405 interchanges at NE 124th and NE 160th streets in Kirkland are heavily congested.  Constructing the new interchange at NE 132nd Street will ease bottlenecks at the NE 124th and NE 160th street interchanges.

The End Result
This new interchange will allow travelers to access I-405 to and from the north at NE 132nd Street rather than traveling to the heavily congested NE 124th Street interchange.

Project Benefits

  • Safety. This project alleviates traffic congestion at the NE 124th Street interchange, reducing congestion-related collisions.
  • Congestion relief. Provides new access to I-405, allowing motorists to enter and exit the freeway in a less congested location.
  • Environment. WSDOT's I-405 Corridor Program team is designing the project to avoid and minimize impacts to the environment

What is the project timeline?

  • 2009:  The bridge crossing was cleared environmentally through the SR 520 to I-5 Improvement Project Environmental Assessment.

Financial Information

Financial Data for PIN 840567C
Funding Source Amount ($ in thousands)
2003 Gas Tax (Nickel Funding) $0
2005 Gas Tax (TPA) $48,500
Pre-Existing Funds (PEF) $0
Total $48,500

Project signage will reflect the cost of construction engineering, project bid award and sales tax.

How can I get more information?

Steve Peer
I-405 Project Team Office
600 108th Avenue NE
Suite 405
Bellevue, WA 98004

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