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I-5/SR 509 Freight and Congestion Relief - Schedule and Funding

Overview

The SR 509 project received $30 million as part of the “Transportation Partnership Program” enacted for transportation by the 2005 Washington State Legislature. This funding has been used to: 

  • Advance Preliminary Design for the initial phase.
  • Purchase select pieces of the right of way needed for the SR 509 project.
  • Fund the construction of early environmental mitigation projects, including the corridor wetland mitigation site.

In order to complete the right of way purchases, design and roadway construction, an additional $975 to $995 million of funding is needed (in future expenditure dollars).

In 2003 the SR 509 project received $35 million as part of the “Nickel Funding Package” enacted for transportation by the 2003 Washington State Legislature.  This funding has been used to:

  • Advance preliminary design.
  • Purchase select pieces of right of way.
  • Fund Marine View Drive Bridge Construction and SeaTac International Boulevard Phase IV projects.