- Work will begin in spring 2017.
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Why is WSDOT
repaving this section of SR 169?
This section of SR 169 was last paved more than 20 years ago. In that time, traffic has increased by about 45 percent, with 42,000 vehicles a day using the highway. More than 20 years of increasing traffic has created cracks, ruts and potholes. Grinding off the surface layer and repaving it with asphalt will extend the life of the highway and reduce maintenance costs.
The End Result
This preservation project will provide a smoother, safer highway for drivers.
Preservation – Repaving this section of SR 169 will keep the highway in good condition and reduce the need for emergency repairs.
Safety – This project will create a smoother roadway and safer driving surface. It will remove ruts where water puddles and reduces traction.
What is the project timeline?
February 2017: Project advertised for competitive bidding.
March 2017: Contract to be awarded.
Spring 2017: Construction will begin.
Fall 2017: Work will be completed.
|Financial Data for PIN 116927C, 116927D
||Amount ($ in thousands)
|2003 Gas Tax (Nickel Funding)
|2005 Gas Tax (TPA)
|Pre-Existing Funds (PEF)
Project signage will reflect the cost of construction engineering, project bid award and sales tax.
The estimated project cost is $3 million.
How can I get more information?
Lisa Van Cise
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