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SR 171 - Moses Lake - Paving Complete August 2011

Complete August 31, 2011
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The entire length of SR 171 - Broadway Avenue - was paved.

 

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View entire photo.  SR 171 looking northeast.

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View entire photo. Sidewalk ramps will be upgraded to meet current American's with Disabilities standards.

Status

Project Complete August 2011

Construction began May 2 and was complete August 31, 2011.

This roadway preservation project repaved 3.68 miles of SR 171 through the City of Moses Lake and upgraded sidewalk ramps to comply with current American's with Disabilities Act standards.

Why is WSDOT pave and improve this section of SR 171?
The roadway was in need of pavement restoration due to the deterioration of the existing asphalt.  The roadway was improved with stronger asphalt to preserve the load carrying capacity of the roadway.  Improvements to sidewalk ramps and other spot safety were also included in this project.

The End Result
This project restored the structural integrity of the pavement and improved roadway safety with the installation of new pavement markings.  Sidewalk ramps were upgraded to current American's with Disabilities Act standards.

Project Benefits

  • Extends roadway life
  • Improves safety
  • Provides a smoother driving surface
  • Improves access for pedestrians and people with disabilities

What is the project timeline?
Construction began May 2, 2011 and was complete on August 31.

Financial Information

Financial Data for PIN 217101F
Funding Source Amount ($ in thousands)
2003 Gas Tax (Nickel Funding) $0
2005 Gas Tax (TPA) $0
Pre-Existing Funds (PEF) $2,211
Total $2,211

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

The project was advertised for private contractor bids Dec. 20, 2010. Two qualified bids were opened Jan. 20, 2011. On Jan. 24, contract #8074 was awarded to Granite Northwest, Inc. for $2,014,000.00, 13% under the engineering estimate.

How can I get more information?
Contact:
Project Engineer Bob Romine
WSDOT North Central Region Project Office
PO Box 98
Wenatchee, WA 98807
Phone: 509-667-2880, or toll-free 1-888-461-8816
E-mail: RomineR@wsdot.wa.gov

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