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SR 3 - SR 304 Interchange Improvements Project - Bremerton

Status

April 2014

  • WSDOT's consultant Parametrix is conducting traffic analysis of existing and future transportation conditions to aid in the evaluation of the alternatives that are being proposed.
  • A Working Group meeting is scheduled from 10 a.m. - noon on April 22nd at WSDOT's Port Orchard Maintenance Office, 8293 Spring Creek Rd SE.

Why is WSDOT studying this interchange?
WSDOT was directed by the Legislature to conduct a feasibility study for interchange improvements to the SR 3 - SR 304 Interchange in Bremerton.

The purpose of this study is to improve mobility during the PM peak commute periods along southbound SR 3 under the SR 304 westbound ramp where the travel lanes narrow down from two to one lane. The resulting congestion increases delay and travel time affecting safety and imposing inconvenience for the traveling public.

This project will advance development of the interchange improvements by beginning the initial environmental documentation, preliminary engineering and design to expedite project delivery.

The End Result
The end result will identify a preferred alternative to advance into the preliminary engineering and design phase of the process.

Project Benefits
Project benefits include the advancement of the design, preliminary engineering and right of way acquisition for the preferred alternative.

Once the alternative is implemented, benefits include improved mobility by reducing delay and providing a consistent travel time through the SR 3 - SR 304 interchange while maintaining the safe operation of both SR 3 and SR 304 in the process.

What is the project timeline?
The study phase is expected to be completed by August 2014.

Financial Information

Financial Data for PIN 300302F
Funding Source Amount ($ in thousands)
2003 Gas Tax (Nickel Funding) $0
2005 Gas Tax (TPA) $0
Pre-Existing Funds (PEF) $500
Total $500


Funding Source Amount ($ in thousands)
   State Funds $500
Total $500


How can I get more information?
Contact:

Debbie Clemen
WSDOT, Olympic Region Transportation Planning Office
P. O. Box 47440
Olympia, WA 98504-7440
Phone: (360) 704-3204
Email: clemend@wsdot.wa.gov

Claudia Bingham-Baker
Communications Manager
360-357-2789

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