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SR 971 - S Lakeshore Rd - Intersection Illumination - Complete April 2010

April 2, 2010
View entire map. This project is located in Chelan County on SR 971 MP 9.07, adjacent to the Lake Chelan State Park.  


View entire photo. BEFORE -  SR 971 and South Lakeshore Drive.

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  AFTER - SR 971 at South Lakeshore Drive.

Status

Complete April 2010

  • Construction began Mar. 1 and was complete Apr. 2, 2010.
  • This project was combined with lighting projects on SR 150 and SR 17 to save money.

This Safety Improvement, Collision Prevention project provides for an illumination system at the intersection of SR 971 and South Lakeshore Drive in Chelan County.

Why is WSDOT installing illumination at the intersection of SR 971 and South Lakeshore Drive.
This intersection experienced a high number of night time accidents.  It was determined that this intersection would benefit from an illumination system.

The End Result
An  illuminated intersection at SR 971 and S. Lakeshore Road.

Project Benefits
This project will reduce nighttime accidents by increasing visibility at the intersection during hours of darkness.

What is the project timeline?
Construction began Mar. 1, 2010 and was completed early on Apr. 2.

Financial Information

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

This project was advertised for private contractor bids on October 19, 2009. Three qualified bids were opened on Nov. 12. Contract #7840 was awarded to McCandlish Electric, Inc. for $163,704. on Nov. 17.
This project is funded through the following sources:

Total funding from all sources - $109,000

How can I get more information?
Contact:
Kevin Waligorski Project Engineer
WSDOT North Central Region
P.O. Box 98
Wenatchee, WA 98807
Phone: (509) 667-2860 or toll free (888) 461-8816
Email: WaligoK@wsdot.wa.gov

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