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US 2 - Stevens Pass to Leavenworth - Centerline Rumble Strips - Complete June 2006

Project Status - Complete
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This is where centerline rumble strips were applied from Milepost 57 to Milepost 99 on US 2.

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  Centerline rumble strips.

This Safety Improvement-Collision Reduction Project is located in King and Chelan Counties on 39 miles of US 2 between Deception Falls, 8 miles west of Stevens Pass, east to the mouth of Tumwater Canyon at Leavenworth.
Work began May 8, 2006 and was complete on June 12.

How You Benefit
Cross GlyphImproves Safety
By Reducing head-on and loss of control collisions and improving centerline visibility. 6,400 recessed pavement markers were replaced as part of this project. 

Leaf Glyph Protects Environment
The following were permits and/or documentation required for this project:

Environmental Project Documentation:
Biological Assessment
SEPA Categorical Exemption
NEPA Documented Categorical Exclusion
Decision Letter (USFS)

Partnerships & Cooperation
All 2-lane corridors in the North Central Region were analyzed for collision reduction potential with rumble strips and this section ranked highest. Centerline rumble strips have an injury accident and property damage accident reduction rate of 25%.


The project was advertised for bids in February, 2006. Two bids were opened on March 23rd and on March 27th, Apply-A-Line, Inc. was awarded contract # 7116 for $145,383.10.

This project is funded through the following source:

  • Pre-Existing Gas Tax - $230,000
  • Total funding from all sources - $230,000

Contact Us
Bob Romine, Project Engineer
WSDOT - North Central Region
PO Box 98
Wenatchee, WA 98807
Phone: 509-667-2880 or toll free 1-888-461-8816

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