SR 7 - N of Pilgrim Rd E - Stabilize Slopes

Project news

  • Once under construction, SR 7 will close during daytime hours Monday through Thursday between SR 161 and the Alder Cutoff Road.  The daytime closure is necessary due to the nature of the work.
  • Drivers will detour during daytime hours using SR 161 and Alder Cutoff Road East. Local access will be provided on SR 7 up to the work zone.
  • SR 7 will re-open at night.

Needs & benefits

Improves Safety

This project will stabilize the hillside by removing trees and debris. Crews will install wire mesh to prevent debris from entering SR 7 and causing highway closures. 


  • Contract advertised for competitive bidding: April 2019
  • Under construction: Summer 2019
  • Estimated completion: Fall 2019


Financial Data for PINs 300745B and 300750A

  • 2003 Gas Tax (Nickel Funding) - $0
  • 2005 Gas Tax (TPA) - $0
  • Pre-Existing Funds (PEF) - $1,990,866
  • CWA - $0
  • Total - $ 1,990,866

This is the approved budget amount that includes design, right-of-way and construction costs.


Cara Mitchell
WSDOT Communications

Brian Whitehouse
WSDOT Project Engineer

Location of slope stabilization project on SR 7 north of Alder Lake