Project Info

SR 161 - 24th Street East to Jovita - Complete June 2015

This project eased congestion and improved safety by adding lanes and managing access points on State Route 161 through Edgewood.


How you benefit

Improves safety
SR 161 in Edgewood now has new turn lanes, improved signals and managed access points improve safety.

Relieves congestion
Additional lanes ease traffic congestion.

Protects environment
WSDOT engineers incorporated numerous elements in this project designed to preserve and protect the environment, including improved stormwater drainage ponds and grassy ditches to treat, filter and store highway runoff, buffers to protect wetlands and features to control erosion and sediment.

Contact us

Michele Britton
Project Engineer

Claudia Bingham Baker
Communications Manager


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The construction area began at 8th Street and extended south on Meridian Ave. E. to 36th St. E.