SR 3 - Freight Corridor - New Alignment

Project news

Needs & benefits

State Route 3 in Belfair regularly experiences congestion during peak commute hours, especially as numerous drivers stop and make turns. Heavy congestion has the potential to negatively affect emergency response times and economic vitality. This project would improve travel times for regional traffic, reduce the volume of regional traffic in Belfair, and help reduce the potential for collisions.

The End Result 

Crews will create a new route for SR 3 while maintaining the existing state highway through Belfair as a business loop. The proposed 6-miles of new highway would provide a new option for drivers to travel around and not through Belfair. The new portion of SR 3 is a Limited Access Corridor. A Limited Access Corridor restricts the total number of intersections. The restriction benefits through-travelers by shortening travel times due to reduced slowing or stopping traffic.

Timeline

Spring 2019 - Stakeholder involvement
Spring 2020 - Project design and environmental revaluation
Summer 2022 - Construction
2025 - Completion

Funding

Financial Data for PIN 300344E
Funding Source Amount ($ in thousands)
2003 Gas Tax (Nickel Funding) $0
2005 Gas Tax (TPA) $0
Pre-Existing Funds (PEF) $0
CWA $66,910
Total $66,910

Contact

Doug Adamson, 360-357-2716
WSDOT Communications

Michele Britton, 360-874-3000
WSDOT Project Engineer

 SR 3 Belfair Freight Corridor Proposed Alignment