Reminder: 228th Street Southwest improvement project to begin Tuesday; public meeting Thursday

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Traffic delays and pedestrian detours should be expected in the area of 228th Street Southwest when the corridor Improvements project gets underway Tuesday, May 26, with work continuing into 2016.

For the safety of construction workers, traveling public and pedestrians, drivers are advised to use caution when driving throught the construction zone.

A public meeting will be held at 6 p.m. Thursday, May 28 at the Edmonds Library Plaza Room, 650 Main St. Information will be provided on the planned construction activities and project schedule. Project information is also available in the City’s website at www.edmondswa.gov.

The project will complete the missing link of roadway on 228th Street from Highway 99 to 76th Avenue West, creating a direct connection between Highway 99 and various regional transportation facilities for southwest Snohomish County.

  • The center median will extend on Highway 99 to restrict the southbound left turn from 76th Avenue to Highway 99.
  • A safer left turn will be provided at the new signalized intersection at Highway 99 and 228th Street, with protected left-turn phasing for northbound and southbound movements.
  • A traffic signal will be added at 228th Street and 76th Avenue
  • Bike lanes, sidewalks and lighting will be added on both sides of 228th Street.
  • The project includes a partnership between the City of Edmonds and City of Mountlake Terrace to complete a pavement overlay that will include reconstructing part of Lakeview Drive in Mountlake Terrace.
  • Stormwater detention vaults, infiltration galleries, and bio-swale will be added within the project limits to improve drainage, as well as water and sewer upgrades.

Send your questions or concerns to Jaime Hawkins, Capital Projects Manager, at Jaime.hawkins@edmondswa.gov or by calling 425-754-4106.

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