Spring 2015

228th St. Corridor Improvements and Highway-99 Illumination Project

228th and Hwy99 pre project 001This project will construct the missing link of roadway on 228th St. between State Route (SR) 99 and 76th Ave and install new traffic signals at the intersections of SR99/228th St. and 76th Ave/228th St.  The center median will be extended on a portion of SR99 to restrict left turns and improve safety. Sidewalk and bike lanes are included along the new section of 228th St.  Water and sewer mains will be replaced and a stormwater detention vault and storm system will be constructed in the new section of 228th St. The Highway 99 Illumination improvements will install 19 new decorative pedestrian and roadway luminaires with banner arms on SR99 between 220th St and 212th St.

Construction is expected to begin in June 2015.  This project is funded through federal and state grants from the Highway Safety Improvement Program (HSIP), the Washington State Transportation Improvement Board (TIB), and local funds from the City of Mountlake Terrace and City of Edmonds.





trans planTransportation Comprehensive Plan Update

The Transportation Plan, part of the City’s Comprehensive Plan, is currently being updated and scheduled to be completed in July 2015. The plan will include both short-range and long-range strategies that will lead to the development of an integrated multimodal transportation system that facilitates the safe and efficient movement of people and goods, while addressing current and future transportation demand as well as land use. The plan will identify all existing conditions for the various modes of transportation, as well as proposed safety and mobility improvements. Those projects will consist of projected improvements through 2035 (20-year plan), including roadway improvements (intersection and corridor), transit improvements, and non-motorized improvements. The document will conform with all requirements for comprehensive planning listed in the Washington State Growth Management Act Chapter 36.70A.RCW and be consistent with PSRC Transportation 2040. The last update to the Transportation Plan was completed in 2009. The first Open House occurred on February 25, 2015 and the Goals & Policies section of the plan were presented to City Council on March 3, 2015.

Schedule:

  • 04/21/15  Proposed Project List will be presented to City Council
  • 05/19/15  Public Hearing on Draft Transportation Element
  • 06/10/15  2nd Open House (location and time TBD)
  • 06/16/15  Public Hearing on Proposed Comprehensive Plan Update
  • 06/23/15  Discussion of Proposed 2015 Comprehensive Plan Update
  • 07/07/15  Decision on adoption of the 2015 Comprehensive Plan Update 

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