Road Construction

Construction Projects in 2016

The following is a brief description of the 2016 projects:

30th Street (aka 56th Street SE) Widening (at SR 9)


Construction will begin in August 2016.  Project consists of road widening (adding a combined through/right turn lane), traffic signal improvements, paving, sidewalk improvements, retaining wall, striping, traffic control, temporary lane closure, drainage and ADA improvements.

Funded by: the state Transportation Improvement Board and local sales taxes through the city's Transportation Benefit District.


Maple Avenue Overlay (Pine Avenue – 2nd Street)


Project consists of grind and pavement overlay, sidewalk and ADA improvements, striping, traffic control and temporary road/lane closure.

Transportation Improvement Board awarded the City pavement preservation funds for the purpose of overlaying Maple Avenue between Pine Avenue and Second Street.  Transportation Benefit District provided matching funds for this grant.  The City will partner with Snohomish County to complete the project design and construction.  Construction will begin in summer 2016. 

Seventh Street Utility and Road Improvements


Sewer and water mains will be repaired and replaced on Seventh Street between Pine Avenue and Mill Avenue.  Project consists of replacing approximately 750 linear feet of sewer and water pipe, grind and pavement overlay, sidewalk and ADA improvements, striping, traffic control and temporary road/lane closure.  Design to be completed in spring 2016. 

Construction will begin in summer 2016.  Project will be funded by the Sewer and Water Funds and the Transportation Benefit District (pavement overlay).

Tenth Street/Mill Avenue Sewer Improvements


Sewer main will be repaired and replaced on Tenth Street at Mill Avenue.  Project consists of replacing approximately 75 linear feet of sewer pipe, asphalt patch, striping, traffic control and temporary road/lane closure.  Design to be completed in spring 2016.  Construction will begin in summer 2016.  Project will be funded by the Sewer Fund.

South Zone Reservoir Pressure Reducing Valve

A pressure reducing valve (prv) will be installed at the South Zone Reservoir site, located at the southeast corner of Pine Avenue/13th Street.  Project consists of installation of a prv, water main connection at Pine Avenue/13th Street, asphalt patch, striping, surface restoration, traffic control and temporary lane closure.  Design to be completed in spring 2016.  Construction will begin in summer 2016.   Project will be funded by the Water Fund.

Blackmans Lake Outlet Improvement


Project consists of replacing four culverts at Ferguson Park Road, constructing an earth berm and overflow channel, removing sediment from the existing channel, grind and pavement overlay of Avenue A (from 13th Street to Ferguson Park Road) and Ferguson Park Road, sidewalk and ADA improvements, surface restoration, plantings, striping, traffic control and temporary road/lane closure. 

Permitting has been completed.  Design to be completed in spring 2016.  Construction will begin in summer 2016.   Project will be funded by the Storm Fund and Transportation Benefit District (pavement overlay).

Expect some overlap of the construction schedules for theSE PROJECTS DURING THE SUMMER MONTHS.

Additional project information and construction scheduling will be provided through the city newsletter.  Your patience during construction is appreciated.  These improvements will improve the utility systems, traffic flow, pedestrian safety and preserve the roads.