Neighborhood Congestion Reduction

Congestion reduction projects ease traffic congestion within, near and between neighborhoods, making it easier for people to access goods and services. Project descriptions, project costs and levy funding are subject to change

  • 2018 Traffic Studies: Prior to beginning the Neighborhood Congestion Reduction Program, there were a limited number of projects that had been fully evaluated and conceptualized. A scoring criteria based on existing level-of-service and safety was developed to rank projects based on need. As an outcome, the following projects were selected for further analysis and conceptual design through consultant contracts: Main St./148th Ave. NE; 148th Ave. NE/NE 8th St.; SE 8th St./Lake Hills Connector; NE 8th St./140th Ave. NE; Newport Way/Lakemont Blvd.; 156th Ave SE at Lake Hills Blvd./SE 16th St./SE 24th St.; Lake Washington Blvd./SE 60th St.; Lakemont Blvd./Forest Dr.; and 148th Ave. NE/Lake Hills Blvd.
  • 150th Ave. SE at Newport Way, and at SE 37th St.: Complete 100% design plans for widening and channelization (e.g. striping) at 150th Ave. NE/Newport Way and SE 37th St./Newport Way to reduce travel time in the afternoon peak hours.
  • Eastgate Transportation StudyEngage community, Transportation Commission and consultant team to analyze congestion in Eastgate area intersections and corridors, develop a project list, descriptions and cost estimates. 
  • NE 24th St./112th Ave. NE Traffic Signal: Design and construct a traffic signal at the NE 24th St. and 112th Ave. NE intersection.  
  • 164th Ave. SE/Newport Way Mini Roundabout: Design and construct a mini-roundabout at the Newport Way and 164th Ave. NE intersection. Project mailer
  • Neighborhood Congestion Reduction Project 2018: Details to be announced.


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