Construction Traffic Delays
Week of June 29, 2020
Clark County - 564.397.6118 ext. 4944
Highway 99 Pavement Improvements
A contractor working for Clark County is performing construction activities as a part of the Highway 99 Pavement Improvements project. Work will take place from Northeast 78th Street to Northeast 134th Street. Drivers should expect delays in the work zone during construction. Work includes localized widening, guardrail, crack sealing, pavement repair, pre-leveling, placing hot mix asphalt, curb ramps, and traffic control. This project is scheduled to complete in summer 2020.
Northeast 72nd Avenue at NE St. Johns Road Intersection – Intersection work
A private contractor will be working in the intersection modifying the existing median and installing new curb and sidewalk required for a new development. Drivers should expect traffic revisions within the area. Work is scheduled to be complete by the end of May 2020.
2019 Traffic Signal Upgrades
Contractor will improve existing traffic signal systems, upgrade and relocate existing school zone flashing lights and repair damaged signal systems and fiber optic lines. This work will be performed intermittently at 10 locations:
- Northeast 47th Avenue at Northeast Minnehaha Street
- Northeast 13th Avenue at Northeast 78th Street
- Northeast 10th Avenue at Northeast 199th Street
- Northeast Tenney Road at Northeast 139th Street
- Northeast 16th Avenue at Northeast 78th Street
- Northeast 58th Avenue at Northeast 78th Street
- York Elementary School – Northeast 152nd Avenue
- Pleasant Valley Primary School – Northeast 50th Avenue
- Northwest Lakeshore Avenue at Northwest 78th Street
- Northeast 78th Street from Northeast Highway 99 to Northeast St. Johns Road
The work on Northeast 78th Street from Northeast Highway 99 to Northeast St. Johns Road involves repair to fiber optic lines, requiring temporary sidewalk closures during the work.
The contractors will complete the work as materials and resources become available, so last-minute changes to scheduled locations may occur. This type of signal work is typically complete within one to three days, so drivers should not expect lengthy delays.
Northeast Manley Rd
A contractor working for Clark County is performing construction activities as a part of the NE Manley Road project. Work will take place from Northeast 82nd Avenue to Northeast 244th Street. Drivers should expect delays in the work zone during construction. This project is scheduled to complete in fall 2021.
Beginning June 1, 2020, Contractor crews working for Clark County Public Works will close the roadway south of the intersection of Northeast Manley Road and Northeast 254th Street to perform culvert replacement and roadway improvements in the area. The closure will remain in place until October 31, 2020. A signed detour route will be in place.
2020 ADA Group 1 – On NE 102nd Ave between NE 63rd and 60th Streets and 107th Ave between NE Covington Road and NE 89th Street, Curb ramp replacement work has begun, and this section should wrap up with paving and clean up this week. Demolition will begin on the ramps located along NE 40th Avenue and NE 58th Avenue from 52nd to 75th Streets. There will be impacts to both vehicular and pedestrian traffic. Delays should be minor but if you can avoid the area you are advised to do so.
Highway 99 Pavement Improvements
A contractor working for Clark County is performing construction activities as a part of the Highway 99 Pavement Improvements project. Work will take place from Northeast 72nd Street to Northeast 134th Street. Work is expected to begin at 8 PM and end at 7 AM. Drivers should expect delays in the work zone during construction.
On Sunday June 14th, the Contractor will close the intersection of Highway 99 and Northeast 99th Street from 9 PM to 6 AM in order to pave this intersection. Drivers are encouraged to find alternative routes.
Smith Bridge #211 (NE 167th Avenue)
A contractor working for Clark County is completing scour repair and maintenance work in Salmon Creek under and around Bridge #211. The work site is located on Northeast 167th Avenue about 0.25 mile south of NE 199th Street.
On June 29, 2020, the contractor will close approximately 250 feet of Northeast 167th Avenue at the bridge to through traffic. The closure will be in place no later than September 15, 2020. Drivers should choose an alternate route, and a signed detour will be in place.
City of Vancouver - 360.487.7750
Traffic Calming Project: NW Lincoln Avenue
Please note: This project is currently on hold at this time during the statewide ‘Stay Home, Stay Healthy’ order to prevent the spread of COVID-19. Past project information: The City of Vancouver will soon be constructing crosswalk enhancements, including crosswalk pavement striping and enhanced pedestrian and street lighting, along Northwest Lincoln Avenue at the intersection with Northwest 43rd/44th streets. This project was proposed by representatives from the Lincoln Neighborhood Association and was awarded funding through the City’s competitive Neighborhood Traffic Calming Program. The new crosswalk and sidewalk work have been completed. New street lights have not yet been installed and could occur in May if conditions allow.
ADA Curb Ramps: NE 34th Street, from NE 149th Avenue to NE 162nd Avenue
Please note: This work site is being secured and this project is temporarily on hold at this time during the statewide ‘Stay Home, Stay Healthy’ order to prevent the spread of COVID-19. This is a project to construct 21 new ADA-compliant curb ramps along NE 34th Street in the Parkside and Parkway East neighborhoods, at various locations along the corridor from NE 149th Avenue to NE 162nd Avenue. Please watch for future updates as they become available.
Sewer Improvement Project: Port Way, West 16th Street and Thompson Avenue
Please note: This project is currently on hold at this time during the statewide ‘Stay Home, Stay Healthy’ order to prevent the spread of COVID-19. Past project information: This sewer improvement project, located in the Fruit Valley Neighborhood, will rehabilitate an existing large-sized sewer pipe to prolong its service life. Work will occur underground near Port Way, West 16th Street and Thompson Avenue. The contractor will use trenchless construction methods minimizing disruption to commuters using these streets, although commuters may experience some traffic impacts and delays. Construction is expected from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m., Monday through Friday, and as late as 8 p.m., if needed. Completion of the project, originally anticipated in April, has been delayed due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
Transportation Improvement Project: SE Mill Plain Boulevard/SE 104th Avenue
Construction is proceeding on the SE Mill Plain Boulevard-104th Avenue Project, from approximately SE 102nd Avenue to Chkalov Drive. At this time, a new temporary ramp from Mill Plain east to I-205 southbound is in place, and the old ramp is closed and barriers are up. Traffic can use the temporary ramp to get onto 1-205 southbound unimpeded. The SE 107th Avenue connection to eastbound Mill Plain lanes has been closed, and a detour sign is in place. When completed, this project will: upgrade the 104th intersection at Mill Plain by upgrading signals, constructing a new 104th Avenue connection with Mill Plain on the south side with an extension from SE 105th Avenue; eliminate the traffic signal at 105th Avenue and create a right in/right out turn access to SE 105th Avenue at Mill Plain; and improve the eastbound ramp to I-205 south. The project also includes enhanced pedestrian access, improved stormwater facilities and added/upgraded street lights within the Mill Plain/I-205 interchange. Resurfacing of SE Mill Plain, from 104th Ave to Chkalov Drive, is expected at the end of this project. Stay alert to construction workers, equipment, lane shifts, closures and possible rough roads during this work. Please note: This is a City of Vancouver project that has been evaluated and determined to meet criteria of essential as defined by Governor Inslee’s Stay At Home order. The City’s contractor is implementing measures compliant with guidelines in that order.
Development Projects Citywide
A variety of private development projects are occurring throughout the City of Vancouver. Some may include street, utility or right of way improvements or impacts. For information about these projects, please visit: www.cityofvancouver.us/projects
Washington State Department of Transportation - 360.905.2060
PLEASE NOTE: Daytime traffic impacts typically take place between 6 a.m. and 6 p.m., and nighttime impacts are between 6 p.m. and 6 a.m. Times may vary based on weather and other (construction-related) variables.
I-5 - SB Interstate Br. to NE 78th St. Vic - Active Traffic Management
Crews will install an Active Traffic Management (ATM) system, along southbound I-5, between Northeast 78th Street and the Interstate Bridge. See how WSDOT is using smart technology to improve safety and trip reliability on southbound I-5, in Vancouver.
Friday June 25 through Thursday, July 2: Travelers on northbound and southbound I-5 between 78th Street and the Interstate Bridge may encounter travel delays nightly from 7 p.m. until 5 a.m. as crews work to install smart technology along the Interstate.
Monday June 29, Tuesday June 30, and Wednesday July 1: Travelers accessing southbound I-5 via the following on-ramps, 78th Street, SR 500, Main Street, Fourth Plain Boulevard, and Mill Plain Boulevard may encounter travel delays daily from 9 a.m. until 3 p.m. as crews work to install smart technology along the Interstate.
Wednesday July 1: Travelers on southbound I-5 using the on-ramp to SR 14 may encounter travel delays daily from 9 a.m. until 3 p.m. as crews work to install smart technology along the Interstate.
Monday July 6 through Friday 10: Travelers on northbound and southbound I-5 between 78th Street and the Interstate Bridge may encounter travel delays nightly from 7 p.m. until 5 a.m. as crews work to install smart technology along the Interstate.
I-5 - SB C-TRAN Bus on Shoulder Project
C-TRAN in collaboration with the Washington State Department of Transportation, will begin work to construct a bus-only lane using the left shoulder of southbound I-5, between the 99th Street Station and the Interstate Bridge in Vancouver, allowing C-TRAN buses to increase service reliability by operating on the left shoulder during peak congestion.
Beginning the evening of Monday, June 29 to the morning of Thursday, July 2: Left shoulder and lane closure of southbound I-5, between 99th Street and the Interstate Bridge, overnight from 7 p.m. to 5 a.m., for utility work in median related to the Bus on Shoulder project.
Note: Travelers may encounter an abrupt edge along the median through the work zone. Motorcyclists should use caution through the area.
NE Lake Road / NE Everett Street Intersection Improvements Project
The City of Camas is improving the intersection between Northeast Everett Street (SR 500) and Northeast Lake Road. This is a critical intersection for the community, connecting the north shore, south shore and downtown Camas and providing access to regional recreational areas at Lacamas Lake and Round Lake. As community and regional growth have increased so has traffic, causing safety and mobility concerns.
Monday, June 8, until further notice: Travelers on both directions of Northeast Everett Street/SR500, at the Northeast Lake Road intersection will encounter flaggers directing traffic through a single lane, daily from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m., for tree removal work for intersection improvements construction. Roundabout construction to include new storm drainage systems, roadway realignment and pedestrian facilities.
Note: The speed limit has been reduced to 25mph throughout the project limits, and will remain in place for the duration of the project.
I-5 at Main Street Ramp Closures - Pavement Repair
Crews will perform pavement repair work at I-5 and Main Street with ramp closures.
Tuesday, June 30: Travelers on I-5 southbound at the Main Street off ramp will encounter closures for paving repairs from 9 p.m. - 6 a.m.