Construction Traffic Delays
Clark County - (360) 397-6118 ext. 4944
NE 119th Street, 72nd Avenue to 87th Avenue
Intermittent construction activity will continue as the project nears completion. A map showing alternate routes is available at www.clark.wa.gov/public-works/ne-119th-street.
NE 99th Street and NE 117th Avenue/SR 503 intersection improvement
Work to improve NE 99th Street on both sides of the intersection will begin Monday, April 17. This construction will require closing NE 99th Street immediately east of the intersection for about two months. Drivers should follow detour signs or use an alternate route to bypass the closure. Information regarding the project and a detour map is posted at: www.clark.wa.gov/public-works/ne-99th-street-sr-503-intersection.
Construction also will require closing NE 99th Street immediately west of the intersection, starting on Monday, April 24, and lasting for about two weeks. Drivers should use alternate routes during this closure.
NE Etna Road – Cedar Creek Bridge replacement
NE Etna Road and Cedar Creek Bridge are open to traffic. Intermittent construction activity in the project area may result in periodic traffic delays over the next few weeks.
NE 259th Street, NE 10th Avenue to NE Eighth Court – Utility work
A private contractor working for Clark Public Utilities has completed installing a water transmission line. The contractor is waiting for dry weather for final paving. The project should be complete by the end of April, weather permitting.
NE 50th Avenue (119th Street, NE 131st Street, NE 39th Avenue, NE Corbin Road, NE Salmon Creek Boulevard)
A private contractor working for NW Natural will install a new steel gas main on NE 50th Avenue, and down NE 131st Street to Salmon Creek Avenue. There will be periodic single-lane closures and brief traffic delays. All lanes will be open at night. Work will be completed by early summer. All questions can be directed to Nina Carlson, (NW Natural, Marketing Office): 50-3721-2474 or email@example.com.
NE 99th Street/LaLonde Drive, NE 25th Avenue to NE St. Johns Road – Traffic signal work
Construction will require intermittent lane closures during April and May. Drivers should expect some delays. This work will be done in advance of this summer’s asphalt overlay on NE 99th Street.
City of Vancouver - (360) 487-7750
Sanitary Sewer Improvement Project – Daniels Street, West Ninth Street to West 11th Street
Construction of sanitary sewer improvements is expected to get underway Monday, April 24, along Daniels Street, between West Ninth Street and West 11th Street. The work will involve replacing the existing damaged sewer main line with approximately 540 feet of new sanitary sewer main, transferring the sewer laterals that connect private property to the new main and restoring the pavement. To avoid construction conflicts during the sewer repairs, about a dozen on-street permit parking spaces will be restricted during construction work hours for the duration of the project, approximately five weeks. In general, construction will take place from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m., Monday through Friday. However, construction may continue as late as 8 p.m., if needed. The work is anticipated to be completed in late May 2017. Be alert to construction workers equipment, lane shifts, closures, detours and temporary rough roads. Please allow for additional travel time as there could be possible traffic delays.
Sanitary Sewer Improvements – Portions of East McLoughlin Boulevard, Grand Boulevard, West 20th Street, NE 124th Avenue and NE 22nd Street
Construction of sanitary improvements started in March at various locations throughout Vancouver. Late afternoon and night work is planned for Wednesday, April 19, along Grand Boulevard between East Fifth and Sixth streets. The entire project involves rehabilitating existing sanitary sewer mains and grouting numerous sanitary sewer manholes to prevent groundwater infiltration. Residents are advised to stay alert to on-street parking restrictions, shoulder closures, lane closures and minor delays. Please use caution when traveling in the work zone.
Firstenburg Community Center – Parking Lot Improvement Project
The city of Vancouver began a project in mid-April to replace portions of the parking lot at Firstenburg Community Center. Existing pervious concrete will be replaced with permeable brick pavers. The resulting surface will be more durable, easier to repair and maintain drainage needs. Firstenburg and Cascade Park Library will remain open throughout construction. This project will be done in three separate phases and will affect parking and traffic patterns for the next few months. Please watch for signage indicating possible driveway closures or parking restrictions during construction. More information is available on the city's website at: www.cityofvancouver.us/parksrec/page/community-center-hours-updates-and-closures.
Disabled-Accessible Sidewalk Curb Ramp Construction - various locations
Construction started in April on a project to improve 96 pedestrian curb ramps to meet American with Disabilities Act requirements. Construction will affect portions of six Vancouver neighborhoods, with completion targeted for early June, in advance of asphalt resurfacing of about 20 lane miles this summer. The work is part of the City’s 2017 Pavement Management Program.
Ramp construction will begin in the Burton Ridge Neighborhood, where 24 street corners will get new ADA ramps. The following streets are involved:
- Northeast 92nd Avenue, from Northeast 19th Street to Northeast 21st Street
- Northeast 21st Street, from Northeast 92nd Avenue to Northeast 98th Avenue
- Northeast 98th Avenue, from Northeast 19th Street to Northeast 22nd Street
Other neighborhoods that will see new ADA curb ramps are: Kevana Park, four corners; Cascade Southeast, 16 corners; Cascade Highlands, 40 corners; Mountain View, six corners; and Northwest, 6 corners.
The work will include pavement cutting, construction of the ADA ramps and curbs, and pavement striping and landscaping at some locations. In general, construction will take place between 8:30 a.m. and 5 p.m. Monday through Friday, but may run as late as 8 p.m., if needed. Please be alert while traveling in the construction zone. Watch for signage, flaggers, equipment, lane or shoulder closures and no parking notices.
Sanitary Sewer Improvements – NE 79th Street, NE 118th Avenue to NE 128th Avenue, and nearby residential streets
As part of the city’s Sewer Connection Incentive Program, construction crews are extending sanitary sewer lines in the Granada South neighborhood. The project will install approximately 14,500 feet of sanitary sewer main, including sewer laterals to property lines. In general, construction hours will be 7 a.m. to 5 p.m., Monday through Friday, with project completion expected in November. Please be alert to construction workers, equipment, lane shifts, closures, detours, rough roads and no parking areas.
NE 18th Street Improvement Project, Four Seasons Lane to NE 136th Avenue
Construction started in late January on the next segment of the NE 18th Street Improvement Project, from Four Seasons Lane to NE 136th Avenue. The street is being upgraded to urban standards with additional travel lanes, an improved traffic signal system, street lights, and bike and pedestrian facilities. Installation of underground utilities is nearly complete on the south side of Northeast 18th Street, east of Northeast 125th Ave. Next steps include grading and placing rock for widening the south side of 18th Street; and utilities installation along the north side of the street, also east of 125th Avenue. In addition, Clark Public Utilities will be working in the area to relocate power poles as part of this project. Project completion is expected in early 2018. Work hours are generally 7 a.m. to 5 p.m., Monday through Friday but go as late as 8 p.m. if needed. Please go slow and be alert to possible lane changes and equipment and workers in the construction zone. For more information, visit the city's website: www.cityofvancouver.us/18thStreet.
Washington State Department of Transportation - (360) 905-2056
PLEASE NOTE: Daytime traffic impacts typically take place between 6 a.m. and 6 p.m., and nighttime impacts between 6 p.m. and 6 a.m. Times may vary based on weather and other (construction-related) variables.
I-205 - Mill Plain Interchange to 18th Street improvements
Tuesday, April 25, to Friday, April 28: Traffic in both directions of Northeast 18th Street, between Northeast 107th Avenue and NE 112th Avenue, may alternate through a single-lane, from 6 a.m. to 6 p.m. daily, for sign installation and landscaping.
Junction of Interstate 5 and Interstate 205 to North Fork Lewis River Bridge - Rehabilitate Pavement
- Monday, April 24, to the morning of Friday, April 28: Up to two lanes of southbound I-5, between Dike Road and Northeast 139th Avenue, will close nightly, from 6 p.m. to 6 a.m., for paving work.
- Monday, April 24, the morning of Tuesday, April 25: The southbound I-5 Gee Creek Rest Area (milepost 13.0) will close overnight, from 6 p.m. to 6 a.m., for paving work.
- Friday, April 28, to the morning of Saturday, April 29: Up to two lanes of southbound I-5, between Pioneer Street and Northeast 139th Street, will close overnight, from 9 p.m. to 8 a.m., for paving work.
SR 502 – Widening from I-5 to Battle Ground
Monday, April 24, to Friday, April 28: A single lane in either direction of SR 502 will close intermittently, between I-5 to Battle Ground, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. daily, for road widening. Flaggers will help guide the traffic.