Construction Traffic Delays
Clark County - 360.397.6118 ext. 4944
Northeast 119th Street, Northeast 87th Avenue to Northeast 112th Avenue – road improvements
A contractor working for Clark County is widening and upgrading this section of NE 119th Street to a four-lane minor arterial with center turn lane, sidewalks, bicycle lanes and facilities to collect and treat polluted storm runoff. The project is scheduled to be complete in fall 2019.
Drivers should expect rough road conditions and delays during construction. The speed limit in the construction zone has been reduced to 25 miles per hour.
More information is available on the county’s website: www.clark.wa.gov/public-works/ne-119th-street.
Northeast 10th Avenue, Northeast 154th Street to Northeast 164th Street - road and bridge construction
Clark County opened the new bridge to traffic on Jan. 3. Some final work still needs to be completed. There still could be occasional single lane closures, but the bridge will remain open to traffic during remaining construction.
More information is available on the county’s website: www.clark.wa.gov/public-works/ne-10th-avenue.
Northeast 60th Street, Northeast St. Johns Road to Northeast 45th Avenue
A private contractor will close this section of Northeast 60th Street to restore pavement disturbed by development. The closure will be in effect from 7 am to 5 pm daily, with detours in place to redirect drivers. Access will remain open to local residents. Work is scheduled to be complete by March 15, but is weather dependent.
City of Vancouver - 360.487.7750
Evergreen Estates neighborhood - sewer improvements
As part of the city’s Sewer Connection Incentive Program, a contractor is installing nearly 5,500 feet of new sewer main pipe, including sewer laterals to the property lines. In general, construction in residential areas will be from 7 am to 5 pm Monday through Friday. However, work may continue until 8 pm and could be done on weekends, if needed. The project is expected to completed in early March, weather and construction conditions allowing.
Fort Vancouver Way/East McLoughlin Boulevard - bus rapid transit corridor pedestrian improvements
Construction will resume in early March, weather permitting, on the second half of this project, which will build pedestrian improvements on the bus rapid transit corridor along Fort Vancouver Way, near Clark College. Upcoming work will upgrade the pedestrian crosswalk with new utility poles and signal cabinets. The project also includes construction of about 1,000 feet of infill sidewalk north of McLoughlin Boulevard, as well as a short retaining wall. New trees will be planted to replace some existing trees that must be removed to allow for the pedestrian improvements.
Southeast Evergreen Highway, Southeast Ellsworth Road to Southeast 112th Avenue - sewer and water improvements
Construction has started to install approximately 1,100 feet of water main and 1,000 feet of sanitary sewer pipe. The sewer portion of the work is a part of the city’s Sewer Connection Incentive Program and will include installing sewer laterals to the property lines. The project will also rebuild the road section by removing the existing concrete panels and repaving with hot mix asphalt. In general, construction in residential areas will be 7 am to 5 pm Monday through Friday. However, work may continue as late as 8 pm and could be done on weekends, if needed. The project is expected to be completed in early April 2019, weather and construction conditions allowing. Flaggers and other traffic control devices will be used to maintain traffic through the work zone. Please be alert to activities in the construction zone, including lane changes, flaggers, and construction workers and equipment in the roadway.
Northeast St. James Road and Northeast 42nd Street - traffic signal improvement
Construction will begin in early March to replace the existing traffic signal at this intersection. Work will include removing and replacing curb ramps at all four corners of the intersection to comply with Americans with Disabilities Act accessibility standards. The project is expected to cause minimal disruption to traffic and is expected to be completed in mid- to late April 2019, weather and construction conditions allowing. Please stay alert to flaggers and signage directing traffic.
Southeast Evergreen Highway and Southeast 113th Avenue - pedestrian improvement
A new pedestrian signal will be installed at the existing crosswalk at this location. The new crossing will have a pedestrian-activated rapid-flashing yellow beacon and curb ramp upgrades to comply with Americans with Disabilities Act standards. This project will help improve the crossing where the trail on the north side of Evergreen Highway meets with the trail on the south side.
The work will take place in two stages. First, crews will remove old concrete and pour new curbs and sidewalks. Crews will return in late March or early April to install crosswalk poles, finish the electrical work and activate the beacon lights. This project is expected to cause minimal disruption to traffic along Evergreen Highway, but please stay alert to flaggers and signage that could be helping direct traffic. During the two phases of construction, residents can still use the trail, but should stay alert and watch for markings near the crosswalk.
South side of East 39th Street, Washington Street to Interstate 5 ramps - water main improvements
Construction of the new water main line is complete. Final paving will be done as weather permits.
Northeast Pacific Way, Northeast Mason Drive to Northeast Fourth Plain Boulevard - stormwater improvements
Construction of stormwater improvements in the Ogden neighborhood is compete. Final paving will be done as weather permits.
Development projects citywide
A variety of private developments are underway throughout the city of Vancouver. Some may include street, utility or right of way improvements. For information about these projects, please visit: www.cityofvancouver.us/projects.
Washington State Department of Transportation - 360.905.2056
PLEASE NOTE: Daytime traffic impacts typically take place between 6 am and 6 pm, and nighttime impacts between 6 pm and 6 am. Times may vary based on weather and other construction-related variables.
Interstate 205, ramp meter, and State Route 503, variable message signs
Monday, March 11, and Tuesday, March 12: Crews will close a single lane of northbound I-205 near Fourth Plain Boulevard from 7 am to 5 pm for variable message sign installation.