Construction Traffic Delays
Clark County - 360.397.6118 ext. 4944
Northeast 10th Avenue, Northeast 154th Street to Northeast 164th Street - road and bridge construction
A contractor working for Clark County is widening Northeast 10th Avenue, along the west side of Interstate 5, and building a 450-foot long bridge over Whipple Creek. Initial work will include ground clearing and erosion control. The project is scheduled to be completed in fall 2018.
This section of Northeast 10th Avenue will be closed to most traffic, although local access will be maintained for residents, emergency vehicles and deliveries. Drivers should avoid the area, if possible, and expect rough road conditions and travel delays.
More information is available on the county’s website: www.clark.wa.gov/public-works/ne-10th-avenue.
Northeast 119th Street, Northeast 50th Avenue to Northeast 72nd Avenue - road improvements
A contractor working for Clark County is widening this section of Northeast 119th Street to a two-lane minor arterial with a center turn lane, sidewalks, bicycle lanes and facilities to collect and treat polluted storm runoff. The project is expected to be complete in fall 2018.
This section of Northeast 119th Street is closed to through traffic. Access will be maintained for residents living along and near this road section. Residents should expect rough road conditions and delays during construction.
Through traffic should bypass the construction zone. A map showing alternate routes is available on the county’s website: www.clark.wa.gov/public-works/ne-119th-street.
Northeast 182nd Avenue south of Northeast 83rd Street – utility work and frontage improvements
These improvements are being built for private developments in the area. Drivers should expect single-lane closures and minor delays during construction.
Northwest 104th Street and Northwest 36th Avenue - water main installation
A contractor working for Clark Public Utilities is installing new water main. Drivers should expect single-lane closures and minor delays during construction, which will continue until the end of February.
City of Vancouver - 360.487.7750
Evergreen Boulevard near State Route 14 - water main rehabilitation
A water main rehabilitation project is nearing completion in the area of Evergreen Boulevard, Sleret Avenue and Middle Way, just north of SR 14; and in Evergreen Highway east of Chelsea Avenue, just south of SR 14. Contractor crews will improve a 12-inch water main that crosses SR 14, from the westbound Exit 3 off-ramp to Southeast Evergreen Highway.
The project is nearing completion, but additional work and paving is needed first. If weather and construction conditions permit, this additional work could be done the week of Feb. 26. Drivers should be alert to possible SR 14 ramp closures, typically from 5 am to 3 pm. Expect slow travel in the construction zone and watch for signs indicate traffic changes.
Southeast Park Crest Avenue, MacArthur Boulevard and other locations - multimodal safety and accessibility improvements
Americans with Disabilities Act-compliant curb ramps have been built along Southeast Park Crest Avenue at Southeast McGillivray Boulevard and Southeast Greenpark Street. Clark & Sons Excavating Inc., the city’s contractor, also has constructed ADA-compliant curb ramps along MacArthur Boulevard at Little Rock Way and Birmingham Way.
Improvements also have been made to the intersection of East Mill Plain Boulevard and MacArthur Boulevard/Ogden Avenue, including new pedestrian push buttons and a new motion-detection traffic camera to better detect cyclists and vehicles. Residents also will see a new "green bike box" painted in the northbound travel lane where MacArthur Boulevard meets Mill Plain Boulevard.
Work hours are 7 am to 5 pm Monday through Friday, but construction may continue as late as 8 pm, if needed. Completion is expected in February, weather and construction conditions allowing.
Northeast 18th Street Improvement Project, Four Seasons Lane to Northeast 136th Avenue - road improvements
Construction began in January 2017 on the next segment of the Northeast 18th Street Improvement Project. The street is being upgraded to urban standards with additional travel lanes, an improved traffic signal system, street lights and bicycle and pedestrian facilities. Work includes installing underground utilities; roadway widening with grading and final paving; and relocation of power poles by Clark Public Utilities.
Expect one lane of traffic in each direction during winter months. During the spring/summer months, when favorable weather returns, the final top lift of paving will be done. Following final paving, new traffic signals can be activated and the street opened to full traffic.
Work hours are generally 7 am to 5 pm Monday through Friday but could go as late as 8 pm, if needed. Please go slow and be alert to possible lane changes and equipment and workers in the construction zone. www.cityofvancouver.us/18thStreet.
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.
State Route 501 - North 35th Avenue roundabout
Tuesday, Feb. 20, to Friday, Feb. 23: Drivers in both directions of SR 501/Pioneer Street should plan for delays and lane closures near North Smythe Road, from 9 am to 3 pm daily, for roundabout construction.