Construction Traffic Delays
Clark County - (360) 397-6118 ext. 4944
NE 119th Street, 72nd Avenue to 87th Avenue
Minor construction will continue this week at NE 119th Street and NE 72nd Avenue as the project nears completion.
Drivers are encouraged to use alternate routes to avoid the construction area. A map showing these routes is available at www.clark.wa.gov/public-works/ne-119th-street.
NE Etna Road – Cedar Creek Bridge replacement
A short section of NE Etna Road, at mile post 3.8, will be closed through mid-March for replacing Cedar Creek Bridge (County Bridge No. 65). Detour signs will help guide drivers around the temporary road closure. More information, including a detour map, is available at: www.clark.wa.gov/public-works/cedar-creek-bridge-replacement.
NE 99th Street, NE 19th Avenue to NE 45th Place – ADA Ramp Improvement Project
Clark County is replacing sidewalk ramps along NE 99th Street. Drivers may experience periodic lane closures and traffic delays from 7 a.m. to 4 p.m. weekdays.
NE 72nd Street, NE 14th Court to NE 16th Avenue – ADA Ramp Improvement Project
Clark County is replacing sidewalk ramps along NE 72nd Street. Drivers may experience periodic lane closures and traffic delays from 7 a.m. to 4 p.m. weekdays.
Guard and bridge rail – various locations
Guard and bridge rail will be installed or upgraded at numerous locations, including Hayes Road, NE Lockwood Creek Road, NE 156th Street near 102nd Avenue, NE 199th Street near NE 237th Avenue and Washougal River Road. Drivers should expect single-lane closures and delays during daylight hours.
NE 259th Street, NE 10th Avenue to NE Eighth Court – Utility work
A private contractor working for Clark Public Utilities will install a water transmission line as part of a utility upgrade. There will be periodic single-lane closures and short traffic delays. All lanes will be open at night. Work should be completed by the end of February.
NE 119th Street, NE 50th Avenue to NE 65th Avenue
A private contractor working for Northwest Natural will install a gas line prior to the start of Clark County’s road improvement project this summer. There will be periodic single-lane closures and short traffic delays. All lanes will be open at night. Work will be completed by March 2017. All questions can be directed to Nina Carlson, Northwest Natural, (503) 721-2474; firstname.lastname@example.org.
City of Vancouver - (360) 487-7750
Stormwater Improvements – East 18th Street, between Larsen Way and General Anderson
Construction crews have installed a bioretention stormwater facility and stormwater treatment inlets on East 18th Street, between Larsen Way and General Anderson Avenue. Funding for this project to improve water quality along Burnt Bridge Creek comes from the Washington Department of Ecology’s 2012 Stormwater Retrofit and LID Competitive Grant program and the City. In general, construction will occur from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m., Monday through Friday; however, construction may continue as late as 8 p.m. and could take place on weekends. The work is expected to be finished as weather conditions improve. Please note that this work will impact the westbound bike lane on 18th Street, so drivers are especially urged to be alert to bikes sharing the travel lane. Drivers, pedestrians and bicyclists are reminded to exercise caution in construction zones, watching for construction workers equipment, lane changes and possible traffic delays.
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 AVE
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. Work will start first with clearing of rights of way and installing underground utilities. 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, Feb. 28, to Friday, March 3: 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 work.
I-5 - La Center Interchange
Monday, Feb. 27, to Friday, March 3: Drivers using the northbound off-ramp from I-5 to La Center Road (Exit 16) will be shifted onto a temporary off-ramp, nightly, from 4-6 p.m., for construction work.
Friday, March 3, to the morning of Saturday, March 4: Drivers using the northbound off-ramp from I-5 to La Center Road (Exit 16) will be shifted onto a temporary off-ramp from 3:30-6p.m., for construction work.
Saturday, March 4, to the morning of Sunday, March 5: A single lane in either direction of I-5 will close overnight, from 10 p.m. to 8 a.m., for construction work.
SR 502 – Widening from I-5 to Battle Ground
Monday, Feb. 27, to Friday, March 3: A single-lane in either direction of SR 502, will close intermittently with flaggers, between I-5 to Battle Ground, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. daily, for roadway widening.
I-5 – Utility work
Tuesday, Feb. 28, to the morning of Wednesday, March 1: The right lane of southbound I-5 will be closed between the Mill Plain Boulevard exit and the eastbound SR 14 on-ramp exit, overnight, from 11 p.m. to 5 a.m., for utility work.
SR 14 – Guardrail installation
Thursday, March 2, to Friday, March 3: The right lane on eastbound SR 14 will be closed between Lieser Road and Ellsworth Avenue, from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m., daily, for guardrail installation work.