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 Etna Road – Cedar Creek Bridge replacement
A short section of NE Etna Road, at mile post 3.8, will be closed through the end of 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 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 will be completed by the end of March 2017.
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 the end of March 2017. All questions can be directed to Nina Carlson, Northwest Natural, (503) 721-2474; email@example.com.
City of Vancouver - (360) 487-7750
Sanitary Sewer Improvements – Portions of East McLoughlin Blvd, Grand Boulevard, West 20th Street, NE 124th Ave and NE 22nd Street
Construction started the week of March 20 at various locations throughout Vancouver. The project involves rehabilitating existing sanitary sewer mains and grouting numerous sanitary sewer manholes to prevent infiltration. Residents are advised to stay alert to on-street parking restrictions, shoulder closures and lane closures and to expect minor delays. Please use caution when traveling in the work zone.
Pedestrian Crossing Improvement – Main Street & 25th Street
Construction started the week of March 13 on a pedestrian crossing at the intersection of Main Street and 25th Street. The new crossing will include a pedestrian-activated rapid-flashing yellow beacon. In general, work is expected to take place between 8:30 a.m. and 5 p.m. Monday through Friday, but construction may continue as late as 8 p.m., if needed. The overall project is expected to be completed in May. The work will include pavement cutting, removal of two trees, Americans with Disabilities Act ramp and curb construction, placement of poles, pavement striping, landscaping, tree planting and activation of the beacon lights. Please be alert while traveling in the construction zone. Watch for temporary signs, flaggers, equipment, lane closures and no parking notices.
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 affect the westbound bicycle 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 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 bicycle 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, March 28, to Friday, March 31: 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.
I-5 - La Center Interchange
- Monday, March 27, to the morning of Saturday, April 1: A single lane in either direction of I-5 will close overnight, from 10 p.m. to 8 a.m., for construction.
- Monday, March 27, to Friday, March 31: Drivers using the northbound off-ramp from I-5 to La Center Road (Exit 16) will be shifted onto a temporary off-ramp, from 4-6 p.m. nightly, for construction.
- Friday, March 31, to the morning of Saturday, April 1 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 to 6 p.m., for construction.
Saturday, April 1, to the morning of Sunday, April 2: 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, March 27, to Friday, March 31: 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.
I-5 Bridge Inspection – North Fork Lewis River Bridge
- Monday, March 27, to Tuesday, March 28: A single-lane on the northbound direction of I-5, along the North Fork Lewis River Bridge will close daily, from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m., for bridge inspection.
- Wednesday, March 29, to Thursday, March 30: A single-lane on the southbound direction of I-5, along the North Fork Lewis River Bridge will close daily, from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m., for bridge inspection.
SR 14 Bridge Inspection – Camas Slough Bridge
Saturday, April 1 to Sunday, April 2: Drivers on eastbound SR 14, near Northwest 6th Avenue, will follow a signed detour through the city of Camas, from 5 to 11 a.m. daily, for bridge inspection.