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.
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 the aging water line north of the highway must be installed, followed by paving. A temporary closure of the Evergreen Boulevard exit on westbound SR 14, around the clock for up to two weeks, is planned to start Monday, April 16. Advisory signs will alert drivers to the closure. After all testing is completed, paving is expected to be done during the week of April 23, weather permitting. Expect slowing in the construction zone and watch for signs indicating traffic changes.
Columbia Way between Esther and Grant streets - sewer work
Private contractors, working on a project for the larger waterfront development area, will close Columbia Way between Esther and Grant streets starting Saturday, April 14, for sewer pipe installation. The work is expected to conclude on Monday, April 30. Stay alert in or near the construction zone and watch for detours along West Sixth Street.
Sanitary sewer improvements – Lieser home sites
As part of the city’s Sewer Connection Incentive Program, construction crews are extending sanitary sewer lines in the Vancouver Heights and North Garrison Heights neighborhoods. The project will install approximately 2,250 feet of sanitary sewer main, including sewer laterals to property lines.
Lieser Road will be affected by this work, with flaggers alternating one lane of traffic through the construction, from 9 am to 3 pm, for the next few weeks. Please be alert to construction workers, equipment, lane shifts, closures, detours, rough roads and no parking areas. In general, construction hours are 7 am to 5 pm Monday through Friday, with project completion expected in May.
Northeast 147th Avenue, Northeast 70th Street to Northeast 76th Street - sanitary sewer improvements
As part of the city’s Sewer Connection Incentive Program, construction crews are extending sanitary sewer lines in the Alpine View neighborhood of unincorporated Clark County. The project will install approximately 2,375 feet of sanitary sewer main, including sewer laterals to property lines, along this section of Northeast 147th Avenue. Please be alert to construction workers, equipment, lane shifts, closures, detours, rough roads and no parking areas. In general, construction hours are 7 am to 5 pm Monday through Friday, with project completion expected in May.
Sanitary sewer improvements – Premier Acres
As part of the city’s Sewer Connection Incentive Program, construction crews are extending sanitary sewer lines in the Image neighborhood. The project will install approximately 3,581 feet of sanitary sewer main, including sewer laterals to property lines. During construction, street closures and detours are in place for vehicular and pedestrian traffic, with roads providing access to local traffic only. Current road closures are confined to a section of Northeast 121st Avenue between Northeast 33rd Street and Northeast 37th Street. This closure, allowing for local traffic, will remain in place for several more weeks. Please be alert to construction workers, equipment, lane shifts, closures, detours, rough roads and no parking areas. In general, construction hours are 7 am to 5 pm Monday through Friday, with project completion expected in June.
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.
Weather permitting, contractors for the project will pave Northeast 18th Street, from Northeast Four Seasons Lane to Northeast 136th Avenue, most likely beginning Wednesday, April 18. Once paving is completed, 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. Project completion is expected in spring of 2018. 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
Monday, April 16, Friday, April 20: 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.
Interstate 5, Gee Creek rest areas – annual maintenance work
Monday, April 16, to Friday, April 20: The northbound Gee Creek rest area will be closed, beginning at 1 am Monday, April 16, through 4:30 pm Friday, April 20.