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
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 late 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.
Paving is largely compled. Drivers could experience delays of 15 to 30 minutes during final paving.
More information is available on the county’s website: www.clark.wa.gov/public-works/ne-10th-avenue.
Northeast Ward Road, Northeast Fourth Plain Road to Northeast 88th Street – utility work
A contractor will begin installing communication lines this week. There will be single-lane closures on Northeast Ward Road during the day, with all lanes open at night. Work is scheduled to finish in mid-November.
Various roads in Felida and Salmon Creek – utility work
A contractor will install communications lines on the west side of Northwest 21st Avenue up to Northwest 119th Street, followed by on the north side of Northwest 119th Street to Northwest 36th Avenue and finally on the east side of Northwest 36th Avenue to Northwest Bliss Road. Construction is expected to last until mid-December.
City of Vancouver - 360.487.7750
East 39th Street, Washington Street to Interstate 5 ramps - water main improvements
Construction is underway to replace a water main line along the south side of East 39th Street. The entire project is expected to be completed by the end of November, weather and construction conditions permitting. General construction hours are 7 am to 5 pm Monday-Friday, but work may continue as late as 8 pm, if needed. Some night and possibly weekend work may be done as needed to reduce impacts to nearby businesses and traffic at Main Street and I-5 ramps. Drivers should be prepared for shift in travel lanes and possible delays.
Sewer Improvement Project - Evergreen Airpark North
As part of the city’s Sewer Connection Incentive Program, construction crews will install almost 2,000 feet of new sewer main, including laterals to the property lines, in the Evergreen Airpark North neighborhood. In general, construction in residential areas will be from 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 December 2018, weather and construction conditions allowing.
Northeast 102nd Avenue at Northeast Oakhurst Drive and Northeast 37th Street - stormwater project
Construction of stormwater improvements is underway to improve water quality along the Peterson Channel area. This project will build on the successful rain gardens/medians installed previously along Northeast 98th Avenue. Four bio retention stormwater facilities – two at Northeast 102nd Avenue and Oakhurst Drive and two at Northeast 102nd Avenue and 37th Street – will be installed.
The work also will include rerouting about 85 feet of water main. Construction hours are generally 7 am to 5 pm, Monday through Friday, with work continuing as late as 8 pm and on weekends, if necessary. Please be alert to activities in the construction zones, including lane changes and construction workers and equipment in the roadway. The project is expected be complete in early January 2019.
Evergreen Estates neighborhood - sewer improvements
As part of the city’s Sewer Connection Incentive Program, construction crews are installing almost 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 2019, weather and construction conditions allowing.
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.
Starting at noon Friday, Nov. 9, no work will be done over the weekend, in observance of the Veterans Day holiday. Work will resume again on Tuesday, Nov. 13.
Interstate between Northeast 78th Street and Northeast 134th Street - bridge joint repair
Washington State Department of Transportation bridge crews will replace bridge joints on I-5 overpasses.
- Monday, Nov. 12, to the morning of Thursday, Nov. 15: Up to two lanes in both directions of I-5 will close nightly, from 10 pm to 5 am for bridge joint repair work. During lane closures, travelers should plan for delays and slow travel through the work zone.
Interstate 5 and Interstate 84 in Oregon - paving
The Oregon Department of Transportation will pave stretches of I-5 between the Interstate 5 Bridge and The Moda Center.
- Friday, Oct. 26, to the morning of Saturday, Nov. 17: The westbound I-84 ramp to northbound I-5 will closed weeknights, from 10 pm to 5 am, and will fully close during weekends, from 10 pm Friday to 5 am Monday, for paving. During the closures, the sidewalks on the southbound span of the bridge will remain open for pedestrians.