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
Clark County opened the new bridge to traffic on Jan. 3. Some final work still needs to be completed, including finishing a couple sidewalk sections on the bridge’s west side. Until that work is done, only the bridge’s east sidewalk will be open to pedestrians.
There still could be occasional single lane closures, but the bridge will remain open to traffic during remaining construction.
More information is available on the county’s website: www.clark.wa.gov/public-works/ne-10th-avenue.
Northeast 68th Street - 2019 disabled-accessible sidewalk ramp improvements
Clark County is replacing pedestrian sidewalk ramps along Northeast 68th Street, at various intersections near Northeast 94th Avenue. Drivers may experience periodic lane closures and traffic delays from 7 am to 4 pm weekdays.
City of Vancouver - 360.487.7750
South side of East 39th Street, Washington Street to Interstate 5 ramps - water main improvements
Construction of the new water main line is complete. Final paving will be done in 2019 as weather permits.
Northeast 162nd Avenue, south of Northeast 18th Street - stormwater improvements
Work will resume in January 2019 on construction of stormwater improvements, pending arrival of needed project components. This state grant-funded project was about one third complete, as of mid-December 2018. The project will install an infiltration system along Northeast 162nd Avenue and a stormwater facility vault behind the sidewalk on the west side of the project to increase capacity for storm runoff. Project completion is expected in 2019, with additional pavement work expected later in 2019. Please drive slowly through the construction zone and be prepared for shifts in travel lanes and possible delays.
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. Four 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. Construction is expected be complete in January 2019.
Fort Vancouver Way/East McLoughlin Boulevard and G Street/East McLoughlin Boulevard - bus rapid transit corridor pedestrian improvements
Construction continues on the second half of this project, which will build pedestrian improvements on the bus rapid transit corridor along Fort Vancouver Way, near Clark College. This work will include upgrades to an existing pedestrian crosswalk signal and construction of about 1,000 feet of infill sidewalk north of McLoughlin Boulevard, as well as a short retaining wall. New trees will be planted to replace some existing trees that must be removed to allow for the pedestrian improvements. Weather permitting, construction is expected to be completed by late January 2019, with the exception of the crosswalk upgrade, due to approximately three-month procurement time for new poles and signal cabinet.
Northeast Pacific Way, Northeast Mason Drive to Northeast Fourth Plain Boulevard - stormwater improvements
Construction started in January in the Ogden neighborhood. Most of the construction is expected to be finished in late February 2019, with final paving following when favorable weather allows. Please be alert to activities in the construction zone, including lane changes, short segments of road closures, and construction workers and equipment in the roadway.
Evergreen Estates neighborhood - sewer improvements
As part of the city’s Sewer Connection Incentive Program, a contractor is 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.
Southeast Evergreen Highway, Southeast Ellsworth Road to Southeast 112th Avenue - sewer and water improvements
Construction will begin mid-January to install approximately 1,100 feet of water main and 1,000 feet of sanitary sewer pipe. The sewer portion of the work is a part of the city’s Sewer Connection Incentive Program and will include installing sewer laterals to the property lines. The project will also rebuild the road section by removing the existing concrete panels and repaving with hot mix asphalt. In general, construction in residential areas will be 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 early April 2019, weather and construction conditions allowing. Flaggers and other traffic control devices will be used to maintain traffic through the work zone. Please be alert to activities in the construction zone, including lane changes, flaggers, and construction workers and equipment in the roadway.
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.
Interstate 205 ramp meter and State Route 503 variable message sign
Monday, Jan. 14 to Friday, Jan. 18: Contractor crews will work along the shoulders of the on-ramp from westbound SR 500 and from Northeast Fourth Plain Boulevard northbound to I-205, from 7 am to 5 pm daily, for ramp meter installation work.