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 by 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 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 78th Street, Northeast 13th Street to 78th Street Heritage Farm – sewer improvements
Nutter Corp., a contractor working for Clark Regional Wastewater District, will install more than 2,500 feet of gravity sewers in Northeast 78th Street, as well as in Northeast 19th Court and Northeast 13th Avenue. Work started in May and is scheduled to end in October 2018. Most work in Northeast 78th Street will be done in the middle of the road. Two-way traffic will be maintained on Northeast 78th Street during construction. There will be daytime and nighttime lane closures that reduce Northeast 78th Street to a single lane for both eastbound and westbound traffic. More project information is available at: www.crwwd.com/documents/Cap-Project-Profile_NE-78th-Street.pdf.
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 early October.
Northwest/Northeast 139th Street, Northwest Third Court to Northeast 10th Avenue – utility work
A contractor will install communications lines on the north side of Northwest/Northeast 139th Street. Construction is expected to last until early October.
City of Vancouver - 360.487.7750
Pavement Management - resurfacing
Asphalt paving and residential street rehabilitation on selected streets throughout Vancouver is nearing completion. Any remaining striping or replacement of pavement markings will follow. General construction hours are 7 am to 5 pm Monday through Saturday but may continue until 8 pm, if needed. More information, including a map of where work will be done this summer, is available on the city’s website at www.cityofvancouver.us/resurfacing.
Pavement Management - preservation
Preservation work for this year has been completed. Any remaining striping or replacement of pavement markings will follow. General construction hours are 7 am to 5 pm Monday through Saturday but may continue until 8 pm, if needed. More information, including a map of where work will be done this summer, is available on the city’s website at www.cityofvancouver.us/preservation.
Fourth Plain Boulevard, Wintler Drive to Caples Avenue - sidewalk project
Construction continues on building disabled-accessible sidewalk curb ramps, drainage and pedestrian crossing improvements along Fourth Plain Boulevard, at Wintler Drive and Caples Avenue. Construction will be done 7 am to 5 pm, Monday through Friday. However, work may continue as late as 8 p.m. and could be done on weekends, if needed. Project completion is expected in late September, weather and construction conditions allowing. Construction activities will require periodic lane closures, which may cause traffic delays.
Riveridge neighborhood - sewer improvements
Construction is expected to begin on Monday, Sept. 17, on sanitary sewer work in and around the Riveridge neighborhood. The work will rehabilitate existing sewer mains that have deteriorated over the years. This project uses trenchless construction techniques to minimize public disruption, primarily under Southeast Riveridge Drive. Construction will be done 7 am to 5 pm, Monday through Friday. However, work may continue as late as 8 pm and could be done n weekends, if needed. Poject completion is expected in late November, 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.
State Route 503, Rock Creek Road to Williams Road
Monday, Sept. 17, to Friday, Sept. 21: Drivers in both directions of SR 503/SR 503 Spur will alternate through a single lane, with flaggers and a pilot car, from 6:30 am to 7 pm daily, for chip sealing and paving. Drivers should expect delays of up to 20 minutes during construction on SR 503 and on the SR 503 Spur and significantly longer delays on cross streets when paving is done at intersections. All work is weather dependent.
State Route 500 in Camas - paving and sidewalk updates
Monday, Sept. 17, to Friday, Sept. 21: Drivers in both directions of SR 500, between Lake Road and Northeast Third Avenue, will be flagged through a single lane, with a pilot car, from 7 am to 7 pm for pavement repair and highway configuration work. During construction, travelers should expect delays of up to 20 minutes throughout the construction zone. All work is weather dependent.
State Route 503, Northeast 87th Street to Northeast 95th streets in Vancouver - drainage improvements
There will be intermittent lane closures in both directions of SR 503 , from 6 pm to 5 am Monday through Thursday nights. One lane in each direction will remain open. Pedestrians and cyclists should watch for temporary signs and will be guided by traffic control to either the northbound or southbound side of the work zone, nightly, from 6 pm to 5 am. This project is expected to be complete in late fall 2018.
State Route 503 – Brush Prairie railroad crossing and bus and truck pullout lanes, Northeast Caples Road and Northeast 154th Street
Monday, Sept. 17, to Friday, Sept. 21: Drivers in both direction on this section of SR 503 will be flagged through a single traffic lane, from 6 am to 6 pm daily, for construction of bus/truck pullout lanes.
Interstate 5 and Interstate 84 in Oregon - paving
Thursday, Sept. 20, to the morning of Monday, Oct. 15: The ramp from I-5 southbound to I-84 eastbound will be closed around-the-clock for paving. The ramp will temporarily open Saturday, Oct. 6, through Sunday, Oct. 7, for the Portlandathon.