Military Road S. and S. 152nd Street
Improvements for this road reconstruction and safety project include construction of bike lanes, curbs and gutters, sidewalks, new pavement, installation of street lighting, upgraded and interconnected signalization with pedestrian crossings, construction of a right turn lane on Eastbound S. 152nd Street, and the elimination of the skewed intersection at Tukwila International Boulevard and Military Road S. Johansen Construction Company started construction on June 24. Current work includes installation of underground infrastructure to support power, cable, and telecommunications services.
Des Moines Memorial Drive S. and S. 200th Street Intersection
Improvements for this intersection include construction of bike lanes, curbs and gutters, sidewalks, new pavement, installation of street lighting, a new traffic signal system with pedestrian crossings, left turn lanes for all approaches, and construction of a right turn lane on westbound S. 200th Street. Rodarte Construction was awarded the construction contract at the September 24 Regular Council Meeting. Construction is ongoing and currently working on installing utility infrastructure.
34th Avenue S. Project
This “Safe Routes to School” project includes construction of sidewalks, curbs and gutters, storm drainage facilities, installation of an enhanced crosswalk, pedestrian lighting, landscaping, and underground conversion of aerial utilities. Design and right-of-way acquisition are ongoing. The project is scheduled to start construction in 2020.
S. 200th Street Shared-Use Path
This project includes building a new separated shared-use path along S. 200th Street between 12th Place S. and the Des Moines Creek Trailhead. The project will provide pedestrian connections to street improvements that will be constructed at the intersection of Des Moines Memorial Drive S. and S. 200th Street, and a connection to existing pedestrian and bicycle facilities accessing the Angle Lake Light Rail Station. Design and right-of-way acquisition are in progress. The project is scheduled to start construction in 2020.
International Boulevard Corridor Safety Improvements Plan
The purpose of this project is to provide recommendations on enhanced safety improvements for all along the International Boulevard Corridor (from S. 152nd Street to S. 216th Street). The plan will allow for the City to move forward with identifying the safety concerns, prioritizing the order of addressing the concerns, assigning treatment measures to address the concern, and listing construction initiatives. A Request for Qualifications (RFQ) is currently being solicited from consultants with a selection scheduled for end of January 2020.