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February 2015

- Clark County
- City of Vancouver


Clark County - (360) 397-6118 ext. 4944


2015 ADA Ramp Improvements (Phase 1) – Various Locations

ADA ramp improvement work is underway at various locations in the Truman and Hazel Dell areas, in preparation for 2015 surface treatments and overlays. There will be minor impacts to pedestrian and vehicular traffic within the areas of construction. Phase one construction work is expected to be complete by March 2015. NW 85th Street off NW 9th Avenue will be closed to through traffic Friday February 6 through Wednesday February 4th. Access to residences will be maintained.

NE 119th Street from NE 54th Court to NE 60th Avenue

As part of construction for a private development, a contractor will be installing sewer and gas lines along NE 119th Street between NE 54th Court and NE 60th Avenue. Construction activity will require periodic single-lane closures. Drivers will likely experience some delays. Project work is expected to be complete by the end of February.

NE 13th Avenue
As part of construction for a private development, a section of NE 13th Avenue will be closed from just north of NE 78th Street, so that a contractor can install new sewer and storm water facilities, and remove the vertical curve. The road’s intersections with NE 78th Street and NE 88th Street will remain open during construction. Project work is expected to be complete by mid-February.

NE 25th Avenue

As part of construction for a private development, a contractor will be installing sewer and water lines along NE 25th Avenue. Travel lanes will remain open in both directions during construction. Drivers may experience some delays through the project area. Project work is expected to be complete by the end of January.

NE 152nd Avenue bypass road

As part of construction for a private development, a temporary bypass road will be used along NE 152nd Avenue at about NE 110th Street. The bypass road will be open to two-way traffic, but drivers should use caution and obey the advisory 25 mph speed through the construction zone. Drivers should expect some delays during December and January.

NE 119th Street – Road & Utility Relocation Work

Contractors working for Clark County and utility companies will continue to work along NE 119th Street, from west of 72nd Avenue to east of 87th Avenue. The speed limit has been lowered to 25 mph, with fines doubled in construction zones. Installation of a new gas line, relocation of existing utilities and construction of new traffic control devices likely will result in delays through the project area. Drivers are encouraged to use alternate routes when possible.

Discovery Corridor Wastewater Transmission System – sewer pipeline

From December to February, crews will install 1.5 miles of force main in NE 10th Avenue, from NE 209th Street south to NE 179th Street. During construction, a 10-foot wide section of road will be closed on the west side of NE 10th Avenue. This is not a full closure. Two-way traffic will be allowed on the portion of the road that remains open. Flaggers will be present. During non-work hours, the work zone will be fenced off and the street will remain open to two-way traffic.

During January, crews will install a 300-foot section of pipe in NE 20th Avenue in front of Albertson’s. The north parking lot entrance of Albertson’s will be closed during construction. During gravity pipe replacement, a 10-foot wide section of road will be closed on the east side of NE 20th Avenue. This is not a full closure. Two-way traffic will be allowed on the portion of the road that remains open. Signs will direct traffic around the work zone. This portion of the project is expected to take about 10 days.


City of Vancouver - (360) 487-7750


Road Construction – NE 52nd Street, from NE 135st Avenue to NE 137th Avenue

Road construction will close NE 52nd Street, from NE 135st to NE 137th avenues, starting Tuesday, Jan, 27. Detours will be in place, but drivers are still asked to be aware of workers, flaggers and equipment. The street is expected to be closed through the end of February.  

Vancouver Mall Area Street Projects - Northeast 45th Street Extension & Northeast 82nd Avenue Improvement

Major construction work for two new street improvement projects in the VancouverMall Neighborhood wraps up for the winter. Final paving and roadway striping will be completed in early spring when warmer and dryer weather conditions return and allow for this type of work. Over the winter, Northeast 45th Street will remain closed and the temporary traffic shift along Northeast 82nd Avenue will be maintained. When all improvements are finished, Northeast 45th Street will extend from east of Northeast 72nd Avenue to about 200 feet west of Northeast 77th Avenue. Enhancements along Northeast 82nd Avenue, from Northeast 51st Street to Northeast 58th Street, include minor roadway widening with a new pedestrian crosswalk flashing signal at Northeast 51st Street.

Wind Tower Travel

West Mill Plain Boulevard and Washington Street Motorists in downtown Vancouver are advised to be mindful of oversized wind tower components periodically traveling on city streets from the Port of Vancouver to wind farm projects in the Columbia River Gorge. During the weekend and from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., Monday through Friday, wind tower components are permitted to travel along West Mill Plain Boulevard to Washington Street, where they turn south to continue onto SR-14.



Washington State Department of Transportation - (360) 905-2056

PLEASE NOTE: Daytime traffic impacts typically take place between 6 a.m. and 6 p.m., and night time impacts between 6 p.m. and 6 a.m. Times may vary based on weather and other (construction-related) variables.

Salmon Creek Interchange Project

No scheduled traffic impacts.

SR 502, Road widening from I-5 to Battle Ground

Staring Thursday, May 1 until 2015:

No scheduled traffic impacts.

I-5, Northbound, Gee Creek Rest Area, Discovery Corridor Wastewater Transmission System

Monday, Feb. 2 to Friday, Feb. 6: Nighttime, single-lane and shoulder closures, going into the rest area, for maintenance and sewer-line installation work, from 7 p.m. to 5 a.m.

I-205 – Mill Plain Interchange to 18th Street Improvements

Monday, Feb. 2 to Friday, Feb. 6: Drivers should expect intermittent, single-lane closures on both directions of I-205, nightly, from 8 p.m. to 6 a.m. for concrete and median work. Work is weather dependent.

NOTE: Drivers can expect a temporary lane-shift to remain in effect for several months.

NOTE: Pedestrians need to use the south sidewalk while traveling along 18th Street, from 112th to 107th.

 

 
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