Week of May 10, 2021
Clark County - 564.397.6118
NE 72nd Ave (NE 132th St to NE 134th St)
A private contractor will be working on NE 72nd Ave installing new storm, sanitary, curb and sidewalk required for the new development. The lane of travel will be reduced to one lane with two flaggers between the hours of 7 am to 3:30 pm. Drivers should expect delays. Work is scheduled to be completed by May 29th (weather dependent).
2020 Traffic Signal Upgrades
A contractor will be working to improve traffic signals and ADA compliance at the following locations:
- NE 78th Street at NE 25th Avenue.
- NE 78th Street and NE 30th Avenue.
- NW Lakeshore Drive and NW 99th Street
- Hwy 99 and NE 129th Street
Travel lanes may be reduced or shifted at times. Drivers should expect construction activities between 7 am and 5 pm. Work is scheduled to be completed by the beginning of June, 2021. The completion of this work is weather dependent.
2021 Preservation ADA Improvements Group 1
A contractor will be updating various curb ramps on the following roads:
- NE 99th Street (from NE 80th Avenue to NE 82nd Avenue)
- NE 124th Avenue (from NE 99th Street to NE 101st Street)
- NW 36th Avenue (from NW 119th Street to NW 136th Circle)
Travel lanes may be travel reduced or shifted at times. Drivers should expect construction activities between 8 am and 5 pm. Work is scheduled to be completed by the end of April, 2021. The completion of this work is weather dependent.
NE 72nd Ave (NE 132th St to NE 134th St)
A private contractor will be working on NE 72nd Ave installing new storm, sanitary, curb and sidewalk required for the new development. The lane of travel will be reduced to one lane with two flaggers between the hours of 7 am to 3:30 pm. Drivers should expect delays. Work is scheduled to be completed by April 16th (weather dependent.).
NE 10th Ave (NE 149th St to NE 154th St)
A county project will reconstruct the roadway to include two travel lanes, center left-turn lane, bike lanes, sidewalks, stormwater treatment facilities, a culvert crossing and a traffic signal at the intersection with NE 149th St. Associated utility work will also be completed. The project is scheduled to be completed in June 2022.
The county’s contractor will begin work on site the week of May, 2021. Drivers are urged to use caution for flaggers and workers on the roadway shoulders. Motorists may anticipate minor delays and one-way traffic with flaggers. Full closure of NE 10th Avenue north of NE 149th Street is anticipated to start in the beginning of June. Roadway signs will alert drivers to the upcoming closure.
NE 101st Street (NE 50th Ave to NE 51st Ave)
Clark Public Utilities-Water has a private contractor replacing a waterline along NE 101st St.
Travel lanes will be reduced to one lane. Drivers should expect construction activities between 8 am and 5 pm. Work is scheduled to be completed by May 11, 2021. The completion of this work is weather dependent.
City of Vancouver
Curb ramps at 148 locations along the various project routes will be upgraded to current standards under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) to improve accessibility and mobility for all. Crews will do most of this work from approximately April through July. Federal requirements mandate that curb ramps be upgraded to current ADA-compliant standards along streets receiving treatments that are considered an alteration, such as paving or cape sealing. In areas where ADA-compliant ramps exist, no changes are required.
- West of I-5: Watch for work along Columbia Street, in the Shumway Neighborhood and at the intersection of Grand Place and McLoughlin Boulevard.
- East of I-5: Watch for work in along St. James Road, East 33rd Street and in the West Minnehaha, Fourth Plain Village, Vancouver Mall, Green Meadows and Oakbrook neighborhoods.
For more information, please visit www.cityofvancouver.us/pavement.
Pavement Management Program: Pavement Repairs
The annual Pavement Management Program includes some pavement crack sealing and repairs at various locations within the City, from about May 3 to May 17. This work is being done in to prepare streets for preservation treatments this year. Some of the work is being done to prepare streets for resurfacing or preservation treatments this year. Other areas are slated for Pavement Management work in future years. Based on the pavement conditions, the City’s contractor will be milling off failed surfaces and paving these back with hot mix asphalt and/or patching and sealing cracks in the existing pavement. In general, this work will be taking place in the Vancouver Mall and Green Meadows areas, and along portions of St. James Road, Falk Road, Grand Boulevard, NE 98th Avenue, NE 112th Avenue, NE 137th Avenue, NE 59th Street, upper Main Street, West 16th Street, and lower Columbia Street. www.cityofvancouver.us/pmschedule
Pavement Management Program: Columbia Street: Pavement Management work on Columbia Street, from Columbia Way to 45th Street, is underway. Work has begun with ADA-ramp upgrades, starting at the south end of the project, near 3rd/4th streets, and proceeding north during April through June.
Corridor Improvement Project: Broadway
Construction is underway on Phase 1 of the Broadway Corridor Improvement Project, a major City project to upgrade water and sewer infrastructure and repave the street. Project boundaries are Broadway Street, 13th Street to McLoughlin Boulevard, with a small area west and east on McLoughlin Boulevard. Project completion is currently anticipated about late summer 2021, weather and construction conditions permitting. Click this link for more information.
Safety Improvement Project: Columbia Tech Center
This safety improvement project is along SE Tech Center Drive, between SE 172nd Avenue and SE Tech Center Place/SE 167th Avenue. The project aims to improve safety for people using all modes of transportation, increase multimodal access to a major employment center and fill an important gap in the City’s bike network. The City’s contractor will return when weather allows, anticipated for May or June, to complete some striping.
Traffic Signal Construction: SE Hearthwood Boulevard and SE 1st Street
The City of Vancouver will be upgrading the current intersection of Southeast Hearthwood Boulevard and Southeast 1st Street to a fully signalized intersection. Preliminary, underground work was completed during the winter. The start of the project will focus mainly on underground work, preparations needed for the coming traffic signal equipment. The City’s contractor will return when weather allows, anticipated for May or June, to complete testing and installing of traffic signal components and equipment. Currently, the project is anticipated to be completed in June, weather and construction conditions/staffing allowing. Drivers, pedestrians and cyclists are reminded to take care while traveling through this intersection.
Private Development Projects Citywide
A variety of private development projects may be occurring throughout the City of Vancouver. For information about these projects, please visit: www.cityofvancouver.us/projects.
Washington State Department of Transportation
PLEASE NOTE: Daytime traffic impacts typically take place between 6 a.m. and 6 p.m., and nighttime impacts are between 6 p.m. and 6 a.m. Times may vary based on weather and other (construction-related) variables
SR 501 – I-5 to the Port of Vancouver – Intersection and Profile Improvements
Beginning at 7 a.m., Monday, May 10 through 5 p.m., Friday, May 14, the left lane on westbound SR 501, between C Street and 15th Street, will close daily for tree removal work along the south side of 15th Street.
Beginning at 7 a.m., Monday, May 10 through 5 p.m., Wednesday, May 12, the right lane on eastbound SR 501, between C Street and Mill Plain Boulevard, will close daily for tree removal work along the south side of Mill Plain Boulevard.
I-5 – northbound between 19.36 and 20.0 – on the Lewis River Bridge
Freight travelers who use northbound Interstate 5 will temporarily shift to use the center lane along the northbound span of the Lewis River Bridge about two miles south of Woodland. Shifting large truck traffic to use the center lane of northbound I-5 helps prevent further damage to the bridge deck and extends the usable life of temporary repairs until more permanent repairs can be scheduled when warmer weather returns.