Week of December 5, 2022
Clark County 564.397.6118
Clark County pavement marking team is out on the roads for the summer refreshing lane markings at county locations. This is a moving operation and will be in many urban and suburban county areas. This will not result in any closures as this is a continuously moving operation. Work is weather dependent.
CLOSURE: NW 11th Ave. (NW 144th St to NW 164th St.)
A private contractor will be working to a install a utility for future private development in NW 11th Ave starting at the south end and to the north within the closure. A detour has been set up to assist drivers getting around the closure. Work is scheduled to be complete by the end of June 2023.
NE 83rd St. (NE Hazel Dell Ave. to NE Kogan Rd)
A private contractor will be working to install a new water main. Drivers should expect traffic revisions within the area. Work is scheduled to be complete by the end of Jan 2023.
Northeast Davis Bridge
Northeast Davis Road will be completely closed on a short segment between Northeast 192nd Avenue and Northeast 197th Avenue starting on June 22, 2022 and lasting until mid-December, 2022. Clark County is replacing a bridge on Davis Road, called Davis Bridge, that crosses Fifth Plain Creek. A signed detour route is in place and is available to view on the county website.
NE 10th Avenue is open to traffic. Some final work still needs to be completed, including planting the areas around the culvert and stormwater facility and establishing the plants. The planting is expected to occur between November 2022 and February 2023, with establishment work, including irrigation, occurring for two years after that. Until that work is done, there still could be occasional single-lane closures, but the roadway will remain open to traffic during any remaining construction.
Paving is completed. Crews will be completing miscellaneous work such as manhole adjustments at the following locations:
- NE Rosewood Avenue
- SE Crown Road
- NE 50th Avenue
- NE 72nd Street
- NE 76th Street
- NE 76th Street & NE 117th Ave.
- NE Ward Road
There may be some traffic delays, as travel lanes may be reduced or shifted at times. Flaggers will help guide drivers around the work areas.
Work will be performed at these various roadways locations between the hours of 7 am and 7 pm, Monday through Friday. Work is anticipated to be completed by the middle of October 2022. The completion of this work is weather dependent.
NE 20th Ave (139th to 154th St.) and NE 139th St (20th Ave to 23rd Ave)
A private contractor will be working to install a new sanitary trunk line for CRWWD on NE 20th Avenue and also NE 139th St. Drivers should expect traffic revisions within the area. Work is scheduled to be complete by the end of June 2023.
NE 119th St. (Ne 72nd Ave to NE 56th Ave)
A private contractor will be working to install utilities and build our frontage for a private development. Drivers should expect traffic revisions within the area. Work is scheduled to be complete by the end of Jan 2023.
NE 99th Street (NE 94th Avenue to SR503)
This project will improve cross circulation in the area, Clark County is improving Northeast 99th Street, between Northeast 94th Avenue and Northeast 117th Avenue (SR-503). The proposed design will install the missing segment of roadway, between Northeast 94th Avenue and Northeast 105th Avenue, at the north end of the closed Leichner Landfill.
City of Vancouver 360.487.7750
NE 53rd Street: Water Main Replacement Project
Construction will begin in late October as a new water main line is installed in NE 53rd Street, between NE St. Johns Road and NE 38th Avenue. This work is within the City of Vancouver’s water service area, with most of the work being in Clark County. The project is expected to be completed in late November, weather and construction conditions allowing.
East Reserve Street: Water Main Installation Project
Construction will begin in late October on an important City of Vancouver water utility project. Crews will be installing a new water main line in East Reserve Street, from East 13th Street to East 17th Street. The new water main line will be installed in two sections: one line will be extended from the south, starting along East 13th Street and working toward McLoughlin Boulevard, and the other from the north with work coming from East 17th Street down toward McLoughlin Boulevard. The project is expected to be completed in early January 2023, weather and construction conditions allowing.
Devine Road: Pedestrian and Bicycle Safety Improvement Project
Construction will begin in late October for pedestrian and bicycle enhancements along North Devine Road, between Idaho Street and the Burnt Bridge Creek Trail crossing. Crews will replace the existing path along the west side of Devine Road, from Idaho Street to the Burnt Bridge Creek trail, with a wider ADA-compliant, multi-use path for walkers and bike riders. Project completion is anticipated for early 2023, weather and construction conditions allowing.
Broadway Corridor Improvement Project: Utility Construction and Resurfacing
Construction on Phase II of the Broadway Corridor Improvement Project, from 6th to 13th Street, began February 14, 2022. The project is close to being finished. Work has been done to replace aging sewer and water main piping with new, improved sewer and water lines along Broadway, between 6th Street and 13th Street. New asphalt paving was recently completed. Striping and pavement markings will be put in soon, and this will require brief closures. Watch for No Parking signs that will be posted in advance. Completion of the full Broadway Project Phase II is expected in August. www.cityofvancouver.us/Broadway
Pavement Management Program
The City of Vancouver’s 2022 Pavement Management Program is underway with paving and preservation work. The program will invest approximately $11 million in improving pavement conditions throughout the community, with about 25 neighborhoods in the city seeing some type of pavement management work this summer. Watch for crews to finish up microsurfacing preservation treatments on many East Vancouver streets. During August and September, crews will be rehabilitating and resurfacing streets in Lincoln, Rose Village, Fourth Plain Village, Oakbrook, Marrion, Old Evergreen Highway and Village at Fisher’s Landing neighborhoods. Learn more and find tentative schedules here: www.cityofvancouver.us/pmschedule
This project will begin in mid August to replace and realign an existing pressurized sewer main in the Pinebrook neighborhood within the Fircrest Neighborhood Association. During construction, there will be impacts to travel in the work zone along NE 5th Street, NE 127th Avenue and NE Pinebrook Avenue. The project is anticipated to be completed in late September, weather and construction conditions allowing.
Utility Improvement Project: NE 49th Street
Construction is underway to install a new water main line in NE 49th Street, between NE 15th Avenue and Saint Johns Road. Sewer improvements will also occur in a small section of NE 49th Street, near NE 22nd Avenue. Be prepared for major construction along this street with both lane and road closures. The project is anticipated to be completed by the end of October, weather and construction conditions allowing.
SE 1st Street Improvement Project: SE 1st Street, 164th Avenue to 177th Avenue
Construction on the first segment of the SE 1st Street Improvement Project, 164th Avenue to 177th Avenue, started in early December 2021. This long-awaited transportation improvement project will provide a complete urban street system with sidewalks, bike facilities, stormwater enhancements, street lights and sound walls where designated. Project completion, including street paving, is currently anticipated about end of 2022. www.cityofvancouver.us/FirstStreet
Columbia Street Mobility Project Features: Columbia Way to NW 45th Street
The City began work in May to install safety and mobility enhancements along Columbia Street as part of the ongoing Columbia Street Mobility Project features. These enhancements are a part of the Columbia Street Safety & Mobility Project. Work hours are planned for 7 a.m. to 5 p.m., Monday through Friday, but could be as late as 8 p.m. and include weekends if needed. Project completion is anticipated by the end of 2022, weather, materials, and construction conditions permitting. Project work will occur along Columbia Street, from Columbia Way to NW 45th Street, and include new signing, striping, illumination, flashing pedestrian beacon, bike counter cameras and visible cycle lane separators. Learn more: Columbia Street Construction Update
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 360.905.2060
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
Beginning Tuesday, July 5, travelers should expect delays during paving work on a nearly 10-mile stretch of Fourth Plain Boulevard, also called State Route 500, between Northeast 162nd Avenue and Northeast Leadbetter Road near Camas.
In addition to a safer, smoother roadway to preserve SR 500, speed limits are being reduced to slow traffic down in the corridor and passing zones are being eliminated to improve safety for people traveling on the highway.
Contractor crews working for the Washington State Department of Transportation will pave both directions during a two-month period. Beginning July 5, people traveling on this portion of SR 500 should plan for:
- Delays up to 20 minutes.
- Daytime and nighttime closures.
- Travel limited to a single lane.
- A pilot car to escort travelers through the work zone.
- Residents whose driveways connect to this section of Fourth Plain Boulevard should be prepared to wait for a pilot car to navigate them through the work zone.