156th St SE Corridor Improvements

Description
The 156th Street SE Corridor project aims to improve the roadway and provide continuous pedestrian facilities along 156th Street SE from 35th Avenue SE to west of Forest View Elementary School and Gateway Middle School.

Some improvements being considered include:
  • Improving vertical curves along the roadway
  • Providing intersection improvements at 156th Street SE and Sunset Road
  • Adding pedestrian facilities connecting already existing sidewalk strips west of Sunset Road
  • Constructing pedestrian facilities along 156th Street SE between Sunset Road to Forest View Elementary School and Gateway Middle School
Schedule
  • End of 2015 to early-2016: Surveyors will identify public right-of-way boundary and survey the existing topography and critical areas 
  • 2016: Begin work on a preliminary design report, right-of-way plan, community outreach, and environmental review
Environmental Review
The county will complete an environmental review of the proposed project in 2016.

Funding
County Road funds are available during the design and right-of-way phases.