Snohomish County News

Posted on: February 8, 2017

Open House for Three Unincorporated Mill Creek/Bothell Area Road Improvement Projects

Contact:

Allison Tabiando                               Catherine Higgins

Communications Specialist II           Communications Specialist II

Allison.Tabiando@snoco.org           Catherine.Higgins@snoco.org

425-388-3126                                   425-388-3053

Open House for Three Unincorporated Mill Creek/Bothell Area Road Improvement Projects

 

Snohomish County Public Works staff will be available on February 23 to discuss potential road designs and timelines for its Seattle Hill Road, 35th Avenue SE Phase I, and 156th Street SE projects

EVERETT, Wash., February 9, 2017 – The Mill Creek/Bothell area is experiencing rapid population growth. To meet traffic and pedestrian demands, Snohomish County Public Works is working on multiple road improvement projects in the unincorporated county area. In keeping the community aware of these projects and their current statuses, Public Works will be hosting an open house to discuss three potential road designs and project timelines. The projects are:

  • Seattle Hill Road (35th Avenue SE to 132nd Street SE) – Construction to begin in April
  • 35th Avenue SE Phase I (180th Street SE to 152nd Street SE) – Construction slated for 2018
  • 156th Street SE (35th Avenue SE to west of Forest View Elementary School and Gateway Middle School) – Construction TBD

Open House: Mill Creek/Bothell Area Road Improvements

  • When: Thursday, February 23, 2017 – Stop by any time between 5:30 and 7:30 p.m.
  • Where: Mill Creek Elementary School – Cafeteria

3400 148th St. SE, Mill Creek, WA 98012

  • What: Residents of the area, commuters, and families of nearby schools are invited to discuss the three projects. Staff will be available to answer questions about the Seattle Hill Road construction, review the proposed road improvements to the section of 35th Avenue SE, and gather feedback on potential designs for the 156th Street SE project.

The Seattle Hill Road and 35th Avenue SE projects include widening the roadways to include a center turn lane, adding bike lanes, and creating continuous sidewalks. The 156th Street SE project is in the early stages of design. Additional information about the projects are available on their project webpages (linked above).

About Snohomish County Public Works 

The Snohomish County Public Works Department employs approximately 600 staff members that develop and maintain county roads; control and manage surface water quantity, quality, and fish habitats; and oversee the recycling and disposal of solid waste. The department’s main office is located at 3000 Rockefeller Ave., Everett, WA 98201. For more information about Snohomish County Public Works, visit www.snohomishcountywa.gov/PublicWorks.

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