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Posted on: September 28, 2022

[ARCHIVED] Snohomish County Celebrating Completion of Phase II of the 35th Ave SE Corridor Improvement Project


Matt Phelps                                Fay Lim

Communications Specialist II     Communications Supervisor   

425-388-3126                             425-388-6413

Snohomish County Celebrating Completion of Phase II of the 35th Ave SE Corridor Improvement Project with Ribbon Cutting Event

  WA State Public Works Board includes event with annual retreat in Snohomish County


EVERETT, Wash., September 28, 2022 – With an eye towards improving the north-south commute in one of the fastest growing areas of the county, Snohomish County Public Works has completed the 35th Ave SE Corridor Improvement – Phase II project. Crews made extensive improvements to the corridor between State Route 524 (Maltby Rd) and 180th St SE, including a center turn lane and adding bike lanes, curbs and sidewalks on both sides of the road. This is the third completed project by Snohomish County on the corridor since 2018, including 35th Ave SE – Phase I and Seattle Hill Rd. The public is invited to celebrate this project milestone with a ribbon cutting celebration at 3 p.m. on Wednesday, October 5, 2022.

The county would like to thank funding partners including the Washington State Public Works Board (PWB) and the Washington State Transportation Improvement Board (TIB) at this event. Construction for the project was funded through a $3 million WA State Public Works Board loan, a $5 million Transportation Improvement Board grant and $3 million from the Snohomish County Road Fund.

The PWB will be including the ribbon cutting in their Snohomish County visit in conjunction with their annual retreat on Thursday, Oct. 6 through Friday, Oct. 7. 

          Celebrate with us!

          When: 3-4 p.m. on Wednesday, October 5 

          Parking: North Creek Baptist Church, 19414 35th Ave SE, Bothell, WA 98012

          What: Snohomish County Public Works is hosting a ribbon cutting event to celebrate the completion of this nearly two-mile project.


This project is part of a larger area plan by Snohomish County to improve the main transportation corridors in one of the fastest growing areas of the county. The plan includes the completed improvements on 35th Ave SE, Seattle Hill Rd, 180th St SE – Phase I, and the scheduled improvements to 43rd Ave SE/Sunset Rd. A second phase for 180th St SE is also in the planning stage. 

About Snohomish County Public Works

The Snohomish County Public Works is responsible for approximately 1,600 miles of county roads, more than 200 bridges and manages about 200 traffic control signals. The department also processes nearly 600,000 tons of garbage per year. Its mission is to focus on safety and mobility while practicing fiscal responsibility and preserving the environment. Public Works has won numerous state and national honors for its work and is the largest department within Snohomish County government with approximately 500 employees plus seasonal staff. Its main office is located at 3000 Rockefeller Ave, Everett, WA 98201. Visit or follow the department on Facebook and Twitter for more information about Snohomish County Public Works.

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