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Poplar Way Extension Bridge

Project Description

This project involves construction of an arterial bridge across I-5 Poplar Bridge Mapconnecting existing intersections of Poplar Way/196th Street SW and 33rd Avenue West/Alderwood Mall Boulevard.  The City Center Access Study identified this bridge as an alternative to the 196th Street SW crossing at I-5, and as the most significant solution for congestion relief in the City Center along 196th Street SW, and around Alderwood Mall and Alderwood Mall Parkway. Project Limits Map

This project is the second highest priority project identified by the City Center Access Study. The project design phase has received $3,209,000 in Federal and State grants for the design of this project. The project has also recieved $3,050,000 in federal grants for the ROW phase.

Currently the project is in the second phase of design. The City anticipates completing the design phase in the 4th Quarter 2019. The right-of-way phase will follow through 2019.

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90% Design

ROW Acquisition began 1st Quarter 2017 and scheduled to end 4th quarter 2018.

Project Manager

Nicholas W. Barnett, P.E.
Project Manager