68th Avenue Pedestrian and Bicycle Safety

Walkways and Waterways

 

 

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68th Avenue Pedestrian and Bicycle Safety
 
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Staff Contact


Kent Vaughan
Senior Civil Engineer
(425) 398-8900
 
Current Status:
 

Current conditions

2017-19: Design / Permitting / Grant Applications
2020-23: Construction

 

Background:

The 68th Avenue NE Pedestrian and Bicycle Improvements project is part of The Walkways & Waterways voter-approved bond measure, and the result of the City’s “Imagine Kenmore” public outreach initiative. Kenmore residents confirmed that safe routes for pedestrians and cyclists and connecting residents with the City’s public open space and waterfront are top priorities.

 

Project Description:

68th Avenue NE is an existing collector arterial roadway with mostly one travel lane in each direction and asphalt shoulders.  The posted speed is 35 mph.   

 

This safety project extends from NE 182nd Street to 61st Place NE and consists of the following features: 

  • New sidewalk on one side of the roadway with retaining walls as needed;
  • Buffered bicycle lanes in each direction;
  • New stormwater infrastructure;
  • Utility relocation as needed.  

 

Funding
 

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This project is currently funded by the Walkways and Waterways Bond Measure but may require State and Federal grant funding to complete the project as final design cost estimates are developed.  Based on funding availability, the project may be constructed in phases.

 

Secured Walkways and Waterways Bond Measure: $5.1 M

 
Last updated: Mon, 10/02/2017 - 5:16pm