147th Street Signal

Project Description

The work consists of the design of a 4-way traffic signal at the intersection of 147th Street S.E. and 179th Avenue. S.E. to include minor roadway changes as necessary.  The proposed improvements include: necessary surveying, widening of the northwest corner of the intersection to allow adequate turning radius for the large truck design vehicle, and design of ADA ramps.  

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Project Updates

April 28, 2022

City has begun process for hiring a Right-of-Way agent to negotiate right-of-way purchases.  Design consultant is working on the 100% design.  On schedule to begin construction in 2024.  

Mar. 30, 2022

City has returned comments to Design Consultant.  Staff has sent out a Request for Qualifications (SOQ) for a right-of-way (ROW) Consultant.  

Feb 28, 2022

Consultant has submitted 90% plans for City review.  

Jan. 31, 2022

Consultant is scheduled to have 90% design drawings to the City by mid February.  

Jan. 4, 2022

Consultant is working on 90% design drawings.  

Nov. 30, 2021

City received 50% drawings Nov. 19, 2021.  Staff is currently reviewing the plans.  

Oct. 28, 2021

Consultant is working on 50% drawings.  

Sept. 29, 2021

Consultant has been given approval to proceed with design.   City is in discussions with affected property owners.

Sept. 1, 2021

Consultant has been given approval to proceed with design.   City is in discussions with affected property owners. 

June 29, 2021

Additional surveying has been completed.  Consultant plans to have revised layouts ready for review by Aug. 6, 2021

May 26, 2021

City working with consultant to determine best layout for the intersection. 

April 29, 2021

Consultant working on various layouts to accommodate semis turning onto 147th Street from 179th Ave. 

March 21, 2021

Consultant has completed survey and begun preliminary design work.  The Geotechnical Consultant is scheduled to take soil samples Wednesday March 31, 2021.  

February 28, 2021

Consultant was issued Notice To Proceed (NTP) on 2-2-2021.  Surveying and a geotechnical evaluation have been ordered by the Consultant.

January 28, 2021

City Council awarded design contract on 1-12-2021.  Consultant has obtained City business license and is waiting for Certificate of Insurance before starting work.

December 30,2020

City engineering staff has completed negotiations and a request for approval will be submitted to City Council 1-12-2021.

November 30,2020

City engineering staff are negotiating a design services contract with consulting firm Transpo Group. 

October 29,2020

City engineering staff are negotiating a design services contract with a consulting firm. The City received a grant award notice from the Puget Sound Regional Council (PSRC), which will provide construction funding in the amount not to exceed $665,000. These federal funds are targeted for construction year 2024.  

September 29,2020

City is reviewing Statements of Qualifications from 8 Design Consultants.  A selection is anticipated to be made by mid October.

September 10,2020

Addendum for 2014 Peak Hour traffic count, listed above advertisement below.

August 28, 2020 

Advertised for Consultant to submit Request for Qualifications (RFQ) due by 9/18/2020.  Interviews anticipated the week of 9/22/2020. To view the solicitation, go to Requests for Proposals and Bids

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