SR 522 West Segment A Improvements (61st to 65th Avenues)

Staff Contact


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

The SR 522 West Segment A Improvements (61st Avenue NE to 65th Avenue NE) project was completed in 2016.

 

Background:

Since its incorporation, the City of Kenmore has improved SR 522 (Bothell Way) between 65th Ave NE and the east city limits to increase safety, improve transit reliability, and ease congestion. Improvements have included adding new traffic signals, street lighting and sidewalks, widening SR 522 for Business Access and Transit lanes, enhancing the corridor with new landscaping and medians to improve access management, replacing the Swamp Creek Bridge, undergrounding utilities, and more.

 

Project Description:
Highlights of the completed SR522 West Segment A improvements (61st Avenue NE to 65th Avenue NE) are listed below:
  • Widening and asphalt concrete overlay of SR 522 from 61st Ave NE to 65th Ave NE
  • Widening and asphalt concrete overlay of 61st Ave NE from mid-block NE 181st St to NE 175th St.
  • Addition of sidewalks on both sides of SR 522 from 61st Ave NE to 65th Ave NE
  • Reconstruction of the 61st Ave NE south leg of the intersection
  • Additional lanes on 61st Ave NE approaches to SR 522 to increase capacity and safety
  • New traffic signal and pedestrian crossing improvements at 61st Ave NE and SR 522 intersection
  • Improved ADA accessibility
  • Raised landscaped medians between 62nd Ave NE and 65th Ave NE
  • Retaining walls with concrete fascias
  • Incorporated public art, and icon lighting at 61st and 65th intersections
  • Burke-Gilman Trail Crossing treatments
  • Conversion of utilities to underground; removal of utility poles; new street lighting]
 
Funding:

Funding for the SR 522 West Segment A project was provided by the City of Kenmore, Washington State Transportation Improvement Board (TIB), Puget Sound Regional Council (PSRC), Washington State Department of Ecology and Washington State Department of Transportation. 

Last updated: Thu, 09/28/2017 - 2:09pm