Canyon Road East - 99th Street Court East to 84th Street East (CRP 5726)

What’s Happening

Construction on a project to enhance safety and relieve traffic congestion on Canyon Road East between 99th Street Court East and 84th Street East began April 8, 2020. 


The project resumed April 5, 2021 after going into winter suspension on Jan. 11. 



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Photo of Canyon Road East near the 96th Street East intersection.
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Schedule


The majority of work along Canyon Road East is complete.

Minor work outside of the roadway along the east leg of Canyon Road East and 84th Street East intersection is expected to be completed the week of Jan. 18. 

Final paving on the east leg of Canyon Road East and 84th Street East is expected to take place in April 2022.


A landscape establishment period is expected to be complete in February 2022.

Project highlights


  • Canyon Road East from 96th Street East to 84th Street East will be widened to five lanes, with two through lanes in each direction and a two-way left-turn lane. This section will have paved shoulders, curbs, gutters, and sidewalks.  
  • Canyon Road East from 99th Street Court East to 96th Street East will be widened to four lanes, with two through lanes in each direction. This section will have paved shoulders and barrier curbs on the west side, and curbs, gutters, and sidewalks on the east side. 
  • Traffic signals: 
    • A new traffic signal system was activated at the Canyon Road East and 96th Street East intersection June 3. 
    • The Canyon Road East and 84th Street East intersection was widened, and a reconstructed traffic signal system was activated to accommodate the future configuration. 
  • Other features: Street lighting, an enclosed storm drain system, and stormwater storage and treatment facilities will be added as part of the project. 
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Construction Schedule

Utility relocation work began in 2019 and was completed in June.


East side of project
Construction work began on the east side of the project in April 2020. 


Crews installed storm drainage facilities, traffic signal system infrastructure, curbs and gutters, curb ramps, sidewalks, and street lights through the end of 2020, with minimal work taking place during winter suspension. A 35-foot-long retaining wall was built about 200 feet east of the Canyon Road East and 84th Street East intersection.

West side of project
Work shifted to the west side of the project in mid-October 2020. Crews installed drainage facilities, street lights, traffic signal system infrastructure, curbs, gutters and sidewalks through the end of 2020. Additional work on street lights and traffic signal system infrastructure took place during winter suspension.

Traffic signals
A reconstructed traffic signal system at the Canyon Road East and 84th Street East intersection was activated on Dec. 9. 
A new traffic signal system at the Canyon Road East and 96th Street East intersection was activated June 3. 

Paving work
Final paving work on Canyon Road East and side roads where they connect to Canyon Road East took place the week of May 10. Paving work on driveway approaches where they connect to Canyon Road East was completed in early June. 

The road was restriped into the new configuration the week of June 1.


Contractor and funding

Rhino Construction is the contractor. The construction cost is approximately $8.9 million and is funded with County Road Funds, Traffic Impact Fees and Washington State Transportation Improvement Board Urban Arterial Program funds.

This project will support the planned Canyon Road Regional Connection Project. Learn more at www.canyonroadconnection.org.

Project Timeline

August 23, 2019: Bid Opening date


September 3, 2019: Pierce County awarded the contract to Rino Construction.


December 2019 to April 2020: Utility Relocation Phase


April 8, 2020:  Notice to Proceed


April 2020 to mid-2021: Construction underway (Winter suspension effective Jan. 11, 2021)


April 5, 2021:  Notice to Resume Work


July 2021: Majority of work is complete


August. 30 through week of September 6, 2021: Minor work on Canyon Road East 


February 2022: Landscape maintenance period ends


April 2022: Final paving on the east leg of Canyon Road East and 84th Street East 


Right-of-Way Plans

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Construction Plans (Sheets 1-60)

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Construction Plans (Sheets 61-122)

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Contact Us
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Andrew Davis, P.E.
Construction Engineering Supervisor
Phone: (253) 798-6913
Address:
2702 S 42nd Street, Suite 109
Tacoma, WA 98409
Rino Construction
Contractor
Phone: (360) 469-4941
Address:
17937 Cedar Grove Road SE
Maple Valley, WA 98038