136th Street East - 94th Avenue East to 97th Avenue East (CRP 5921)

What's Happening

A project to improve accessibility and sidewalk connectivity along 136th Street East from 94th Avenue East to 97th Avenue East began May 2. The work is expected to be complete in mid August.


The project area is in South Hill just west of Ballou Junior High.


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Image of the project.

About the Project
Planned improvements to 136th Street East from 94th Avenue East to 97th Avenue East (CRP 5921) are intended to improve accessibility and sidewalk connectivity, and include the following:


  • Adding cement concrete curb, gutter, and sidewalk on the north side of 136th Street East from 94th Avenue East to east of 96th Avenue East, where they will meet existing facilities.
  • Replacing existing curb ramps with Americans with Disabilities Act-compliant ramps at 136th Street East’s intersections with 94th Avenue East and 95th Avenue East, and on the north side of 96th Avenue East.
  • Adding an enclosed storm drain system.
  • Modifications to the existing traffic signal system at the 136th Street East/94th Avenue East intersection.

Traffic impacts

Work hours will be 7 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday to Friday. 


Southbound 94th Avenue East near the intersection with 136th Street East may be reduced to one lane until 2:30 p.m. on workdays. Northbound 94th Avenue East may be reduced to one lane after 8:30 a.m. on workdays. 


136th Street East may be reduced to one lane with alternating traffic between 7 a.m. and 2 p.m. on workdays.

Contract information

Funding

Axum General Construction is the project’s contractor. The construction cost is $425,000, and is funded with County Road Funds and Washington State Transportation Improvement Board Sidewalk Program funds.


Contract plans

Plans, specifications, and bid tabulations for this project are available through the Pierce County Procurement and Contract Services website. Access is provided by going to http://www.piercecountywa.gov/CurrentSolicitations.


Project Timeline

February 23, 2022: Bid Opening date.


March 9, 2022: Pierce County awarded the contract to Axum General Construction 


April 13, 2022: Pierce County hosted the Pre-Construction Meeting


May 2, 2022:  Notice to Proceed date.


July 25, 2022: Substantial Completion


August 12, 2022: Physical Completion

Contact Us


Andrew Davis, P.E.

Construction Supervisor

Phone: (253) 798-6913

Address:

2702 S 42nd Street, Suite 109

Tacoma, WA 98409

Axum General Construction

Contractor

Phone: (206) 786-5383

Address:

27474 210th Avenue SE

Maple Valley, WA 98038