159th Street South/159th Street East (SR-7 to 300' east of B St E) (CRP 5926)
What’s Happening Engineering: We are beginning the design engineering for the project. Currently we are gathering information about the existing site conditions and initiating contact with utility companies.
Land: Additional right-of-way needs will be assessed.
Surveying: County surveyors will be in the area gathering field data of the project area.
About the Project Planned improvements to 159th Street South/159th Street East from SR-7 to 300 feet east of B Street East (CRP 5926) are intended to increase safety and access for nonmotorized transportation. The improvements would include the following:
Constructing paved shoulders, cement concrete curb, gutter, and sidewalk.
Extending the two-way left-turn lane to B Street East.
Reconstructing the existing traffic signal system and providing pedestrian improvements at the 159th Street East/B Street East intersection.
Installing LED lighting on each side of 159th Street South/159th Street East.
September 2020 to April 2022: Field data collection, preliminary engineering, environmental review, preliminary plans, estimate, final right-of-way plans.
May 2022 to Early 2025: Right-of-way acquisition, final engineering, environmental permitting, finalization of construction plans, specifications, and estimate.