Three Week Look-Ahead 2/18/20-3/10/20

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Below is your three week look-ahead for 2/18-3/10

Update as of 3/6/20

  • Puget Sound Energy (PSE) will be working this Saturday, 3/7, from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. along the south side of Issaquah-Fall City Road between 247th and Klahanie Blvd. They will be trimming trees to help set new power poles.
  • The temporary roundabout at SE Issaquah-Beaver Lake Rd./256th Ave. SE/SE 32nd St/E Beaver Lake Dr. SE is operational. The roundabout will remain open while curb, truck apron, paint lines, lighting, & pedestrian crossing work is completed.
  • When the concrete work is complete, work will begin on the new traffic circle at 247th and SE 45th Way.
  • PSE Electric, Comcast, Century Link, & Verizon are relocating to a Joint Utility Trench between 245th and 247th.
  • PSE Electric, Comcast, & Century Link will relocate existing poles and lines between 247th and Klahanie to allow the bridge construction to begin.
    • PSE Electric (Asplundh) will be removing trees in the new PSE utility corridor on the south side of the road on private property in King County.
    • The contractor will be removing trees on the north side of the road that have been identified for removal by the project arborist. Note: All trees in direct conflict with the structure are assessed for health and chances for survival by the project arborist. All healthy, viable trees are saved and/or moved.
  • The new concrete student walkway and stairs leading up to the front entrance of Pacific Cascade Middle School are being built.
  • Drainage installation continues at and around 245th.
  • Please note that during peak delays, using the project detour route, Issaquah Beaver Lake Rd to Issaquah Pine Lake Road,may result in shorter drive times.

DATES

  • Estimated dates for the ROAD CLOSURE are March 28th, 2020, to November 28th, 2020, between 247th and Klahanie Blvd. only. Updates on the actual closure date will be posted ASAP.
  • August 2021 - END CONSTRUCTION

Update as of 2/28/20

  • The temporary roundabout at SE Issaquah-Beaver Lake Rd./256th Ave. SE/SE 32nd St/E Beaver Lake Dr. SE is operational. The roundabout will remain open while curb, truck apron, paint lines, lighting, & pedestrian crossing work is completed.
  • When the concrete work is complete, work will begin on the new traffic circle at 247th and SE 45th Way.
  • Puget Sound Energy (PSE) Electric, Comcast, Century Link, & Verizon are relocating to a Joint Utility Trench between 245th and 247th.
  • PSE Electric, Comcast, & Century Link will relocate existing poles and lines between 247th and Klahanie to allow the bridge construction to begin.
    • PSE Electric (Asplundh) will be removing trees in the new PSE utility corridor on the south side of the road on private property in King County.
    • The contractor will be removing trees on the north side of the road that have been identified for removal by the project arborist. Note: All trees in direct conflict with the structure are assessed for health and chances for survival by the project arborist. All healthy, viable trees are saved and/or moved.
  • The new concrete student walkway and stairs leading up to the front entrance of Pacific Cascade Middle School are being built.
  • Drainage installation continues at and around 245th.
  • Please note that during peak delays, using the project detour route, Issaquah Beaver Lake Rd to Issaquah Pine Lake Road,may result in shorter drive times.

DATES

  • Estimated dates for the ROAD CLOSURE are March 28th, 2020, to November 28th, 2020, between 247th and Klahanie Blvd. only. Updates on the actual closure date will be posted ASAP.
  • August 2021 - END CONSTRUCTION

Update as of 2/21/20

The layout for the temporary roundabout at SE Issaquah-Beaver Lake Rd./256th Ave. SE/SE 32nd St./& E Beaver Lake Dr. SE has been completed. The roundabout will remain open while curb, truck apron, paint lines, lighting, & pedestrian crossing work is completed in the near future.

Work is currently occurring primarily in front of Pacific Cascade Middle School (PCMS):

  • Through 3/27/20, PSE Electric, Comcast, Century Link, & Verizon are relocating to a joint utility trench
  • PSE Electric, Comcast, & Century Link will relocate existing poles and lines to allow the bridge construction to begin
  • Storm drainage installation continues
  • Construction continues on the new student walkway leading up to the front entrance of PCMS
  • A buried roadway section in the southern shoulder of Issaquah-Fall City Road will be dug up and removed

Please note that during peak delays, using the project detour route, Issaquah-Beaver Lake Road to Issaquah-Pine Lake Road, may result in shorter drive times.


Update as of 2/20/20

Next Monday (2/24/20), single lane closures along Issaquah-Fall City Road will continue to occur for the installation of utilities.

Update as of 2/18:

The layout for the temporary roundabout at SE Issaquah-Beaver Lake Rd./256th Ave. SE/SE 32nd St./& E Beaver Lake Dr. SE has been completed. The roundabout will remain open while curb, truck apron, paint lines, lighting, & pedestrian crossing work is completed in the near future.

Work is currently occurring primarily in front of Pacific Cascade Middle School (PCMS):

  • Through 3/27/20, PSE Electric, Comcast, Century Link, & Verizon are relocating to a joint utility trench
  • PSE Electric, Comcast, & Century Link will relocate existing poles and lines to allow the bridge construction to begin
  • Storm drainage installation continues
  • Construction continues on the new student walkway leading up to the front entrance of PCMS
  • A buried roadway section in the southern shoulder of Issaquah-Fall City Road will be dug up and removed

Please note that during peak delays, using the project detour route, Issaquah-Beaver Lake Road to Issaquah-Pine Lake Road, may result in shorter drive times.


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