Road Projects for the Week of July 3 - 9
*NEW* - Crosswalk Restriping
King County will be starting work to replace 21 existing crosswalks throughout Sammamish over the next week. While the thermoplastic striping typically cures in an hour or so, there may be short traffic delays.
208th Ave SE and SE 24th Street - Tridco Subdivision
A contractor will be installing utilities between Monday June 21st and Friday July 9th at 208th Ave SE and SE 24th Street. One lane will be closed between 9:00am and 3:00pm each day of the installation. Variable message boards will continue to be on-site alerting motorists to the revisions.
Upcoming Summer Construction-related Traffic Impacts
Construction along Issaquah Pine Lake Road between SE Klahanie Blvd and 238th Way SE: Beginning Tuesday, July 6th construction activities will begin along Issaquah Pine Lake Rd between SE Klahanie Blvd and 238th Way SE. Motorists are encouraged to seek alternate routes around the construction zone. Construction work involves constructing a new entrance, signal, and frontage improvements for ISD’s new elementary school #16 at SE 44th Street. Work will make it necessary to occasionally divert traffic around work zones however two lanes of traffic will be maintained. This is expected to last for much of the summer.
Lane closure on 228th Ave SE between SE 4th Street and Issaquah-Pine Lake Rd: Southbound curb lane to be closed 9:30 AM – 3:00 PM between June and August 2021 and may change pending further coordination with all parties. Comcast is installing new fiber optic cable for Issaquah School District’s new elementary school on Issaquah-Pine Lake Rd at SE 44th Street. It is highly recommended to find an alternative route during this project’s construction.
Lane closure on Issaquah-Pine Lake Rd between 228th Ave SE and Issaquah-Fall City Rd. and SE 44th Street: Southbound lane closure from 9:30 AM – 3:00 PM between June and August 2021 and may change pending further coordination with all parties. Comcast is installing new fiber optic cable for Issaquah School Districts new elementary school on Issaquah-Pine Lake Rd at SE 44th Street. It is highly recommended to find an alternative route during this project’s construction.
Traffic lane revisions and possible lane closures in the vicinity of Issaquah-Pine Lake Rd at SE 44th Street: Work hours 9:30 AM – 3:00 PM between July and September 2021. PSE and Comcast are relocating utility poles for the Issaquah School District’s new elementary school on Issaquah-Pine Lake Rd at SE 44th Street.
Traffic lane revisions and possible lane closures along the west side of Issaquah-Pine Lake Rd in the vicinity of SE 44th Street: Work hours 9:30 AM – 3:00 PM between July and September 2021. Issaquah School District’s contractor will be constructing a new entrance for the new elementary school. Work includes but is not limited to new curb, gutter, sidewalk, storm system, traffic lanes(s), traffic signal, street lighting and landscaping. Finding alternative routes are highly recommended during this project.
East Lake Sammamish Trail South Segment B Stage 1 Construction
The King County East Lake Sammamish Trail (ELST) South Segment B Phase 1 will begin construction in June. Work will be slowly starting up in the second half of June starting with survey work and construction fencing.
There will be traffic impacts related to the closure of the gravel surface trail segment which causes the re-routing of cyclists and pedestrians to East Lake Sammamish Parkway (ELSP). Additionally, there will be construction traffic on ELSP.
- Project Start Point: Intersection of SE 33rd / East Lake Sammamish Shore Lane Drive SE
- Project End Point: Approximately 900' south of the intersection of SE 8th Street / East Lake Sammamish Parkway SE
Ebright Creek Fish Passage Project Construction starting in June
Utility relocation for this project started in June. The City has been coordinating with Comcast, PSE, and Ziply to relocate their facilities in advance of the culvert installation. Tentatively, the City’s contractor will mobilize beginning in July. Most of the work is anticipated to be complete by September 2021. During construction, drivers can expect intermittent lane closures to allow for utility relocation and site preparation. Later this summer there will be up to a 3 week closure of East Lake Sammamish Parkway at Ebright Creek to allow for installation of the box culvert. Additional notifications, message boards, and signs will be posted to detour traffic around the closure. Please visit the project page on Connect Sammamish to learn more.
228th Avenue Curb Ramp Retrofit and Catch Basin Repairs
The City of Sammamish’s contractor will continue work on 228th Avenue to retrofit curb ramps, install concrete catch basin aprons and install irrigation sleeve crossings from SE 8th St to NE 8th St. The contractor is in the process of excavating curb ramps and prepping for concrete pouring. Only one corner of an intersection will be impacted per intersection. This work is in preparation for the City resurfacing 228th Avenue in 2022 and benefits the City’s ADA Transition Plan goal of retrofitting all public facilities to meet the current Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) standards. Lane closure hours through the work zone will be between 8:00 a.m. and 4:00 p.m. Monday through Friday. Traffic will be merged to one lane through the work zone and steel plates are anticipated to be on the roadway overnight.
Issaquah-Fall City Road
The closure between 247th Place SE and Klahanie Dr. SE opened on April 16, 2021. There are many people, businesses and organizations to thank and acknowledge. Take a look at the ceremonial ribbon cutting video(External link)(External link)(External link)(External link) with community acknowledgements. *Safety Reminder – Please observe the contractor’s “Sidewalk Closed” and “No Trespassing” signs at all times.
- The Contractor returned on June 15th to begin the excavation for the stream mitigation work. Stream work will continue for the next few weeks. Limited traffic delays are anticipated.
- PSE will be adjusting gas valves through the project limits. Traffic will be directionally reduced to one lane through their work zone.
Daytime project work hours are 7:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m., Saturday work hours: 9:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m. Please visit Issaquah Fall City Road Phase 1 Construction Updates and its Three-week look-ahead on Connect Sammamish for full project updates.
Improvements at East Lake Sammamish Parkway and SE 43rd Way Roundabout
This is a City of Issaquah project. The City of Issaquah is planning summer road improvements work at East Lake Sammamish Parkway and SE 43rd Way Roundabout. The project intends to improve safety for all road users, increase visibility, and facilitate pedestrian movement at the intersection. More information will be posted as we receive it.
Downtown Redmond Link Extension (DRLE)
This is a City of Redmond project. To learn more about this project, please visit the DRLE tab in Cone Zone.