Road Projects for the Week of September 4 - 10
Road Projects for the Week of September 4 - September 10
Ebright Creek Fish Passage Project Construction
Road Closure on East Lake Sammamish Parkway: Starting August 16 East Lake Sammamish Parkway at Ebright Creek (located approximately at 125 E Lake Samm Pkwy) CLOSED to thru traffic for the Ebright Creek Fish Passage Project. Bicyclists and pedestrians can detour around the closure using the East Lake Sammamish Regional Trail. The road is scheduled to reopen the afternoon of 9/16.
Local access north and south of the closure area will be maintained, however thru traffic will not be permitted. The closure allows for completion of the new water and sewer systems, installation of the box culvert, and rebuilding the road. Additional notifications and message boards are posted and a signed detour is in place. Drivers should expect delays and consider using alternate routes.
Please visit the project page on Connect Sammamish for the latest updates.
Upcoming Summer Construction-related Traffic Impacts
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 24th Street. It is highly recommended to find an alternative route during this project’s construction.
New Traffic Signal on Issaquah-Pine Lake Road and SE 44th Street
The new traffic signal on Issaquah-Pine Lake Road and SE 44th Street is operational and serving Issaquah School District's Cedar Trails Elementary School.
228th Avenue Curb Ramp Retrofit and Catch Basin Repairs
The City of Sammamish’s contractor will be pouring the final sidewalk panels around the new pedestrian push button posts on Tuesday, September 7 and patching around the repair stormwater manholes on Wednesday, September 8 and Thursday, September 9. The project’s curb ramp 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. Traffic closure hours have been tightened through the work zone to 9:30 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. with traffic merged to one lane.
Comcast Utility Work at NE 36th Street on East Lake Sammamish Parkway
Comcast utility line work will take place from NE 36th Street vicinity along East Lake Sammamish Parkway NE to SE 4th Street on 228th Avenue SE (via Inglewood Hill Road NE). Comcast will commence this work within the next week.
East Lake Sammamish Trail South Segment B Stage 1 Construction
The King County East Lake Sammamish Trail (ELST) South Segment B Phase 1 continues with construction. 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
Paving on 209th Ave SE and SE 24th Street
An asphalt contractor will be paving on 209th Avenue SE and SE 24th Street on Tuesday, September 7 through Friday, September 10. This work will take place between 7:30 AM - 4:00 PM. It is for a new development called Tridco.
Issaquah-Fall City Road
Only minor work items remain, and utility work in a few areas. Lumen is raising a utility vault in the sidewalk near the Issaquah Montessori School and will install a temporary walkable surface in time for opening of school.
Notices for construction activity outside of the City of Sammamish:
Issaquah Highlands Drive Upcoming
This is a City of Issaquah project. Night work on Issaquah Highlands Drive will start Monday, September 13 and run for approximately three weeks. Work crews will complete the construction of a water main from 7:00 p.m.- 7:00 a.m. During these working hours, one lane southbound will be open to traffic, and there is no impact to northbound traffic.
Downtown Redmond Link Extension (DRLE) - Sound Transit work
This is a City of Redmond and Sound Transit project. To learn more about this project, please visit the DRLE tab in Cone Zone.