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Highway 2 Widening Project
Fast Facts
Total Project Budget: $20.3 million
Status: Construction
Construction Begins: November 2016
Expected Completion: 2018

About the Project
The Highway 2 widening project includes expansion of Highway 2 from two to four lanes between 72nd Ave. and I-76 to provide a higher level of service, improve safety, increase vehicle capacity, and accommodate pedestrians, bicyclists and vehicles.

Project Goals
  • Increased vehicle capacity and an improved level of service  
  • Improved safety
  • Widen from two to four lanes
  • Reduced flooding and improved water quality
  • Environmental and contextual sensitivity
  • Multimodal, i.e., accommodate pedestrians, bicyclists

Project Elements
  • Raised and landscaped median
  • Multi-use trail adjacent to roadway, north of Quebec Street
  • Bike lanes south of Quebec Parkway
  • Improved drainage below roadway at railroad crossing at First Creek
  • LED street lighting improvements
  • In-pavement lighting reflectors

Outreach & Engagement
A meeting for business owners, land owners and developers was held on Nov. 10, 2014. See the presentation here. An additional public meeting is Nov. 2, 2016 at Lester Arnold High School in the gymnasium from 5 – 7 p.m.

Next Steps
The Highway 2 groundbreaking ceremony is scheduled for Wednesday, Oct. 26 at 2 p.m.    
  • Designer: HDR
  • Contractor: Flatiron Construction