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Highway 2 Widening Project
Fast Facts
Total Project Budget: $20.3 million
Status: Design Phase
Construction Begins: 2016/2017
Expected Completion: Spring 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.

Next Steps
The groundbreaking for construction will begin later this year.            
  • Designer: HDR
  • Contractor: TBD