The latest information on roadway construction and other projects that could affect traffic, bus service, and/or daily routines. View projects on the interactive map below or scroll down for additional project information.
Washington State Department of Transportation will build a Diverging Diamond Interchange (DDI) at I-5, Exit 111 and SR 510 in Lacey. It will be the first DDI built in Washington. The project started in the fall of 2018 and is expected to be completed in 2020.
Visit the Washington State Department of Transportation (WSDOT) website for project details. You can also sign up for WSDOT project updates to stay informed.
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College St and Yelm Hwy Water Project &
College St and Yelm Hwy Overlay Project
The College St and Yelm Hwy Water and Overlay projects provides for water valve improvements and an asphalt overlay of College St from Mullen Rd to Rainier Rd and Yelm Hwy from city limit lines on the west to Ruddell Rd. Water improvements will start Spring 2019 and the overlay work will follow this summer.
The Lebanon St Extension project provides for the extension of Lebanon from Lacey Blvd to Pacific Ave. The project also includes stormwater, wastewater and water improvements. The project will start Spring 2019 will be completed in the summer.
The Union Mills Reservoir Seismic Upgrades & Overflow Drain project is in the neighborhood of Mountain-Aire Park off of Pacific Ave SE. Construction will take place on a portion of Mountain-Aire Loop SE and Paradise Court. The improvements include seismic upgrades to the reservoir located at 1349 Paradise Ct and a new storm system connecting the reservoir to the regional storm pond. The storm system upgrades will include a half street overlay after utility trenching has been completed to repair the existing roadway. The City has awarded the construction contract to BPCI Earthworks, LLC of Puyallup, WA. The work will start in the spring and be completed in the summer.
2018 Street Overlay Project
All work has been completed except for the Stikes neighborhood. The proposed storm system is in conflict with the existing PSE utilities. PSE is working on a design and then will relocate their utilities. Once PSE has completed their relocation, then the contractor will finish up the storm system and the paving shortly thereafter. Work will be completed by Summer of 2019.
The 2018 Street Overlay project provides for street reconstruction and asphalt overlay of several streets, including Golf Club Road, 14th Avenue SE, 17th Avenue SE, 18th Avenue SE, 19th Avenue SE, 21st Avenue SE, Brunswick Street, Magnolia Street, 33rd Court SE, Stikes Loop, Stikes Court, and Stikes Drive. The project also includes stormwater improvements in the Stikes area. The project is funded through the Transportation Benefit District and stormwater funds. Granite Construction of Olympia is the low bidder, coming in at $2,021,900. Work is scheduled to begin mid-July, and there are 60 working days (3 months) allotted for this project.
Steilacoom Lift Station & Water Improvements
The contractor made roadway repairs to areas that had settled on 7/16/18 and placed asphalt patches over these areas. The entire area that had settlement issues will be re-paved in Spring of 2019.
This project provides for the installation of a new wastewater lift station to replace five community STEP stations in the area. It also includes installation of 3,700 feet of 8" gravity sewer main, 4,500 feet of 6" and 8" sewer force mains, and installation of 2,200 feet of water transmission main from Martin Way to Steilacoom Road.
Construction began in April 2017 and will likely by completed in July 2018. As the project progresses, updates will be posted.
For more information, please contact Aubrey Collier, Design and Construction Manager, at ACollier@ci.lacey.wa.us or (360) 438-2639.
Well Source 9 is located at the corner of Yelm Highway SE and College Street SE, in the parking lot behind the Goodwill store. The municipal water well requires periodic maintenance, which includes removing the existing well pump and column in order to inspect, rehabilitate, and test the well. The City advertised for professional hydrogeological services and has awarded the contract to Shannon & Wilson. Their subcontractor, Holt Services, will also be on-site.
Work is anticipated to begin in December 2018. For more information, please contact Jessica Wilson, Utility Engineer, at email@example.com or (360) 456-7791.
The City of Lacey and Thurston County are partners on the Mullen Road Improvements project to reconstruct a 0.9 mile section of Mullen Road SE from the Lacey City Limits to Carpenter Road. As part of this project, a roundabout is being proposed at the intersection of Mullen Road and Carpenter Road. The project is currently being designed and scheduled for construction in 2019. Thurston County is the lead agency on this project. For more information, please visit Thurston County's website.
This project provides for the replacement of water service lines and meter boxes for seven residents on the north side of Union Mills Road, south of Mesplay Street SE. Construction is anticipated to begin March 11, 2019, and the project is anticipated to be complete in 1.5 months.
Lift Station 2 Replacement Project, Westlake Drive SE
The contractor paved the first layer of asphalt on Westlake Drive last week. Over the next two months the contractor will be completing the work on the new lift station. Most of the remaining work will be contained at the lift station site, however, you will see them doing some minor work in the roadway. The contractor will come back in the spring when weather permits to finish the final layer of asphalt for this project. Please note paving of driveway entrances will also occur in the spring when the contractor returns to pave the road.
Over the next two months the contractor will be working to restore any property and landscaping damage caused by construction. If there is anything that you think that needs to be repaired due to the construction and has not been addressed by December, please contact Keven Inman at 360-239-0333.
Lift Station #2 located on Westlake Drive SE in Lacey needs to be replaced. It is the oldest wastewater lift station in the City, constructed in 1970, and has exceeded its life expectancy. There are also issues with limited site access and safety restrictions. The City has purchased property on Westlake Drive SE to construct the new wastewater lift station. The building was demolished and the property cleared for the new wastewater lift station. The City advertised for bids on the lift station and sewer improvements. The City has awarded the construction contract to Pape & Sons Construction of Gig Harbor, WA.
If you have any questions or concerns during construction, please contact the project inspector, Keven Inman at 360-239-0333 or the Construction Manager, Aubrey Collier at 360-438-2639.
Construction: October 2017- November 2018
Rehabilitation of the well is underway. Rather than closing both lanes of the road, there will be flaggers directing traffic through a one lane closure on Judd Street SE, between 23rd Ave SE and 25th Ave SE, starting Friday March 8, 2019. The lane closure is anticipated to occur as needed in March and April, between 7:00 AM and 5:00 PM, Monday through Friday.
Well Source 6 is located at the corner of Judd St SE and 23rd Ave SE. The municipal water well requires periodic maintenance, which includes removing the existing well pump and column in order to inspect, rehabilitate, and test the well. The City advertised for professional hydrogeological services and has awarded the contract to Shannon & Wilson.
Work is anticipated to being in March 2019. During March and April, Judd St SE will be closed to traffic and parking between 23rd Ave SE and 24th Ave SE. For more information, please contact Jessica Wilson, Utility Engineer, at firstname.lastname@example.org or (360) 456-7791.