Capital Improvement Projects
State Avenue Corridor Widening from 100th St NE to 104th Pl NE
The State Avenue corridor between 100th St. NE and 104th Pl. NE will be widened from 3-lanes to 5-lanes. Along with widening, the project proposes replace the existing culvert at Quil Ceda Creek with a short-span bridge. The project will include curb, gutter and sidewalk as well as street lighting to improve traffic and pedestrian safety along the corridor. The project was awarded a $5M grant from the Transportation Improvement Board in 2018. Construction is anticipated to be complete by the end of 2021.
Centennial Trail Connector
The City is currently working on the design of the extension of the Bayview Trail near 84th St NE north to connect with the Centennial Trail at the intersection of State Route 9. The City received $1.1M in grant funding for the project. Construction is expected to be complete in 2021.
2019 Highway Safety Improvement Program (HSIP)
The City has awarded the contract for the 2019 HSIP projects to Colacurcio Brothers, Inc. to make the following improvements:
- Installation of high friction surface treatments and speed radar warning signs on Smokey Point Blvd., north of 140th St NE.
- Installation of pedestrian-activated rapid flashing beacons, new sidewalk and upgrade of ADA curb ramps at the intersection of 100th St NE and 59th Dr. NE.
- Signal modifications on 64th St NE (SR 528) at the intersections of 60th Dr. NE and 67th Ave NE to provide for left turn and one right turn flashing yellow arrow.
- Installation of speed radar warning system at 64th St NE (SR 528) west of 65th Dr NE.
- Installation of new advanced westbound signalized approach beacons and signage on 64th St NE (SR 528) east of 68th Ave NE, to warn drivers approaching the intersection of 67th Ave NE to "be prepared to stop when flashing".
The work on these projects is expected to begin in early May and conclude by late 2021.
State Avenue from 3rd to 80th (HSIP project)
The City has awarded the contract to Colacurcio Brothers, Inc. to install pedestrian signal improvements at four intersections, a new signal at one intersection, application of skid resistant coating on existing utility covers, and replace curbs, sidewalks, driveway approaches, and ADA ramps on State Avenue from 3rd St to 80th St NE. The project will also include pavement repairs, hydrant relocation, and minor landscaping and property restoration in some areas. The project is expected to be complete in late 2021.
Cedar Avenue LID and Roadway Improvements
The project will construct Low Impact Development (LID) stormwater improvements on Cedar Avenue from 1st Street to 4th Street. The project also includes a permeable paver parking strip on the east side of Cedar Avenue, just south of 4th Street. These improvements are designed to take the stormwater that is currently directly discharging to Ebey Slough offline and provide water quality treatment and infiltration. Decorative pedestrian lighting, stamped pigmented pedestrian cross walks, ADA compliant pedestrian ramps, two Rectangular Rapid Flashing Beacons (located at 3rd and Cedar Avenue), landscaping improvements, revised channelization and a fiber conduit for future connection to the Opera House will also be installed.
Construction of this project is funded in large part by grants from the state Department of Ecology and is anticipated to begin in July 2021, ending in the fall of 2021.
80th Street NE Non-Motorized Improvements
The project will add and match existing sidewalks along 80th Street NE from 47th Avenue NE to 51st Avenue NE, along with a center turn lane and bike lanes from State Avenue to 51st Avenue NE. The project was awarded $270,000 from the Puget Sound Regional Council and and another $500,000 from the WSDOT Pedestrian and Bicycle Program. Construction is expected to start in spring 2022.
2021 Transportation Benefit District (TBD) Projects
The 2021 TBD projects include:
- Pavement preservation of State Avenue from 80th St NE to Grove Street
- Pavement preservation of 47th Ave NE from 76th St NE to 84th St NE
- Improvements on 8th St from State Avenue to Ash Ave
2021 Completed City projects
Olympic View Park
Olympic View Park, located in the Sunnyside neighborhood and near the Ebey Waterfront Trail, opened in May 20201. This new regional park with connection to the Ebey Waterfront Trail includes vehicle parking, play area, shelter, restroom and other amenities.
2020 Completed City projects
First Street Bypass
The First Street Bypass project included improvements to provide east-west connectivity from State Ave. to 47th Ave. The project was needed in order to decrease congestion at 4th Street and to mitigate traffic congestion through downtown as a result of the new state highway interchange planned at SR 529 and I-5.
First Street is now an arterial and includes bike lanes and shared-use path on the south side. Power and communication utilities are now underground along First Street as part of this project. The roadway is widened from two lanes to five lanes between State and Alder. The section of new roadway between Alder and 47th narrows to two lanes and functions as a limited access bypass route. The project was completed and opened to traffic in October 2020.
83rd Ave NE and Soper Hill Rd Intersection Improvements
The City, in cooperation with the City of Lake Stevens, completed construction of a mini roundabout at the intersection of 83rd Ave NE and Soper Hill Rd. With significant growth in the Whiskey Ridge neighborhood of Marysville, the intersection was in need of improvements.
Cedar Field, or Rudy Wright Memorial Field, was recently renovated complete with a turf field and field lighting. The project was funded in part by the City, Recreational Conservation Office, Snohomish County and the Marysville Little League.
2020 Pavement Preservation Program
The City's 2020 Pavement Preservation Program included replacement of sidewalk ramps to meet ADA, pavement repair, paving and restriping at the following locations:
- 67th Pl NE from 67th Dr NE to 71st Ave NE (including paving the 67th DR NE and 69th DR NE culdesacs)
- 67th St NE from 71st Ave NE to 76th Dr NE (including the 72nd DR NE and 75th DR NE culdesacs
- Grove St from 67th St NE to 83rd Ave NE
- 67th Ave NE from 47th Pl NE, to 44th St NE at 83rd Ave NE (67th turns into 44th)
These projects were funded by the Transportation Benefit District.
State Avenue Corridor Widening from 104th Pl NE to 116th Street NE
State Avenue between 100th St. NE and 116th St. NE represents the last remaining section of this major arterial to widen to a full 5-lane buildout. It is also one of the most challenging sections that remain as it crosses Quil Ceda Creek just north of 100th St. NE. The project proposes to widen State Avenue from 3-lanes to 5-lanes and will include curb, gutter and sidewalk as well as street lighting to improve traffic and pedestrian safety along the corridor. Construction of Phase 1 from 100th St NE to 104th Pl NE is estimated for 2020-21. Construction of the remaining corridor from 104th Pl NE to 116th St NE will be constructed in 2022. The City obtained a $4 million grant from the Transportation Improvement Board (TIB) to advance this project sooner than anticipated.
2nd Street LID and roadway improvements
The 2nd Street project proposes Low Impact Development stormwater improvements along 2nd Street, from State Avenue to 47th Avenue. These improvements will be very similar to the improvements constructed on 3rd Street in 2016. Specifically, the project proposes bioretention cells, located in bulb-outs at the intersection of Columbia, Alder, Quinn and Union. The bioretention cells will take existing stormwater that is now directly discharged to Ebey Slough through water quality treatment and infiltration before entering the Slough. The project will also construct traffic circles (Alder, Quinn and Union), boulevard medians, stamped pigmented pedestrian cross walks, ADA compliant pedestrian ramps, landscaping improvements and revised channelization.
The design of this project is currently at 60% status, and is fully funded by Washington State Department of Ecology (Ecology) grant funding. Construction of the project will be funded in large part by Ecology grants and is anticipated for 2022
156th St NE Improvements
The 156th St NE improvements from Smokey Point Blvd to Hayho Creek proposes the widening of the remainder of 156th Street NE, from 3 to 5 lanes, to eliminate an existing bottleneck. The project will include an additional 2 travel lanes, curb and gutter, landscaping, sidewalk, stormwater conveyance, illumination, signage and pavement markings. The project will also include a shared use pathway on the north side of 156th St NE to accommodate both bicyclists and pedestrians.
Design efforts for this project were started in February 2021. Construction of this project will be partially funded by a federal grant and is anticipated for 2023.
88th Street NE Corridor Widening from State Avenue to 67th Avenue NE (updated March 2021)
The 88th St NE corridor widening project will widen the roadway to three lanes and provide a number of additional improvements between the cemetery near State Avenue and 67th Avenue. Some of the features will include a two-way left turn lane, shared use paths on both sides of the roadway, new roadway crossings, improvements to existing crossings, stormwater drainage improvements, landscaping, improvements to stream crossings and replacement of existing stream culverts, and upgrades to water and wastewater utility lines.
Click on the image to expand the 60% design drawing (for reference only).
The project is at 60% design and staff is in the process of obtaining federal environmental permits needed to proceed with right-of-way acquisition. Acquisition of private property is required to widen the existing roadway. The new roadway will be centered on the existing alignment to minimize property acquisition and reduce cost. Acquisition of private property is dependent on the federal permitting process. Completion of this process and the start of property acquisition is scheduled for 2022.
Construction is dependent on obtaining additional funding for final design and construction.
Ebey Waterfront Trail
Additional trail phases to fully connect the Ebey Waterfront trail from 53rd Ave NE and Sunnyside Blvd to downtown are currently being reviewed.
Transportation Benefit District projects
Under design in 2021:
- 80th St NE non-motorized improvements from State Avenue to 51st Ave NE
- Traffic signal and intersection improvements at 52nd St NE and Sunnyside Blvd
- Traffic signal and intersection improvements at 53rd Ave NE and Sunnyside Blvd; including a shared-use path on 53rd Ave NE from Sunnyside Blvd to 64th St NE (SR 528)
- Presdesign for intersection improvements at 71st Ave NE, Soper Hill Rd and Sunnyside Blvd
The Connecting Washington program funding package represents a significant investment in transportation projects for the State and includes several improvements within the Marysville corridor. For more information, please visit WSDOT's Connecting Washington webpage: http://www.wsdot.wa.gov/Projects/Funding/CWA/ or visit the links below for specific program information.