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South Tacoma Way Corridor Improvements

Project Description

The South Tacoma Way improvement project will rehabilitate the roadway along South Tacoma Way from 43rd Street to 47th Street and from 56th Street to 66th Street. The project will include the following work.

South Tacoma Way from South 43rd Street to South 47th Street

Estimated Start Date - July 6, 2015

Estimated Finish Date - December 9, 2015

  • Grinding and overlay of the street from curb to curb
  • Addition of bike lanes in each direction
  • Addition of LED streetlights where necessary
  • Reconstruction of all non ADA-compliant driveways and curb ramps
  • Addition of sidewalks and curbs on each side of the road
  • Improvement of the intersection at South 47th Street to provide a transition to the existing Water Flume Line Trail.

South Tacoma Way from South 56th to South 66th Street

Estimated Start Date - September 2, 2015

Estimated Finish Date - December 9, 2015

  • Grinding and overlay from curb to curb
  • Reconstruction of all non ADA-compliant driveways and curb ramps
  • Addition of streetlights where necessary
  • Addition of sidewalks where there are gaps and replacement of all hazardous sidewalks
  • Construction of the connection from Water Flume Line Trail at South Tacoma Way to the Sounder Regional Passenger Rail Kiss-n-Ride at 58th Street and 60th Street

Previous Updates

The City awarded a contract to Tucci & Sons, Inc. for the construction phase of this project. 

 

Open Houses

An Open House was held May 21, 2015 at Guardian Security Group, Inc.

 

See the Improvements

Before the Improvements

Before the improvements to South Tacoma Way

After the Improvements

After the improvements to South Tacoma Way

Budget

Item Amount
Planning and Design $574,000
Construction $3,873,749
Total Project Cost $4,447,749

 

Schedule

 

Task Projected Completion Date
Advertising for bids December 2014 
Construction begins July 2015
Construction ends December 2015 

 

Be Informed, Get Involved 

You can contact City Project Manager Said Seddiki at (253) 591-5204, or by email, with questions, concerns, or comments.  You are also invited to contact Said to get email updates on public meetings, events and notices.