Active Projects

This is a list of City-budgeted Capital Improvement Projects that are currently or approaching construction. This does not include projects constructed by private developers.  If you have any questions or would like to comment, please contact the Public Works Department at 253-851-6170.
 

Civic Center ADA Ramp Replacement 

Project Description

Remove and replace 23 existing pedestrian walkway ramps with ADA compliant ramps on the Civic Center campus.

Project Schedule

Work is tentatively scheduled to begin on 11/13/17. 

Construction completion anticipated December 2017.

Primary Project Contact

Aaron Hulst, P.E., Senior Engineer at 253-853-7620

Eddon Brick House Remodel

Project Description

Remodel and rehabilitate the historic Eddon Residence.

Project Schedule

Pre-design structural analysis and permit considerations are complete.

Design and permitting will commence in fall 2017.

Primary Project Contact

Katrina Knutson, AICP, Parks Project Administrator at 253-853-8253 or Marcos McGraw, Project Engineer at 253-853-2647

Public Works Operations Center 

Project Description

Construct a new Operations Center to include provisions for a public meeting space, additional staff parking, connection to sanitary sewer, covered equipment and material storage, administrative functions, staff areas, equipment wash down area, sign shop, and fleet maintenance. 

Project Schedule

Final Bid Documents under review.

Primary Project Contact

Jeff Langhelm, P.E., Public Works Director at 253-851-6170

Stormwater Comprehensive Plan Update

Project Description

Continue the implementation of a comprehensive city-wide Stormwater Management Program in accordance with the city's current NPDES Phase 2 Municipal Stormwater Permit. This program includes the ongoing assessment program for identifying and prioritizing sources of stormwater pollution, development of a capital improvement program to identify and resolve storm drainage problems, development of a formal program for coordinating drainage basin issues, community outreach and education, and a program for inspection and enforcement of storm drainage and pollution regulations.

Project Schedule

Public outreach will begin in winter 2017.

Primary Project Contact

Wayne Matthews, Engineering Technician at 253-853-2646

Wastewater Comprehensive Plan Update

Project Description

As required by the state, this Update will initiate and complete the 6-Year Plan Update and update the Comprehensive Plan's demographic forecast allocation wastewater model. The results of the updated Plan will be utilized in the city-wide Comprehensive Plan Update. The model results will also be utilized to update flow data.

Project Schedule

Public outreach will begin in winter 2017.

Primary Project Contact

Marcos McGraw, Project Engineer at 253-853-2647

Water System Plan Update

Project Description

Perform a city-wide Water System Plan update utilizing the results of an updated water hydraulic model.

Project Schedule

Pre-planning meeting held with the Department of Health.

Public outreach will begin in winter 2017.

Primary Project Contact

Trent Ward, P.E., Senior Engineer at 253-853-7637

Welcome Plaza Handrail Addition

Project Description

Install handrail to provide additional visual and safety enhancements to the stairs on the Plaza.

Project Schedule

Work anticipated to be completed in late fall 2017.

Primary Project Contact

George Flanigan, Construction Supervisor at 253-853-7695

Well #11 Deep Aquifer Well Development

Project Description

Construct a new well house, water treatment facility, telemetry, and associated appurtenances at the location of the drilled Well #11 well casing and place into service. 

Project Schedule

Construction completion anticipated in late spring or early summer 2018.

Primary Project Contact

Trent Ward, P.E., Senior Engineer at 253-853-7637