CONSTRUCTION PROJECTS

We thank you for your support during the construction process. If you have any questions or would like to comment, please contact the Public Works Engineering Department at (253) 851-6170.

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CUSHMAN TRAIL PHASE 3 (Extend trail from 96th St. to Burnham Drive) -- (updated 12-03-14)

PROJECT DESCRIPTION -- This project will provide for the extension of the Cushman Trail from the current terminus point at 96th St. to and across a wetland via a newly constructed pin-piled bridge, following the Tacoma Public Utilities powerline easement and terminating across Burnham Drive just north of 50th St., the entrance to the Little League fields.

For general alignment, click on project map.

The City received three project grants for design and construction:

  • $652,200 - Transportation, Community and System Preservation (TCSP) Program, administered through the Federal Highway Administration (FHWA),
  • $663,000 - Congestion Management and Air Quality (CMAQ) Program, administered through FHWA,
  • $1,200,000 - WA State Public Works Assistance Account (PWAA).

ANTICIPATED PROJECT SCHEDULE -- Anticipated completion date pending.

PRIMARY PROJECT CONTACT -- Kyle Neiman, Construction Inspector at (253) 853-7661 or Trent Ward, P.E., Senior Engineer/Project Manager at (253) 853-7607.

                                                              


                

CUSHMAN TRAIL PHASE 4 (Extend trail from Burnham Drive to Borgen Blvd.) -- (updated 12-03-14)

NIGHT ROAD CLOSURE - DEC. 17 FROM 9:00 PM TO 5:00 AM.
Borgen Boulevard will be closed in the eastbound direction from 9:00 pm to 5:00 am. Detours will be via Peacock Hill Ave. and/or Canterwood Blvd.  This work is in conjunction with utillity work. 

Contact Construction Supervisor George Flanigan at (253) 853-7695 with any questions.    

 

PROJECT DESCRIPTION -- This project will provide for the extension of Cushman Trail from Phase 3 terminus at Burnham Drive, through a portion of the McCormick Creek Plat property and then following the Tacoma Public Utilities powerline easement, via a newly constructed at-grade trail, and terminating at a newly constructed trailhead at Borgen Blvd.

                   

For general alignment, click on project map.

The City received two project grants for construction:

  • $663,000 - Congestion Management and Air Quality (CMAQ) Program, administered through the Federal Highway Administration (FHWA),
  • $1,200,000 - WA State Public Works Assistance Account (PWAA).

ANTICIPATED PROJECT SCHEDULE -- Completion by December 31, 2014.

PRIMARY PROJECT CONTACT -- George Flanigan, Construction Supervisor at (253) 853-7695 or Trent Ward, P.E., Senior Engineer/Project Manager at (253) 853-7637.                                                            

         


      

                                                                                                                                                    

WASTEWATER TREATMENT PLANT PHASE 2 -- (updated 8-22-14)

PROJECT DESCRIPTION -- Construction of Phase 2 is underway. Improvements consist of ultra violet (UV) disinfection, a new laboratory and operations building, and a vactor waste decant facility.

ANTICIPATED PROJECT SCHEDULE -- End of July thru March 2015.

PRIMARY PROJECT CONTACT -- Stephen Misiurak, P.E., City Engineer at (253) 853-7626 or George Flanigan, Construction Supervisor at (253) 853-7695.

The City will circulate periodic updates by email. If you would like to receive project updates, please provide your email contact information to Sonia Billingsley and indicate that you wish to be added to the stakeholders list for this project.

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