Every year, Sumner outlines its priority transportation projects for the next six years. Priorities may mean that a project needs attention for further study, funding or construction. By being on the plan, it also helps Sumner seek grant funding for these projects.  Together, they help the City keep Sumner’s traffic and pedestrians moving.

Arterials

A1 – Bridge Street Bridge Replacement

  • Location: Bridge Street at White River
  • Replace existing 220 foot span steel truss bridge.
  • Total Cost: $18,400,000
  • Funded: Yes
  • Planning: Complete
  • Right-of-Way (ROW)/Permit: Complete
  • Design: Complete
  • Construction: In Progress, Complete 2019
  • Remarks: Bridge is funded by a Federal BRAC grant, TIB & City funds.

A2 – SR410/ Traffic Ave Interchange Improvements

  • Location: Thompson St/WB SR 410 Ramps to the Puyallup River Bridge
  • Widen roadway and existing WSDOT overpass to 5-lanes. Restripe lanes and revise
    the intersection at the east and west SR 410 ramps.
  • Total Cost: $20,000,000
  • Funded: Partial
  • Planning: Complete
  • ROW/Permit: Completing in 2018
  • Design: Completing in 2018
  • Construction: 2020
  • Remarks: This is a WSDOT project with the City as lead. Funding contributions from Sumner, FMSIB, State, Sound Transit, Port of Tacoma, and Local Sources. Design and ROW funds have been secured, but
    only 30% of construction funds are secured.

A3 – Stewart Rd (8th St.) White River Bridge

  • Location: Stewart Road at White River
  • Replace existing 2-lane bridge with new 74-foot wide bridge with two unequal
    length spans. New structure will accommodate 4 vehicle lanes, a sidewalk, and a
    trail crossing.
  • Total Cost: $35,000,000
  • Funded: Partial
  • Planning: Complete
  • ROW/Permit: 2019
  • Design: 2020
  • Construction: 2023
  • Remarks: Design and ROW funded by Federal STP Grant. No construction funds have been secured.

A4 – SR 410 /166th Ave E Interchange Improvements

  • Location: 166th Ave E between southern city limit and 64th Ave E
  • Evaluate improvement options to increase level of service through interchange.
  • Total Costs: $5,500,000
  • Funded: No
  • Planning: Completing in 2018
  • ROW/Permit: 2019
  • Design: 2019
  • Construction: 2020
  • Remarks: This is a WSDOT project on State highway, but Sumner is leading the planning phase. No non-City funding sources have been secured yet.

A5 Main St. and 160th Ave.

  • Location: Main from 158th to 160th Ave. E.; 160th Ave. E from Main to 64th St. E.
    Improve and widen streets to minor arterial standards with bike paths and
    sidewalks.
  • Total Cost: $1,000,000
  • Funded: No
  • Planning: Completed
  • ROW/Permit: 2019
  • Design: 2019
  • Construction: 2020
  • Remarks: Currently no design or construction funds have been secured. Project is a candidate for STP Grant and/or developer contribution.

A6 – 62nd St. from 166th Ave to 160th Ave E.

  • Location: From 166th Ave to 160th Ave E.
  • Construct 62nd St. from 166th Ave. E. to 160th Ave E. to arterial standards. Project
    to include signal at 166th Ave. E. and 62nd St. E.
  • Total Cost: $3,500,000
  • Funded: No
  • Planning: Completed
  • ROW/Permit: 2020
  • Design: 2020
  • Construction: 2021/2023
  • Remarks: Partial funding through LID.

A7 – Hwy. 162 Improvements

  • Location: From southern city limits to SR410 EB On/Off Ramps
  • Construct one additional southbound lane on SR 162.
  • Total Cost: $7,400,000
  • Funded: No
  • Planning: 2020
  • ROW/Permit: 2023
  • Design: 2023
  • Construction: 2025
  • Remarks: This is a WSDOT-led project on a state highway. Sumner has not taken an active role in WSDOT’s project and has not committed any funds to the project to date.

A8 – Main St. and Wood Ave. Intersection Improvements

  • Location: Main St. and Wood Ave. intersection Construct pedestrian improvements and upgrade signal to current standards
  • Total Cost: Unknown
  • Funded: No
  • Planning: 2020
  • ROW/Permit: 2021
  • Design: 2021
  • Construction: 2022
  • Remarks: Signal is outdated and pedestrian upgrades needed to meet current federal standards.

A9 – Sumner-Tapps Highway Resurfacing

  • Location: From 64th St. E to northern city limit
  • Grind, repair failed pavement, cracks seal, and overlay existing asphalt to improve the roadway surface and extend pavement life
  • Total Cost: $1,000,000
  • Funded: No
  • Planning: 2019
  • ROW/Permit: 2021
  • Design: 2021
  • Construction: 2021
  • Remarks: Resurfacing is needed. Project will be submitted for a roadway preservation grant

Collector Street Program

C1 –  160th Ave. E.

  • Location: Elm St. to Main St.
  • Improve 160th Ave. E. to Collector St. standards with curb, gutter and sidewalks on each side. Portions may be completed as parts of development prior to this time.
    Total Cost: $2,700,000
  • Funded: partial by developers
  • Planning: Completed
  • ROW/Permit: 2019
  • Design: 2019
  • Construction: 2020
  • Remarks: Funding will likely come from a combination of developer-built improvements, Street and Storm funds.

C2 – Elm St.

  • Location: E. Valley Highway to 160th Ave. E.
  • Improve Elm St. to Collector St. standards with curb, gutter and sidewalks on each
    side. Work will include storm drainage facilities and utility replacement
  • Total Cost: $2,359,400
  • Funded: partial by developers
  • Planning: Completed
  • ROW/Permit: Completed
  • Design: Completed
  • Construction: 2022
  • Remarks: Developers have improved about 40% and remainder is unfunded.

C3 – Parker Rd Improvements

  • Location: 62nd St. to 63rd St.
  • Construct curb, gutter and sidewalk on east side of the street
  • Total Cost: $250,000
  • Funded: Partial
  • Planning: Completed
  • ROW/Permit: 2019
  • Design: 2019
  • Construction: 2020
  • Remarks: Funding will likely come from a combination of developer-built improvements, Street and Storm funds.

C4 – Parker Road

  • Location: From Main St. to 50th St.
  • Reconstruct Parker Road to Collector St. standards with curbs, gutters, sidewalks,
    and drainage utilities. Portions have been completed by developer projects and
    sidewalk grants.
  • Total Cost: $1,300,000
  • Funded: Partial
  • Planning: Completed
  • ROW/Permit: 2019
  • Design: 2019
  • Construction: 2022
  • Remarks: Funding will likely come from a combination of developer-built improvements, Street and  Storm funds.

C5 – Zehnder St

  • Location: From Pease Ave to Wood Ave
  • Railroad Crossing Improvements to at-grade BNSF rail crossing
  • Total Cost: $300,000
  • Funded: No
  • Planning: 2021
  • ROW/Permit: 2022
  • Design: 2023
  • Construction: 2024
  • Remarks: Identified Road-Rail conflict point where upgrades could be beneficial.

Trail Projects

T1 – Fryar Ave. Trail

  • Location: East Main St. to Puyallup St.
  • Complete trail connection through town.
  • Total Cost: $2,000,000
  • Funded: Partial
  • Planning: Completed
  • ROW/Permit: 2021
  • Design: 2019
  • Construction: 2023
  • Remarks: Design funded by Enhancement grant.

T2 – #9 Ditch Bridge

  • Location: Sumner Link Trail MP 4
  • Construct bridge across #9 ditch.
  • Total Cost: $250,000
  • Funded: Yes
  • Planning: Completed
  • ROW/Permit: Completing 2018
  • Design: Completing 2018
  • Construction: 2019
  • Remarks: Design & construction funded by federal CMAQ grant. ROW funded using City funds.

T3 Puyallup River Crossing

  • Location: From Sumner Wastewater Treatment Facility to Puyallup trail
  • Provides improved connection with the Puyallup and Foothills trail system
  • Total Cost: $4,000,000
  • Funded: No
  • Planning: 2020
  • ROW/Permit: 2022
  • Design: 2023
  • Construction: 2025
  • Remarks: Joint project with Puyallup. Eligible for Federal CMAQ Grant funding.

T4 – Trail Section #6

  • Location: From Lakeland Hills trail to Stewart Road trail.
  • Construct multipurpose trail from Lakeland Hills trail under Parkway bridge to the
    trail on Stewart Road
  • Total Cost: $250,000
  • Funded: Partial
  • Planning: 2020
  • ROW/Permit: 2022
  • Design: 2022
  • Construction: 2024
  • Remarks: Partial funding through the Collin Keck foundation. Possible developer build.

T5 – SR 410 Trail Bridge

  • Location: Trail overpass connecting Sumner Ave E to 143rd Ave E
  • Construct trail bridge to provide a new trail connection over SR 410 per the Sumner Parks and Trails Plan.
  • Total Cost: $4,000,000
  • Funded: No
  • Planning: 2020
  • ROW/Permit: 2022
  • Design: 2023
  • Construction: 2024
  • Remarks: Identified in Draft Parks and Trails Plan. No funding source secured

T6 – Puyallup River Trail Bridge

  • Location: Trail overpass connecting 144th Ave E to 143rd Ave E
  • Construct a trail bridge and trail connections to provide a connection to the Foothills Trail per the Sumner Parks and Trails Plan.
  • Total Cost: $4,000,000
  • Funded: No
  • Planning: 2020
  • ROW/Permit: 2022
  • Design: 2023
  • Construction: 2024
  • Remarks: Identified in Draft Parks and Trails Plan. No funding source secured

Recurring Annual Programs

R1 – Street Overlay Program

  • Location: City Wide
  • Annual program to overlay and rebuild existing streets throughout the City with priorities to be set on an annual basis. Recommended annual funding level minimum of $50,000
  • Total Costs: $100,000
  • Funded: Yes
  • Remarks: Multi-year program @ $50,000/yr. to $100,000/yr

R2 – Sidewalk Replacement Program

  • Location: City Wide
  • Annual program to replace existing sidewalks as needed on City owned property.
  • Total Cost: $50,000
  • Funded: No
  • Remarks: Budgeted with Street Maintenance annually.

R3 – Neighborhood Traffic Control Program

  • Traffic calming areas to be determined.
  • Annual program to modify residential streets to enhance pedestrian safety, slow traffic, and minimize cut-through.
  • Total Cost: $50,000
  • Funded: No
  • Remarks: City Street Funds

R4 –  ADA Transition Plan

  • Location: City Wide
  • Address the projects identified in the Transition Plan
  • Total Cost: $40,000
  • Funded: Yes
  • Remarks: Federal Requirement

R5 – Volunteer Program

  • Location: Various locations within the City
  • Provide engineering, project management, labor and 50% materials cost-share for rebuilding existing sidewalks.
  • Total Cost: $120,000
  • Funded: Yes
  • Remarks: $60,000 from city funds annually

R6 – Safe Routes to School

  • Location: Various locations within the City
  • Fill in gaps in sidewalks, provide repairs to existing ADA ramps, and replace ramps that do not meet current code. Continue educational components and install speed feed back signs at the elementary schools.
  • Total Cost: $500,000
  • Funded: No
  • Remarks: Continue to apply for Safe Routes to School Grants.

Projects to be Completed in 2018

1 – 142nd Avenue East Overlay

  • Location: From Tacoma Street Bridge to SR 167 NB on/off ramps
  • Resurface roadway with a 4″overlay or rebuild with concrete.
  • Total Cost: $6,500,000
  • Remarks: Received Federal STP Preservation Grant for $750,000 and NHFP Grant for $4,707,200

2 – Ryan and Main

  • Location: Crosswalk Intersection of Main St and Ryan Ave
  • Construct crosswalk with associated curb ramps
  • Total Cost: $20,000
  • Remarks: City funds used to complete the project.

3 – Volunteer Program

  • Location: Various locations within the City
  • Repair and replace sidewalks at locations throughout the city in accordance with
    the volunteer sidewalk program
  • Total Cost: $90,000
  • Remarks: Sound Transit, complete streets funds, and city funds used to complete the project.

4 – Red Apple Demolition

  • Location: SW Corner of Maple St and Kincaid Ave
  • Replace broken sidewalks and curb ramp at the southwest corner of Maple and Kincaid in conjunction with the Red Apple grocery store demolition project
  • Total Cost: $15,000
  • Remarks: City funds used to complete the project.

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