What We’re Doing This spring and summer, we will be repaving 142nd/24th Street thanks to a $4.7 million grant from the National Highway Freight Program. This road work begins April 23, bringing no full closures but lane closures that will affect traffic. Starting at the Tacoma Avenue bridge and running north, 142nd will be repaved Continue Reading
There’s no denying we have a challenge with transportation and traffic congestion. What not everyone knows is the lengthy list of projects that are being done, are underway or are on the list trying to get funding. The City Council just passed the annual updated 2019-2024 Six-Year Transportation Improvement Plan. Take a look at all Continue Reading
Reserved parking for 2nd Quarter is now on sale, including spaces in the Red Apple Lot for three months ($225). The Station Lane Lot is full. Passes will be mailed toward the end of March. Commuters who bought 6-, 9- or 12-month passes at the start of the year do not need to do anything Continue Reading
Why Update the Town Center Plan? The region is growing and people want to move to Sumner and the Puget Sound. How does Sumner plan to add more housing, a more diverse variety of housing, and keep its small-town charm at the same time? That’s the question the Town Center Plan update seeks to answer. Continue Reading
The Sumner Link Trail is now listed on the Washington Trails Association (WTA) website. This handy resource offers a Hike Finder Map, and hikers and walkers can now locate Sumner’s trail this way. And only a few days after being posted, the trail already has its first Trip Report. “Hiking Nerds” wrote the following: “This Continue Reading
The Bridge Street bridge is on time and on budget. Here’s the schedule of what’s coming next: Remove temporary work bridge – January 2018 (in fact, it’s already gone!) Complete concrete deck of new bridge – March 2018 Complete utilities – May 2018 Switch traffic over to new bridge – June 2018 Remove old bridge Continue Reading
The Legislative Agenda is the tool through which Sumner tells legislators at the County, State and Federal levels of government how their actions affect Sumner. This Agenda also helps other cities, the Puyallup/Sumner Chamber of Commerce, the Association of Washington Cities, Sound Transit, the Port of Tacoma and other partners understand what exactly Sumner needs Continue Reading
Enjoy a time-lapse video of the first girder being put into place for the replacement of the Bridge Street bridge!
The bridge project took a huge step forward with the placement of three girders. The “bridge” you’ve been seeing across the White River is actually a temporary bridge. Giant girders were trucked into Sumner from the Port of Tacoma and in the middle of the night were put into place in their new location.
The Cities of Sumner and Pacific are jointly creating a Subarea Plan for the Sumner-Pacific Manufacturing and Industrial Center (MIC), approximately 2,100 acres in the two cities with over 14,000 regional jobs. This plan will explore strategies for enhancements, improvements, and future planning. It also helps obtain designation from the Puget Sound Regional Council for Continue Reading