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.

PROJECTS COMPLETING IN 2021

Sumner-Tapps Highway Guardrail Upgrade

Assess existing guardrail lengths/conditions and upgrade to current standards

  • Location: Interchange ramps as SR 410
  • Total Cost: $500,000
  • Estimated Completion: December 2021
  • Remarks: Over 90% funded by a Highway Safety Improvement Federal Grant

Sumner-Tapps Highway Resurfacing

Grind, repair failed pavement, cracks seal, and overlay existing asphalt to improve the roadway surface and extend pavement life

  • Location: From 64th St. E to northern city limit
  • Total Cost: $1,000,000
  • Estimated Completion: July 2021
  • Remarks: Over 85% funded by a Surface Transportation Program Federal Grant

160th East Sidewalk

Construct pervious concrete sidewalk to complete a missing link in the City’s pedestrian network.

  • Location: Between YMCA and Main Street
  • Total Cost: $600,000
  • Estimated Completion: December 2021
  • Remarks: Funded by Department of Ecology Stormwater Retrofit Grant, WA Transportation Improvement Board Complete Streets Grant, and City of Sumner

Temporary Curb Bulbs on Main Street

Install temporary curb to manage parking near Sumner High School and improve safety of crosswalks on Main Street

  • Location: Sumner High School Area
  • Total Cost: $50,000
  • Estimated Completion: December 2021
  • Remarks: Funded by WA Transportation Improvement Board Complete Streets Grant amd City of Sumner, installed by City Shops Staff

New RRFB Crosswalk

Install new pedestrian-activated rectangular rapid flashing beacon to improve conspicuity of pedestrians crossing Main Street

  • Location: Main Street and Meeker Ave
  • Total Cost: $15,000
  • Estimated Completion: December 2021
  • Remarks: Funded by WA Transportation Improvement Board Complete Streets Grant and City of Sumner, installed by City Shops Staff

ITS Strategic Plan

Evaluate existing traffic signal Intelligent Transportation System (ITS) hardware and software citywide and identify ITS projects that would improve or mitigate congestion.

  • Location: Citywide
  • Total Cost: $35,000
  • Estimated Completion: December 2021
  • Remarks: Study will identify future projects, which could be used in future grant applications

142nd Ave Signal Study

Evaluate existing intersections along 142nd Avenue to determine which intersections warrant upgrades currently or in the near future

  • Location: 142nd Avenue within the Sumner-Pacific Manufacturing Industrial Center
  • Total Cost: $20,000
  • Estimated Completion: December 2021
  • Remarks: Study will be coordinated with future development of the City of Sumner Operations Facility on 29th Ave.

Sidewalk Upgrades Project

Complete minor sidewalk repairs and add lighting within a walkable area around the Sumner Transit Station

  • Location: Within 0.5 miles of Sumner Transit Station
  • Total Cost: $1,600,000
  • Estimated Completion: December 2021
  • Remarks: Fully funded by Sound Transit Grant

Arterials

A1 – Stewart Rd (8th St) White River Bridge

Replace existing 2-lane bridge with new bridge with two unequal length spans. New structure will accommodate 4 vehicle lanes, a sidewalk, and a trail crossing.

  • Click here for full project page
  • Location: Stewart Road at White River
  • Total Cost: $30,000,000
  • Funded: Partial
  • Planning: Complete
  • Design: 2022
  • ROW/Permit: 2023
  • Construction: 2024-2027
  • Remarks: Design and ROW funded by Federal STP Grant. 50% construction funds have been secured.

A2 – 166th Ave E Widening

Widen 166th Ave E to 4-5 lanes through the identified corridor and improve lane configuration and intersection control at the two existing intersections.

  • Click here for the full project page.
  • Location: SR 410 WB ramp terminals to just north of 64th St E
  • Total Costs: $10,000,000
  • Funded: Partial
  • Planning: Complete
  • Design: 2022
  • ROW/Permit: 2023
  • Construction: 2025
  • Remarks: Design is City funded, received $25,000 Port of Tacoma grant.

    A3 – Main St. and Wood Ave. Intersection Improvements

    Construct pedestrian improvements and upgrade signal to current standards

    • Click here for the full project page.
    • Location: Main St. and Wood Ave. intersection
    • Total Cost: $2,000,000
    • Funded: Yes
    • Planning: Complete
    • Design: Completing in 2021
    • ROW/Permit: Completing in 2021
    • Construction: 2022
    • Remarks: Funding Secured. Project schedule for construction Summer 2022.

    A4 – Maple Street Pedestrian Signal and Citywide Signal Backplates

    Replace existing pedestrian-activated rectangular rapid flashing beacons with signal (expected to be a High Intensity Activated Crosswalk (HAWK) signal), add retroreflective back plates to upgrade signal heads citywide.

    • Location: Traffic Avenue and Maple Street Ped Signal, Backplates Various Locations Citywide
    • Total Cost: $431,000
    • Funded: Yes
    • Planning: Complete
    • Design: 2022
    • ROW/Permit: 2022
    • Construction: 2023
    • Remarks: Over 90% funded by a Highway Safety Improvement Program grant.

    A5 – Stewart Road (8th St) Railroad Crossing

    Widen Stewart Rd from 2 lanes to 4/5 lanes, widen the Union Pacific Railroad Crossing, Install a new signal at Butte Avenue.

    • Location: Valentine Ave to Butte Ave (in the City of Pacific)
    • Total Cost: $6,000,000**
    • Funded: Yes
    • Planning: Complete
    • Design: Completing in 2021
    • ROW/Permit: Completing in 2021
    • Construction: 2021-2022
    • Remarks: Project being run by City of Pacific. City of Sumner to contribute $700,000 in Sumner TIF funds to the project.

    A6 – 160th Ave. E

    Improve and widen streets to minor arterial standards with bike paths and sidewalks.

    • Location: Main Street to 64th St. E.
    • Total Cost: $1,000,000
    • Funded: Partial
    • Planning: Complete
    • Design: 2024
    • ROW/Permit: 2025
    • Construction: 2027
    • Remarks: Sidewalk on east side of 160th completing in 2021. Remaining upgrades unfunded.

    A7 – Puyallup Street and Tacoma Avenue Intersection Improvements

    Evaluate intersection for an upgrade to a signal and provide sidewalks/ADA improvements

    • Location: Intersection of Puyallup Street and Tacoma Avenue
    • Total Cost: $1,500,000
    • Funded: No
    • Planning: Completing in 2021
    • Design: 2025
    • ROW/Permit: 2026
    • Construction: 2027
    • Remarks: Planning being completed by 142nd Ave Study in 2021. Other phases currently unfunded.

    A8 – SR 167 / I-5 Connection Project

    WSDOT Gateway Program Project – The SR 167 Completion project will build the remaining four miles of SR 167 between Meridian and I-5, completing a long-planned connection to I-5. The project also includes a two mile connection from I-5 to the Port of Tacoma.

    • Location: Puyallup to Fife
    • Total Cost: $1,000,000,000*
    • Funded: Yes
    • Planning: Complete
    • Design: 2017-2025
    • ROW/Permit: 2017-2024
    • Construction: 2019-2030
    • Remarks: WSDOT-led regional project. Sumner has agreed to commit $500,000 as a local agency contribution to the project

        A9 – SR 167

        Add northbound HOT lane

        • Location: From SR 410 Interchange to 15th St SW (Auburn)
        • Total Cost: Unknown*
        • Funded: Partial
        • Planning: Complete
        • Design: Completing in 2021
        • ROW/Permit: Completing in 2021
        • Construction: 2021-2022
        • 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.

        A10 – SR 167

        Add southbound HOT lane

        • Location: From SR 410 Interchange to 15th St SW (Auburn)
        • Total Cost: Unknown*
        • Funded: No
        • Planning: Complete
        • Design: 2023-2025
        • ROW/Permit: N/A
        • Construction: 2025-2027
        • 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.

        A11 – Valley Avenue

        Overlay existing roadway surface, complete required ADA upgrades

        • Location: From SR 410 to Main Street
        • Total Cost: $1,500,000
        • Funded: No
        • Planning: 2022
        • Design: 2023
        • ROW/Permit: N/A
        • Construction: 2025
        • Remarks: No funding to date. Roadway is in need of an overlay.

        A12 – Sumner Tapps Highway/60th St E Intersection Improvements

        Rebuild existing intersection to improve roadway geometrics and add a traffic signal to increase allowable movements

        • Location: Sumner Tapps Highway and 60th St E Intersection
        • Total Cost: $3,400,000
          Funded: No
        • Planning: 2023
        • Design: 2024
        • ROW/Permit: 2025
        • Construction: 2027
        • Remarks: Potential for partial funding through LID.

        A13- SR 410 / SR 162 Interchange Improvements

        Construct a one-lane roundabout configuration at each of the interchange ramps.

        • Location: Interchange ramps at SR 410
        • Total Cost: $6,650,000*
        • Funded: No
        • Planning: Complete
        • Design: 2026
        • ROW/Permit: 2028
        • Construction: 2030
        • Remarks: WSDOT-led project that will improve traffic flow at the existing interchange. Sumner has not taken an active role in WSDOT’s project and has not committed any funds to the project to date.

        A14 – Hwy. 162 Improvements

        Construct one additional southbound lane on SR 162.

        • Location: From southern city limits to SR410 EB On/Off Ramps
        • Total Cost: $7,400,000*
        • Funded: No
        • Planning: Complete
        • Design: 2026
        • ROW/Permit: 2028
        • Construction: 2030
        • 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.

        A15 – Main Street and 160th Intersection Improvements

        Evaluate intersection for an upgrade to a signal and provide sidewalks/ADA improvements

        • Location: Main Street and 166th Ave E. Intersection
        • Total Cost: $2,000,000
        • Funded: No
        • Planning: 2023
        • Design: 2024
        • ROW/Permit: 2026
        • Construction: 2027
        • Remarks: This is a future project that will be evaluated in the coming years.

        A16 – Stewart Road Corridor ITS Improvements

        Connect traffic signals and the railroad crossing to coordinate signal timing to increase vehicular traffic flow and reduce peak-hour delay.

        • Location: Stewart Road from SR 167 toward Lakeland Hills
        • Total Cost: $2,000,000
        • Funded: No
        • Planning: 2022
        • Design: 2025
        • ROW/Permit: 2026
        • Construction: 2027
        • Remarks: This is a future project that will be evaluated in the coming years.

                  * Denotes that project is largely funded by WSDOT, and City has either committed a small percentage contribution or no contribution to date.

                  ** Denotes that project is largely funded by City of Pacific, and Sumner has either committed a small percentage contribution or no contribution to date.

                  Collector Street Program

                  C1 – Academy Street Bicycle Lanes

                  Improve and reconfigure existing Academy Street to accommodate dedicated bicycle lanes. Visit Project Page

                  • Location: Narrow St. to Wood Ave.
                  • Total Cost: $750,000
                  • Funded: Yes
                  • Planning: Complete
                  • Design: Completing in 2021
                  • ROW/Permit: Completing in 2021
                  • Construction: 2022
                  • Remarks: Design funding provided by ST3 grant

                  C2 – 160th Ave. E.

                  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.

                  • Location: Elm St. to Main St.
                  • Total Cost: $2,700,000
                  • Funded: partial by developers
                  • Planning: Complete
                  • Design: 2024
                  • ROW/Permit: 2025
                  • Construction: 2026
                  • Remarks: Funding will likely come from a combination of developer-built improvements, Street and Storm funds. Some storm improvements to be completed in 21/22.

                  C3 – Elm St.

                  Improve Elm St. to Collector St. standards with curb, gutter and sidewalks on each side. Work will include storm drainage facilities and utility replacement

                  • Location: E. Valley Highway to 160th Ave. E.
                  • Total Cost: $2,400,000
                  • Funded: partial by developers
                  • Planning: Complete
                  • Design: 2024
                  • ROW/Permit: 2025
                  • Construction: 2026
                  • Remarks: Developers have improved about 40% and remainder is unfunded.

                  C4 – 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: Complete
                  • Design: 2024
                  • ROW/Permit: 2025
                  • Construction: 2026
                  • Remarks: Funding will likely come from a combination of developer-built improvements, Street and Storm funds.

                  C5 – Parker Road

                  Reconstruct Parker Road to Collector St. standards with curbs, gutters, sidewalks, and drainage utilities. Portions have been completed by developer projects and sidewalk grants.

                  • Location: From Main St. to Elm St.
                  • Total Cost: $1,300,000
                  • Funded: Partial
                  • Planning: Complete
                  • Design: 2024
                  • ROW/Permit: 2025
                  • Construction: 2026
                  • Remarks: Funding will likely come from a combination of developer-built improvements, Street and  Storm funds.

                  C6 – Zehnder St

                  Railroad Crossing Improvements to at-grade BNSF rail crossing

                  • Location: From Pease Ave to Wood Ave
                  • Total Cost: $1,000,000
                  • Funded: No
                  • Planning: 2023
                  • Design: 2024
                  • ROW/Permit: 2025
                  • Construction: 2026
                  • Remarks: Identified Road-Rail conflict point where upgrades could be beneficial.

                  C7 – 162nd Ave. E Segment Extension

                  Construct new 2-lane roadway section with sidewalks

                  • Location: 64th St. E to 60th St. E
                  • Total Cost: $3,000,000
                  • Funded: No
                  • Planning: 2024
                  • Design: 2025
                  • ROW/Permit: 2026
                  • Construction: 2028
                  • Remarks: Element of East Sumner Neighborhood Plan, likely completed by development or LID.

                  C8 – 162nd Ave. E Segment Extension

                  Construct new 2-lane roadway section with sidewalks

                  • Location: Parker Rd. E to 160th Ave. E
                  • Total Cost: $2,000,000
                  • Funded: No
                  • Planning: 2024
                  • Design: 2025
                  • ROW/Permit: 2026
                  • Construction: 2028
                  • Remarks: Element of East Sumner Neighborhood Plan, likely completed by development or LID.

                  C9 – 164th Ave. Ct. E Segment Extension

                  Construct new 2-lane roadway section with sidewalks

                  • Location: 160th Ave. E to Existing 164th Ave. Ct. E
                  • Total Cost: $2,000,000
                  • Funded: No
                  • Planning: 2024
                  • Design: 2025
                  • ROW/Permit: 2026
                  • Construction: 2028
                  • Remarks: Element of East Sumner Neighborhood Plan, likely completed by development or LID.

                  Trail Projects

                  T1 – Fryar Ave. Trail

                  • Location: West Main St. to Puyallup St.
                  • Complete trail connection through town.
                  • Total Cost: $5,000,000
                  • Funded: Partial
                  • Planning: Complete
                  • Design: 2022
                  • ROW/Permit: 2024
                  • Construction: 2025
                  • Remarks: Design and ROW partially funded by federal grant. No construction funding identified.

                  T2 – White River Restoration Trail

                  • Location: #9 Ditch to area north of 16th Street
                  • Construct 8000 LF trail in conjunction with adjacent development
                  • Total Cost: $3,000,000
                  • Funded: Partial
                  • Planning: Complete
                  • Design: Completing 2021
                  • ROW/Permit: Completing 2021-2022
                  • Construction: 2023
                  • Remarks: Partially funded by developers

                  T3 – 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: $6,000,000
                  • Funded: Partial
                  • Planning: Complete
                  • Design: 2021-2022
                  • ROW/Permit: 2023
                  • Construction: 2024
                  • Remarks: Design funding provided by ST3 grant

                  T4 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: 2024
                  • Design: 2025
                  • ROW/Permit: 2027
                  • Construction: 2029
                  • Remarks: Joint project with Puyallup. Eligible for Federal CMAQ Grant funding.

                  T5 – 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: $6,000,000
                  • Funded: No
                  • Planning: 2024
                  • ROW/Permit: 2027
                  • Design: 2025
                  • Construction: 2029
                  • Remarks: Identified in Draft Parks and Trails Plan. No funding source secured

                  T6 – 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: $500,000
                  • Funded: Partial
                  • Planning: 2023
                  • Design: 2025
                  • ROW/Permit: 2027
                  • Construction: 2029
                  • Remarks: Partial funding through the Collin Keck foundation. Possible developer build.

                    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: N/A
                    • Funded: No
                    • Remarks: Multi-year program at $50,000/yr. to $100,000/yr

                    R2 – Roadway Paint Line Application

                    • Location: City Wide
                    • Program to repaint lane lines within the City
                    • Total Costs: $35,000
                    • Funded: Yes
                    • Remarks: Street Operating General Fund Budget

                    R3 – Pavement Repairs

                    • Location: City Wide
                    • Repair spot surface and subgrade failures through dig-outs throughout the City.
                    • Total Costs: $60,000
                    • Funded: Yes
                    • Remarks: Street Operating General Fund Budget

                    R4 – Roadway Plastic Marking Application

                    • Location: City Wide
                    • Program to replace crosswalk, stop bar, and arrow markings within the City
                    • Total Costs: $52,000
                    • Funded: Yes
                    • Remarks: Street Operating General Fund Budget

                    R5 – Chip Seal Application

                    • Location: City Wide
                    • Program to apply a chip seal treatment to asphalt roads throughout the City.
                    • Total Costs: $120,000
                    • Funded: Yes
                    • Remarks: Street Operating General Fund Budget

                    R6 – Crack Seal Application

                    • Location: City Wide
                    • Pilot program to crack seal asphalt roads within the City
                    • Total Costs: $63,000
                    • Funded: Yes
                    • Remarks: Street Operating General Fund Budget

                    R7 – Sidewalk Replacement Program

                    • Location: City Wide
                    • Annual program to replace existing sidewalks as needed on City owned property.
                    • Total Cost: $1,000
                    • Funded: N/A
                    • Remarks: Street Operating General Fund Budget

                    R8 – 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: $25,000
                    • Funded: Yes
                    • Remarks: Street Operating General Fund Budget

                    R9 –  ADA Transition Plan

                    • Location: City Wide
                    • Address the projects identified in the ADA Transition Plan
                    • Total Cost: $40,000
                    • Funded: Yes
                    • Remarks: Sidewalks Construction Capital Fund Budget

                    R10 – Volunteer Sidewalk Program

                    • Location: Various locations within the City
                    • Replace/rebuild existing failing sidewalks due to damage caused by street trees.
                    • Total Cost: $80,000
                    • Funded: Yes
                    • Remarks: Sidewalks Construction Capital Fund Budget. Formerly the Volunteer Sidewalk Program.

                    R11 – 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: N/A
                    • Funded: No
                    • Remarks: Continue to apply for Safe Routes to School Grants. City will fund local match if a grant is successful.

                    *Project is largely funded by WSDOT, and City of Sumner has either committed a small percentage contribution or no contribution to date.

                    **Project is largely funded by City of Pacific, and the City of Sumner has either committed a small percentage contribution or no contribution to date. 

                    Contact Us

                    Public Works Department
                    1104 Maple Street, Suite 260, Sumner WA 98390
                    253-299-5700        FAX 253-299-5539
                    pw@sumnerwa.gov
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                    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.

                    TRANSPORTATION PROJECTS COMPLETING IN 2021

                    Sumner-Tapps Highway Guardrail Upgrade

                    Assess existing guardrail lengths/conditions and upgrade to current standards

                    • Location: Interchange ramps as SR 410
                    • Total Cost: $500,000
                    • Estimated Completion: December 2021
                    • Remarks: Over 90% funded by a Highway Safety Improvement Federal Grant

                    Sumner-Tapps Highway Resurfacing

                    Grind, repair failed pavement, cracks seal, and overlay existing asphalt to improve the roadway surface and extend pavement life

                    • Location: From 64th St. E to northern city limit
                    • Total Cost: $1,000,000
                    • Estimated Completion: July 2021
                    • Remarks: Over 85% funded by a Surface Transportation Program Federal Grant

                    160th East Sidewalk

                    Construct pervious concrete sidewalk to complete a missing link in the City’s pedestrian network.

                    • Location: Between YMCA and Main Street
                    • Total Cost: $600,000
                    • Estimated Completion: December 2021
                    • Remarks: Funded by Department of Ecology Stormwater Retrofit Grant, WA Transportation Improvement Board Complete Streets Grant, and City of Sumner

                    Temporary Curb Bulbs on Main Street

                    Install temporary curb to manage parking near Sumner High School and improve safety of crosswalks on Main Street

                    • Location: Sumner High School Area
                    • Total Cost: $50,000
                    • Estimated Completion: December 2021
                    • Remarks: Funded by WA Transportation Improvement Board Complete Streets Grant amd City of Sumner, installed by City Shops Staff

                    New RRFB Crosswalk

                    Install new pedestrian-activated rectangular rapid flashing beacon to improve conspicuity of pedestrians crossing Main Street

                    • Location: Main Street and Meeker Ave
                    • Total Cost: $15,000
                    • Estimated Completion: December 2021
                    • Remarks: Funded by WA Transportation Improvement Board Complete Streets Grant and City of Sumner, installed by City Shops Staff

                    ITS Strategic Plan

                    Evaluate existing traffic signal Intelligent Transportation System (ITS) hardware and software citywide and identify ITS projects that would improve or mitigate congestion.

                    • Location: Citywide
                    • Total Cost: $35,000
                    • Estimated Completion: December 2021
                    • Remarks: Study will identify future projects, which could be used in future grant applications

                    142nd Ave Signal Study

                    Evaluate existing intersections along 142nd Avenue to determine which intersections warrant upgrades currently or in the near future

                    • Location: 142nd Avenue within the Sumner-Pacific Manufacturing Industrial Center
                    • Total Cost: $20,000
                    • Estimated Completion: December 2021
                    • Remarks: Study will be coordinated with future development of the City of Sumner Operations Facility on 29th Ave.

                    Sidewalk Upgrades Project

                    Complete minor sidewalk repairs and add lighting within a walkable area around the Sumner Transit Station

                    • Location: Within 0.5 miles of Sumner Transit Station
                    • Total Cost: $1,600,000
                    • Estimated Completion: December 2021
                    • Remarks: Fully funded by Sound Transit Grant

                    Arterials

                    A1 – Stewart Rd (8th St) White River Bridge

                    Replace existing 2-lane bridge with new bridge with two unequal length spans. New structure will accommodate 4 vehicle lanes, a sidewalk, and a trail crossing.

                    • Click here for full project page
                    • Location: Stewart Road at White River
                    • Total Cost: $30,000,000
                    • Funded: Partial
                    • Planning: Complete
                    • Design: 2022
                    • ROW/Permit: 2023
                    • Construction: 2024-2027
                    • Remarks: Design and ROW funded by Federal STP Grant. 50% construction funds have been secured.

                    A2 – 166th Ave E Widening

                    Widen 166th Ave E to 4-5 lanes through the identified corridor and improve lane configuration and intersection control at the two existing intersections.

                    • Click here for the full project page.
                    • Location: SR 410 WB ramp terminals to just north of 64th St E
                    • Total Costs: $10,000,000
                    • Funded: Partial
                    • Planning: Complete
                    • Design: 2022
                    • ROW/Permit: 2023
                    • Construction: 2025
                    • Remarks: Design is City funded, received $25,000 Port of Tacoma grant.

                      A3 – Main St. and Wood Ave. Intersection Improvements

                      Construct pedestrian improvements and upgrade signal to current standards

                      • Click here for the full project page.
                      • Location: Main St. and Wood Ave. intersection
                      • Total Cost: $2,000,000
                      • Funded: Yes
                      • Planning: Complete
                      • Design: Completing in 2021
                      • ROW/Permit: Completing in 2021
                      • Construction: 2022
                      • Remarks: Funding Secured. Project schedule for construction Summer 2022.

                      A4 – Maple Street Pedestrian Signal and Citywide Signal Backplates

                      Replace existing pedestrian-activated rectangular rapid flashing beacons with signal (expected to be a High Intensity Activated Crosswalk (HAWK) signal), add retroreflective back plates to upgrade signal heads citywide.

                      • Location: Traffic Avenue and Maple Street Ped Signal, Backplates Various Locations Citywide
                      • Total Cost: $431,000
                      • Funded: Yes
                      • Planning: Complete
                      • Design: 2022
                      • ROW/Permit: 2022
                      • Construction: 2023
                      • Remarks: Over 90% funded by a Highway Safety Improvement Program grant.

                      A5 – Stewart Road (8th St) Railroad Crossing

                      Widen Stewart Rd from 2 lanes to 4/5 lanes, widen the Union Pacific Railroad Crossing, Install a new signal at Butte Avenue.

                      • Location: Valentine Ave to Butte Ave (in the City of Pacific)
                      • Total Cost: $6,000,000**
                      • Funded: Yes
                      • Planning: Complete
                      • Design: Completing in 2021
                      • ROW/Permit: Completing in 2021
                      • Construction: 2021-2022
                      • Remarks: Project being run by City of Pacific. City of Sumner to contribute $700,000 in Sumner TIF funds to the project.

                      A6 – 160th Ave. E

                      Improve and widen streets to minor arterial standards with bike paths and sidewalks.

                      • Location: Main Street to 64th St. E.
                      • Total Cost: $1,000,000
                      • Funded: Partial
                      • Planning: Complete
                      • Design: 2024
                      • ROW/Permit: 2025
                      • Construction: 2027
                      • Remarks: Sidewalk on east side of 160th completing in 2021. Remaining upgrades unfunded.

                      A7 – Puyallup Street and Tacoma Avenue Intersection Improvements

                      Evaluate intersection for an upgrade to a signal and provide sidewalks/ADA improvements

                      • Location: Intersection of Puyallup Street and Tacoma Avenue
                      • Total Cost: $1,500,000
                      • Funded: No
                      • Planning: Completing in 2021
                      • Design: 2025
                      • ROW/Permit: 2026
                      • Construction: 2027
                      • Remarks: Planning being completed by 142nd Ave Study in 2021. Other phases currently unfunded.

                      A8 – SR 167 / I-5 Connection Project

                      WSDOT Gateway Program Project – The SR 167 Completion project will build the remaining four miles of SR 167 between Meridian and I-5, completing a long-planned connection to I-5. The project also includes a two mile connection from I-5 to the Port of Tacoma.

                      • Location: Puyallup to Fife
                      • Total Cost: $1,000,000,000*
                      • Funded: Yes
                      • Planning: Complete
                      • Design: 2017-2025
                      • ROW/Permit: 2017-2024
                      • Construction: 2019-2030
                      • Remarks: WSDOT-led regional project. Sumner has agreed to commit $500,000 as a local agency contribution to the project

                          A9 – SR 167

                          Add northbound HOT lane

                          • Location: From SR 410 Interchange to 15th St SW (Auburn)
                          • Total Cost: Unknown*
                          • Funded: Partial
                          • Planning: Complete
                          • Design: Completing in 2021
                          • ROW/Permit: Completing in 2021
                          • Construction: 2021-2022
                          • 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.

                          A10 – SR 167

                          Add southbound HOT lane

                          • Location: From SR 410 Interchange to 15th St SW (Auburn)
                          • Total Cost: Unknown*
                          • Funded: No
                          • Planning: Complete
                          • Design: 2023-2025
                          • ROW/Permit: N/A
                          • Construction: 2025-2027
                          • 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.

                          A11 – Valley Avenue

                          Overlay existing roadway surface, complete required ADA upgrades

                          • Location: From SR 410 to Main Street
                          • Total Cost: $1,500,000
                          • Funded: No
                          • Planning: 2022
                          • Design: 2023
                          • ROW/Permit: N/A
                          • Construction: 2025
                          • Remarks: No funding to date. Roadway is in need of an overlay.

                          A12 – Sumner Tapps Highway/60th St E Intersection Improvements

                          Rebuild existing intersection to improve roadway geometrics and add a traffic signal to increase allowable movements

                          • Location: Sumner Tapps Highway and 60th St E Intersection
                          • Total Cost: $3,400,000
                            Funded: No
                          • Planning: 2023
                          • Design: 2024
                          • ROW/Permit: 2025
                          • Construction: 2027
                          • Remarks: Potential for partial funding through LID.

                          A13- SR 410 / SR 162 Interchange Improvements

                          Construct a one-lane roundabout configuration at each of the interchange ramps.

                          • Location: Interchange ramps at SR 410
                          • Total Cost: $6,650,000*
                          • Funded: No
                          • Planning: Complete
                          • Design: 2026
                          • ROW/Permit: 2028
                          • Construction: 2030
                          • Remarks: WSDOT-led project that will improve traffic flow at the existing interchange. Sumner has not taken an active role in WSDOT’s project and has not committed any funds to the project to date.

                          A14 – Hwy. 162 Improvements

                          Construct one additional southbound lane on SR 162.

                          • Location: From southern city limits to SR410 EB On/Off Ramps
                          • Total Cost: $7,400,000*
                          • Funded: No
                          • Planning: Complete
                          • Design: 2026
                          • ROW/Permit: 2028
                          • Construction: 2030
                          • 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.

                          A15 – Main Street and 160th Intersection Improvements

                          Evaluate intersection for an upgrade to a signal and provide sidewalks/ADA improvements

                          • Location: Main Street and 166th Ave E. Intersection
                          • Total Cost: $2,000,000
                          • Funded: No
                          • Planning: 2023
                          • Design: 2024
                          • ROW/Permit: 2026
                          • Construction: 2027
                          • Remarks: This is a future project that will be evaluated in the coming years.

                          A16 – Stewart Road Corridor ITS Improvements

                          Connect traffic signals and the railroad crossing to coordinate signal timing to increase vehicular traffic flow and reduce peak-hour delay.

                          • Location: Stewart Road from SR 167 toward Lakeland Hills
                          • Total Cost: $2,000,000
                          • Funded: No
                          • Planning: 2022
                          • Design: 2025
                          • ROW/Permit: 2026
                          • Construction: 2027
                          • Remarks: This is a future project that will be evaluated in the coming years.

                                    * Denotes that project is largely funded by WSDOT, and City has either committed a small percentage contribution or no contribution to date.

                                    ** Denotes that project is largely funded by City of Pacific, and Sumner has either committed a small percentage contribution or no contribution to date.

                                    Collector Street Program

                                    C1 – Academy Street Bicycle Lanes

                                    Improve and reconfigure existing Academy Street to accommodate dedicated bicycle lanes. Visit Project Page

                                    • Location: Narrow St. to Wood Ave.
                                    • Total Cost: $750,000
                                    • Funded: Yes
                                    • Planning: Complete
                                    • Design: Completing in 2021
                                    • ROW/Permit: Completing in 2021
                                    • Construction: 2022
                                    • Remarks: Design funding provided by ST3 grant

                                    C2 – 160th Ave. E.

                                    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.

                                    • Location: Elm St. to Main St.
                                    • Total Cost: $2,700,000
                                    • Funded: partial by developers
                                    • Planning: Complete
                                    • Design: 2024
                                    • ROW/Permit: 2025
                                    • Construction: 2026
                                    • Remarks: Funding will likely come from a combination of developer-built improvements, Street and Storm funds. Some storm improvements to be completed in 21/22.

                                    C3 – Elm St.

                                    Improve Elm St. to Collector St. standards with curb, gutter and sidewalks on each side. Work will include storm drainage facilities and utility replacement

                                    • Location: E. Valley Highway to 160th Ave. E.
                                    • Total Cost: $2,400,000
                                    • Funded: partial by developers
                                    • Planning: Complete
                                    • Design: 2024
                                    • ROW/Permit: 2025
                                    • Construction: 2026
                                    • Remarks: Developers have improved about 40% and remainder is unfunded.

                                    C4 – 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: Complete
                                    • Design: 2024
                                    • ROW/Permit: 2025
                                    • Construction: 2026
                                    • Remarks: Funding will likely come from a combination of developer-built improvements, Street and Storm funds.

                                    C5 – Parker Road

                                    Reconstruct Parker Road to Collector St. standards with curbs, gutters, sidewalks, and drainage utilities. Portions have been completed by developer projects and sidewalk grants.

                                    • Location: From Main St. to Elm St.
                                    • Total Cost: $1,300,000
                                    • Funded: Partial
                                    • Planning: Complete
                                    • Design: 2024
                                    • ROW/Permit: 2025
                                    • Construction: 2026
                                    • Remarks: Funding will likely come from a combination of developer-built improvements, Street and  Storm funds.

                                    C6 – Zehnder St

                                    Railroad Crossing Improvements to at-grade BNSF rail crossing

                                    • Location: From Pease Ave to Wood Ave
                                    • Total Cost: $1,000,000
                                    • Funded: No
                                    • Planning: 2023
                                    • Design: 2024
                                    • ROW/Permit: 2025
                                    • Construction: 2026
                                    • Remarks: Identified Road-Rail conflict point where upgrades could be beneficial.

                                    C7 – 162nd Ave. E Segment Extension

                                    Construct new 2-lane roadway section with sidewalks

                                    • Location: 64th St. E to 60th St. E
                                    • Total Cost: $3,000,000
                                    • Funded: No
                                    • Planning: 2024
                                    • Design: 2025
                                    • ROW/Permit: 2026
                                    • Construction: 2028
                                    • Remarks: Element of East Sumner Neighborhood Plan, likely completed by development or LID.

                                    C8 – 162nd Ave. E Segment Extension

                                    Construct new 2-lane roadway section with sidewalks

                                    • Location: Parker Rd. E to 160th Ave. E
                                    • Total Cost: $2,000,000
                                    • Funded: No
                                    • Planning: 2024
                                    • Design: 2025
                                    • ROW/Permit: 2026
                                    • Construction: 2028
                                    • Remarks: Element of East Sumner Neighborhood Plan, likely completed by development or LID.

                                    C9 – 164th Ave. Ct. E Segment Extension

                                    Construct new 2-lane roadway section with sidewalks

                                    • Location: 160th Ave. E to Existing 164th Ave. Ct. E
                                    • Total Cost: $2,000,000
                                    • Funded: No
                                    • Planning: 2024
                                    • Design: 2025
                                    • ROW/Permit: 2026
                                    • Construction: 2028
                                    • Remarks: Element of East Sumner Neighborhood Plan, likely completed by development or LID.

                                    Trail Projects

                                    T1 – Fryar Ave. Trail

                                    • Location: West Main St. to Puyallup St.
                                    • Complete trail connection through town.
                                    • Total Cost: $5,000,000
                                    • Funded: Partial
                                    • Planning: Complete
                                    • Design: 2022
                                    • ROW/Permit: 2024
                                    • Construction: 2025
                                    • Remarks: Design and ROW partially funded by federal grant. No construction funding identified.

                                    T2 – White River Restoration Trail

                                    • Location: #9 Ditch to area north of 16th Street
                                    • Construct 8000 LF trail in conjunction with adjacent development
                                    • Total Cost: $3,000,000
                                    • Funded: Partial
                                    • Planning: Complete
                                    • Design: Completing 2021
                                    • ROW/Permit: Completing 2021-2022
                                    • Construction: 2023
                                    • Remarks: Partially funded by developers

                                    T3 – 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: $6,000,000
                                    • Funded: Partial
                                    • Planning: Complete
                                    • Design: 2021-2022
                                    • ROW/Permit: 2023
                                    • Construction: 2024
                                    • Remarks: Design funding provided by ST3 grant

                                    T4 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: 2024
                                    • Design: 2025
                                    • ROW/Permit: 2027
                                    • Construction: 2029
                                    • Remarks: Joint project with Puyallup. Eligible for Federal CMAQ Grant funding.

                                    T5 – 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: $6,000,000
                                    • Funded: No
                                    • Planning: 2024
                                    • ROW/Permit: 2027
                                    • Design: 2025
                                    • Construction: 2029
                                    • Remarks: Identified in Draft Parks and Trails Plan. No funding source secured

                                    T6 – 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: $500,000
                                    • Funded: Partial
                                    • Planning: 2023
                                    • Design: 2025
                                    • ROW/Permit: 2027
                                    • Construction: 2029
                                    • Remarks: Partial funding through the Collin Keck foundation. Possible developer build.

                                      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: N/A
                                      • Funded: No
                                      • Remarks: Multi-year program at $50,000/yr. to $100,000/yr

                                      R2 – Roadway Paint Line Application

                                      • Location: City Wide
                                      • Program to repaint lane lines within the City
                                      • Total Costs: $35,000
                                      • Funded: Yes
                                      • Remarks: Street Operating General Fund Budget

                                      R3 – Pavement Repairs

                                      • Location: City Wide
                                      • Large pothole and roadway dig-out program
                                      • Total Costs: $60,000
                                      • Funded: Yes
                                      • Remarks: Street Operating General Fund Budget

                                      R4 – Roadway Plastic Marking Application

                                      • Location: City Wide
                                      • Program to replace crosswalk, stop bar, and arrow markings within the City
                                      • Total Costs: $52,000
                                      • Funded: Yes
                                      • Remarks: Street Operating General Fund Budget

                                      R5 – Chip Seal Application

                                      • Location: City Wide
                                      • Program to apply a chip seal treatment to asphalt roads throughout the City.
                                      • Total Costs: $120,000
                                      • Funded: Yes
                                      • Remarks: Street Operating General Fund Budget

                                      R6 – Crack Seal Application

                                      • Location: City Wide
                                      • Pilot program to crack seal asphalt roads within the City
                                      • Total Costs: $63,000
                                      • Funded: Yes
                                      • Remarks: Street Operating General Fund Budget

                                      R7 – Sidewalk Replacement Program

                                      • Location: City Wide
                                      • Annual program to replace existing sidewalks as needed on City owned property.
                                      • Total Cost: $1,000
                                      • Funded: N/A
                                      • Remarks: Street Operating General Fund Budget

                                      R8 – 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: $25,000
                                      • Funded: Yes
                                      • Remarks: Street Operating General Fund Budget

                                      R9 –  ADA Transition Plan

                                      • Location: City Wide
                                      • Address the projects identified in the Transition Plan
                                      • Total Cost: $40,000
                                      • Funded: Yes
                                      • Remarks: Sidewalks Construction Capital Fund Budget

                                      R10 – Volunteer Sidewalk Program

                                      • Location: Various locations within the City
                                      • Replace/rebuild existing failing sidewalks due to damage caused by street trees.
                                      • Total Cost: $80,000
                                      • Funded: Yes
                                      • Remarks: Sidewalks Construction Capital Fund Budget. Formerly the Volunteer Sidewalk Program.

                                      R11 – 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: N/A
                                      • Funded: No
                                      • Remarks: Continue to apply for Safe Routes to School Grants. City will fund local match if a grant is successful.

                                      *Project is largely funded by WSDOT, and City of Sumner has either committed a small percentage contribution or no contribution to date.

                                      **Project is largely funded by City of Pacific, and the City of Sumner has either committed a small percentage contribution or no contribution to date. 

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