The City of Sumner maintains approximately 125 lane miles of roadways including arterial and residential streets plus 12 traffic lights. Our goal for transportation is to provide an efficient and safe multi-modal transportation system to improve mobility for residents, employees, and visitors of Sumner while maintaining the small town quality of life within the City and supporting the economic vitality of the City.

Latest News about Sumner’s Roads

TIP for Roads

Wondering about upcoming road projects in Sumner? How about looking at what we anticipate will happen in the next six years? Here’s a TIP: every year, Sumner updates our Six-Year Transportation Improvement Plan (TIP) to tell you exactly what projects are on our radar, their progress and their funding.

Wood & Main Intersection

Design is underway to fix the intersection of Main Street and Wood Avenue. This intersection heralds back to the historic old town Sumner. Now, with street and sidewalk upgrades along Main Street, it is time to update this remaining gap for accessible and safe walking and vehicle use of the […]
White River in the summer

White River Restoration

In the center of the vibrant Puget Sound region, one stretch of the White River through Sumner poses challenges for wildlife, for infrastructure and for the regional economy. In 2015, the State of Washington invested $824,000 for Sumner to lead a dialogue group regarding a small stretch of the river. […]

Academy St. Bike Lanes

The Academy Street Bicycle Lanes project will develop an east-west bicycle corridor extending east from the Sumner Sound Transit Station to Wood Avenue. Improvements will be within existing right-of-way. Funding for this project is being provided by Sound Transit through their ST3 System Access Fund.

Stewart Road Bridge Funding

From Mayor Bill Pugh: Something momentous happened last week for Sumner. Did you notice? Likely not, unless you watch Pierce County meetings. Pierce County approved their portion of funding ($4.26 million) to replace the Stewart Road Bridge. It’s such a simple sentence that carries a 20+ year history. You see, […]

Future Plans

A number of planning documents shape the future projects for upgrading and maintaining Sumner’s roads. Those include

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