The latest information on roadway construction and other projects that could affect traffic, bus service, and/or daily routines. View projects on the interactive map below or scroll down for additional project information.
College Street and 22nd Avenue Roundabout
The contractor is continuing to work at Mountain View Elementary School and on 22nd Ave in front of the school. This work at the school will be complete by the end of August at the latest before school starts. The contractor is also working on storm and water lines along the east side of College St. Once work at the school is complete the contractor will be shifting to do utility work along the west side of College St.
This project provides for the installation of a multilane roundabout at the intersection of College Street SE and 22nd Avenue SE. This project is the first phase of a multi-phase project on College Street corridor to enhance multimodal access, reduce speed, provide enhanced pedestrian accessibility, and improve overall safety. Active Construction from Puyallup, Washington, is the construction contractor on this project.
Construction will begin in the summer of 2019, and is expected to last approximately 2 years.
For more information, please contact Aubrey Collier, Design and Construction Manager, at ACollier@ci.lacey.wa.us or (360) 438-2639.
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College St and Yelm Hwy Super T Pavement Rehabilitation
The contractor will be paving on Yelm Highway between the Chehalis Western Trail and College Street on August 20 and 21, and the contractor is continuing to work on pavement repairs on Yelm Highway between College Street and Ruddell Road. You can expect major delays traveling through this area for the next two weeks.
The next phase of grinding and paving will start on August 22. During weekdays (7am - 9pm) from August 22-28, the intersection of Yelm Highway and College Street will be closed. Please see detour route below. Access to the Safeway parking lot will only be open on College Street, the Yelm Highway entrances to this
entire parking lot will be closed.
Driveways, entrances, and side streets entering College Street/Rainier Road or Yelm Highway in the area highlighted below in red will be closed.
The College St and Yelm Hwy Water and Overlay projects provides for an asphalt overlay of College St from Mullen Rd to Rainier Rd and Yelm Hwy from city limit lines on the west to Ruddell Rd. In addition, curb ramps along this route will be upgraded and new medians will be installed. Work will begin in June.
2018 Street Overlay Project
The contractor is planning on starting to regrade the road Monday, August 19th and continuing with grading operations until Wednesday, August 28th. Paving is tentatively scheduled starting on Wednesday, August 28th, and being completed by Friday, August 30th, weather dependent. As part of this we would ask that any cars parked on the roadway, please be moved into the driveway or to any area that we are not paving. Access to these roads will be limited to local traffic only. Access to individual driveways will be restricted as the paving machine passes by unitl the asphalt is cool enough to drive over.
The 2018 Street Overlay project provides for street reconstruction and asphalt overlay of several streets, including Golf Club Road, 14th Avenue SE, 17th Avenue SE, 18th Avenue SE, 19th Avenue SE, 21st Avenue SE, Brunswick Street, Magnolia Street, 33rd Court SE, Stikes Loop, Stikes Court, and Stikes Drive. The project also includes stormwater improvements in the Stikes area. The project is funded through the Transportation Benefit District and stormwater funds. Granite Construction of Olympia is the low bidder, coming in at $2,021,900. Work is scheduled to begin mid-July, and there are 60 working days (3 months) allotted for this project.
Work has begun and is expected to be complete by January 2020.
This project provides for construction of a two story wood framed structure closely matching the original 1894 Northern Pacific Railway depot design that once stood near this site. Great care and craftsmanship shall be taken to build a quality replica illustrating Lacey’s early history. The structure will be utilized as a trail amenity containing toilet rooms, picnic area, and associated spaces. J.A.M Construction from Olympia, Washington, is the construction contractor on this project.
Lift Station 2 Replacement Project, Westlake Drive SE
Paving is complete. Please contact the City if any restoration work was not completed to your satisfaction.
Lift Station #2 located on Westlake Drive SE in Lacey needs to be replaced. It is the oldest wastewater lift station in the City, constructed in 1970, and has exceeded its life expectancy. There are also issues with limited site access and safety restrictions. The City has purchased property on Westlake Drive SE to construct the new wastewater lift station. The building was demolished and the property cleared for the new wastewater lift station. The City advertised for bids on the lift station and sewer improvements. The City has awarded the construction contract to Pape & Sons Construction of Gig Harbor, WA.
If you have any questions or concerns during construction, please contact the project inspector, Keven Inman at 360-239-0333 or the Construction Manager, Aubrey Collier at 360-438-2639.
Construction: October 2017- June 2019
Washington State Department of Transportation will build a Diverging Diamond Interchange (DDI) at I-5, Exit 111 and SR 510 in Lacey. It will be the first DDI built in Washington. The project started in the fall of 2018 and is expected to be completed in 2020.
Visit the Washington State Department of Transportation (WSDOT) website for project details. You can also sign up for WSDOT project updates to stay informed.
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The City of Lacey and Thurston County are partners on the Mullen Road Improvements project to reconstruct a 0.9 mile section of Mullen Road SE from the Lacey City Limits to Carpenter Road. As part of this project, a roundabout is being proposed at the intersection of Mullen Road and Carpenter Road. The project is currently being designed and scheduled for construction in 2019. Thurston County is the lead agency on this project. For more information, please visit Thurston County's website.