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Hilltop and South Downtown Pedestrian Improvements

Project Description

This project will construct pedestrian improvements at several intersections along South 19th Street, South 11th Street, and South 21st Street.  Improvements will include the addition of curb ramps, crosswalk striping, median refuge islands, signage, accessible pedestrian systems, vehicle detection, or similar treatments to improve pedestrian visibility, accessibility and safety.


Pedestrian improvements will be constructed at the following locations:

  • Market/Jefferson & South 21st
  • South 19th & Tacoma
  • South 19th & Yakima
  • South 11th & Fawcett
  • South 11th & Tacoma
  • South 11th & Altheimer
  • South 11th & Yakima
  • South 11th & M Street
  • South 11th & Sheridan

View the Hilltop and South Downtown Project Map.


Project Update

Week of September 25 through September 29, 2017:


The Contractor, Global Contractors, LLC, will: 

  • Pouring sidewalks at  South 19th and Yakima Avenue and Tacoma Avenue
  • Pouring curb and gutter at South 21st and Jefferson Avenue
  • Traffic and pedestrian control will be maintained at all times

Week of October 2 through October 6, 2017:

  • Pouring sidewalks at South 21st and Jefferson Avenue
  • Pave asphalt around the radius of each corner of South 21st and Jefferson Avenue





Federal Grant

City of Tacoma $965,000




Construction Phase Estimated Date
Advertise & Award March 2 & May 2, 2017

June 2017


Be Informed, Get Involved

You can contact City Project Manager Darius Thompson (253) 573-2410, with questions, concerns or comments. You are also invited to contact Darius to get email updates on public meetings, events, and notices.