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I-5 & S. 56th St. Interchange ADA Compliance

I-5 & South 56th Street Interchange ADA Compliance Project

 

Project Description

In an agreement with the Washington State Department of Transportation (WSDOT), the City of Tacoma is constructing new ADA compliant pedestrian crossing ramps along the sidewalks and on/off ramps at the interchange of I-5 with S 56th Street and at the intersection of Tacoma Mall Boulevard and S 56th Street

 

Map


I5 Map

 

Pedestrian crossing ramps installed and/or replaced at locations indicated by red dots on the map.

 

Project Schedule

 

Phase

Date

Planning Completed

December 2019

Design Completed

December 2021

Construction Planned

April 2022 – September 2022

Construction Suspension Until Spring 2023

  

Construction of concrete pedestrian crossing ramps and street paving is complete. Project is currently suspended until delivery of traffic signal and streetlight equipment. Anticipated completion of project is delayed until Spring 2023. Upon delivery of the equipment, installation is expected to take 4-6 weeks.

 

Project Features

In addition to the pedestrian crossing ramps, construction will include upgrades to pedestrian signals with new accessible push buttons, signage, video detection and striping.

 

Project Funding

WSDOT has funded the project as part of the I2 Safety/Collision Prevention Program for design, construction, and administration by the City of Tacoma. 

 

Source

Amount

WSDOT

$1,269,735

 

 

Project Information and Contacts

City of Tacoma Project Manager, Jon Kulju, PMP, (253) 591-5204 or JKulju@cityoftacoma.org

 

WSDOT Development Services Engineer, Andy Larson. P.E., (360) 900-9541 or LarsonA@WSDOT.wa.gov.