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Road Services Division Capital Improvement Program (CIP)

2017-2018 Guardrail Preservation

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Project No.:  1131274
Project limits:  Various
Project type:  Road Reconstruction/Preservation
Thomas Bros. Map No.:  n/a

Project description

To identify and prioritize existing guardrail to be refurbished or upgraded to current standards.

Why is King County doing this project?

The division's top priority in the 2014 Strategic Plan for Road Services is to address safety concerns on the roadway network. This program will improve the safety of the system by upgrading existing guardrail and guardrail end terminals. This includes identifying and replacing existing end terminals that do not meet current standards. This project will also install guideposts on the guardrail according to federal standards. Other work includes raising guardrail to current standard height recommended by WSDOT Design Standards. Upgrading existing guardrail and guardrail end terminals will make the roads safer and may lessen the severity of crashes.
 

Project management phase:  Bid/Contract Award

Status as of April 17, 2019

Construction scheduled to begin in mid-April 2019.

 

Adopted Capital Improvement Program & program overview

The Road Services Division Capital Improvement Program (CIP) contains all design and construction and studies for improvements on roads, bridges or transportation facilities in the unincorporated areas of King County.

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