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Stinson Avenue Overlay and Intersection Improvements


  • There will continue to be traffic interruptions and intermittent traffic control until the project is fully completed.
  • Work remaining to be completed includes minor finish work and installation of street lights.

Project Description

Construction work for the Stinson Ave. project commenced on March 29, 2021 and will continue into the summer. The project includes the construction a new compact roundabout at the Rosedale/Stinson intersection, reconstruction of the intersection at Grandview/Stinson, pedestrian improvements along Stinson Ave., and a pavement overlay on Stinson from Grandview St. to Rosedale St.


We appreciate your continued patience during the completion of this project.


Current Project Schedule

  • Complete miscellaneous finish work and install street lights. The street lights are back ordered nationwide and the manufacturer has said the earliest date to receive them is mid-November 2021.

Primary Project Contacts

Laura Pettitt, Tourism & Communications Director at 253-579-6158 or by email at communications@gigharborwa.gov

Kyle Neiman, Construction Supervisor at 253-853-7607  

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38th Avenue Improvements Phase 1 Project


Project Description:

The city is working with the consultant David Evans and Associates to finalize design work on a capital improvement project along the east side of 38th Avenue. The limits of this project are from Briarwood Lane to the southerly city limits. The work generally consists of incorporating Low Impact Development Standards (LID) for a bike lane, sidewalk, biofiltration swale, and pedestrian lighting. This project includes the first phase of improvements to provide pedestrian safety in City limits leading to two schools located just outside City limits. A grant from the Department of Ecology reimbursed some of the design costs.


The work will occur in the lane on the east side of 38th Avenue from Briarwood Lane to Goodman Middle School.  Expect temporary traffic control devices to be in place throughout the summer.

 

Project Schedule

  • Construction commenced on June 28th – the work during the next three weeks will consist of clearing the brush and trees plus excavating soils that are unsuitable for the new walls, light poles, sidewalk, and bike lane.

Primary Project Contact

Marcos McGraw, Project Engineer at mcgrawm@cityofgigharbor.net

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Burnham Drive & Harborview Drive ½-width Roadway Improvements Project - Design and Permiting

Project Description

The City is working with consultant David Evans and Associates in completing the preliminary design and permitting associated with  street  improvements along Burnham Drive in compliance with City of Gig Harbor Public Works Standards.  The project consists of a combined-use path, sidewalk, planter strip, and pedestrian lighting on the east side of the roadway between the Eagles Club and 96th Street.  It also incorporates LID stormwater elements to reduce runoff, providing flow control, and providing stormwater quality treatment.  


Project Schedule

  • Pending

Primary Project Contact

Marcos McGraw, Project Engineer at mcgrawm@cityofgigharbor.net

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Lift Station #6 Replacement - Ryan Street

Project Description

Replacement of the underground lift station at the existing site.


Project Schedule

  • Virtual Open House held: 9/16/20 from 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm.
  • Final design and permitting underway.
  • Construction planned for early summer 2021 with completion anticipated by the end of 2021.

Primary Project Contact

Trent Ward, PE, City Engineer at wardt@cityofgigharbor.net


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Pedestrian Crosswalk Improvements

Project Description

Construction work for the Pedestrian facilities at the roundabouts located at Harbor Hill Drive at Costco; Borgen Boulevard and Harbor Hill Drive; and Borgen Boulevard and Olympus Way.  This project includes replacing curb ramps, curbs, gutters, sidewalks, median refuge, installation of Rectangular Rapid Flashing Beacon (RRFB) systems at each pedestrian crossing at each of these roundabouts.


Project Schedule

  • Construction commenced on July 29, 2021
  • Construction anticipated to be completed by September 10, 2021

Primary Project Contact

Laura Pettitt, Tourism & Communications Director, at 253-579-6158 or by email at communications@gigharborwa.gov

Jake Nelson, Construction Inspector, at 253-377-1378  


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