Canyon Road East Northerly Extension - Pioneer Way East to 52nd Street East (CRP 5643)


What's Happening

Engineering: Final engineering is being completed.

: Environmental documentation for the project restarted in 2012.

Right-of-way: Request for Qualifications for acquisition, relocation, and appraisal services is open through February 15, 2018. Detailed information can be found at: Purchasing - Current Solicitations

About the Project

Planned improvements to extend Canyon Road East from Pioneer Way East to 52nd Street East (CRP 5643) include the following:
  • Constructing a bridge over the Burlington Northern and Santa Fe Railroad Mainline.
  • Expanding and extending Canyon Road East to two lanes in each direction with turn lanes at intersections.
  • Building concrete curb, gutter and sidewalk.
  • Constructing an enclosed storm drain system as well as stormwater treatment and storage facilities.
  • Installing a new traffic signal at Canyon Road East/Pioneer Way East.
  • Constructing a wetland mitigation site.
  • Closing the existing 52nd Street East at-grade rail crossing.

Project Timeline

2012 - 2016: Complete environmental documentation and preliminary engineering.

2017 - 2020
: Complete final engineering, Right of Way acquisition and project permitting.

2020 - 2022: Construction - dependent on securing additional funding.
Contact Us
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Letticia M. Neal, P.E.
Transportation Improvement Section Manager
Phone: (253) 798-7041
4301 South Pine Street, Suite 628
Tacoma, WA 98409