Engineering: Pierce County along with Newland Communities is finalizing the design of the initial Phase 1 projects which include: design of the roadway, lighting, storm drainage system and stormwater treatment facilities.
Land: We are acquiring needed right-of-way between 128th Street East and 120th Street East.
About the Project
Improvements are planned to 1.5 miles of 198th Avenue East between 144th Street East and 120th Street East (CRP 5675). The project will be built in phases as Tehaleh development occurs and also accommodate future widening by Pierce County.
The initial, or Phase 1, project has been split into two segments:
Segment 1 will construct the roadway consisting of four lanes between 144th Street East and 128th Street East. The construction of segment 1 is complete.
Segment 2 will construct the roadway consisting of four lanes between 128th Street East and 120th Street East.
2021: Finish acquiring right-of-way. Construct Segment 2 between 128th Street East and 120th Street East.
2022 and Beyond: The schedule for future phases has not been determined.