12th Avenue South / 124th Street South (CRP 5877)

What’s Happening

Work on a project to increase pedestrian safety, mobility and accessibility along sections of 12th Avenue South and 124th Street South started July 6. 

A significant portion of the construction work was completed in early September. Remaining work will resume in early October once additional materials are procured. 

The project area is located near Pacific Lutheran University in Parkland.   

Work hours will be 7 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Monday to Friday. The roads may be reduced to one lane with alternating traffic during work hours.

Picture of the vicinity map of the project location
Picture of the project photo

About the Project

Crews will install sidewalks on the north side of 124th Street South between 12th Avenue South and 10th Avenue South. Sidewalks will also be installed on the east side of 12th Avenue South between 123rd Street South and 124th Street South.  

Street lights will be installed along 124th Street South and 12th Avenue South in the project area. A marked crosswalk with a pedestrian-activated flashing beacon will be installed across 12th Avenue South just north of 123rd Street South.

Picture of the projects typical roadway section
Picture of the project right-of-way plans cover sheet

Construction schedule

Crews removed vegetation and debris from the project site July 6-10. Utility relocation work began in mid-July, and will continue throughout the project.

From July 27 to early September, crews installed curb and sidewalk.

Crews will install lighting, the flashing beacon and crosswalk markings in early October. 

The project’s contractor is Nordvind Company. The construction cost is approximately $280,000. This project is funded with a combination of Washington State Transportation Improvement Board Sidewalk Program funds and County Road Funds.

Project Timeline

April 10, 2020: Bid Opening date

April 21, 2020: Pierce County awarded the contract to Nordvind Company

June 4, 2020: Pierce County hosted the Pre-Construction Meeting

July 6, 2020: Notice to Proceed

Early October: Work expected to be complete

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Andrew Davis, P.E.
Construction Supervisor
Phone: (253) 798-6913
2702 S 42nd St., Suite 109
Tacoma, WA 98409

Nordvind Company

Phone: (360) 825-5704 


1720 Loraine Street

Enumclaw, WA 98022