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Capital Improvement Program
Background
Workrer placing prefabricated bridge
Contact
Neil Jensen, P.E.
City Engineer

Aaron Halverson
Environmental Programs Manager

17425 Ballinger Way NE
Lake Forest Park, WA  98155

Phone: 206-368-5440
FAX: 206-364-6521

Hours
Monday - Friday
9:00 am - 5:00 pm
In December 2011, the City Council passed the 2012-2017 Capital Improvement Program (6-year CIP). With the adoption of the CIP the Council has given direction to implement the program.

Current Projects
NE 178th Street Roadway Improvements Phase 2
Improvements on NE 178th St. between 33rd Ave NE and Brookside Boulevard NE, including sidewalk, curb and gutter and roadway improvements.

Lake Forest Park and Ride
The City of Lake Forest Park received $500,000 in state funding to lease property, design, and construct a park and ride as mitigation for the SR520 tolling.

Lyon Creek Flood Reduction Project
The City has obtained funding to construct a flood mitigation project on Lyon Creek. The cost estimate for this project is 4.2 million. Over $4 million of the funding is non-local (not Lake Forest Park Funds). This project will protect residences in Sheridan Beach and along 44th, businesses in the Town Center and Bothell Way from flooding. Design in underway and construction is anticipated for 2014-15.

McKinnon Creek Trail
The City seeks to construct a pedestrian pathway that will link the northeast area of the City with the Town Center along McKinnon Creek. The City is working with a non-profit organization to construct this environmentally and budget sensitive project. Construction began in Fall 2013.

New Park (Town Center Park)
Property near the town center on 44th avenue was purchased in 2011 for a public park. The estimated project cost is $458,000 including property acquisition and will be complete in 2015.

Transportation Discussion
Discussion with WSDOT Secretary Lynn Peterson:
Lyon Creek Culvert Poster   Traffic SR 104 Poster   Traffic SR 522 Poster  
Transportation Support Poster

Future Projects
Materials Bins Covers
The City is required by the State to cover the materials bins located at the Public Works yard to protect the environment. 

Recently Completed Projects
McAleer Creek Bypass Retrofit
The City is retrofitted the McAleer Creek Bypass to increase the capacity of the facility to bypass high flows. The project was fully funded by a state appropriation and will be complete in December 2011.

Blue Heron Park Pedestrian Bridge
The City of Lake Forest Park constructed a pedestrian bridge in Blue Heron Park that spans McAleer Creek. The project was completed in 2011 and cost $412,000 with funding from the Transportation Capital Fund and Parks Fund.

Sanitary Sewer Expansion

The three phase sewer expansion project provided sanitary sewer availability to 233 properties. The total project cost was $5.48 million using funds from the City Capital Fund, Sewer Capital Fund and a Public Works Trust Fund Loan and was completed in 2008.

Grace Cole Nature Park Trail and Wetland Rehabilitation

The trail system in the park was expanded and a wetland/pond area was restored. The project cost $10,000 and was funded by the City Capital Fund and was completed in 2011

Forest Park Drive Slide Repair

The roadway was reconstructed following a landslide in 2001 that removed 200 feet of roadway shoulder. The project cost $362,000 and was funded by the City Capital Fund.