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38th Avenue Improvements Phase 2 Project 

PROJECT INFORMATION NOTICE:


Work description: 

Design is commencing for the second phase of improvements along 38th Avenue to increase pedestrian safety and bicycle access. The project consists of adding bike lanes, sidewalk, planter strip, and pedestrian lighting on

the east side of the roadway between 56th Street and Hunt Street. The project will also be providing new curb and gutters, curb ramps, and associated utility coordination for relocations.. 


Impacts to the Public:

During the week of October 3rd, the City’s Consultant for the 38th Avenue Ph 2 project will be performing geotechnical drilling on 38th Ave between Hunt St and 56th St. from 8 am to 5 pm.  Expect travel delays as traffic will be reduced to one lane at times.


Thank you for your patience and understanding.


GIG HARBOR IS OPEN FOR BUSINESS DURING CONSTRUCTION  
 PLEASE SUPPORT LOCAL BUSINESSES

ACCESS TO BUSINESSES and RESIDENCES WILL BE MAINTAINED AT ALL TIMES.


Primary Project Contact:
 
Jake Nelson, Construction Supervisor 
jnelson@gigharborwa.gov or (253) 851-6174

55th St. Ct. (Reid Dr.) Water Main Project  

PROJECT INFORMATION NOTICE:


Project Description:

The City of Gig Harbor and its contractor, Pape & Son’s Construction, Inc. are replacing the water main within 55th St. Ct.  Work will also include grinding and overlay of half of 55th St. Ct. and insertion of an inline valve on Reid Dr. 

 

Impacts to the Public:

City Council awarded a construction contract to Pape & Son’s Construction, Inc. on August 8, 2022.  

 

Current Project Schedule:

Work is currently underway.

 

Primary Project Contact:

Stephanie Seibel, P.E., 

Associate Engineer at 253-853-7626

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2022 Pavement Maintenance Project 

PROJECT INFORMATION NOTICE


Project Description: The City of Gig Harbor and its contractor, Miles Resources, Inc., is performing repair and maintenance improvements on various streets throughout the city. The street segments where the work is occurring consists of 45th Street Court (near the library), Briarwood Lane, Point Fosdick Drive between Olympic Drive and Harbor Country Drive, Woodhill Drive, the left turn lanes from Olympic Drive westbound to Point Fosdick Drive southbound, and Hollycroft Street between Olympic Drive and Reid Drive NW. 


Impacts to the Public:

City Council awarded a construction contract to Miles Resources on June 27. Construction of the 2022 Pavement Maintenance work commenced on July 18. Temporary traffic control devices and flaggers will be in place during work hours.


Woodhill Dr. - work complete

Harborview Dr. - work complete

Hollycroft St. - work complete

Wollochet Dr. (added) - work complete  

Olympic Dr. - work complete  

Point Fosdick Dr. - work complete  

45th St. - work complete  

Briarwood Ln. - work complete

Remaining work - One new pedestrian ramp at entrance to Gig Harbor Corporate Center and raising catch basins.


Thank you for your patience and understanding.


BUSINESSES OPEN DURING CONSTRUCTION   
PLEASE SUPPORT LOCAL BUSINESSES

ACCESS TO BUSINESSES and RESIDENCES WILL BE MAINTAINED AT ALL TIMES


Primary Project Contact:

Jake Nelson, Construction Inspector at 253-851-6174

Marcos McGraw, Project Engineer at 253-853-2647


PROJECT UPDATES:
As conditions change additional updates will be provided.


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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.  

Primary Project Contact:

Marcos McGraw, Project Engineer at 253-853-2647

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Prentice Ave / Fennimore St Half-Width Improvements Design


Project Description

Complete the design for half-width frontage improvements between Harbor Ridge Middle School and Peacock Hill Avenue. The design process will include completing a topographic survey, and conceptual design for potential grant funding.


Activities to date 

  • 04/27/22 - Open House held at Harbor Ridge Middle School.
  • 06/10/22 from 8:30 am to 10:00 am - Contractors will be onsite performing utility locates/paint markings for upcoming investigative boring locations.  
  • 06/23/22 - Arborist will be onsite for tree evaluation.
  • Between 06/27/22 and 07/01/22 - Contractor wwwas onsite to pothole existing utilities over a 2-day period. 
  • 07/05/22 - 07/06/22 - HWA Sciences was onsite to perform borings.
  • 09/20/22 - Field observations to determine infiltration rate of the soil.

Primary Project Contact

Stephanie Seibel, P.E., Associate Engineer at 253-853-7626


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Lift Station #6 Replacement - Ryan Street

Project Description

Replace the underground lift station at the existing site.


Project Schedule

  • Construction in progress with anticipated completion in early October 2022.

Primary Project Contact

Aaron Hulst, P.E., City Engineer at 253-853-7620

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Lift Station #12 Replacement - Woodhill Drive and Burnham Drive

Project Description

Lift Station #12 turned 32 years old in 2021 and transfers over one-third of the City's sewage. The station's structural, mechanical, and electrical systems required major repairs or replacement. As part of the upgrade, the wet well will be converted from the wet-pit dry-pit configuration to a current standard of a safer and more efficient wet well submersible pump station. The upgrade will include but not limited to the the coating of the wet well, installation of submersible pumps, level control, piping, associated vaults, upgrading the electrical, a new Dri-Prime diesel backup pump (aka as a screwsucker), odor control, and converting the existing dry-pit to emergency storage.

Project Schedule

  • Construction in progress with anticipated completion in November 2022.

Primary Project Contact

Aaron Hulst, PE, City Engineer at 253-853-7620


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