Washington Blvd west of Vernon

Washington Blvd Construction Update 12/1/22

Detour changes North Gate Road, Edgewood Avenue, and Washington Boulevard (west of Edgewood) reopened to traffic Wednesday afternoon, Nov. 30, 2022, after being closed for nearly four months. The next closure took effect Thursday, Dec. 1, 2022. This closure will be in place until roughly spring 2023. The closed roads include Vernon Avenue between Kenwood Drive and Moreland Avenue, and …

Looking down Edgewood Avenue at Washington Boulevard at the road construction completed.

Washington Boulevard construction update: Nov. 23, 2022

Despite the heavy rains this week, the city’s contractor was able to get the top lift of asphalt along Edgewood Avenue and the western portion of Washington Boulevard done. They were also able to place the base lift of asphalt along Washington Boulevard between Edgewood and Vernon avenues. Next week crews will be out doing driveway paving, landscape restoration, permanent …

A partially paved roundabout under construction in Lakewood

JBLM-North Access improvement project: Oct. 28, 2022 update

Utility construction for this stage of the project is now complete. All storm drainage, water main, irrigation main, and electrical underground work is done. The roundabout at Washington Boulevard and Edgewood Avenue is taking shape. In addition to pouring sidewalk along Washington Boulevard from Edgewood Avenue to Vernon Avenue, the contractor poured the mountable curb and truck apron this week. …

JBLM-North Access Improvement Update – 9/16/22

Phase 1: Gravelly Lake Dr – Pacific Hwy to Interlaaken/Washington Street lighting was turned on this week at Washington Blvd/Gravelly and Washington/Interlaaken. Comcast will be out to work on the poles along Gravelly south of Nyanza and at the intersection of Washington/Interlaaken the week of Sept. 19 and Sept. 26. Once Comcast has relocated, the contractor will pour the final …

JBLM-North Access Improvement Project Update 9/1/22

Stormwater infrastructure installation along Washington has been slowed by conflicting underground utilities. The contractor is working diligently to get the new drainage completed so that they can start the water main and other underground infrastructure. Once utilities are complete, they will grade, pour the concrete roundabout and curbing, and pave the sections currently graveled between North Gate/Nottingham and Washington/Vernon. Concrete …

8/19/22 JBLM-North Access Improvement Project Update

112th Closure A water main break occurred along 112th St SW at the intersection of Farwest Drive on the evening of Friday, July 22. This break lifted the existing asphalt roadway a few inches on 112th between Military and Farwest. This caused long term damage which requires the immediate replacement of the entire asphalt roadway. Lakewood Water District has hired …

8/5/22 JBLM-North Access Improvement Project Update

Washington Blvd. was closed to through traffic between Edgewood and Vernon. The existing roadway was removed and the signal was taken down this week. In addition, crews have begun preparation to install the largest section of stormwater infrastructure for this project. The concrete pavement for the Edgewood/North Gate Road roundabout will be installed next week. Once crews have completed the …

7/25/22 JBLM-North Access Improvement Project Update

Phase 2 (Washington Blvd/Edgewood/North Gate/Vernon): On the morning of Monday, August 1, the contractor will close Washington Boulevard between Edgewood Avenue and Vernon Avenue. During this closure, the contractor will remove the existing roadway between Edgewood and Vernon as well as the traffic signal at the intersection of Edgewood and Vernon. The stormwater infiltration system between Edgewood and Vernon is …

7/6/2022 JBLM-North Access Improvement Update

Phase 1 – Gravelly Lake Drive The contractor will stripe the Gravelly/Nyanza intersection, the section of Nyanza that is north of Gravelly, and the section of Gravelly that is south of Nyanza the night of Tuesday, July 12. Work will require the road to be closed at Pacific Highway and in the roundabout, as was done for paving this section. …

6/13/22 JBLM-North Access Improvement Update

The paving for tonight was called off due to impending rain projected to come in during the paving operation. Revised time for paving Gravelly at Pacific Highway-Nyanza is not yet scheduled. Utility crews will be in tomorrow during the day to remove some overhead communication wires in this area. Intermittent delays are anticipated as they remove the wires crossing the …

6/9/22 JBLM-North Access Improvement Project Update

Phase I – Gravelly Lake Drive Night Paving of Gravelly near Nyanza – The Contractor is scheduled to pave the top lift of asphalt along Gravelly Lake Drive between Pacific Highway and Nyanza and along Nyanza, just northeast of Gravelly Lake Drive on Monday, June 13 beginning at 8:00 p.m. With cooling and laying temporary striping, the roadway should be …

6/3/22 JBLM-North Access Update

Gravelly Lake Drive and Washington Boulevard are open. A single night closure will be required to pave the section of Gravelly between Nyanza and Pacific Highway and the portion of Nyanza just northeast of Gravelly the week after next. A series of localized night closures will be required for the contractor to stripe the road in a few weeks. Please …

6/2/22 JBLM-North Phase I (Gravelly and east end of Washington) Update

Paving of the roadway has been completed in all locations north (west) of Nyanza. Paving previously scheduled for tonight and into tomorrow morning has been postponed due to anticipated weather. The remaining paving of Gravelly between Nyanza and Pacific Highway and along Nyanza just northeast of Gravelly will be completed once the weather clears. That paving will be done under …

5/31/22 JBLM-North Update

Washington Blvd is reopened in its entirety. Gravelly Lake Drive at Veterans is closed. Paving is occurring along Gravelly between Veterans and Washington today and along Gravelly between Veterans and Country Club Drive tomorrow. Gravelly Lake Drive between Nyanza and Pacific Highway Thursday night between 8 pm and 6 am Friday morning for paving.

5/25/22 JBLM-North Project Update

Phase 1 Paving Update: With the weather that has hit and what is anticipated to occur early tomorrow afternoon, the contractor will not be completed with the ties into the existing pavement at each leg of the Washington/Interlaaken roundabout prior to leaving the shift tomorrow. Weather on Friday is not looking promising to complete this work either. With Monday being …

May 19, 2022 JBLM-North Access Improvement Project Update

Phase 1 (Gravelly Lake Drive and Eastern Washington Boulevard) Detour modifications will occur next week. Please monitor this webpage for continued updates of the detour. Washington Blvd. and Gravelly Lake Dr. north of Washington will be paved on Wednesday, May 25. Crews are expected to reopen Washington Blvd for the evening commute on Thursday, May 26. The intersection of Gravelly …

May 4, 2022 JBLM-North Access Project Update

Phase 1 – Gravelly & Washington Paving of Washington Blvd between Interlaaken and Gravelly and Gravelly between Washington and Veterans is scheduled for May 23-24. On the evening of May 24, they will reopen the Gravelly/Washington intersection. On May 25, crews will close the Veterans/Gravelly intersection in order to finish paving Gravelly from Country Club Drive to Veterans. Paving of …

April 22, 2022 JBLM-North Access Improvement Project Update

Phase 1 (Gravelly Lake Drive and Washington/Interlaaken) Communication companies have been diligently moving their lines off the poles at the four intersections within the project limits. They are approximately half way through the relocations that are needed and have completed the relocations necessary to keep the contractor on schedule at the Washington/Interlaaken and Washington/Gravelly roundabouts. Weather permitting, paving is scheduled …