Cedar Ave & SR 116 Pedestrian/Bike Improvements

Jefferson County Public Works was awarded a Washington State Department of Transportation (WSDOT) Safe Routes to Schools Program grant for pedestrian and bicycle improvements on SR 116 and Cedar Avenue near the Jefferson County Library and the Chimacum Creek Primary School. The objective of the WSDOT program is to improve the transportation system to enhance safety and mobility for pedestrians and bicyclists.

Project Overview

This project will provide the Hadlock community, school students, and library patrons with sidewalks, pedestrian crossings, and bicycle lanes along a segment of Cedar Avenue, a multi-use path to Chimacum Creek Primary School, a sidewalk to the Jefferson County Library, and pedestrian activated crosswalk beacons on SR 116 near the entrance to the Chimacum Creek Primary School. This project is currently in the design phase; construction is tentatively scheduled for the summer of 2021.

Project Elements

Cedar Avenue

Construction of approximately 2,240 feet of concrete sidewalk, curb, and gutter, and ADA ramps along the westerly side of Cedar Avenue, from the Jefferson County Library entrance to Hayden Street. This segment of the project will also include installation of bicycle lanes, crosswalks, illumination, stormwater facilities, a Jefferson Transit bus pullout, removal of sight distance conflicts, and relocation of utilities.

SR 116

Installation of pedestrian activated Rectangular Rapid Flashing Beacons on the shoulders of SR 116 at the Chimacum Creek Primary School entrance.

Chimacum Creek Primary School

Construction of an illuminated paved multi-use path (approximately 600’ long) from Cedar Avenue to an existing sidewalk near the front entrance of the Chimacum Creek Primary School, which connects to the bicycle dismount area.

Jefferson County Library

Construction of concrete sidewalk (approximately 140’ long) from the Library entrance at Cedar Avenue to an existing sidewalk near the Library building, ADA sidewalk ramps, and a crosswalk.

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