Canyon Road East Northerly Extension - Pioneer Way East to 52nd Street East (CRP 5643)

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What's Happening


Connecting Our Industrial Centers

March 2015
Connecting Our Industrial Centers (PDF)
Engineering: Final engineering is being completed.

: Environmental documentation for the project restarted in 2012.

About the Project

Planned improvements to extend Canyon Road East from Pioneer Way East to 52nd Street East (CRP 5643) include the following:
  • Constructing a bridge over the Burlington Northern and Santa Fe Railroad Mainline.
  • Expanding and extending Canyon Road East to two lanes in each direction with turn lanes at intersections.
  • Building concrete curb, gutter and sidewalk.
  • Constructing an enclosed storm drain system as well as stormwater treatment and storage facilities.
  • Installing a new traffic signal at Canyon Road East/Pioneer Way East.
  • Constructing a wetland mitigation site.
  • Closing the existing 52nd Street East at-grade rail crossing.

Project Timeline

2012 - 2016: Complete environmental documentation and preliminary engineering.

2017 - 2020
: Complete final engineering, Right of Way acquisition and project permitting.

2020 - 2022: Construction - dependent on securing additional funding.
Contact Us
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Letticia M. Neal, P.E.
Transportation Improvement Section Manager
Phone: (253) 798-7041
4301 South Pine Street, Suite 628
Tacoma, WA 98409