Canyon Road East Northerly Extension - 52nd Street East to 70th Avenue East (CRP 5498)


What's Happening

Engineering: Engineering design is being done as needed to support the environmental documentation work.

Environmental: Environmental documentation for the project restarted in March 2014.

About the Project

Planned improvements to extend Canyon Road East from 52nd Street East to 70th Avenue East (CRP 5498) include the following:
  • Constructing a bridge over the Puyallup River and removing the existing Milroy Bridge.
  • Constructing a bridge over Clarks Creek.
  • 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 new traffic signals at Canyon Road East/66th Avenue East, at River Road/Canyon Road East, and at Canyon Road East/North Levee Road.

Project Timeline

2014 - 2018: Complete environmental documentation and preliminary engineering.

2018 - Beyond: Permitting and partial right-of-way acquistion will start. However, completion of these activities, as well as final engineering and construction require additional funding.
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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