Phase 1: 11th Street to 13th Street
The City of Anacortes is working with design consultant firm Alta Planning + Design, Inc. on the Commercial Avenue Complete Street project, which will implement multi-modal improvements from 11th Street to 13th Street.
This project will also provide a contextually sensitive connection from the downtown central business district to the rest of the South Commercial Avenue Corridor as well as 12th Street.
The Commercial Avenue Complete Street Project Phase 1 is estimated at $5,500,000.
Funding received from:
- $1,300,000 WSDOT Bike and Pedestrian Grant
- $950,000 Washington State Transportation Improvements Board (TIB) Grant
- $1,500,000 Washington State Connecting Communities (WSDOT) Grant
- $500,000 City Utility Funds and/or additional grants
Summer 2019 - The city receives grants from WSDOT and the Washington State Transportation Improvements Board for design and construction of improvements in the two-block area from 11th to 13th streets.
November 2019 - The city begins the conceptual design phase of the Commercial Avenue Complete Street project.
December 2019 - Alta Planning + Design introduces the project to the public through an open house and a City Council presentation.
Through January 2021 - Alternatives assessment & conceptual design evaluation
February 2021 - City Council votes unanimously to pursue the design of a roundabout.
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