The City of Anacortes Public Works Engineering Department is nearing the completion of construction civil plans for a new sidewalk along Hillcrest Drive. The purpose of the sidewalk, outside of pedestrian safety, is the City of Anacortes Parks Department and Public Works Department were conditioned with the installation of sidewalks for the Cemetery Expansion Project and the Water Reservoir Project on Whistle Lake Road.
In an effort to meet the conditions of approval, the sidewalks will be constructed off-site from each project to provide a better connectivity for pedestrian traffic in the area.
The project limits will begin at Fidalgo Avenue\S Avenue and end at the west entrance of the Cemetery on Hillcrest Drive, with a new pedestrian crossing at Whistle Lake Road and Blue Heron Circle.
For general questions contact the Engineering Department: 360-293-1920
Steve Lange, Project Manager:
This project is complete.
The project will provide approximately 940-feet of new sidewalk and will include traffic curb and gutter, new sidewalk ramps, and a little storm drainage work.
03-29-23: Ad for Bid Posted
04-05-23: On-Site Pre-Bid Meeting with Contractors
04-11-23: Bid Opening
05-01-23: Anticipated Start of Construction (20-working days)
05-26-23: Anticipated Construction Completion
The contractor, Raw Land Construction, will be on-site on Tuesday, June 20th to begin work. This will be a 20-working day contract. It is anticipated that the demolition work will take one week. The concrete sub-contractor will be on-site the following Monday (26th) to begin pouring concrete.
COA engineers will be out on Friday, June 16th setting up the PCMS (Mobile Reader Boards) on Fidalgo Avenue and Hillcrest, informing residents of the upcoming project.