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SW 27th Street/Strander Boulevard Extension Project, Phase 1, Segment 2A

Project Manager – Keith Woolley, 425-430-7318  

Description – This project will construct a two-lane roadway from the SW 27th Street / Naches Ave SW intersection westward. A new BNSF railway bridge will be constructed, and the two-lane roadway will go under the BNSF tracks and then head north, connecting with the future Sound Transit Tukwila Commuter Rail Station.

Schedule – The SW 27th Street / Strander Boulevard Extension– Phase 1, Segment 2A Project began construction on January 28, 2012. Project completion is scheduled for April 2014. The Prime Contractor is Guy F. Atkinson Construction, LLC. The project cost is $16.5 million.

Construction Updates:

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 Strander Phase 1






Strander Already CompletedPhase 1, Segment 1A construction completed the segment from Oakesdale Ave SW to Naches Ave SW.




Strander UltimateUltimately, future projects will complete the four/five lane arterial that will serve as a connection between West Valley Highway (SR-181) and the East Valley Road.  The new east-west arterial roadway will connect the cities of Renton and Tukwila, and provide significant congestion relief to existing arterials, for both freight mobility and general motorists.



Funding partners, grants, and other funds include:


City of Renton
Washington State Transportation Improvement Board (TIB)
US Department of Transportation Federal Highway Administration

Sound Transit
Freight Mobility Strategic Investment Board
BNSF Railway Company
The Boeing Company




Last Update: November 28, 2012