Duvall Ave NE - NE 7th St to Sunset Blvd NE

Contact Information
Flora Lee
Project Manager
Renton, WA 98057
Project Overview

Updated: 5/18/2022

The Project

Project Overview 5-11-22

Construct improvements to Duvall Avenue NE between NE 4th Street and NE Sunset Boulevard. The work includes pavement widening and reconstruction, excavation, grading, pavement removal, planing, paving, curb/gutter/sidewalk, storm improvements, illumination improvements, a HAWK (High-Intensity Activated Crosswalk) Signal modification and relocation, flashing beacon/radar speed sign improvements, retaining walls, joint utility trench, water system improvements, pavement marking, signing, irrigation and landscaping.

The City was awarded a Transportation Improvement Board (TIB) grant in the amount of $3,468,289 (2015) for the roadway reconstruction between NE 10th St and NE 12th St, curb, gutter, sidewalk and streetlights on the west side and channelization from NE 12th St to south of the intersection with NE Sunset Blvd. The City was also awarded a Department of Ecology (DOE) grant (2018) in the amount of $1,223,939 for water quality improvements via the installation of water quality treatment facilities and a TIB grant of $500,000 (2018) for non-motorized improvements along the east side of Duvall Ave NE, from NE 9th St to NE 10th St.

The Renton City Council accepted the bid from Reed Trucking & Excavating, Inc. at its regular meeting on July 19, 2021 and awarded at the bid price of $5,218,171.95. The construction contract with Reed Trucking & Excavating, Inc. was executed in August 2021. The Pre-construction meeting was held on August 31, 2021 with the Notice to Proceed (NTP) for construction on September 20, 2021. The project was suspended due to material procurement delays and was scheduled to resume on January 3, 2022, weather permitting. However, the week of January 3 were unworkable days due to weather/snow conditions. The first day of work was on Monday, January 10, 2022. The Contract Time for this project is approximately 260 working days.


To enhance safety for pedestrians, bicyclists and vehicles along this corridor and improve roadway pavement conditions.


Photo of construction on Duvall Ave
Looking South on Duvall Ave NE from NE Sunset Blvd 

Photo of construction on Duvall Avenue
Looking North on Duvall Ave NE from NE 9th Street

Lane closure(s) update:

Paving Closure at between NE 10th Street and Sunset Blvd at Duvall Ave NE: Intersection of Sunset Blvd and Duvall Avenue NE. Click here for map.

Long term double lane closure on the West side of Duvall Ave NE between NE 9th Street and Sunset Boulevard for road construction. Lane shifts will be implemented. One lane of traffic will be provided in each direction, May 4th – Tentative August 29th.

Temporary intersection closure at 12th (west approach) and intermittent driveway closures between NE 10th Street and Sunset Boulevard on the west side of Duvall Ave NE for pavement pulverization and demolition of pavement, Tentative May 5th to May 10th.

Temporary intersection closure at 12th (west approach) and intermittent driveway closures between NE 10th Street and Sunset Boulevard on the west side of Duvall Ave NE for storm trench excavation, pipe installation and backfill, Tentative May 11th to May 20th.

Project Status and Look-Ahead Schedule

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COVID Information

Due to COVID-19, city staff continues to work remotely. Therefore, the best way to correspond with the City of Renton regarding project construction is via e-mail at [email protected] Should you prefer to contact by phone, please call Transportation Systems Division at (425) 430-7380.

Title VI

The City of Renton hereby gives public notice that it is the City' s policy to assure full compliance with Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, the Civil Rights Restoration Act of 1987, and related statutes and regulations in all programs and activities. Title VI requires that no person shall, on the grounds of race, color, sex, or national origin be excluded from the participation in, be denied the benefits of, or be otherwise subjected to discrimination under any Federal Aid Highway program or other activity for which the City of Renton receives Federal financial assistance.

Any person who believes they have been aggrieved by an unlawful discriminatory practice under Title VI has a right to file a formal complaint with the City of Renton. Any such complaint must be in writing and filed with the City of Renton Human Resources within one hundred, eighty (180) days following the date of the alleged discriminatory occurrence. Title VI Discrimination Complaint Forms may be obtained from the city's website or from the Human Resources office at no cost to the complainant by calling (425) 430-7655.

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