68th Ave NE Pedestrian and Bicycle Improvements

Overview

The 68th Ave NE Pedestrian and Bicycle Improvements project is one of several included in the City of Kenmore's Walkways and Waterways program, an improvement bond measure that was approved by Kenmore voters in 2016.  

This project will include:

  • Construction of 1.5 miles of new sidewalk on one side of 68th Ave NE from NE 182nd St to 61st Pl NE
  • New bicycle lanes in each direction
  • Upgraded street lighting
  • A new storm drainage system

The 68th Ave NE Pedestrian and Bicycle Improvements project is expected to start in spring 2020 and finish at the end of 2021.

Project map

Map showing three construction projects: 68th Avenue NE Pedestrian/Bicycle Safety Project on 68th Avenue NE between NE 182nd Street 61st Place NE; West Sammamish River Bridge Replacement Project on 68th Avenue NE between NE 170th Street and NE 175th Street; and the Juanita Drive NE Pedestrian/Bicycle Safety Project on Juanita Drive NE between the City of Kirkland limit and NE 170th Street.
City of Kenmore construction projects in the Juanita Dr NE / 68th Ave NE corridor.

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Construction alerts

  • The 68th Ave NE Pedestrian and Bicycle Improvements project is expected to start in spring 2020 and finish by the end of 2021.
  • Bus stop locations will be moved to avoid conflicts with construction. Temporary stops will be located relatively close to their existing locations. After construction, permanent bus stop locations will be changing. Please contact the project to learn more about these future locations.
  • Periodic lane closures throughout the project limits will impact traffic. Lane closures will be limited to weekdays, 9 am to 3 pm.
  • Mailbox locations may be temporarily relocated during consruction. Advanced notice of temporary locations and duration will be provided.
  • 68th Ave NE will be periodically closed between NE 190th and NE 198th streets to facilitate construction of the stormwater system. Detours will be in place around the closure. Local access to homes will be provided.

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