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What's Happening
Pierce County issued the Notice to Proceed on December 12, 2016. The contractor, Petersen Brothers, will be on site performing the following work:
  • Installing guardrail and guardrail reflectors at various locations throughout the County, along with two dynamic warning signs in Group 10. 

About the Project
The Road Safety Program - Guardrail & 218th Av E (CRP 5831 & 5833) involves installing guardrail and guardrail reflectors at various locations (or "Groups") throughout the County. 

Two dynamic warning signs will be constructed at a curve on 218th Ave. E., approximately 1,850 feet south of 40th St. E., and are supplemental to the existing turn signs. The new dynamic signs are vehicle activated with a radar unit that is programmed to display the driver’s speed when the speed is greater than the advisory speed tab posted on the curve sign

Group locations include the following:
Group 1:
  • Key Peninsula Highway North - guardrail and guardrail reflectors
Group 2:
  • Alder Cutoff Road East - guardrail and guardrail reflectors
Group 3:
  • Key Peninsula Highway North - guardrail and guardrail reflectors
Group 4:
  • Waller Road East - guardrail and guardrail reflectors
Group 5:
  • Rhodes Lake Road East - guardrail and guardrail reflectors
Group 6:
  • Orting Kapowsin Highway East - guardrail and guardrail reflectors
Group 7:
  • Sumner Buckley Highway East - guardrail and guardrail reflectors
Group 8:
  • Sehmel Drive Northwest - guardrail and guardrail reflectors
Group 9:
  • 218th Avenue East - guardrail reflectors
Group 10:
  • 218th Avenue East - dynamic warning signs

Project Timeline
November 2016: Pierce County awarded the contract to Petersen Bros. 

Nov. 29, 2016: Pierce County hosted a Pre-Construction Meeting

Dec. 12, 2016: Pierce County issued the Notice To Proceed

Summer 2017: Anticipated Substantial Completion and Physical Completion dates  
Contact Us

Henry Gertje, P.E.
Construction Supervisor
Ph: (253) 798-6826
Contact Us

Public Works
Tacoma Mall Office Bldg
4301 South Pine Street
Suite 628
Tacoma, WA 98409-7207
Ph: (253) 798-7250

Contractor
Petersen Brothers
2008 E Valley Hwy
Sumner, WA 98390
Ph: (253) 863-8136
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