Welches Road (Hwy 26 to Birdie Lane) Pedestrian Improvements

Welches Road is a main road without sidewalks or shoulders in the Welches area. The project will add sidewalks and paved shoulders between Hwy 26 and Birdie Lane.

County Roads Take Me Home stickerProjects funded through the new Community Road Fund will increase safety, relieve congestion and maintain local roads.

Status

Project will begin preliminary design phase in summer 2023.

Updated: May 19, 2022

Why

To provide a safer roadway for all users of the roadway, especially vehicles and bicyclists.

Schedule

The county will begin the design phase in summer 2023. Construction will likely begin summer 2026, during the daytime hours.

Traffic impact

No impacts to traffic at this time. Lane closures and detours may be needed during construction in 2025.

Current activities

  • No current project activities.

Funding

  • Project estimate $3.4 million.
  • Funding is provided from Community Road Funds and System Development Charges.
 
Department Staff
Mike Ward
Project Manager
503-742-4688