The Barker Road/BNSF Grade Separation project will improve safety by replacing the existing at-grade Burlington Northern Santa Fe (BNSF) railway crossing on Barker Road with an overpass, constructing a roundabout at the Barker/Trent intersection, and closing the Flora/BNSF railway crossing. Improvements made as part of the project will also:
The total project cost is estimated at $19 million. With the recent announcement that $9 million in federal Transportation Investment Generating Economic Recovery (TIGER) Discretionary Grants funding has been awarded to the project, funding to complete the project has been secured.
*The Barker/BNSF grade separation project is one of just 41 projects nationwide to have received 2018 funding, and is the only one in the state of Washington.
Completion of the engineering design is anticipated by January 2019 with the goal of having the project ready to construct in 2020-2021.
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TIGER IX Discretionary Grant 2017 application - Awarded $9,020,149
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