CURRENT PROJECT STATUS UPDATE (September 16, 2021)
The Contractor has tentatively scheduled paving for Friday, September 17th. With pavement complete, traffic will be shifted onto the new surface and work to build the south half of the culvert will begin this coming Monday, September 20th.
Traffic Impacts: Reduction of the four lanes of traffic down to two, with one westbound and one eastbound. Traffic will be shifted to the north side of the roadway this next week.
September 14, 2021 – Preparation for paving
The culvert under Kitsap Way was installed in 1927 and carries Ostrich Bay Creek. It is in poor shape after almost a century of use, undersized, and a fish barrier. This project replaces this problematic culvert with a new larger culvert that will be fish passable.
Design Started - December 2018
Permits approved – October 2020
Contract Award and Order Culvert – February/March 2021
Construction Started – August 2021
Construction Complete – November 2021
Funding is by a loan from the Public Works Trust Board and includes replacement of the culvert on Kitsap Way, along with the culverts on Brentwood Drive and Price Road. For more information on the this project visit the Price Road and Brentwood Drive Culvert Replacements project webpage.
Total loan amount is $4,687,968
Construction cost for Kitsap Way is estimated to be $1.9 million Construction cost for Brentwood and Price is estimated to be $2.3 million Total design cost for all three culvert replacements is $489,988