The City of Edmonds has received a Director’s Award from WSDOT/FHWA (Washington State Department of Transportation/Federal Highway Administration) for the Five Corners Roundabout. The Five Corners Roundabout is at the 212th street and 85th avenue intersection in the City and is a heavily used corridor, which serves as a gateway to downtown Edmonds.
WHPacific provided inspection and documentation services for this roundabout, which lead to a no findings project management review by FHWA and by local programs. This helped to secure the award. The scope of work included replacement and improvements to the water and stormwater utilities, conversion of overhead utilities to underground, demolition of existing pavement and sidewalk, and construction of new pavement section, striping, sidewalk, curb and gutter, street lighting, signing, landscaping, irrigation, gravity block walls, and flashing beacons.
This project was the result of considerable community engagement and its application of practical design, improving conditions for the motorized and non- motorized users along this corridor. A video about the project which was created for the ribbon cutting at the roundabout will be shown at the Transportation Research Board’s annual meeting in Washington DC in January. The award is well deserved for all who worked on it and is a reflection of everyone’s effort to make the project a success from the design phase through construction. WHPacific is thrilled that their work on this project has contributed to this exciting win for the City.