A new bridge crossing the railway will mean drivers never have to wait for trains, families will have safer routes to Chief Leschi School, and anyone who walks, bikes, or rolls in the area will experience a more comfortable trip.
We are finalizing the project design in early 2021.
Design and Permitting
Pierce County conducted an environmental review under the State Environmental Policy Act (SEPA) for the Railroad Crossing portion of the project. Download the final Environmental Impact Statement.
Pierce County needs property to build the new roadway, improve the rail crossing, and improve drainage and support flood control. Pierce County is currently acquiring the necessary property and easements. For more information about the right-of-way acquisition process, please review our acquisition process help guide or review our right of way plans.