The City of Bellevue's Public Works Department has announced that, weather permitting, construction of Phase 1 of the 36th Street Improvement Project is set to begin this week (9/22/20). Phase 1 is from Bline Avenue to Sheridan Road. Tree and shrub removals will begin immediately, however there should be no impacts to traffic at this time. Construction of Phase 1 is anticipated to be completed by fall 2022.
The total project includes improvements and lane widening on 36th Street from Bline Avenue to Platteview Road. Phase 2 of the project from Sheridan Road to Platteview Road is currently in design. Construction of Phase 2 is anticipated to begin in spring 2023 and be complete by fall 2023.
Visit the project website, www.bellevue36thstreet.com, for new informational videos about the project, including detailed construction phasing of Phase 1 and the design of Phase 2. Also follow the project on Facebook at https://www.facebook.com/Bellevue36thSt and Twitter, @Bellevue36thSt, for construction updates and other important project information.