City Projects

The City Projects page is a communication tool to work together with our community in the design and implementation of city projects that enhances the quality of life and promotes economic development in the Arlington area. If you would like to post a comment or question concerning a City Project you may use the following methods:

2019 Public Works Projects

The 2019 Public Works Project Improvements include projects at multiple locations in Arlington. These projects are now underway. The benefits of these projects includes the upgrading of utilities to improve service and support new development; improving highways, arterials and neighborhood streets; addressing safety issues; and adding new amenities to local parks.

2019 Projects

Map showing where utility and pavement will be replaced in Arlington in 2019

  • Utility Upgrades: Approximately 0.75 miles of new water main will be installed in roadways in the north end of Arlington. Construction will be complete in fall 2019.
  • Roadway Repaving: Approximately 0.75 miles of roadway will be resurfaced in the north end of Arlington. Construction will be complete in fall 2019.
  • Manhole Cover and Valve Adjustments: Water valves, sewer, and stormwater manholes covers across Arlington will be adjusted to better match the grade of the surrounding roadway.
  • Merchants parking lot:  The Merchants parking lot and alley spanning 3rd St to 4th St will be rehabilitated.  Work entails performing storm sewer improvements, removal of old concrete panels, removal of existing asphalt, and placement of a new asphalt wearing surface.
  • 204th Street NE / 77th Avenue NE Roundabout: The City will be designing a new roundabout to be installed at the intersection of 204th Street NE and 77th Avenue NE in 2020.
  • SR-530—Smokey Point Blvd. Signal: The City of Arlington will be installing a temporary signal at the intersection of SR-530 and Smokey Point Boulevard in June. The signal will remain in place until permanent intersection traffic control improvements are made (roundabout).
  • SR-531 (172nd Street NE) Widening: In July, WSDOT will begin designing the widening of SR-531 to four lanes between 43rd Avenue NE and 67th Avenue NE. Construction is anticipated to begin in 2021.
  • Haller Park Splash Pad: Construction of a splash pad and other associated improvements in Haller Park. The Splash Pad is expected to be open to the public by the end of May.
  • Centennial Trail– Railroad Crossing at 67th Avenue NE and 191st Street NE:  Work entails reconstruction and realignment of the Centennial Trail railroad crossing and installation of an advanced warning system.
  • Terraces at Terrace Park:  This work entails  rebuilding of the terraces and access walkway at Terrace Park.

Project Funding


  • Utility payments from City utility customers
  • Growth impact fees


  • Connecting Washington Transportation Funding package (approved 2015)
  • Transportation Improvement Board grant (approved 2019)
  • BNSF Railway / Highway Crossing Grant (approved 2018)
  • Arlington Transportation Benefit District sales tax
  • Growth impact fees


  • Washington State Recreation and Conservation Office Grant
  • Real Estate Excise taxes
  • Snohomish County
  • Stillaguamish Tribe of Indians
  • Rotary Club of Arlington

Project Maps

In Process / Planning / Design Stages