The City of Arlington will be constructing the first phase of a new two-lane road, 173rd St NE. While the planned 173rd St alignment will eventually extend between Smokey Point Blvd and Airport Blvd, this first phase will extend from Smokey Point Blvd to 40th Ave.
This roadway will include a 12-foot wide multi-use path, street lighting, landscaping, low-impact drainage and a privacy and sound fence along the north side of the roadway.
Alleviate congestion on 172nd
Increase Pedestrian Safety
Boost vehicle safety
Project Cost and Funding
Engineer’s Estimate: Pending
Funding source: Transportation Improvement Funds
Estimated bid time: spring 2021
Construction: Fall 2021
Coordination with Local Residents
Regular schedule updates will be provided by the City to keep local businesses and community apprised of the project progress and any potential impacts.
May 05, 2020: Perteet Consultants selected for design
October 15, 2020 - An online Open House will be held at 6pm. Please email email@example.com to be added to the invite list if you would like to attend.
April 8, 2021 - Out to Bid
May 17 - Project awarded to Reece Construction Company
Sept 17 - The construction of 173rd St Phase 1, a new 2-lane roadway from Smokey Point Blvd to 40th Ave NE, is scheduled to begin at the end of September. The project will include a 12-foot wide multi-use trail to the south, street and trail lighting, landscaping, and a sound barrier fence along the north side of the road. Construction of the roadway is estimated to be complete in late spring to early summer of 2022.