169th Street Connection

Project Description

The City of Arlington will be completing a missing segment of 169th Street from 37th Avenue on the west end to 43rd Avenue on the east end.  The project will include installing a two lane roadway that includes low impact drainage, a 12-foot wide multi-use path, street lighting, and landscaping.  This road will connect to 40th Avenue and continue the development of a multimodal transportation grid-network in the Smokey Point area. 

Project Benefits

  • Improve area vehicle and freight access
  • Provide pedestrian and bicycle facilities
  • Increase safety
  • Support new development

Project Cost and Funding

  • Estimated cost: $4,200,000
  • Funding sources:
    • Federal Grant
    • Transportation Impact Fees

Project Schedule

  • Design: 2022/2023
  • Estimated Construction start: 2024

Coordination with Local Businesses / 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.


If you have questions or concerns on this project, please contact the City Project Hotline at 360-403-3544 or cityprojects@arlingtonwa.gov.


Project Documents

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Project Updates

  • April 12, 2023 - Online survey open 
  • May 14, 2023 - Online survey closed
  • August 8, 2023 - Request for Qualifications will be going out shortly for design.