King County has finalized its recommended project list to receive $71 million in federal transportation funds available through a countywide competition.
In King County, the countywide group King County Project Evaluation Committee coordinates a competitive process to select projects for a share of federal funds coming to the region.
Examples of projects recommended for funding are:
Seattle, Center City Gateway ITS, $5,555,000
Bellevue, NE Spring Boulevard Multi-Modal Corridor Zone 1A, $5,500,000
North Bend, Downtown Plaza, $1,367,369
Pacific, West Valley Highway Reconstruction, $ 630,000
Sound Transit, Kent and Auburn Sounder Station Access Improvements, $1,500,000
Port of Seattle, NWSA Freight Advanced Traveler Information System (FRATIS), $519,000
King County Roads, Stillwater Hill Road Reconstruction, $4,370,941
Renton, Lake Washington Loop Trail – Phase 3, $1,694,278
Shoreline, 15th Avenue NE Preservation, $587,289
All projects recommended for funding through the countywide forums and through PSRC’s regional competition will go to the Transportation Policy Board on July 14. Following public comment, the Executive Board will take final action in October.
In all, the region has the responsibility for selecting projects to receive nearly $700 million in Federal Highway Administration and Federal Transit Administration funds in 2016.