SR 510 - Meridian Rd SE - Roundabout and Paving

Project news

  • WSDOT will build a modern roundabout at the intersection of SR 510 and Meridian Road Southeast. Traffic impacts will be minimized during construction as the roundabout will be built just off the existing roadway. 
  • In addition to the roundabout, contractor crews will repave a section of SR 510 from the area of Old Pacific Highway to Reservation Road SE.
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Needs & Benefits

Safety is WSDOT’s number one priority. This intersection has been identified as a location with a history of collisions. A roundabout at this location offers the greatest safety benefit by reducing the potential for severe collisions, while improving connectivity along the corridor. Roundabouts move traffic through an intersection more efficiently and with less congestion.

Traffic approaching a roundabout yield rather than coming to a complete stop and waiting for a traffic signal. Other benefits include improved access onto Meridian Road Northeast and increased sight distance. 

How to use a roundabout:

  • Slow down before entering the roundabout.
  • Yield to traffic already in the roundabout. Wait for a gap and then enter the roundabout.
  • Use turn signals when exiting the roundabout.

New pavement will cut down on the cost of maintenance by reducing the risk of costly emergency work to fill potholes and repair cracks.

Timeline

  • Construction: Winter 2019
  • Complete: Fall 2019

 

Funding

Financial Data for PIN 351033A
Funding Source Amount ($ in thousands)
2003 Gas Tax (Nickel Funding) $0
2005 Gas Tax (TPA) $0
Pre-Existing Funds (PEF) $3,121
CWA $0
Total $3,121

Contact

Doug Adamson 
WSDOT Communications
360-357-2716

Brian Whitehouse
WSDOT Project Engineer
360-570-6750

Crews will build a new roundabout at the intersection of SR 510 and Meridian Road Southeast