Coal Creek Parkway Culvert Replacement. Be a Proactive Business. Construction in Late April. Map out alternate routes ahead of time, alert clients, customers.

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Coal Creek Parkway Culvert Replacement construction will begin in late April.

By early May Coal Creek Parkway will be reduced to one lane in each direction 24 hours a day, between Forest Drive and Southeast 60th Street until December.

  • Rather than being thrown off and inconvenienced by long waits, take some time now to plan alternate routes.
  • Prepare a document that includes alternate route information as well as helpful links and phone numbers. 
  • Prepare visitors, clients and customers headed to our area with an informative E-mail.
  • Share the traffic news and frequent updates on your social media platforms.
  • If you have a business along routes that may be seeing increased travel from diverted traffic, think about how you might draw people to stop and shop or use your services. For example, offer a free cup of coffee for the road-weary, or if you are in the health and wellness category, offer 15-minute therapeutic massage appointments. Can you extend your evening hours to catch those late customers stuck in traffic?
Coal Creek Parkway Construction

Coal Creek Parkway Construction

 

The project includes replacing a deteriorating culvert under Coal Creek Parkway with a bridge to improve public safety, a new pedestrian walkway under the bridge that will connect Coal Creek Trail, and stream restoration to improve fish passage.

Construction will begin with single-lane closures during off-peak travel hours. By early May Coal Creek Parkway will be reduced to one lane in each direction 24 hours a day, between Forest Drive and Southeast 60th Street until December.

Coal Creek Parkway Newcastle Chamber of Commerce

Traffic delays and congestion are expected, especially during morning and evening commutes, and drivers are encouraged to use alternate routes.

You can sign up to receive construction update alerts from the city of Bellevue.

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