32nd Street & M Avenue Intersection Improvements
Traffic and safety improvements at the 32nd Street and M Avenue intersection will include a roundabout, rapid flashing beacons at pedestrian crossings and lane width reductions. The anticipated results will be traffic calming, collision reduction and improved traffic flow.
The City of Anacortes Public Works Department will continue its annual plan to slurry seal neighborhood streets with this year's work encompassing 4.19 miles near 41st Street from A to N Avenue.
The Commercial Avenue Complete Street project will implement multi-modal improvements in a two-block area along Commercial Avenue, from 11th Street to 13th Street. The project is part of the South Commercial Avenue Corridor Plan, which assessed streetscape alternatives between 35th Street and 11th Street. The corridor concept advances a "complete street" that will safely accommodate vehicles, cyclists and pedestrians.
The R Avenue Long Term Improvements Project, Phases 3 and 5, will add improvements to the R Avenue corridor to enhance safety and multi-modal access.
Construction on a second clearwell and raw waterline to bring water from the intake station on the west side of Skagit River to the Water Treatment Plant on the east side began in June 2020. The projects were completed in summer 2021.
The 2020 Slurry Seal project began in July primarily around D Avenue in the city center.
City of Anacortes Engineers made transporting large vessels and equipment through the Q/R Avenue corridor easier in 2017 by installing swivel bases on traffic light signals