S. Machias Road / Machias Cutoff Intersection Improvements

Description - Completed May 2020

This project widened and realigned the roads leading up to the intersection, installed new signalization at the intersection, and created a new, controlled crossing for the Centennial Trail The project also included new stormwater facilities and replaced a culvert on Williams Creek with a fish-passable structure. 

This is one of many projects the departments of Public Works and Parks & Recreation are collaborating on. For more information on the Centennial Trail, visit the Parks & Recreation webpage.


Construction began in June 2019 and was completed in May 2020. The majority of construction was completed in Fall 2019 with final traffic signal installation occurring in 2020. 

Environmental Review

The county has completed an environmental review of the proposed project area in compliance with the State Environmental Policy Act (SEPA).


This project was awarded the American Public Works Association (APWA) 2021 Project of the Year Award for the Transportation <$5 Million category. View the award submission and acceptance video.


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