Snohomish County's six-year Transportation Improvement Plan (TIP) identifies projects to improve conditions for pedestrians and motorists along the 180th St. SE corridor. One of these is a project along 180th St. SE beginning at the Bothell-Everett Highway (SR 527) intersection.
The county is proposing to add two lanes to bring 180th St. SE up to five-lanes between 23rd Ave SE and 35th Ave SE, along with bike lanes and sidewalks on both sides of the road, as a part of Phase II of this road improvement.
Phase II is at the 60 percent design phase. Right-of-way acquisition and SEPA review are scheduled to begin in 2019. Phase II construction has not yet been scheduled.
Snohomish County Public Works held a public meeting on June 27, 2017 to discuss four projects in this area. The projects were the 35th Ave SE - Phase II, 43rd Ave SE/Sunset Rd, 180th St SE Phase I and II, and 196th St SE/Grannis Rd. Staff was available to answer questions, review proposed improvements, and gather feedback on potential designs.