More work slated on Lincoln Street in Port Angeles

PORT ANGELES — Construction will resume on Lincoln Street from Second to Fifth streets on Tuesday.

“After a break for winter, the Lincoln Street Safety Project is scheduled to start back up,” the city said on its website on Friday.

A new traffic signal at Third Street and pedestrian-activated rapid flashing crossing beacons at Fourth Street will be created.

The work is expected to continue until mid-April.

Lincoln Street will remain open to traffic although some areas may be controlled by flaggers, the city said, adding that drivers should use alternate routes when possible.

In June, the Port Angeles City Council awarded a $1.8 million contract Interwest Construction, Inc. of Burlington, which has a local office in Sequim for safety improvements on South Lincoln Street.

Second phase

Construction in mid-July added concrete barriers delineating turn lanes, dedicated bike lanes, curb extensions with wheelchair-accessible ramps, a bus pullout and new markings.

The speed limit was cut from 30 mph to 25 mph.

Project updates are at https://www.cityofpa.us/913/Lincoln-St

For more information, contact the City of Port Angeles Public Works Department at 360-417-4800 or publicworks@cityofpa.us.

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