WSDOT – Point Defiance Bypass – Washington - Project Profile
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The Washington State Department of Transportation (WSDOT) is undertaking the construction of the Point Defiance Bypass project in Washington, the US.
The project involves the construction of a new bypass. It includes the construction of a new second track adjacent to Sound Transit’s existing main line between South Tacoma (66th Street Bridge) and Lakewood (Bridgeport Way), the installation of new rails, ties and ballast on Sound Transit’s existing railroad right-of-way between Lakewood and Nisqually, the improvements at the connection to BNSF’s main line near Nisqually, and the safety improvements at some existing at-grade crossings within the project corridor.
WSDOT and the Federal Railroad Administration (FRA) have completed the environmental assessment of the project.
In November 2014, HNTB Corporation has been appointed as the project manager. The scope of work includes pre-construction services and construction management services.
Sound Transit has been appointed as associate developer, VIA Architecture as architect, O'Neill Service Group environmental consultant and Stacy and Witbeck, Inc as EPC contractor.
In December 2014, construction work on the Nisqually Crossover commenced.
In May 2016, Garco Construction, Inc., has been appointed as contractor for new Tacoma station.
In June 2016, construction works on new Tacoma station commenced.
Construction work is underway and are expected to be completed by the fourth quarter of 2017.
The project involves the construction of a new bypass at Point Defiance Park in Washington, the US.