SR 530 and Smokey Point Blvd Temporary Signal

Project Description

The City of Arlington is placing a temporary traffic signal at the intersection of Smokey Point Boulevard and SR - 530 in September 2019.  This temporary traffic signal will remain in place until a steel-pole span wire signal can be installed.  This signal system will remain as the City continues to work with WSDOT and stakeholders on the long-term solution, installation of a roundabout.   

Project Benefits

  • Improve mobility
  • Increase safety
  • Relieve congestion

Project Cost and Funding

  • Engineer’s estimated project cost $295,869.93
  • Funding by City of Arlington

Project Schedule

  • Designed by SCJ Alliance
  • Temporary signal installation - September 2019
  • Steel-pole span wire signal installation – March 2020

Coordination with Local Businesses

The City’s will coordinate with local Island Crossing business and with the community prior to installing the temporary signal and the steel-pole span wire signal. Regular schedule updates will be provided by the City to keep local businesses and the community apprised of progress on the project, and potential impacts.


If you have questions or concerns on this project, please contact the City Project Hotline at 360-403-3544 or

Map showing placement of a temporary traffic signal on Smokey Point Blvd at SR-530

Project Documents

  • WSDOT Approved Channelization Plan

Project Updates:

  • May 17, 2019 - WSDOT approved intersection control evaluation (ICE)
  • June 7, 2019 - WSDOT approved signal permit
  • July 2, 2019 - WSDOT approved channelization plan