180th Street Connector

Project Description

The City has received funding for the design of a two-lane roadway from the 180th St/Smokey Point Blvd intersection east to Airport Blvd. This project includes a multi-use trail on the north side and a sidewalk on the south side with a roundabout at the intersection of 180th St/Airport Blvd. The City will be reaching out to the community to solicit input and feedback on the design of this roadway.  Design work will be starting in late fall 2023, the 180th St. Connector project continues the City’s goal to develop of a multimodal transportation grid-network in the Smokey Point area. To become involved with the design and planning of this project, please contact the City at cityprojects@arlingtonwa.gov to be added to the project email list.  

Project Benefits

  • Improve vehicle and freight access.
  • Provide pedestrian & bicycle facilities.
  • Increase safety.
  • Support new development.

Project Cost and Funding

  • Design is Funded by:
    1. Puget Sound Regional Council Grant
    2. City of Arlington Impact Fees
  • Estimated cost 
    1. Design:              $ 600,000 (funded)
    2. Right of Way:   $ 100,000 (pending funding)
    3. Construction:   $ 6,000,000 (pending funding)

Project Schedule

  • Design: 2024
  • Right of way: 2025
  • Projected construction: Pending Funding

Coordination with Local Residents

Regular schedule updates will be provided by the city to keep the community apprised of the progress on the project, and potential impacts.


If you have questions or concerns about this project, please contact the city projects line at 360-403-3544 or cityprojects@arlingtonwa.gov.


Project Documents

Project Updates

  • September 18,2023 - As the City starts the design, we have created a survey to get the community's input on what design elements they would like to see in this project. Please visit https://arcg.is/1zGjjT to access the online survey and let us know what is important to you. The survey will be open until midnight October 14, 2023.