Construction

Crews hope to finish Brier Road work this week

Crews hope to finish Brier Road work this week

Crews are hoping to put the finishing touches to a pavement overlay on Brier Road this week, but the project may be delayed in wrapping up if wet weather continues. Work began last week on Brier Road between 228th Street Southwest and the southern boundary of Brier at approximately 243rd Place Southwest when crews ground away the old top layer of the roadway. A new road surface has been laid; stri... »

Scene in MLT: 228th Street Southwest road work

Scene in MLT: 228th Street Southwest road work

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Expect detours on 228th Street SW, Cedar Way/44th Avenue West next week

Expect detours on 228th Street SW, Cedar Way/44th Avenue West next week

As the next phase of work on Cedar Way/44th Avenue West and 228th Street SW in Mountlake Terrace begins, drivers will need to heed a couple detours routes to be in place at times over the next few weeks. Drivers should expect detours beginning Monday, April 7 as grinding and paving begins on 228th Street Southwest near the Cedar Plaza Shopping Center. A road closure on 228th Street Southwest betwe... »

Mountlake Terrace City Council to consider building code changes for F/T District Monday night

The Mountlake Terrace City Council will consider changes in the building codes for the mostly-vacant Freeway/Tourist Zoning District in the southwest corner of the city at its April 7 council meeting. A public hearing is scheduled to take place at the meeting prior to the council taking any action. The proposed changes would allow buildings of up to 20 stories, or 285 feet, in height within portio... »

Scene in MLT: Dirt does double duty

Scene in MLT: Dirt does double duty

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City accepting comments on proposed addition to Andorra Estates apartments

City accepting comments on proposed addition to Andorra Estates apartments

The City of Mountlake Terrace is now accepting comments on any environmental concerns the public may have about a planned addition to the Andorra Estates apartment complex at 22817 Lakeview Drive. The public comment period ends on March 21, 2014. Public comments should be sent to the Planning Department, City of Mountlake Terrace, P.O. Box 72, Mountlake Terrace, WA 98043. Andorra Estates plans on ... »

Scene in MLT: Latest dirt on stormwater treatment facility

Scene in MLT: Latest dirt on stormwater treatment facility

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Stormwater facility construction to impact MLT library parking

Stormwater facility construction to impact MLT library parking

For the past few weeks, patrons of the Mountlake Terrace Library have had to deal with getting around construction taking place directly outside the facility’s front door; now library visitors will face another obstacle as a temporary parking lot there will be off limits for almost two weeks. The existing temporary parking lot, located a half-block north of the library, will be closed from Monday,... »

Work underway on two major City of MLT construction projects

Work underway on two major City of MLT construction projects

Two significant city construction projects are continuing to change the landscape around Mountlake Terrace. City residents can’t escape noticing the huge pile of fill dirt forming on the site of the former city hall at 232nd Street Southwest and 58th Avenue West. The dirt is being excavated from a work site just north of the Mountlake Terrace Library where a new city stormwater treatment plant wil... »

Nine cottage homes planned for 52nd Avenue West

Nine cottage homes planned for 52nd Avenue West

Site preparation is underway for upcoming construction of nine cottage homes at 24226-52nd Ave. W. in Mountlake Terrace, the first project of its kind in the city. The large 36,155-square-foot lot on 52nd Avenue West had contained a single-residentlal house, but is now being prepared to hold nine cottage homes ranging in size from 977 to 1,577 square feet. The Cedar Cottages development will also ... »

Construction moving ahead on Vineyard Park retirement complex

Construction moving ahead on Vineyard Park retirement complex

With foundations built and concrete floors being poured, construction is moving ahead on the new four-story, 104-unit Vineyard Park retirement and assisted living complex at 56th Avenue West and 231st Street Southwest in Mountlake Terrace. But as the building is rising, so is the confusion about just what kind of commercial businesses may be included in the complex, if at all. Vineyard Park at Mou... »

Sidewalk replacement work underway on 216th Street Southwest

Sidewalk replacement work underway on 216th Street Southwest

Work is underway to prepare for the replacement of about 350 feet of sidewalk on the north side of 216th Street Southwest west of 44th Avenue West in Mountlake Terrace. The city and the Cedarwood Park Condominium Homeowners Association (HOA) are working together to complete the project. The root system of some large fir trees damaged the previous sidewalk beyond repair. The HOA has removed the tre... »

Construction to begin this week on new Town Center Stormwater Facility

Construction to begin this week on new Town Center Stormwater Facility

Construction is expected to begin this week on a new Town Center Stormwater Facility to be located beneath the Mountlake Terrace Library parking lot. While the library will operate on its regular hours during construction, access will be tricky to navigate, and temporary parking will be located in a lot north of the building’s current lot. The purpose of the new underground facility will be to pro... »

Construction to begin Monday on Cedar Way and 228th Street Southwest

Construction to begin Monday on Cedar Way and 228th Street Southwest

Drivers of Cedar Way and 228th Street SW in east Mountlake Terrace are being advised that construction to restore roadway pavement and reconfigure traffic lanes on portions of the two roadways is expected to begin on Monday, Jan. 6. The work will finish the change of Cedar Way south of 228th Street that had been started last summer to one lane of traffic in each direction with the addition of a ce... »

O’Reilly Auto Parts store planned for old Blockbuster Video space

O’Reilly Auto Parts store planned for old Blockbuster Video space

Work is progressing on space at the Albertson’s shopping center in Mountlake Terrace that will soon become an O’Reilly’s Auto Parts store. The retail outlet is projected to open Feb. 15, 2014. O’Reilly’s is taking over the corner unit of the strip mall at 212th Street SW and 44th Avenue West. The space was formerly occupied by a Blockbuster Video rental store that closed last April. – ... »

Townhomes development taking shape on 54th Avenue West

Townhomes development taking shape on 54th Avenue West

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Fiber conduit delaying completion of Arbor Village sidewalk features

Fiber conduit delaying completion of Arbor Village sidewalk features

While the Arbor Village Apartments officially opened last August, and renters have been living in the Mountlake Terrace complex for more than three months, construction still continues on sidewalk features outside the northwest corner of the building. The culprit of the extended work: a bank of plastic tubing found under the newly-built sidewalk on the south side of 236th Street Southwest at 56th ... »

Heavy fog hampers completion of I-5 repaving project

Heavy fog hampers completion of I-5 repaving project

The heavy fog that has blanketed much of south Snohomish County during overnight hours the past couple of weeks has hindered work crews as they try to put the finishing touches on the $5.356 million I-5 repaving project begun on May 20. The re-paving work of I-5 and overpasses from 52nd Avenue West in Lynnwood to the King-Snohomish County line is complete; crews have also finished much of the curb... »

City Council awards contracts for MLT street projects

The Mountlake Terrace City Council awarded two contracts for city street projects at its Oct. 7 meeting, one to repave and reconfigure 228th Street Southwest and Cedar Way/44th Avenue in the area of recent construction, and the other to design roadway, utilities and streetlights in the “Main Street Project” area of the city. Razz Construction of Bellingham was selected to finish off the Eastside W... »

Work crews make progress on gas main extension project in MLT

Work crews make progress on gas main extension project in MLT

Crews from Puget Sound Energy have now reached the downtown core area of Mountlake Terrace with a gas main extension project that began at the King-Snohomish County line during the summer. Work on the placing the gas pipeline beneath 56th Avenue West has progressed northward and will continue to approximately 230th Street Southwest. The project is moving ahead without the need for street closures,... »

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