Cedar Park Townhomes submits land use permit application with improved site plan

Afco & Sons has submitted a preliminary fee simple unit lot subdivision application (the land use permit for townhome developments) for a 52-townhome development on the Cedar Park Christian School property between 55th and 54th Avenues West, NextMLT reports. Afco & Sons is the developer for the Arbor Village and Atlas236 projects at the southeast…

Closure of 236th and 56th intersection planned for Oct. 6-13

Advance warning that the City of Mountlake Terrace plans to close the intersection of 236th Street Southwest and 56th Avenue West from Oct. 6-11, as part of the Main Street Revitalization Project. The closure will accommodate paving of the northern side of 236th Street Southwest,  which is weather dependent. The intersection is scheduled to be closed beginning Sunday…

Reminder: Nighttime lane closures of SB I-5 for light rail work Sept. 14

To establish safe work zones for Lynnwood Link Light Rail construction, Sound Transit’s contractor Sept. 14 will be implementing nighttime traffic controls including southbound lane and on-ramp/off-ramp closures on Interstate 5 from 220th Street Southwest to SR 104 for re-striping and concrete barrier setting. Drivers should expect delays and consider using alternate routes during construction….

Happening Saturday: Part of 56th Avenue W to be shut down

Construction work related to the Atlas 236 development will close 56th Avenue West between 236th Street Southwest and 234th Street Southwest from 3:30 a.m. to approximately 3 p.m. on Saturday, Sept. 7. The City of Mountlake Terrace said that traffic will be detoured to 58th Avenue West during this period. “This closure is necessary for a…

Scene in MLT: Creekside Church demolition work underway

Crews have begun razing the buildings that had previously served as an elementary school, a medical facility and a series of churches at 7011-226th Pl. S.W. in Mountlake Terrace in preparation for single-family homes to be built on the site. The 9.93 acre site was purchased by BMCH Washington in association with Century Communities, a…

Sidewalk, retaining wall work focus of Main Street Revitalization Project this week

The City of Mountlake Terrace says that Main Street Revitalization Project work to build sidewalks on the south side of 236th Street Southwest will continue this week, as will excavation and construction of retaining walls along the north side of the roadway. During weekday daytime working hours, eastbound 236th Street Southwest will be closed between…

Temporary lane markings near Larch Way and Poplar Way intersection fixed, county says

Temporary lane markings for a road construction project near Larch Way and Poplar Way have been corrected after causing confusion for drivers. The issue involved changes to regular and turning lanes that caused issues for residents who drive in the area. Snohomish County Public Works Department spokesperson Matt Phelps said county staff was alerted to…

Reminder: Nighttime lane closures of southbound I-5 near Lynnwood, Mountlake Terrace this week

To establish safe work zones for Lynnwood Link Light Rail construction, Sound Transit’s contractor is implementing nighttime traffic controls including southbound lane and on-ramp/off-ramp closures on I-5 from 44th Avenue West to 220th Street Southwest for re-striping and concrete barrier setting. Drivers should expect delays and consider using alternate routes during construction. Plan ahead, leave…

Sound Transit plans nighttime lane closures of southbound I-5 near Lynnwood, Mountlake Terrace

To establish safe work zones for Lynnwood Link Light Rail construction, Sound Transit’s contractor will be implementing nighttime traffic controls including southbound lane and on-ramp/off-ramp closures on I-5 from 44th Avenue West to 220th Street Southwest for re-striping and concrete barrier setting. Drivers should expect delays and consider using alternate routes during construction. Plan ahead,…

Water main leak means closure of 228th Street SW in Brier week of Aug. 12

According to the City of Mountlake Terrace, 228th Street Southwest within the city limits of Brier will be fully closed from 34th to 35th Avenues West during the hours of 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. the week of Aug. 12. The Alderwood Water District said the work is necessary to repair a water main leak. Depending on initial…

Monday-Tuesday: Expect 30-minute paving delays on 236th Street SW

Paving with possible 30-minute-long delays is scheduled for the south side of 236th Street Southwest Aug. 5 and 6 as part of the Main Street Revitalization Project construction work on 236th Street and 56th Avenue West. According to the City of Mountlake Terrace, the city’s contractor will start paving beginning at about 2 a.m. on Monday, Aug….

Night closures of MLT I-5 ramps, bridge delayed

The planned night-time closures of 236th and 220th Street Southwest Interstate 5 ramps and the 228th Street Southwest/230th Street Southwest bridge have been delayed due to weather, the City of Mountlake Terrace said. The closure of 228th Street Southwest/230th Street Southwest bridge will now occur this Thursday, July 18 into Friday morning, July 19. Depending on the…

Night closures of I-5 ramps, 230th Street bridge scheduled July 15-16

Two night-time freeway ramp closures and a one-night bridge closure are coming up in Mountlake Terrace next week. The 228th Street Southwest/230th Street Southwest bridge will be closed Monday evening, July 15 through Tuesday morning, July 16. Main Street will have a detour in place, directing traffic to 220th Street Southwest. The northbound 220th Street…

Expect more road work on 236th Street Southwest in July and August

Beginning the week of July 8, expect significant road work on the Main Street Revitalization Project construction project at 236th Street Southwest from 56th Avenue West to Gateway Boulevard. According to the City of Mountlake Terrace, this work is expected to take between four to eight weeks to complete. During this period, all roadway users…

Scene in MLT: Townhomes on the way

Crews began demolition of two vacant houses at the northwest corner of 240th Street Southwest and 55th Avenue West in Mountlake Terrace this week in preparation for the construction of 19 townhomes at the site. According to the city’s Department of Community and Economic Development, plans for the half-acre site call for the construction of…

Construction update for Main Street Revitalization Project June 24-28

The following road closures will occur the week of June 24-28 related to the Main Street Revitalization Project construction work on 236th Street Southwest and 56th Avenue West: Monday through Friday — 58th Avenue West will be closed to through traffic at 236th Street Southwest from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Detour routes will be…

Road closures to continue for Main Street Revitalization Project week of June 17-21

Road closures and detours will continue the week of June 17-21 for the Main Street Revitalization Project construction work on 236th Street Southwest and 56th Avenue West . Detour routes will be in place during the closures, and drivers should expect traffic delays at all road closure locations. During the week of June 17-21, the following…

Reminder: 56th Avenue West delays with full daytime closures June 3-7

Expect more traffic delays the week of June 3-7, as Main Street Revitalization Project construction work will include full daytime closures on 56th Avenue West between 236th and 237th Streets Southwest, the City of Mountlake Terrace said. A detour route will be in place during the closures. In addition a uniformed police officer will be located…

Mountlake Terrace breaks ground on Main Street project

The sun was shining Saturday as Mountlake Terrace city staff and elected officials officially broke ground on the Main Street Revitalization Project. The ceremony took place at 236th Street Southwest and Gateway Boulevard, where Phase 1 of construction has been underway since the beginning of March. Among those attending were U.S. Rep. Rick Larsen, State…

New developments coming to 56th Avenue West

A new mixed-use development and renovation of a long-standing vacant building are on tap for a section of 56th Avenue West just south of 236th Street Southwest in Mountlake Terrace. According to City of Mountlake Terrace officials, the city has granted approval for a 48-unit, three-story residential building with 4,424 square feet of ground floor…

Work underway at Mt. Zion Lutheran Church

More than a year after a fire caused $300,000 of damage, reconstruction of Mt. Zion Lutheran Church in Mountlake Terrace began earlier this month with hopes of holding services in the repaired building beginning in early 2016. “The reconstruction has begun,” proclaimed Mt. Zion Pastor Franklin Paine. “There finally are some uncontested details and payments…

Lakeview Trail Open House scheduled for July 30

The design for the Lakeview Trail project is nearing completion and an open house will be held from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. on Wednesday, July 30, at the Mickey Corso Community Clubhouse at Ballinger Park. There will be a short presentation at 7 p.m. The Lakeview Trail project will construct safe, convenient, and strategically located bicycle and pedestrian facilities that provide…