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Corridor Concept
Newport Way Concept


The City of Issaquah developed a preliminary design, also called a corridor concept, for Newport Way Northwest between SR 900 and SE 54th Street that was adopted by City Council on December 4, 2017 (AB 7484). 

The adopted concept described in the Design Report (and appendices) was selected based on the engineering and operational analysis, and direction from the community. The project included an extensive community outreach process of neighborhood meetings, community workshops and stakeholder meetings in order to receive input on the issues and needs for the corridor.  Summaries of these public meetings including presentation materials and participant comments can be found in the appendices of the design report and appendices.  

Corridor Concept Timeline

Community Open House - Wednesday, September 26, 2018

The City of Issaquah will be hosting a pubic open house for the Newport Way Improvement project. The goal of the open house is to update the public on the progress of the design and provide information about the project limits, property impacts, and overall design aesthetic. This will be a drop-in format, so please join us at your convenience. There will be no formal presentation, but City staff and the design consultant will be on-hand to answer questions. We look forward to seeing you at the open house and continuing our engagement with the community as we move toward a successful project outcome!

Date: Wednesday, September 26, 2018
Time: 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Location: Issaquah Senior Center
Address: 75 NE Creek Way, Issaquah WA 98027

Project Description

The City’s project will build travel lanes for vehicles, planting areas, sidewalks, bicycle lanes and a multi-user trail on the north side of the street along Newport Way NW. A center left turn lane or a landscaped median is included for the segment of Newport Way NW between Southeast 54th Street and Northwest Oak Crest Drive. View a large map of the corridor concept.

Corridor Concept

Next Steps 
This Fall the project team will wrapping up the 60% design submittal the environmental permit documentation.  Following environmental permit approval, the team will finalize design and begin Right of Way acquisitions.  The construction schedule is pending funding.

Corridor Concept Timeline


Issaquah Contacts
Brianne Ross
Senior Engineer