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Posted on: July 19, 2016

[ARCHIVED] November Ballot: Traffic Improvement Projects

This November, Issaquah voters will decide on a traffic improvement bond measure that would fund local projects at:

  • East Sunset Way
  • Newport Way - 54th Street to State Route 900
  • Newport Way - Maple Street to Sunset Way
  • Providence Point Signalization
  • Voters will decide on the $50 million bond measure as part of the November general election ballot. If approved, the City estimates that additional property taxes on a home assessed at $500,000 would not exceed $165 per year.

    The list of local projects came together after an extensive public process that started with a community survey, and also included outreach through open houses, social media and online submissions.

    In late 2015, the mayor appointed a team of volunteers called the Traffic Task Force, which made recommendations on a potential package of transportation projects earlier this year. In June 2016, the City Council narrowed the potential package to the final four projects.

    For more information on the projects, visit the City's Go Issaquah! webpage.

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