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SR 539/Horton Road to Tenmile Road - Widen to Five Lanes
This section of SR 539 is an existing two lane roadway located in Whatcom County between Horton Road and Tenmile Road north of the city of Bellingham. Considerable congestion is experienced throughout this section due to rapid commercial and residential development. To relieve congestion and increase capacity and mobility, SR 539 will be widened to four lanes with a continuous two way left turn lane between Horton Road and Tenmile Road. Other improvements include the replacement of two bridges and a non-standard box culvert at Deer Creek, storm sewer system construction, traffic signal reconstruction Smith, Axton and Laurel Roads, and illumination installation at channelized intersections.
 PIN#:  153902B   Project Page
 DOT Region:  Northwest
 Counties:  Whatcom
 State Route:  539
 Location:  Bellingham North   Locate Project
 Leg Districts:  42
 Program / SubProgram:  Improvement
 Sub-Program:  Mobility
 Sub-Category:  Rural Mobility
 Improvement Type:  Rural/Urban Mobility - General Purpose
 Mile Posts: 1.73 to 6.13    
  Project Costs:
Phase From - To Prior 15-17 17-19 19-21 21-23 23-2525-27 Future Total
Preliminary Engineering Oct-90 - Jan-08 8,413,00000000008,413,000
Right of Way Jul-01 - Dec-08 12,477,000000000012,477,000
Construction Apr-07 - May-11 46,726,0002,00000000046,728,000
  Project Totals:  67,616,000 2,000 0 0 0 00 0 67,618,000