A road project that has been in the planning stages for several years will finally break ground this winter.
Last night, the Camas City Council approved a contract for construction of phase 1 of the Northwest 38th Avenue/Southeast 20th Street extension and improvements.
The $3.65 million project was awarded to low bidder Tapani, Inc., which recently finished work on the Washington State Department of Transportation Highway 14 safety improvement project in Camas and Washougal. The Battle Ground based company also completed the city’s Northwest Lake Road project several years ago.
A total of 10 companies from Oregon and Washington submitted bids for the 38th Avenue extension.
The project extends Northwest 38th Avenue approximately two-thirds of a mile west to 192nd Avenue. The completed project includes purchase of right-of-way, street construction, storm water drainage system, street lights and installation of water main. The end result will be a 46 foot wide paved road with two bike lanes, two travel lanes and a center left turn lane with curbs and sidewalks on both sides.