Juanita Drive NE Pedestrian and Bicycle Improvements

Client: City of Kenmore

Role: Project Manager & Design Manager | HDR

Dates: January 2017 to February 2019

Stephanie was the project manager & design manager for the Juanita Drive NE Pedestrian and Bicycle Improvements Project (Complete Streets) which is part of the City of Kenmore’s Walkways & Waterways voter-approved bond measure in 2016 and is the result of the City’s “Imagine Kenmore” public outreach initiative.  This project achieves Kenmore’s residents top priorities of safe routes for pedestrians and cyclists and connecting residents with the City’s public open space and waterfront.  Juanita Drive NE is an existing arterial roadway with one travel lane in each direction and asphalt shoulders.  This safety improvement project extends from the City’s southern limits to the Sammamish River Bridge and adds a new sidewalk and landscaping on the east side of the road, buffered bike lanes in each direction, narrowed lane widths, corridor-wide illumination, new stormwater infrastructure, roadway reconstruction, traffic signal modifications and retaining walls to minimize impacts to the right of way.  In addition, Stephanie also managed the environmental documentation (NEPA/SEPA) and has supported multiple grant applications for funding opportunities.