Tagged with 'construction'

Des Moines Legacy Foundation launches citywide Playground Project Campaign

Des Moines Legacy Foundation launches citywide Playground Project Campaign

Field House Park Play structure to be replaced. The Des Moines Citywide Playground Project – approved by the City Council in March of this year – will provide designs to repair and replace play structures... [Read more]

After two years (and some tears), rebuilt Redondo Boardwalk is now open

After two years (and some tears), rebuilt Redondo Boardwalk is now open

THEN: In Nov. 2014, the Redondo Boardwalk was shredded by a storm. Photo by Gene Achziger. NOW: The renovated Boardwalk has re-opened! After being closed by damage caused by a catastrophic November 2014... [Read more]

Expect extended overnight work on southbound I-5 this weekend

Expect extended overnight work on southbound I-5 this weekend

WSDOT is warning drivers who use southbound Interstate 5 in South King County to expect extended overnight work hours from Friday evening, Sept. 16, through Sunday morning, Sept. 18. The additional... [Read more]

Extended hours planned for overnight work on southbound I-5 this weekend

Extended hours planned for overnight work on southbound I-5 this weekend

Drivers should be prepared for overnight lane reductions on southbound Interstate 5 this weekend, Sept. 9-11, from South 200th Street in SeaTac to SR 516 in Des Moines. With a rainy fall forecast on the... [Read more]

REMINDER: Up to four lanes of southbound I-5 to be closed this weekend!

REMINDER: Up to four lanes of southbound I-5 to be closed this weekend!

Major construction work begins this Friday night, July 15, on a project that will reduce southbound I-5 to two lanes between SeaTac and Des Moines for the entire weekend. WSDOT says that this is the first... [Read more]

TRAFFIC ALERT: Redondo Beach Drive closure starts; to be closed through Aug. 5

TRAFFIC ALERT: Redondo Beach Drive closure starts; to be closed through Aug. 5

The City of Des Moines announced that Redondo Beach Drive South will be closed starting today – Monday, July 11 – and remain closed through Aug. 5, 2016, between Redondo Way and Southwest 292nd Street.... [Read more]

TRAFFIC: Construction to reduce lanes on southbound I-5 weekend of July 8-11

TRAFFIC: Construction to reduce lanes on southbound I-5 weekend of July 8-11

South King County drivers should plan ahead for the first of five weekend lane reductions on southbound I-5 in SeaTac soon, as crews begin repaving a 2.7-mile section between South 188th Street and South... [Read more]

PHOTOS: Construction on Redondo Boardwalk replacement is underway

PHOTOS: Construction on Redondo Boardwalk replacement is underway

Courtesy resident Susan White comes these great photos showing progress over last weekend of the reconstruction of the Redondo Beach Boardwalk, which is scheduled to open this Summer. The rebuilt boardwalk... [Read more]

Construction alert: Expect delays near South 200th Link Extension

Construction alert: Expect delays near South 200th Link Extension

A new, temporary traffic signal on S. 200th Street near Des Moines Creek (map below) may cause traffic delays beginning as early as Monday, Jan. 25. Crews will be building a new retaining wall on the south... [Read more]

After 7 months of work, bridge over Saltwater State Park has re-opened

After 7 months of work, bridge over Saltwater State Park has re-opened

Photos courtesy Kelaye Concrete After seven months of work, the Bridge over Saltwater State Park –on Marine View Drive from S. 252nd Street – has reopened as of 8 a.m Thursday, May 28. As... [Read more]

FAA announces it will build new facility at Des Moines Creek Business Park

FAA announces it will build new facility at Des Moines Creek Business Park

On Wednesday (April 29), the Federal Aviation Administration announced that its new facility will be built in the Des Moines Creek Business Park, which is under lease to Panattoni Development from the... [Read more]

Bridge over Saltwater State Park to be closed until April for seismic retrofit

Bridge over Saltwater State Park to be closed until April for seismic retrofit

The bridge over Saltwater State Park – on Marine View Drive from S. 252nd Street – will be closed for a seismic retrofit project until at least the end of April, 2015. This construction project will... [Read more]

New Des Moines Marina project will take three to five years to finish

New Des Moines Marina project will take three to five years to finish

by Jack Mayne It will be three to five years to complete the waterfront marina project, the developer said two months after the Des Moines City Council approved the outline of the project. At the March... [Read more]

PHOTOS: Phase 2 of El Dorado West construction to be completed in August

PHOTOS: Phase 2 of El Dorado West construction to be completed in August

Phase 2 of Advertiser El Dorado West is scheduled to be completed in August, 2014. “Since our groundbreaking for the new $14 million building on July 31, 2012, El Dorado West has come a long... [Read more]

Share your thoughts about Marina/Beach Park improvements at 2 meetings

Share your thoughts about Marina/Beach Park improvements at 2 meetings

Have you ever wondered how the City of Des Moines is able to make improvements to the Marina and Beach Park facilities and provide services for public use in a tough economic environment? “For the... [Read more]

This Week’s Prudential NW Open House is the new Westwood Ridge development

This Week’s Prudential NW Open House is the new Westwood Ridge development

This week’s Prudential Northwest’s Open House – to be held both Saturday (Sept. 14) and Sunday (Sept. 15) – is the new development Westwood Ridge! The event will take place at the Westwood... [Read more]

With ‘EB-5’ designation at last, work to begin on Artemis Hotel soon

With ‘EB-5’ designation at last, work to begin on Artemis Hotel soon

Albert Sze, left, with Mayor Dave Kaplan and Council Member Bob Sheckler by Ralph Nichols Work on the long-anticipated $45 million Artemis Hotel in Des Moines – beginning with staging, ground clearing,... [Read more]

Des Moines Seeking Developers for Marina; ‘Big Changes’ planned

Des Moines Seeking Developers for Marina; ‘Big Changes’ planned

Big changes are in store for the heart of Des Moines, as the City on Monday (April 22) announced a ‘Request for Qualifications’ soliciting development teams to build on commercial property at the... [Read more]

Major Repairs Planned for 3 Miles of I-5 in South King County

Major Repairs Planned for 3 Miles of I-5 in South King County

Sticking with the commitment to fix the “worst of the worst” first, the Washington State Department of Transportation announced Friday that it plans to begin work on Monday, Oct. 22, to repair the... [Read more]

Healthpoint Breaks Ground For New Community Health Center In Midway

Healthpoint Breaks Ground For New Community Health Center In Midway

Healthpoint broke ground Wednesday (Aug. 15) at the site that will house a new community health center for residents of Des Moines’ Midway neighborhood. Construction is expected to start next month... [Read more]