SR 167 - SR 410 to SR 18 - NB Congestion Management

Project news

  • The project is currently in design.
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Needs & benefits

Travelers on northbound State Route 167 between Puyallup and Auburn experience regular congestion, especially during morning peak commute hours. To help reduce congestion, WSDOT is adding an additional northbound high occupancy vehicle lane on SR 167. The additional HOV lane will begin near State Route 410 in Pierce County, and continue north and tie into the existing SR 167 HOT Lane near Auburn in King County.

Once built, the additional lane will open as a HOV lane and transition to an Express Toll Lane (ETL) at a future date.

New ITS devices such as traffic cameras and ramp meters would be added to the corridor. Ramp meters will help manage the flow of vehicles that merge on to the highway.


  • Ad date is December 2020
  • Construction is anticipated to begin spring of 2021.


The total budget amount for this project is $42,745,815. 


Lone Moody
Construction Project Engineer
 (253) 538-3360

Cara Mitchell
WSDOT Olympic Region Media Relations
(360) 357-2703


Vicinity map for SR 167/SR 410 to SR 18 Congestion Management project