A new traffic signal is set to be activated this Wednesday, Aug. 16, 2023 New signal and road extension will open Wednesday on I Street corridor at S. 277th Street and I Street NE in Auburn, according to an announcement by the City of Auburn.
According to the city:
“The completion of the I Street corridor to connect with S. 277th Street was envisioned to provide improved connectivity from the neighborhoods along the corridor to both S. 277th Street and Auburn Way North.
“With the opening of this last segment, the I Street NE corridor will connect from 15th Street NE to S 277th Street NE and includes a new roundabout at 49th Street NE and signalized connection at 49th Street NE and Auburn Way North.”
The new signal aims to enhance traffic flow and improve safety at the busy intersection. It is expected to provide better control and coordination of vehicles, ensuring a smoother commuting experience for motorists in the area.
Below is a map of the area: