Jenkins Road (158th Avenue to Murray Boulevard)

Current Activity - construction


Activity Update 4/14/21: Final paving and striping to be scheduled when weather permits.


Past Updates

Activitiy Update 12/10/2020: Work remaining on Jenkins Road includes raising manholes to road level, signal loop installation, sign installation, minor repairs and cleanup. Final striping will be completed in the spring, when the weather is warm enough to apply to material.

Activitiy Update 10/16/2020: Pavement grinding is nearly complete. Top lift paving begins Wednesday on the north side. Traffic will be shifted to the north side while the south side is paved. A new traffic signal will be installed at 153rd Avenue after paving is completed, followed by the installation of pavement detection loops.


Activity Update 12/26/2019: Jenkins Road, between 158th Avenue and Murray Boulevard, is a designated construction work zone with a temporarily reduced speed of 35 mph. Learn more in the recent newsletter.


Activity Update 10/25/2019: 153rd Drive will close at Jenkins Road Nov. 4-25. All traffic must use Millikan Way to access 153rd Drive during the closure. Detour Media release


Activity Update 5/14/2019: Construction is anticipated to begin May 20. Check for traffic alerts.


Activity Update 5/10/2019: Exhibits from the May 2 open house are now available in the Design section of this page.


Activity Update 4/16/2019: Meet the contractor for the Jenkins Road project at an open house, 5-7 p.m. Thursday, May 2, at Merlo Station High School, 1841 SW Merlo Drive.


Project Update 11/30/2018: Project will open for contractor bids in early 2019. Construction is anticipated to begin in April 2019 with completion expected by Dec. 31, 2020. Dates are subject to change.


Project Update 2/23/2018: Project schedule is now late spring 2018 thru fall 2019, due to time needed for obtaining regulatory permits and site development permits. Right-of-way acquisition has begun and should be complete by end of the spring 2018. Construction for the new bridge will be staged to maintain one lane of traffic on Jenkins Road.


Project Update 11/12/2015: Construction for this project is scheduled to begin in 2017 with completion anticipated for 2018. These dates are subject to change.