E Smith Rd & Hannegan Rd Intersection Improvements


This project will improve safety and traffic flow through the intersection.

  • Rebuild the intersection with a new multi-lane roundabout. 
  • Construct stormwater conveyance and detention facilities. 
  • Relocate various utilities impacted by the project.

Project Status

Design Phase (Current Phase)

  • Engineering
  • Permitting
  • Right-of-Way

Anticipated Project Schedule

  • Planning Phase – Site survey, alternative analysis, and community engagement (2018)
  • Design Phase – Intersection design, permitting, and right-of-way (2019-2022)
  • Construction Phase – Contractor to build improvements (2023-

Project Benefits

  • Reduce conflict points between different roadway users. 
  • Reduce speeds at the intersection. 
  • Construct curb separations between pedestrian and vehicle lanes.
  1. Feb. 19, 2020 Project Nears 60% Design

    In the weeks and months ahead you may see Public Works staff and consultants on-site gathering additional information about the location that will assist in the design. Construction is currently planned for the summer of 2021. Read on...
  2. May 9, 2019 E. Smith and Hannegan Intersection Project Nearing 30% Design

    Whatcom County Public Works has started the design of a multi-lane roundabout improvement for the intersection. Read on...
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