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Public Works and Engineering

Mailing and Physical Address:
325 Metcalf Street
Sedro-Woolley, WA 98284

Fax: (360) 855-0733

Hours: Monday - Friday 8:00AM - 5:00PM

Important Notices

The City Public Works Department will be striping the month of July. Here are some tips to avoid wet paint.
The new Emergency signal installed on SR20 at Puget Avenue operates like this.
The new HAWK signal installed on SR20/Moore Street between Haines and Reed Street uses traditional traffic and pedestrian signal heads but in a different configuration. Watch this video to see one in action.
Greenhouse Gas Reduction Policy - Resolution No. 833-10
  • Inspection Request Line
    Phone: (360) 855-0139 - leave message

    • Engineering inspections must be called into the inspection line
    • A 48-hour notice is required for scheduling

Public Works and Engineering


Director of Public Works
Mark A. Freiberger, PE
Phone: (360) 855-0771
Direct: (360) 855-9933

City Engineer
David Lee, PE
Phone: (360) 855-0771
Direct: (360) 855-3219

Local Source Control Specialist Contractor
Carol Worthen
Environmental Health Consultant
Mobile Phone: 206-853-8814

Public Works Assistant
Julie Rosario
Phone: (360) 855-0771
Direct: (360) 855-9932

Permitting Technician
JoAnn Lazaron
Phone: (360) 855-0771


Public Works and Engineering


City-wide benchmarks

  • City Datum
    • Vertical: NAVD 1988
    • Horizontal: NAD 83/91
City Street Sweeping Schedule - Effective November 2013
City Truck Routes - Effective July 2014
Complete Street Ordinance 1676-10
General Fee Schedule - Effective October 5, 2009
Greenhouse Gas Reduction Policy - Resolution No. 833-10

Road Striping - It is illegal to driver over freshly painted traffic markings (WAC 308-330-412)

Playground Safety Policy - Effective April 2014
Snow and Ice Control Policy - Effective November 2013
Snow Plow Routes - Effective November 2013
Street Sign Inspection and Maintenance Policy - Adopted January 2014

Public Works and Engineering


Current Projects:

2014 LED Street Light Retrofit Project - Complete

2014 Third Street Sidewalk and Pavement Improvements Project

SR20 Corridor Freight Mobility and Revitalization Project
Phase 1 - SR20, Cook Road Realignment and Extension Project

  • TIB Award Presentation -
    Mayor Mike Anderson and Steve Gorcester-TIB Executive Director
  • Project Ribbon Cutting Ceremony - September 3, 2014

Skagit Talks - radio interview
Mark Freiberger, PE, Director of Public Works - August 13, 2013

Cook Road re-alignment and roundabouts

Note: Click on the date above - this will take you to the KSVR-FM Audio Archives.

Second Project Open House

First Project Open House

SR 20, Cook Road Realignment and Extension Project: (for Contractor Download)

Upcoming Projects (subject to funding):

SR-9/Jameson Arterial Extension Project

SR-20 Corridor Freight Mobility and Revitalization Project

Jones/John Liner Road RR Undercrossing Project

Completed Projects:

  • SR9/N. Township Pavement Patch Repairs


  • SR-9 Pedestrian/Bicycle Safety Improvements Project
    McGarigle to Summer Meadows Court
    Lucas Drive to Park Cottage Place
  • 2013 Sanitary Sewer Replacement Project
  • 2013 Sanitary Sewer Manhole Repair Project
  • 2012 City Pavement, Pedestrian and Utility Improvements Project
  • SR-20, Metcalf Street to SR9/Township Street Lane Widening & Bicycle/Pedestrian Improvements Project
  • TIB Award Presentation -
    Mayor Mike Anderson, Steve Gorcester-TIB Executive Director and Senator Mary Margaret Haugen
  • Project Ribbon Cutting Ceremony - April 12, 2012
  • 2012 Greenstreet Blvd Sanitary Sewer Improvements Project

  • Garden of Eden Road/W. Jones Road Intersection

  • 2011 Sanitary Sewer Pipeline and Manhole Improvements Project
  • 2011 Cured-in-Place Pipe (CIPP) Sanitary Sewer Project
  • 2011 Sewer Repair - SR-20 and SR-9
  • 2011 Road Resurfacing
    • Reed Street from Northern Avenue to Southern Street
    • Haines Street from Northern Avenue to Highway 20
    • 8th Street from Jameson Street to Alexander Street


  • Fruitdale Road and McGarigle Road Improvements and SR9 Pedestrian/Bicycle Safety Improvements Project; Ribbon Cutting - July 22, 2010

  • SR-20 / F&S Grade Road and Skagit Industrial Park Roadway Improvement; Ribbon Cutting - November 5, 2009
  • SR-9 Sewer Extension Project
  • 2009 CIPP Sewer Improvements Project
  • 2010 Wetland Mitigation Planting Project
  • SR-9 Township Trenchless Sanitary Sewer Improvments Project
  • 2008 CIPP Sewer Improvements Project
  • McGarigle CIPP Sewer Improvements Project
  • Phase 2 SR-20 Sewer System Improvements

Public Works and Engineering

Permit Applications/Forms

Access Permit
Clear and Grade Permit Information Form
Construction Stormwater Permit Notice of Intent Form
Right-of-Way Permit and Master Application
Sewer Availability Certificate
Sewer Permit

Public Works and Engineering

Capital Improvement Program and Public Works Design Standards

Sedro-Woolley Capital Improvement Program
Sedro-Woolley Public Works Design Standards