Drivers will see something new along Issaquah-Hobart Road SE near the paragliding landing field and parking lot. King County Road Services has installed curbing along the road to prevent illegal parking which will enhance visibility for drivers passing by. Road Services maintains this stretch of Issaquah-Hobart Road SE in unincorporated King County near Issaquah – and safety is our top priority.
The installation includes 150 six foot precast curb sections that crews secured to the ground with epoxy. The curbing stretches about 600 feet on the west side of the road and 400 feet on the east side. Pylons have also been put in place.
This particular area, officially part of the Squak Mountain – Tiger Mountain Corridor, is a popular spot for paragliders and hikers. Warm days draw large numbers of outdoor enthusiasts which leads to significant parking issues. King County is currently working with recreational agencies on parking solutions for the high volume of visitors.
If you see unsafe parking, please contact the King County Sheriff’s Office. To learn more about King County Road Services, go here. To report road maintenance and traffic safety issues such as downed stop signs, signals that are out or trees over the roadway, call the 24/7 Road Helpline at 206-296-8100 or 1-800-527-6237 (1-800-KC-ROADS).