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Downtown Street Power Undergrounding

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Project Overview: ES-0408

Downtown Street Power (PSE) Undergrounding - Preconstruction PhotoThis is a cooperative project where Puget Sound Energy (PSE) rebuilds 4kv electric distribution as 12.47kv underground system and the City of Bellingham provides trenching and alley restoration. Three alleys are included in the overall plan. The first phase is between Cornwall Avenue and Railroad Avenue, from Maple Street to Holly Street. The second phase will continue on to Champion Street. This project will help beautify downtown and provide increased safety by undergrounding the overhead power lines.

Status - October 2011

Accomplishments:  Final asphalt restoration north of Champion taking place 10/27/11. Project substantially complete.

Next Milestones:  Close out project.

Affected Neighborhoods

Central Business District

Project Manager

Ravyn Whitewolf, P.E.
Engineering Manager
Phone: (360) 778-7920
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Project Details

Construction Photographs

Undergrounding Power  Finished Concrete  Maple to Chestnut Complete  Paving Alley Block 3  Paving Alley Block 3  Paving Alley Block 3  Paving Alley Block 3  Paving Alley Block 3

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