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Padden Creek Daylighting

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Project Overview: EV-0004

Padden Creek Daylighting Pre-constructionThis project involves re-routing 2,200 feet of Padden Creek from the existing brick tunnel into a natural stream channel to allow fish passage, improve habitat and reduce flooding.  WSDOT is removing the fish barrier by building a bridge in the vicinity of 20th Street.

Update - November 2014

Accomplishments: Design of the creek reached the 90% level. Design drawings are currently under review. Permitting continues. The 90% drawing set was presented to the Happy Valley Neighborhood Association at their quarterly meeting on November 20, 2014.

Next Milestones:
Work will continue toward the 100% final set. Bidding is anticipated in February or March 2015. Construction anticipated to begin in June 2015.

JARPA - Padden Creek Daylighting (PDF) August 2013

Open House #1 June 4, 2013 

Affected Neighborhoods

Happy Valley, South

Project Manager

Craig Mueller, P.E.
Project Engineer
Phone: (360) 778-7922
Email Public Works

Project Details

Construction Photographs

Deconstruction of house on 22nd St.  Deconstruction Nov. 2010  Deconstruction Nov. 2010  Deconstruction Nov. 2010  Bellingham Herald from 1902 from walls

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