This 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.
Accomplishments: Design of the creek continues toward the 90% level. Permitting continues. A public project walkthrough occurred on May 7, 2014. The Hydraulic Project Approval has been received from the WDFW and requests for additional information from the United States Army Corps of Engineers are being responded to.
Next Milestones: 90% design is anticipated in summer 2014. Construction anticipated to begin in June 2015.
Happy Valley, South
Craig Mueller, P.E.
Phone: (360) 778-7922
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