Road restrictions and closures for November 23-25, 2015

Weather and road conditions can change rapidly

Nov 19, 2015 - by Paul Reed, Construction Manager

​The City of Bellingham wishes to inform the public that the following streets will have traffic limitations during the week of November 23-25, 2015 to accommodate construction. Motorists are reminded that weather and road conditions can change rapidly and should plan accordingly.

8th Street – between Harris Avenue and McKenzie Avenue
8th Street is closed for construction of a regional stormwater treatment facility for Fairhaven. For more information, visit the City’s web page at
Water Quality for Padden Estuary or contact Larry Scholten, P.E., Project Engineer, at
ljscholten@cob.org or 778-7923

Alabama St. from Cornwall Ave. to St. Clair St.
Six new overhead pedestrian signals became operational last week. More information about the High-intensity Activate crosswalk (HAWK) signals can be found at
Alabama Corridor safety improvements (PDF). Travelers can expect delays along Alabama Street between Cornwall Avenue and St. Clair Street as crews work on the project. For more information, visit the City’s web page at
Alabama Corridor Multimodal Safety Improvements or contact Freeman Anthony, P.E., Project Engineer, at
fanthony@cob.org or 778-7924

Gladstone Street – between Puget and St. Paul Streets
Tentative street light installation planned along Gladstone Street, between Puget and St. Paul streets. Travellers can expect minor delays.

Harris Avenue – between 6th and 9th
Travelers can expect intermittent lane closures and traffic delays along Harris Avenue, between 6th and 9th. For more information, visit the City’s web page at
Water Quality for Padden Estuary or contact Larry Scholten, P.E., Project Engineer, at
ljscholten@cob.org or 778-7923

Lincoln Street
Travelers can expect minor delays on Lincoln Street, between Byron Avenue and Maple Street. Flaggers will be on-site to direct traffic around construction as crews work on sidewalk improvements along the east side of Lincoln Street. For more information contact Sam Shipp, P.E., Project Engineer, at
sshipp@cob.org or 778-7942

Lincoln and Potter Streets
Travelers can expect minor traffic delays and single lane traffic at the intersection of Lincoln and Potter streets. Crews will be doing asphalt work, motorists should proceed with caution through the intersection. For more information, visit the City’s web page at Carl Cozier Safe Routes to School, or contact Steve Day, P.E., Project Engineer, at smday@cob.org or 778-7944

The City of Bellingham Public Works Department provides this information as a public service. It is based on currently available information. When traveling through a construction area, drivers, bicyclists and pedestrians are asked to be patient, proceed with caution and obey flaggers at all times. Planned road closures and restrictions are necessary to allow for a variety of work including resurfacing, sidewalk construction, water and sewer main work, and utility cuts. Dates, times and work locations are subject to change due to inclement weather or last-minute changes in work schedules.


Media Contact

​Paul Reed, Construction Manager

Public Works Department
360-778-7929


preed@cob.org


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