Road restrictions and closures August 22-26

Weather and road conditions can change rapidly

Aug 19, 2016 - by Amy Cloud, Communications and Outreach

​Drivers need to know that the following City of Bellingham streets will have traffic limitations during the week of August 22-26 in order to accommodate construction. Motorists are reminded that weather and road conditions can change rapidly; drivers should plan accordingly. 

Sunset Drive – from Interstate-5 to Ellis Street
Drivers should expect daytime construction with temporary lane revisions, as crews work on a  watermain utility replacement project.  Flaggers will be on-site throughout the project.  For more information, visit the City's web page at Water Main Replacement Program or contact Stephen Day, P.E., project engineer, at smday@cob.org or 778-7944.

24th Street & Mill Avenue
Cornwall Avenue – Young Street – Kentucky Street
Drivers should expect some road closures as construction workers prepare for sidewalk construction and paving, as part of bicycle and pedestrian access improvements.  Flaggers will on-site throughout the construction and painting process. For more information contact Paul Reed, construction manager, at 778-7929 or preed@cob.org.

Champion Street – from Ellis Street to Cornwall Avenue
Construction work is concluding on a water main project has been impacting traffic, with flagging and some road closures while crews perform trenching for utility work. For more information, visit the City's web page at Water Main Replacement Program or contact Stephen Day, P.E., project engineer, at smday@cob.org or 778-7944. 

The City of Bellingham Public Works Department provides this road status update, as a public service, 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. For general questions, please query AskPW@cob.org.


Media Contact

Paul Reed, Construction Manager
Public Works Department
360-778-7929
preed@cob.org


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