Road Restrictions and Closures for March 7-11

Road and weather conditions can change rapdily

Mar 04, 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 March 7-11 in order to accommodate construction. Motorists are reminded that weather and road conditions can change rapidly; drivers should plan accordingly.  Old Fairhaven Parkway – between 20th and 22nd Streets Construction work on a Happy Valley neighborhood sewer main replacement project will impact traffic.  Flaggers are on-site as traffic will be reduced to one lane during the day.  For more information, visit the City's web page at Sanitary Sewer Replacement or contact Craig Mueller, P.E., Project Engineer, at camueller@cob.org or 778-7922.  

 22nd Street – Old Fairhaven Parkway to Happy Court
Construction work on a Happy Valley neighborhood sewer main replacement project will require closing this block to through traffic.  Local traffic access will be maintained. For more information, visit the City's web page at Sanitary Sewer Replacement or contact Craig Mueller, P.E., Project Engineer, at camueller@cob.org or 778-7922.  

8th Street – between Harris Avenue and McKenzie Avenue
This stretch of 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 Stephen Day, P.E., Project Engineer, at smday@cob.org or 778-7944.  

Harris Avenue – between 6th and 9th
Travelers may experience intermittent lane closures and traffic delays along Harris Avenue. For more information, visit the City's web page at Water Quality for Padden Estuary 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.

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Media Contact

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


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