Happy Valley Neighborhood Park– Donovan House Demo

The City of Bellingham Parks and Recreation Department is pleased to announce the recent purchase of approximately 1/3-acre property adjacent to Happy Valley Park that will provide expanded access and visibility, as well as space for future park amenities. The first step of site improvement is the removal of the house at 2710 Donovan Avenue. ... Read more

Padden Creek 24th to 30th Streets Restoration Project

Creek with trees and rocks alongside it
Project Overview: EN055 Functional floodplains, off-channel habitats, and riparian buffers are important aspects of functional watersheds. Unfortunately, many of these features are often missing or reduced along urban streams. This is the case for Padden Creek, where these features have been impacted by urban development and stream channelization, exacerbating the water quality problems in Padden Creek. ... Read more

Sven Hoyt Community Garden Fence

Description The project includes the design and construction of a new fence around the garden plots. The purpose of the fence is to deter wildlife from entering the garden and to provide additional security for gardeners.  The fence was requested by the gardeners and has been planned for several years, however it was delayed due ... Read more

Chuckanut Community Forest Master Plan

Description A Master Plan for the Chuckanut Community Forest, commonly known as Hundred Acre Wood, and the adjacent Interurban Greenway trails and open space in southern Bellingham, is complete. The Master Plan creates a dynamic, long-lasting plan that sets priorities and strategies to guide the future of the forest, trails, and open space. The Chuckanut ... Read more

2020 Overlay – Bill McDonald and Britton Road

​​Project Overview: ES-0554 This project is an overlay of Bill McDonald Parkway from 20th Street t​o Samish way and Britton Road from Northshore to the City limits, with the purpose of improving road driving surface and ADA access. ​ Funded by Street and ​Transportation Benefit District. ​ Project Status – February 2021​ Accomplishments: ​Project complete. Next Milestone: Close out project. ... Read more

2019 Transportation Benefit District Projects

​​Project Overview:  ES-0547 This project consists of Transportation Benefit District-funded pedestrian and bicycle improvements throughout Bellingham.  The purpose of this project is to reduce risk and improve connectivity for pedestrian and bike travel in accordance with the City’s Bicycle and Pedestrian Master plans.  This project includes new sidewalks on portions of Yew Street, 24th and Lakeway / ... Read more