Sunset Pond Trail

This new trail extension will close the gap in connecting three different neighborhoods with a regional trail and park destination site. This trail will connect users to the east-west segment the Squalicum Creek Trail, which heads west to future connections to Bellingham Bay. The completed project will also result in a loop trail around Sunset ... Read more

King Mountain ES Safe Routes to School

Project Overview The official name of this new 15th elementary school is yet-to-be-determined, but the King Mountain Elementary School (ES) Safe Routes to School Project will add key regional sidewalks and protected bikeways along East Bakerview Road from James Street to Kramer Lane in the King Mountain Neighborhood. The project will also add flashing school zone ... Read more

2020 TBD Projects and 40th Street Sidewalk

​​​​Project Overview: ES-0553 This project includes pedestrian and bicycle facility improvements throughout Bellingham including a new sidewalk on the east side of 40th Street from El​wood to Fielding and improvements at the Grant/Kentucky intersection. This will improve pedestrian and bicycle access.  Funded by Street and Transportation Benefit District. ​ Project Status – May 2021 Accomplishments: Project complete. Next Milestone: Close-out ... Read more

Squalicum Creek Re-route Phases 3 and 4

​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​Project Overview: EV148 and EV156 ​​The Squalicum Creek Re-route Phases 3 and 4 habitat enhancement projects builds on two prior phases to address water quality and fish habitat impacts to Squalicum Creek by Bug Lake and surrounding development. Bug Lake, a man-made gravel borrow pit that was created during the construction of I-5, is currently the ... Read more

James Street Multimodal Feasibility Study

​​​Project Overview: ES549 ​In 2019, Public Works staff and TranspoGroup consultants engaged in a comprehensive corridor study to examine alternatives to converting 1.07-mile of the James Street corridor from Orchard Drive to Kellogg Road from a narrow rural roadway to an urban corridor with facilities for people walking, biking and riding WTA transit buses. Due to significant environmental ... Read more

Telegraph Road Multimodal Improvements

Project Overview:  ​ES537 The project will upgrade and rehabilitate the Telegraph Road corridor from Deemer Road to James Street. The existing narrow rural road has limited, substandard pedestrian and bicycle facilities. This multimodal improvement project will reconstruct this corridor to a complete urban street, with typical amenities of multimodal features and services including sidewalks, streetlights, curbs, ... Read more