Whatcom Creek Trail Trestle Demolition

Remnants of an abandoned railroad trestle in Whatcom Falls Park will be removed for the safety of trail users and to improve water quality in Whatcom Creek. This large structure, located just west of Electric Avenue, consists of treated wood piling, steel railroad rails, and other treated wood. During the summer of year 2020, a ... Read more

Donald Ave Water Quality Retrofit

Grassy field next to road looking over the water
Project Overview: EV171 This project will improve water quality in Lake Whatcom through the retrofit of an existing stormwater treatment facility on Northshore Drive near Donald Avenue. Work along Donald Avenue east of Northshore is possible. The project was awarded a grant by the Department of Ecology (DOE). The project design and construction phases are ... 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

Park Place Stormwater Facility Rebuild

Aerial image showing construction work near Lake Whatcom
​​Project Overview: EV155​ This project will retrofit the City of Bellingham’s Park Place Sand Filter Facility to significantly increase the facility’s ability to remove phosphorus from stormwater runoff. The reconstructed Park Place facility will treat roughly 105 acres of mixed development and forested area within the Lake Whatcom Watershed. The project will improve the phosphorus treatment by ... Read more