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

Woburn, Yew, Electric, and Newmarket Sanitary Sewer Main Replacement

Project Overview: EU190 This project will replace sewer mains in Woburn St. from Fraser St. south, Woburn St. from Texas St. to E. Illinois St. vicinity, Newmarket St. from Woburn St. to Barkley Blvd., Yew St. from Carolina St. to Texas St., and Electric Ave. from Arbor St. north. This project is funded by City ... Read more

Gardenview Tiny House Village Project

Project Description The City will host a new tiny house village at 1399 Woburn Street, the former site of the City’s “Clean Green” facility. More information can be found in the July 22, 2021 and the February 24, 2021 press releases. The City of Bellingham sought a partnership with qualified providers through a Request for ... Read more

Valencia Street Watermain Replacement

Map showing utility improvements along Valencia Street
Project Overview: EW238 This project involves the replacement of 3900 linear feet of 12″ watermain and replacement/sliplining of 1900 linear feet of 48″ storm main and 1200 linear feet of 8″ sewer line along with associated fittings, structures, and connections within the Valencia Street corridor. Following the utility replacements, the corridor roadway will have hardscape ... Read more

West Cemetery Creek Water Quality Project

Stream in a forest
​​​​​​​​​​​Project Overview: EN05​3 ​​This project includes the design and construction of stream bank and channel stabilization features along West Cemetery Creek. This project will install natural bed and bank features, facilitate stormwater dispersion along the creek, and reduce sediment loads to improve water quality and restore natural processes in West Cemetery Creek and downstream water bodies.  ... 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