West Illinois Multimodal Improvements

Aerial map showing red line along West Illinois
Project Overview: ES561 The West Illinois Multimodal Project will add sidewalks to West Illinois and add/upgrade ramps to ADA requirements. In addition, a small roundabout will be installed at the intersection of Meridian Street and West Illinois and the existing signal will be removed. Bike facility markings will be placed on Meridian, Illinois and Girard ... Read more

Lorraine Ellis Park Playground Renovation

Parks and Recreation Department is pleased to announce that planning and design for a new playground for Lorraine Ellis Neighborhood Park has begun. The existing playground equipment, installed in 1990, is tired and weather beaten; it does not comply with safety standards for public playground equipment, and lacks ADA access. This project will provide this ... Read more

Fairhaven Park Entrance Gateway

Description This project involves the design and construction of a new entrance sign, which will also function as a gateway or landmark structure for this community park. The proposed entryway structure will be located at the main entrance to the park on Chuckanut Drive. Funding $75,000 in Park Impact Fees is budgeted for design, permitting, ... Read more

Maplewood-Mcleod Park

This project involves: 1) preparing a park master plan per PAR 04.00.01;2) designing and construct improvements in an existing undeveloped neighborhood park, located between Cherrywood Avenue and Maplewood Avenue; and, 3) naming the park per PAR 01.00.01. The naming process will be integral with the park master planning process. The park is composed of three ... Read more

Arroyo Bridge

Arroyo Trail
The consultant engineer is currently finalizing the permits and the construction documents. The bridge supports and superstructure are broken at the existing stone abutment and new steel/I-beam stringers will be part of the repair from the existing stone abutment to the North bank, as well as new decking and hand railing on the entire bridge. ... Read more

2022 Pedestrian & Bicycle Master Plan Updates

Project Overview: ES557 Now through Summer 2023, City of Bellingham will update the 2012 Pedestrian Master Plan and the 2014 Bicycle Master Plan. These mode-specific plans establish citywide pedestrian and bicycle networks, identify and recommend improved needs, apply community-identified priorities, and develop a fiscally-constrained list of projects for the future. Extensive public input will inform ... Read more