Electrification of Transportation

Electric vehicle charging
Project Overview: EF-0154 This project involves installation of electric vehicle charging stations throughout Bellingham. This will improve availability of electric vehicle charging. Challenges to overcome for implementation are limited right-of-way, connection to electrical grid, and existing street improvements. Funding Source: WA State Department of Commerce Grant, Street Fund Status – July 2021 Accomplishments: Grant received. ... Read more

Donald Ave Water Quality Retrofit

Grassy field next to road looking over the water
Project Overview: EV-0171 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

West Cemetery Creek Water Quality Project

Stream in a forest
​​​​​​​​​​​Project Overview: EN-005​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

Squalicum Creek Re-route Phases 3 and 4

​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​Project Overview: EV-0148 and EV-0156 ​​The Squalicum Creek Re-route Phases 3 and 4 habitat enhancement projects will build 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 ... Read more