Snohomish County Parks and Recreation/Surface Water Management Div. of Public Works/Snohomish County Marine Resources Partnership
Project Description: This project includes preparing design drawings for permit submittal and final construction bid documents for the preferred alternative that was selected during the feasibility phase. The design consists of removing approximately 130
linear feet of railroad embankment and installing a four-span railroad bridge Approximately 2 plus acres of created/restored estuary and riparian habitat enhancement is proposed with a second footbridge located over Lund's Gulch Creek. Paths will be relocated to provide viewpoints of the estuary.
Lunds Gulch Creek Culvert under BNSF Railroad
Community Meeting (TBD - late fall 2016)
Five contracts relating to investigative studies and design have been signed by the Executive as authorized by County Council. A kick-off meeting with consultants will be held in September. An application for a Temporary Occupancy Permit for performing investigative studies within the railroad right of way was submitted to BNSF in July. Comments from BNSF on the preliminary design submitted in May 2016 is anticipated in September 2016.