Meadowdale Design Phase

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

Meadowdale Tunnel

Upcoming Meetings 


  • Community Meeting (TBD - late fall 2016)

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Current Status

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.

Related Documents

Contact Person:  Logan Daniels, P.E., Parks Engineer
                                  Snohomish County Parks & Recreation


       Phone: 425-388-6619