Coal Creek Bridge Project Phase One Almost Complete

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City of Bellevue News re Coal Creek Bridge Project

Bellevue has successfully completed the majority of Phase I work on the Coal Creek Bridge project. However, lane closures will remain in place as Olympic Pipeline relocates their pipelines through the end of November.

Coal Creek Culvert Project Map

Note: Lane closures will change from the east side of the Parkway to the west side Oct. 23 while Olympic Pipeline continues their work.

Phase I
Mid May –
Nov. 2013

  • Bridge construction on Coal Creek Pkwy followed by private utility work and paving.
  • One lane will be closed in each direction 24/7 between Forest Dr. and SE 60th St.
  • One lane in each direction will be open on the Parkway.
  • Dec – Feb: All four lanes should be open. (There will be some periodic lane closures, however, most likely
  • during off-peak hours.)

Phase II

Mar/April -Sept. 2014

  • Bridge construction continues on east side of Prkway. Both lanes closed 24/7 between
  • Forest Drive and SE 60th St. One lane in each direction will be open on west side of Pkwy.

The Coal Creek Parkway Culvert Replacement project involves:

  • Replacing a 45-year-old, deteriorating culvert under Coal Creek Parkway with a new bridge to improve public safety.
  • Building a new pedestrian walkway under the bridge that will connect Coal Creek Trail.
  • Stream restoration to improve salmon passage

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