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  1. Public Participation Sought for Jackson Bridge Replacement at Virtual Meeting and Online Survey

    Whatcom County Public Works plans to replace the Jackson Road Bridge over Terrell Creek in Birch Bay. The public is encouraged to provide their input through an online survey available on the project website, and an upcoming virtual open house. Read on...
  2. Birch Bay Drive Construction Update for the week of Jan. 25

    Drivers can expect single-lane closures as construction continues from 7am-5pm Monday-Friday, installing swales, importing gravel west of the road, and planting. Crews will also work 5pm-3am on Thursday grading the berm north of Harborview Road.
  3. Birch Bay Drive Construction Update for the Week of Jan. 18

    Drivers can expect periodic single-lane closures from 7am - 5 pm as Granite Construction imports gravel west of Birch Bay Drive, places limestone along the pedestrian path, and installs swales. Concrete curb and sidewalk will also be poured.
  4. Birch Bay Berm Performs Well During Jan. 13 Storm

    The Berm - Also known as the Birch Bay Drive and Pedestrian Facility Project - performed as expected during the Jan. 13 storm. Here's what our engineers had to say after evaluating the berm post-storm. Read on...
  5. Ferry Increased Weight Limits for Personal Vehicles on Jan. 1

    On January 1, 2021, the Ferry Division increased the maximum gross vehicle weight for personal vehicles on the Whatcom Chief from 8,000 lbs to 11,000 lbs. Read on...
  6. Birch Bay Drive update for the week of Jan. 11

    Granite Construction will work from 7am-5pm Monday-Friday placing gravel west of the road, pouring concrete sidewalk, and preparing the limestone path. Drivers should expect periodic single lane closures. Please stay away from construction areas.
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