Birch Bay-Lynden Rd. and Blaine Rd. Intersection Improvements

Intersection Improvement Map Location


The intersection of Birch Bay-Lynden Road and SR-548 (Blaine Road) experiences significant congestion during peak hours, especially in the summer. Whatcom County Public Works (WCPW) plans to make improvements to the intersection to alleviate congestion and improve safety. 

Public Input 

In the coming months, WCPW will ask for community input on what type of new intersection should be built at this location. Additional information will be published on this project website once available. 

  1. Intersection Alternative Analysis Underway

    In the weeks and months ahead, you may see Public Works staff and consultants on-site gathering additional information about the location that will assist in the alternatives being considered for design. Read on...
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Contact Us

  1. Andrew Tischleder

    Project Engineer
    (360) 778-6224
    322 N. Commercial Street, Suite 301
    Bellingham, WA 98225

    Phone: 360-778-6210
    Fax: 360-778-6211


Planning Phase (Current Phase)

  • Topographic Survey and Site Reconnaissance 
  • Preliminary Engineering 
  • Alternatives Analysis 
  • Community Engagement 

Design Phase (2021-2022) 

  • Intersection Design
  • Permitting 
  • Right-of-way  

Construction Phase (2023-2024) 

  • Contractor to build improvements

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