Birch Bay Dr. Project Update

​Project Update for the weeks of April 10th and April 17th, 2017


  • Starting Thursday, April 13th, Whatcom County M&O will be out performing saw cutting on Birch Bay Drive.
  • Starting Monday, April 17th and lasting approximately 2 weeks, areas of the roadway will be limited to a single lane of traffic. Flaggers will be on hand to direct traffic. These traffic limitations involve archaeological test excavations, which will support the final design. See link below:
Project Newsletter Number 4

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Update for the week beginning April 3, 2017: Survey Work


Whatcom County Public Works Survey Crew will be performing some survey work during this week related to the design phase of the project. There will be no lane closures associated with the work. Work will occur on the shoulder of Birch Bay Drive and will last approximately 2 days.

Update 12/1/16: Shoreline Permit Hearing postponed.

The Open Record Public Hearing for the Shoreline Permit has been canceled for Wednesday, December 7, 2016, at 1:40 PM, in the Council Chambers, Whatcom County Courthouse, 311 Grand Avenue, Bellingham, WA.  

The Shoreline Permit Hearing will be re-scheduled to a future date in 2017.  We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause, and encourage continued monitoring of this website for future updates.