Grand Avenue Park Bridge

Architectural Renderings of Bridge

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Public Hearing June 2, 2016

The City of Everett has issued a proposed Determination of Non-Significance (DNS) on the proposed construction of a pedestrian/utility bridge over West Marine View Drive and extension of sewer and stormwater utilities northward from the bridge to about 14th Street and west into the Port of Everett Waterfront Place Central Redevelopment site. Written comments on the proposed DNS are due on May 12, 2016.  Written comments for the land use applications are due on June 1, 2016 or can be submitted in person at the public hearing on June 2, 2016.  

Open house scheduled for January 25, 2016.
View Open House Notice January 14, 2016 (PDF)
The bridge will carry storm drainage and sewer pipelines across a steep slope, BNSF railroad tracks and West Marine View Drive. Deteriorated underground pipelines on the slope will be replaced. The bridge will also provide pedestrian access from Grand Avenue Park to the waterfront.

It is necessary to replace deteriorated underground pipelines on landslide-prone slopes. Placing the new pipelines on a utility bridge will make them more accessible for inspection and maintenance. There will be space on the bridge for a future water main crossing.

The project also includes replacements of outfalls and a lift station force main along the waterfront from the bridge up to 14th Street.

Project Area

The Grand Avenue Park Bridge will cross from the Grand Avenue Park bluff, near 16th Street, over Burlington Northern-Santa Fe Railroad right-of-way, and State Route 529 with a landing point on Port of Everett property.
View the project area map (PDF).


Start Construction

: Estimated to be 2017 

Complete Construction

: Estimated to be 2018