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Lower Mapes Creek Restoration Project

The Lower Mapes Creek Restoration Project moves creek flows out of a storm drain pipe, into its own pipe and then into Lake Washington through an open, natural creek channel through Beer Sheva Park. This project will increase the quality and amount of riparian habitat along the Lake Washington shoreline for threatened juvenile Chinook salmon and the park. The project also includes pathway improvements, a new pedestrian bridge over the creek and a new work of art within the park..

The Lower Mapes Creek Restoration Project is a joint project with our 52nd Ave. S. Combined Sewer Overflow (CSO) Reduction Project.

Project Schedule

  • Construction began January 2014
  • Construction complete by February 2015*
  • Plant establishment through September 2015*

The Mapes Walkway and Beer Sheva Park are now open to the public.

Links to other sites

Beer Sheva Park
Lake Washington Watershed
Mapes Creek 52nd Ave Walkway


Contact Alan Lord, Project Manager by email or at (206) 233-1565

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This project was funded in part by:

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