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Upper Mill Creek Dam Improvements

Project Description:

Under this project, the existing dam will be raised and the diversion structure will be improved to provide additional downstream protection during large flood events by increasing the storage capacity of the Upper Mill Creek Pond.  Other aspects of this project include:  

- Channel improvements to Upper Mill Creek

- Restoration of fish passage in Upper Mill Creek

- Mitigation for wetland impacts


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See a map of the project location (PDF, 1MB)

Timeline of Events:

Fall 2014 - Submit applications for permits

Winter 2014 - Finish design and advertise for bids

Summer 2015 - Start construction

Estimated Construction Cost:

$3.0 million

Project Engineer:

Toby Hallock, P.E.

(253) 856-5536


To be determined


To be determined