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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:

Spring 2015 - Submit applications for permits

Winter 2016/2017 - Finish design and advertise for bids

Summer 2017 - Start construction

Estimated Construction Cost:

$3.0 million

Project Engineer:

Steve Lincoln, P.E.

(253) 856-5552



To be determined


To be determined