Culvert and downstream headwall before return of creek, 9-18-2017

Watch the Stark Street Culvert Time-lapse Video.

Project Information:

  • Schedule: The road reopened the afternoon of October 20, 2017. 

​Project Description:

This project replaced an undersized culvert and fish ladder on the north side at the SE Stark Street crossing of Beaver Creek. It was replaced with a channel-spanning open bottom culvert that restored the natural streambed and allows for fish passage.  The new culvert is 150 feet long, designed for a future project that will widen SE Stark Street to four lanes, with sidewalks and bike lanes in 2020. The cost of the contract for the culvert replacement is approximately $2.1 million.

More Information:

An outreach event was held on May 20, 2017 at Skyland Pub. The meeting included this staff presentation on the project.

Outreach events were also held in August 2016 and a public meeting was held on December 9, 2015 at Mount Hood Community College to share information on the project design, construction schedule and traffic plan. The 2015 meeting included a presentation on the history of Beaver Creek restoration projects by an AmeriCorps volunteer:

Another presentation was made by County Road Engineering staff  at the 2015 meeting describing the project, schedule and traffic plan:

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