Huxley College Graduate and Undergraduate Publications

Alternative title

Proposed Fever Creek bridge replacement environmental impact assessment

Date Permissions Signed

Fall 12-8-2016

College Affiliation

Huxley College of the Environment

Date of Award

Fall 2016

Document Type

Environmental Impact Assessment

Department or Program Affiliation

Department of Environmental Studies

Department

Environmental Studies

First Advisor

Laninga, Tamara

Subject – LCSH

Footbridges--Environmental aspects--Washington (State)--Bellingham

Abstract

The purpose of replacing the Fever Creek pedestrian bridge is to provide a safe, reliable, and environmentally responsible bridge running east to west between Superior Street and Michigan Street. Currently there is no pedestrian bridge connecting the trail that comes from the E Illinois Street Right of Way (ROW) and crosses Fever Creek. The former bridge was removed primarily due to public safety concerns, as it saw heavy use by elementary school children who would walk from their homes in the Roosevelt and Alabama Hill neighborhoods. This document will examine the impacts of reconstructing the bridge and consider two different alternatives.

Type

Text

Keywords

Footbridges--Environmental aspects--Washington (State)--Bellingham

Publisher

Western Washington University

OCLC Number

972737552

Geographic Coverage

Bellingham (Wash.)

Format

application/pdf

Genre/Form

Environmental impact statement

Language

English

Rights

Copying of this document in whole or in part is allowable only for scholarly purposes. It is understood, however, that any copying or publication of this document for commercial purposes, or for financial gain, shall not be allowed without the author’s written permission.

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