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Posted on: June 16, 2020

Levee repair work off Foothills Trail at SR 162 and 177th Street East planned this summer

Pierce County crews will repair about 460 feet of river levee along the Carbon River’s left bank July 15-31. The work area is off the Foothills Trail trailhead at State Route 162 and 177th Street East.

The section of the Charles Crocker Levee being repaired has been eroded by the migration of the Carbon River. It was also damaged in recent storms. Crews will remove dirt and rocks and rebuild the levee with large rocks.

Impacts to Foothills Trail
A contractor will remove about nine trees on June 22 in preparation for the levee repair work. Additional work days may be needed. Work hours will be 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Visit www.piercecountywa.gov/CharlesCrockerLevee for schedule updates.

Foothills Trail users should expect intermittent delays at the trailhead during the tree removal work. A flagger will direct trail users while the work is underway.

The levee repair work will take place July 15-31. Work hours will run from 7 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday to Friday.

The trail will remain open during the work. The picnic area near the trailhead will be closed during work hours. Bike racks near the picnic area will be inaccessible.

Trail users should be cautious in the work area and remain on the trail. They should not go past the closure barricades.

This work is part of Pierce County’s annual river levee maintenance program. Previous work in this area includes a 2013 repair of 250 feet of levee just downstream of this year’s section.

Visit www.piercecountywa.gov/CharlesCrockerLevee for project updates.

MEDIA CONTACT:
Anne Radford, Pierce County public information specialist
(253) 798-2464
anne.radford@piercecountywa.gov

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