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Destination Point Defiance

Thank you to all who came to the Point Defiance Open House on Feb. 10. Please take a minute to give feedback on the two topics below.

If you couldn't get to the Open House we want your input too! Please look at the design options and give feedback on the the two topics below. Videos of the presentations are linked below as well.

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Coming to Point Defiance: Hammerheads,
new recreation space & more!
 

Destination Point Defiance LogoDestination Point Defiance is a long-term comprehensive planning initiative started years ago to enhance the park’s experience and honor its character.

The capital improvement bond approved by voters in 2014 is funding much of the related construction work along with grants from the state RCO program, Washington State taxpayers, donors and other sources.

Construction Impacts: What's Happening

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Week of February 19, 2018  

Waterfront Phase I – Triangle

  • This week we will finish pigsealing the bridge over the ferry road.
  • Visitors will see and hear a small crew working around the bridge.
  • Neighbors will see and hear a small crew working around the bridge and a small amount of night work.
  • Traffic impacts: Pearl entrance will be closed 11 PM to 4:30 AM to allow for pigsealing the bridge over the ferry road. Flagging through the area will occur.
    Work hours: 7 am to 4:30 am and 11:30 pm-4:30 am

Waterfront Phase I - Peninsula

  • This week we will work at the entrance of the Yacht Club to pour the new driveway and continue with landscape curb and landscaping.
  • Visitors will see and hear concrete pours and small landscape crews.
  • Neighbors will see and hear concrete pours and small landscape crews.
  • Traffic impacts: Parking may be closed to allow for curb placement and striping, as well as re-routing traffic around the fresh concrete at the driveway.
    Work hours: 7 am-4:30 pm

Pearl Street Roundabout

  • This month: Roundabout work continues. Traffic exiting the park to Pearl street is being re-routed around the pond to the Mildred Street exit.
  • Traffic impacts: See map below. There is no exit from the park to Pearl street, except for Ferry and boathouse traffic. Visitors should use the Mildred Street entrance/exit.

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Environmental Learning Center

New Aquarium

  • This week: Completion of the in-tank rockwork. On-going MEP installations, wall framing, roofing.
  • Visitors will see and hear increased traffic and general construction noise.
  • Park neighbors will see and hear increased traffic and general construction noise.
  • Traffic impacts: increased traffic.
    Work hours: Monday-Saturday, 5 am-11 pm
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