Vancouver: Burnt Bridge Creek Trail closed for improvements

Posted by on May 7th, 2008 at 3:34 pm

This just in from City of Vancouver:

Improvement work to begin on west end of Burnt Bridge Creek Trail

Tuesday, May 06, 2008
Contact: Terry Snyder, (360) 619-1118
E-mail: terry.snyder@ci.vancouver.wa.us

Vancouver City Council awarded a bid Monday, May 5, to Integrity Excavation & Construction of Battle Ground, for improvements to the Burnt Bridge Creek Trail between Fruit Valley Road and Hazel Dell Avenue and new trailhead improvements at Fruit Valley Road and Bernie Drive.

A 1.5 mile section of the trail, beginning at Bernie Drive and Fruit Valley Road, will close to the public mid-May, and will remain closed until the end of the year. Work will include trail widening, resurfacing and trailhead improvements.

More information here

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While this is probably the most damaged section of the trail, why would they close it in the summer? Why couldn\’t they work on it when lots of bikes and pedestrians wouldn\’t be using it?