Category Archives: Thornton Creek

Thornton Creek in 2016: Watershed Updates

Northeast Seattle’s Thornton Creek watershed has had major work done on it in recent years.  How healthy is the water now?

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Influence of the Confluence Celebration on Saturday, June 11, 2016

It has been a year since the major reconfiguration of the creek bed and flood plain of Thornton Creek at Meadowbrook.  A festival event on Saturday, June 11th, sponsored by Thornton Creek Alliance, will offer education and info about the … Continue reading

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The Road is OPEN!!!!!

Thornton Creek Confluence Project Construction Update:  January 16, 2015 With the advantage of this week’s dry weather, the contractor was able to complete the remaining pieces of work in order to open 35th Ave NE.  The road had been closed … Continue reading

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Meadowbrook Update: January 2015

On Tuesday evening, January 13, 2015 a roomful of people at the Meadowbrook Community Center, 10517 35th Ave NE, listened intently as Seattle Public Utilities Project Engineer Jason Sharpley reviewed the work done at The Confluence from May to December … Continue reading

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Meadowbrook Update: December 2014

Along the arterial 35th Ave NE there is a low point in the road between NE 105th and 115th Streets.  In past times before the building of roads and houses, the area was a natural flood plain for The Confluence … Continue reading

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Meadowbrook Update: November 2014

Since June 2014 the arterial 35th Ave NE has been closed at the point of NE 107th Street while the South Branch of Thornton Creek has been rechanneled and a flood plain created for greater capacity to hold water.  The … Continue reading

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Meadowbrook Update: October 2014

In October 2014 the flame ash street trees along 35th Ave NE are showing their autumn colors.  Since June 2014 street signs have been posted to warn drivers along the arterial that 35th Ave NE is closed to through-traffic at … Continue reading

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