Tag Archives: The Confluence

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: 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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Meadowbrook Update: September 2014

The rain and cooler temperatures of the week of September 21 to 27, 2014, were a signal to fish, that it is almost time for them to swim upstream!  The summer dry-season is over, and in-water work at The Confluence … Continue reading

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August 2014 Update: Construction on the Creek

In the Summer of 2014 work is continuing on improvements at The Confluence, the joining-place of the north and south branches of Thornton Creek on 35th Ave NE at NE 107th Street.  The two branches flow into Meadowbrook Pond, a … Continue reading

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The Confluence in 2014

Road closure update:  As of June 2nd, 2014, 35th Ave NE is CLOSED at NE 107th Street.  Summer construction work will be done to enlarge the creek bed of the South Fork of Thornton Creek and put in new, much … Continue reading

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Meadowbrook Pond Autumn 2013 Re-opening

Meadowbrook Pond is located on 35th Ave NE at about NE 107th Street, its entrance framed by the flame ash street trees which line the arterial.  The pond is part of a low-lying flat area called the Confluence because the … Continue reading

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Meadowbrook Pond: Farewell Until Fall

Meadowbrook is the name of the neighborhood to the north of Wedgwood from NE 95th to 125th Streets and includes the sites of Nathan Hale High School, Meadowbrook Community Center and the Pond.  Meadowbrook Pond is located directly across from … Continue reading

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