East Barlow Trail Road - Embankment Restoration
Project Description: The winter floods of 2011 have eroded the embankment that protects the East Barlow Trail Road adjacent to the Sandy River near milepost 6.0. With this project, Clackamas County will restore that embankment. Please see the location map below.
Status: In Design
Schedule: Construction start in the summer of 2014
Contact: Joel Howie, Project Manager: 503-742-4658 or JHowie@clackamas.us
Consultant: OBEC Consulting Engineers
Things to be aware of:
- February 2013 - March 2013: There will be a drill rig along the side of the roadway for a couple of days, which could result in traffic delays of up to 20 minutes.
- Workers in the area starting late November or early December of 2012. The design consultant will have surveyors, geologists, engineers, natural resource scientists and archeologists in the area to gather data to help us determine our options for restoring the embankment.
- Federal Highway Emergency Funds
You may be interested to know:
- The embankment was protected with riprap installed in the 1960’s by the Army Corps of Engineers. Most of the riprap was washed away in the flood of January 2011.
Project Exhibits: Click on the image below to see a larger version.