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Environmental Services

working for clean rivers

Phone: 503-823-7740

Fax: 503-823-6995

1120 SW 5th Avenue, Room 1000, Portland, OR 97204

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Boones Ferry Road Culvert Project

Tryon Creek culvert under Boones Ferry RoadEnvironmental Services and its partners are working on a project to replace a culvert on Tryon Creek under Boones Ferry Road. The existing culvert blocks all upstream fish passage and is too small to allow adequate flow during wet weather. The project will:

  • Allow fish to pass into Upper Tryon Creek and Arnold Creek upstream of Boones Ferry Road and will improve stream flow.
  • Install large wood and rock to protect fish habitat, reduce erosion and improve water quality.
  • Protect an exposed sewer pipe on Tryon Creek upstream of the culvert.
  • Install equipment to monitor fish movement after construction.
  • Provide pedestrian and wildlife passage through the new culvert.
  • Provide trail connectivity to the Tryon Creek State Natural Area North Creek Trailhead. Trail enhancements may include the undercrossing through the culvert, stairs to the roadway, a sidewalk to the trailhead and an interpretive area.

Boones Ferry Culvert Project Fact Sheet

Construction expected in summer 2016

Boones Ferry Road Culvert Replacement Advisory Committee

The committee provides Environmental Services with project feedback

Project Schedule

Construction coming in summer 2016