In partnership with the Puyallup Tribe of Indians, the Port of Tacoma will begin construction of the Wapato Creek stream & wetland habitat project, located between 12th St & State Route 509, on 7/26/21:


WHO: KLB Construction

WHY: Restoring ~20 acres of stream & wetland habitat with native plants & replacing 12th St Wapato Creek culverts with a bridge


ROAD CLOSURE DETAILS: 12th St. between 46th and Alexander Ave will be closed for bridge work from July 26, 2021 through Feb. 2022. Access will be provided to local residents.


More info at: www.portoftacoma.com/wapato


Please feel free to reach out to the following contacts with any questions or concerns:


Puyallup Tribe of Indians: Jennifer Keating, Planning & Land Use, 253-549-5397, Jennifer.M.Keating@puyalluptribe-nsn.gov

Port of Tacoma: Mark Rettmann, Environmental & Planning, 253-592-6716


Photo courtesy of City of Fife