Section of Third Avenue and Cherry Street Closed Starting Tuesday, August 7th

Section of Third Avenue and Cherry Street Closed Starting Tuesday, August 7th

To facilitate the installation of a new sidewalk, the above sections of Third Avenue and Cherry Street will be closed except for local access starting Tuesday, August 7th at 7am. This new sidewalk will provide increased pedestrian safety for residents traveling to or from the Central Elementary School, the Boys and Girls Clubhouse, the Ferndale Senior Activity Center and all the recreational opportunities available at Pioneer Park.

Construction work will also be done on the north side of Cherry Street, adjacent to Cascade Elementary although it will not impact traffic.

Work will continue through August, please obey all traffic signs and use caution when driving through the area. We appreciate your patience during this project.

If you have any questions about this project, please feel free to call Ferndale Public Works at (360) 384-4006 for more information.

Northbound I-5 Exit 263 Portal Way Scheduled to Close August 13th-18th

As part of the construction of a compact roundabout at the intersection of Portal Way and the I-5 off ramp, the Northbound Exit 263 will be closed starting at 6am on August 13th, continuing through August 18th.

During the closure period, drivers will be detoured along Grandview road. Please obey all traffic signs and we appreciate your patience during this project.

If you have any questions about this project,  please feel free to call Ferndale Public Works at (360) 384-4006 for more information.

Notice Traffic Revisions and Possible Delays: Wednesday, August 8, 2018 from 7:00am – 7:00pm.

Notice Traffic Revisions and Possible Delays: Wednesday, August 8, 2018 from 7:00am – 7:00pm.

Seamount, between Vista Drive and Malloy Avenue

Drivers should expect delays as traffic is reduced to single lane traffic on Seamount Drive between Vista Drive and Malloy Avenue. Flaggers will be on-site directing traffic. This work is to complete improvements associated with a private development project.

If you have questions regarding this notice, please contact Ferndale Public Works Department at (360) 384-4006.

Construction of New Compact Roundabout on Portal Way Begins July 30th

Construction of New Compact Roundabout on Portal Way Begins July 30th

Please be advised that construction of a compact roundabout at Portal Way and I-5 Northbound Exit 263 will begin on Monday, July 30, 2018.  During the first couple weeks of work, drivers should expect impacts on Portal Way as crews widen the intersection. Flaggers will be on hand to direct traffic through the construction zone.

Please choose alternate routes if possible. Thank you for your patience.

The final part of this project will require that both the Northbound on and off ramps to and from Interstate 5 be closed for a period of up to 5 days starting in mid-August.  During the closure period, drivers will be detoured.  More information will be released next week with those closure dates.

If you have questions regarding this notice, please contact the Ferndale Public Works Department at (360) 384-4006.

 

Announcing the Winners of the Great Ferndale Midsummer Mystery

Announcing the Winners of the Great Ferndale Midsummer Mystery

Congratulations to the winners of the Great Ferndale Midsummer Mystery:

1st Place – Mike, Joan, Michael, Tera and Audrey Contezac

2nd Place – Carol and Jerry Van Sambeek, Brie, Gigi and Amelie Ambler

3rd Place – Dean, Tayen, Nyla, Carolyn Withrow

4th Place – Casey Osman, Kara Helms, Karen Osman, Heyden Pinkston

5th Place – Kaden, Kathleen, Sarah and Hazel Morris

6th Place – Jon, Jamie, Jadyn and Jaclyn Denham

and of course a big thank you to all 168 participants who took the opportunity to explore our city and meet your neighbors. This adventure was made possible by the Whatcom Community Foundation as part of their #ProjectNeighborly initiative. Until next time, detectives! #FerndaleMystery

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