Presentation on theme: "Chico Estuary Restoration Kitty Hawk Drive culvert and road fill removal."— Presentation transcript:
Chico Estuary Restoration Kitty Hawk Drive culvert and road fill removal
Chico Creek Overview One of Puget Sound’s most productive chum salmon streams Culverts for State Route 3 and Kitty Hawk Drive block salmon & cause floods Chico Initiative –Healthy estuary –Free-flowing mainstem –Protected headwaters
Chico: Then and Now Salt marshes and the estuary were filled for SR3 and Kitty Hawk Drive The mainstem was re-routed and put in a 16’ wide culvert Historic Tidal Area (pre-SR3 And Kitty Hawk)
Restoration Goals Healthy estuary –Restore historic salt marshes –Remove fill Free-flowing mainstem –Fix culvert for Kitty Hawk Drive –Fix culvert for State Route 3 –Fix culvert for Golf Club Hill Road –Widen floodplain at Kitsap Golf & Country Club
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