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Current and Upcoming Work

NE Everett Street – Single lane closures will occur on Everett Street at NE Lake Road near Lacamas (Round Lake) Park September 12 through September 15th due to construction activities.

Lacamas (Round Lake) Park – The trail near the south end of the pedestrian bridge will also be closed September 8th due bridge construction activities. The parking lot at Lacamas Park will be closed September 9th-30th due to construction activities. Use the overflow parking lot located on NE 35th Ave. Kayakers, paddle boarders, and other waterway users will not be able to pass under the pedestrian bridge while the new bridge is under construction from September 9th-30th. Work will include parking lot pavement restoration. CAUTION: For safety, please stay off the bridge.

Leadbetter Road – Leadbetter Road will be under construction over the next several months to install water and sewer improvements. Construction will begin at NE Everett and proceed west to NE 9th Street in phases. In the construction areas, Leadbetter Road will be CLOSED to all traffic except for local residential access. Construction of the Lacamas Lake Elementary School will also create traffic impacts at NE 232nd Avenue and NE 9th Street during this time. Please use alternate routes.

Lacamas Lake – Georgia-Pacific’s Camas mill will begin the Lacamas Lake drawdown on Monday, September 18 for the annual inspection of the dam. The lake level will remain low until January 31, 2018 for sewer and water line installation along Leadbetter Road. 


Updated September 22, 2017

The North Shore Sewer Transmission System Project will construct 4.5 miles of new sewer pipeline to serve the area north of Lacamas Lake, which is expected to see future residential, commercial and light industrial development. The project will also build three new wastewater pump stations and a pedestrian/pipe bridge across the Lacamas Lake and Round Lake channel.

Funding for this $12 million project has been provided through Water and Sewer Revenue Bonds issued by the City. Construction work is being done by Rotschy Inc. of Vancouver, WA.

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Construction Map

The construction map below will be updated regularly with anticipated construction activities and impacts. Click on lines and icons to learn about the project. You can turn map elements on and off using the “Layers” menu.

Note: Alignment and marker locations shown are for general reference only and may not match precisely with their actual location on aerial photographs.


Variable Message Sign.

Construction in many areas will require limiting traffic to one lane in each direction. Flaggers, traffic cones, and traffic signage will be used to direct vehicles and pedestrians during construction. Area residents, businesses and the travelling public can expect traffic delays along with some construction noise, vibration and dust in and around work areas.
No local business closures are expected during construction, and full pedestrian and vehicle access will be maintained during regular business hours.


  • Monday - Friday, 7 a.m. - 7 p.m.


Construction will be done in stages, so not all areas will be under construction at the same time. Work will generally progress from south to north along Everett St. to Leadbetter Rd., where it will continue west along Leadbetter Rd., through Camp Currie and terminate near the intersection of Goodwin Rd and Ingle Rd. A new waterline will also be constructed as part of the project starting near Camas High School, running west on NE 43rd Ave, crossing Everett St. and then continuing along Leadbetter Rd. to the new Lacamas Lake Elementary School. Construction is expected to be complete by May 2018.

Projects Schedule 


Example of open trench construction.

The project will primarily use an “open cut” or “open trench” construction technique to install the new pipeline. Trench boxes and sheeting will provide vertical shoring for trench walls to minimize the necessary width of the excavation and to protect the crews working in the trench. This approach also minimizes utility and traffic impacts. In most areas the pipeline trench will occur in the center of the roadway, requiring the closure of one lane of traffic. After construction, excavated trench areas will be backfilled and the pavement restored to allow normal vehicle movement.

Project Contacts

  • For questions, more information, or to join the interested parties list, you can contact a member of the project team at northshore@cityofcamas.us or by calling 360-817- 7377.
  • You can also download the City's Mobile app CamasConnect for Android or iPhone, or like us on Facebook or Twitter for up-to-date news on the project.

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