Capitol Campus Update: Drilling continues Tuesday along Deschutes Parkway

For inquiries:
Deschutes Estuary Restoration Project | 360-407-8470 |
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Additional drilling on Deschutes Parkway scheduled for January 2 - 8, 2024.

Where: Starting west of Heritage Park and continuing around the perimeter of Capitol Lake along Deschutes Parkway Southwest to the Interpretive Park Trail.

What's happening: As part of the Deschutes Estuary Restoration Project, DES will be conducting a geotechnical survey of the land around Capitol Lake that will require drilling into the ground to collect samples.

Impact: Large machinery, trucks, and crews will be visible, and visitors can expect loud noise from the drilling. A portion of the pedestrian walking path will be closed, and pedestrians should follow the marked detour. A few parking spots near the drilling locations will be temporarily closed during the work.

When: 7 a.m. to 5 p.m., Tuesday, Jan. 2 to Friday, Jan. 8.

All work is weather dependent. The Washington State Department of Enterprise Services has contracted with FLOYD | SNIDER of Seattle, Washington for this effort.