2015 – Lyon Creek Flood Mitigation Project

John’s career experience in transportation projects gave him insight in how LFP could manage the Lyon Creek Flood Mitigation Project:  John supported working closely with WSDOT to combine LFP’s flood control project with WSDOT’s separate Fish Passage program in replacing the culvert running under Bothell Way.


By coordinating ahead of the work, the City was able to combine the two projects and complete the most disruptive part of the work in a single weekend rather than over months of phased construction work.  This coordination drastically reduced traffic disruptions during the project and saved over $1 million in construction costs.  


Despite record rainfalls since the work was completed, there has been NO flooding of Bothell Way, the Town Center Mall, or the Sheridan Beach neighborhood!