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Projects currently open for bids
The Public Works Department currently has two projects out to bid.  To receive addendums, contractors are advised to provide contact information at www.wcrinc.com

The Public Works Department in partnership with other governmental agencies secures funding necessary to construct large capital projects to improve the livability within the City of Burlington. The projects are awarded to private contractors who design and construct them under the watchful supervision of Public Works. The following are typical projects recently completed.

2015 Rio Vista Ave Street Improvement Projects

Section Street and Sewer Improvement ProjectsThe following improvements were made on Rio Vista Ave from Gardner to Section:
  • New sidewalks
  • Crosswalks
  • ADA ramps
  • New water and sewer mains & services
  • Drainage improvements
  • Pavement markings
  • Street signs

The project was funded by City of Burlington and WA State Transportation Improvement Board.

Burlington L.I.D. Demonstration ProjectBurlington L.I.D. Demonstration Project
This project provided parking made from pervious concrete at this site of the old fire hall. The pervious concrete allows stormwater to flow right through and enter the ground, reducing runoff and pollution. The site also includes two rain gardens that provide treatment and infiltration for the stormwater from the adjacent street.

The project cost $165,000, with $139,000 funded by the Washington State Department of Ecology.