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Pullen Creek Barrier Removal on the North Fork Toutle

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During the summer of 2024, A barrier culvert on Pullen Creek, part of the North Fork Toutle Watershed, will be replaced with a fish-passable structure, restoring access to 2.6 miles of habitat for coho, steelhead, and sea-run cutthroat trout.

 

The purpose of this project is to improve fish passage by removing a barrier culvert and associated fill from the creek and replacing it with a 54’ concrete bridge. This project will restore access to 2.6 miles of habitat for sea-run cutthroat trout, coho, steelhead, and lamprey eels. The site is also a drop point for fish transported around the North Fork Toutle Sediment Retention Structure.

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Figure 1. The culvert that will be removed and replaced on pullen creek.

Figure 2. LCFEG Staff, project partners ans consultants on a site visit. 

Target Species 

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Partners | Consultants
Contractors

Funds

Sea-run cutthroat trout, Coho, Steelhead, and Lamprey eels

Restores access to 2.6 miles of habitat 

Pacific Bridge Construction

WA State RCO FFFPP #(22-2544) $65,000

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