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Vancouver, Wash. – For the 13th consecutive year, the Salmon Creek Wastewater Treatment Plant received the Wastewater Treatment Plant Outstanding Performance award from the Washington State Department of Ecology.

The award is granted to those treatment plants that achieve 100% compliance with the National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System permit including maintaining effluent discharge limits, monitoring and reporting requirements and overall operational demands placed on the facility from various community- and weather-related influences.


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Vancouver, Wash. – Regular drivers along the Highway 99 corridor can expect continued nighttime lane closures as paving approaches the intersection with Northeast 134th Street. 

On Tuesday, Sept. 8, crews will close the through lane from the Interstate 205 southbound off-ramp to Highway 99 at Northeast 134th Street from 8 p.m. to 7 a.m.  A detour will be in place to direct traffic around the lane closure. This work is weather dependent and could be delayed. 


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Vancouver, Wash. – Clark County is accepting applications to fill three vacancies on a seven-member Parks Advisory Board for terms that begin Jan. 1, 2021.

Board members serve three-year terms. Upon expiration of a term, a member can apply again. There is no limit on how many terms a member can serve. The Parks Advisory Board advises the Clark County Council and county staff on parks planning, acquisition, development and related issues. Applicants must be residents of Clark County.


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Full closure of the roadway between Northeast 159th Street and Northeast 172nd Street for emergency storm pipe repair

Vancouver, Wash. – Regular drivers along Northeast 72nd Avenue should prepare for a full closure of Northeast 72nd Avenue beginning Tuesday, Sept. 8. The roadway will be closed to allow crews with Clark County Public Works’ contractor to perform emergency repair on a section of failing storm pipe under the road. The closure and associated work are expected to take three to four weeks and is weather dependent, which could extend the closure.


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Vancouver, Wash. – Regular drivers along the intersection of Northeast 99th Street and Highway 99 can expect intermittent lane closures, beginning Monday, Aug. 3.

Due to high traffic volumes and the complexity of the contracted work, drivers and pedestrians can expect the following impacts during construction:


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Vancouver, Wash. – Regular drivers along the intersection of Northeast 99th Street and Highway 99 can expect intermittent lane closures, beginning Monday, Aug. 3.

Due to high traffic volumes and the complexity of the contracted work, drivers and pedestrians can expect the following impacts during construction:


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Vancouver, Wash. – The Clark County Public Works Parks and Lands Division is updating the Parks and Recreation and Open Space (PROS) Plan and seeks community input to help direct future priorities for the Clark County parks system. Feedback can be submitted by taking a quick survey. The 20-question survey will help inform Clark County staff as they work to update the PROS plan.


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Vancouver, Wash. – Regular drivers along the Highway 99 corridor can expect nighttime lane closures and two complete closures of the intersection of Highway 99 and 99th Street beginning Saturday, June 13.


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Vancouver, Wash. – Clark County park users now have the convenient option to pay for parking before leaving home with the Flowbird mobile app. Using Flowbird is a breeze. Not only is the Flowbird app easy to use, it provides peace of mind by offering:

Contactless payment – park users no longer need to handle cash or interact with high-touch surfaces
Find my car – for those who forgot where they parked
Touch ID


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Vancouver, Wash. –The Clark County Public Works department has re-opened some permanent and portable restrooms at community and regional parks across the county following a recommendation from the Board of Health on Friday.