Lower Issaquah Creek Restoration

Lower Issaquah Creek Revised Concept Location Preview


The Lower Issaquah Creek Stream and Riparian Habitat Enhancement Project will restore approximately 1,200 feet of degraded stream channel along Issaquah Creek between the SE 62nd Street Bridge and SE 60th Street. View the project map for more location details.

The project will construct three side channels and two backwater channels, install 250 log pieces and plant over 45,000 plants and trees. View the project rendering for more details.


Project design and the permitting phase was initiated in 2018.

The project is one of several salmon restoration projects the City will implement in the coming years.


  • May 2022: Construction begins
  • Dec. 2022: Anticipated construction completion
  • Early 2023: Final plant restoration work completed

Project Funding Sources

  • King Count Flood Control District – WRIA 8 Cooperative Watershed Management Grant
  • Recreation and Conservation Office - Salmon Recovery Funding Board
  • King Conservation District Fund
  • King County WaterWorks Grant
  • King County Subregional Opportunity Fund
  • Snoqualmie Indian Tribe

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