Rody Creek Channel Stabilization Between 80th Street East and 72nd Street East

About the Project


Pierce County has initiated this project to reduce sediment input and loading into the Rody Creek system and receiving Clarks Creek water body, by stabilizing the channel bed from downcutting and stabilizing certain areas of ravine slopes from erosion.  


The project will also help to address Clarks Creek TMDL goals and objectives by helping to improve water quality to the receiving Clarks Creek stream system.


Several channel spanning log structures, timber frames and slash will be placed, to reduce the movement of sediment into the receiving downstream channel reach (below 72nd Street  East).

Rody Creek Channel Stabilization Project Timeline


  • Winter 2020:  Permitting Completion
  • Spring 2021: Final Engineering Design Plans and Specifications
  • Spring 2021: Construction Easement Acquisition (anticipated)
  • Anticipated Summer 2022: Construction


Note:  The timelines noted above are subject to change and may vary.


Project Location


The proposed project is located in the Rody Creek ravine channel area between 80th Street East and 72nd Street East.

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Project Site Area - Rody Creek

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Project Updates


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Randy Brake
Civil Engineer
Phone: (253) 798-4651
Monday–Friday
7:30 a.m.–4:00 p.m.
Mailing Address:
2702 S 42nd St, Ste 201
Tacoma, WA 98409-7322