King County
The construction of the Murray Basin Combined Sewage Overflow project is proceeding with on site preparation taking place this week. The area will be fenced and construction management trailers will be put in place in the northwest corner of the park.

Prep work will begin this week for Murray Basin CSO near at Lowman Beach

The contractor for the Murray Combined Sewer Overflow project will begin on-site preparation for facility construction later this week. Security fencing will be installed around the Murray Pump Station in Lowman Beach Park, and two trailers will be put in place in the park’s northwest corner to serve as the contractor’s office for the duration of the project.

Access to Lowman Beach Park facilities and beachfront will be maintained. Park users are encouraged to access the park through the 15-foot wide pathway north of the contractor project office. This pathway will remain open throughout construction. Parking on the west side of Beach Drive Southwest will be maintained once the trailers are installed.

Community members can call the project hotline at 206-205-9186 with any inquiries or concerns.

What to expect:
• Work hours will typically be 7:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m., Monday through Friday.
• Brief temporary traffic delays on Beach Drive Southwest are expected as the contractor moves in equipment.
• Increased truck traffic on nearby streets.
• Lowman Beach Park and beach remain open.

The Murray CSO Control Facility will safeguard Puget Sound by storing sewage and polluted stormwater during storms and preventing regional sewer system overflows into the water off of Lowman Beach Park. Construction is anticipated to start in December 2013 and be complete in the fall of 2016. For more information about the new facility, please visit:

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