The City of Bonney Lake’s boat launch at Allan Yorke Park will be closed to the public starting at 10 p.m. on Sunday, July 8 and will reopen at 10 p.m. on Tuesday, July 10. We apologize for this inconvenience as this closure is necessary as part of the City’s Capital Improvement Project, Lake Tapps Trestle Repair Project.
To provide adequate space for the contractor to disassemble the sections of the barge, the City of Bonney Lake’s Ball Park #4 parking lot will be restricted on Monday and Tuesday to accommodate the trucks that will be picking up the sections of the barge.
For information on how to access the North Lake Tapps County Park boat launch, visit https://www.co.pierce.wa.us/1326/North-Lake-Tapps-County-Park.
About the project:
The portion of the City’s water and sewer systems that serves the Inlet Island area uses a trestle bridge to extend the system across the entry flume to Lake Tapps. This trestle has standing pilings in the lake’s water and after many years the pilings are showing severe age and are needed to be replaced. The City has awarded a contract with Rognlin’s, Inc., to replace the aging pilings. As part of the project, the contractor was required to build a barge with a crane to complete the work. The contractor built and launched their barge at the City’s boat launch and then moved into the location at the City’s trestle to complete the work. Once the project is complete, the contractor will return the barge to the City’s boat launch and dissemble the barge.