City to clearcut all 34 Ferry Avenue 90-year-old maples

 

Last updated 5/17/2023 at 8:08am

Construction workers tear out sidewalks on Ferry Avenue in Coulee Dam, working under a shade canopy from trees the city has decided to cut down. - Scott Hunter photos

Residents of Coulee Dam's Ferry Avenue couldn't talk city representatives into alternatives Monday night as officials explained why all of the street's 60- to 70-foot-tall shade trees are going to be cut down.

A sidewalk fix four years in the making is leading to the removal of the trees that have given the neighborhood of 16 homes its distinct feel for decades.

The sidewalk repair will cost a...



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