2019 Hermes Basin Outlet Reroute

Project Location

SW 130th St, between 2nd Ave SW and 1st Ave S.

2019 Hermes Basin Outlet Reroute


Project Overview

This project will reroute and upsize an existing stormwater force main around private residences between the Hermes Depression and 1st Avenue S. The purpose of this project is to reroute the pumped storm water flow from the Hermes Depression to remain entirely within the right-of-way and avoid being discharged through private property.

Project also includes:

  • Replacing pumps and electrical at Hermes Basin.

Project Status

Project Awarded: King Construction Co. Inc, Fife WA

Scheduled Start Date: July 2019

Scheduled Completion Date: Spring 2020

Installation of the new storm water force main pipe, together with site restoration of the road and residential frontages within the right-of-way, along SW 130th St and 1st Ave S., was completed in the fall of 2019.

Replacement of the pumps at Hermes Basin is scheduled for late spring of 2020.

Project Manager

David Traub, (206) 436-5552, davidt@burienwa.gov