Replacing the existing pipe at Big Smith Creek with a small bridge will allow more fish to swim upstream.
The pipe at milepost 90 (near Edgewater Road in Syringa) blocks travel for fish upstream with its steep grade, but a new bridge will remove that blockage. The project is funded by the U.S. Forest Service, Nez Perce Tribe and ITD. Depending on the timing of U.S.F.S. funding, design could be completed, and the project could go to construction in 2021.Read More