City Closes Portion of Cedar River Trail
Posted on 02/14/2020
Cedar River Trail Closed

City of Renton SealFebruary 14, 2020

Kelly Beymer, Community Services Administrator, 425-430-6617
Preeti Shridhar, Deputy Public Affairs Administrator, 425-430-6569

City of Renton closes portion of Cedar River Trail

Closure stretches between the Cedar River Dog Park and Riverview Park

RENTON, WA - The City of Renton has closed a portion of the Cedar River Trail as a precaution due to damage from the recent rain storms.

The Cedar River Trail closure extends eastbound from just beyond Cedar River Dog Park to Riverview Park. Both parks remain open.The trail closure extends eastbound from just beyond Cedar River Dog Park to Riverview Park. Both parks remain open and the trail is accessible eastbound at Riverview Park, but not westbound. Fencing and warning signs are in place and trail users are asked to obey the warnings and not to go beyond. Violators will be subject to prosecution (RMC 2-9-8.C.2).

The city will be consulting with geotechnical engineers on the next steps in repairing the riverbank. Currently there is no established timetable for re-opening the closed portion of the trail.

Questions about the closure can be directed to the city’s parks and trails division at 425-430-6600.

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