It’s a lovely day for a walk, so I took the Newshound through Madison Valley today to get an update on what’s going on down there.
First up, the expansion of the drainage pond at 30th & Denny has made a lot of progress. The new walking paths are now sculpted into the north end of the property, and excavation continues on the south side. Construction workers have told me that they hauled away as much as fourteen dump trucks of dirt in a single day. They’re working hard to get the construction done before the rain returns in the fall.
The houses that were moved from Madrona last month have also made a lot of progress. Foundations are poured for both, and it looks like it won’t be long until they’re lowered down and fixed to their new locations.
Finally, although this isn’t quite Madison Valley, it was on our way home. Sawdust is flying at the Bottleneck where they’re removing a wall and expanding into the old barbershop space to the west: