Johnson Creek Side Channel Restoration Project

Johnson Creek Side Channel Restoration Project

Project Summary

The Johnson Creek Side Channel Reconnection project increased connectivity of two existing side channels (one side channel and one high flow side channel,) and a floodplain swale. Construction activities included side channel excavation and enhancement, side channel tributary alcove excavation, bank buried large wood structures, floodplain roughness large wood structures, habitat large wood structures and man-made feature removal.

Key Elements

  • Permitting
  • Traffic Control
  • Erosion and Sediment Control
  • Removal of structures
  • Channel Excavation
  • Supply and Delivery of habitat logs
  • Large wood structures
  • Wildlife crossings

Contracting Agency

Clackamas River Basin Council

Industry Sector

Ecological Restoration


Oregon City, OR