May 20 - Public invited to open house for interim trail plan at Miller Peninsula property

The Washington State Parks and Recreation Commission invites the public to learn about the draft interim trail plan for the Miller Peninsula State Park Property at an open house in Sequim. State Parks staff will present the draft plan from 6 to 7:30 p.m., May 20, at the Guy Cole Conference Center, 202 N Blake Ave., Sequim. (Directions: The Miller Peninsula State Park Property includes more than 2,800 acres in Clallam County, north of Highway 101 and east of  Sequim. The property is primarily upland forest with more than 3 miles of shoreline on the Strait of Juan de Fuca and Discovery Bay.

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May 8 & 9 - Overnight Tacoma Narrows Bridge lane closures scheduled Friday and Saturday nights

GIG HARBOR – Motorists who use eastbound State Route 16 across the Tacoma Narrows Bridge will encounter double-lane closures during the overnight hours on Friday, May 8, and Saturday, May 9, for bridge maintenance work. Westbound SR 16 lanes will not be affected. The eastbound lane closures will take place between hours of 8 p.m. and 10 a.m. each night. Real-time traffic information is available on the Washington State Department of Transportation’s travel alerts web pages or by calling 5-1-1.

Olympia: Paving Operations on State Avenue begin May 11 for 2-3 Weeks

Starting Monday, May 11, State Avenue between Central and Plum will be repaved. The City’s contractor will first grind down the roadway approximately 2 inches, then apply new asphalt.  The complete project should take approximately 2-3 weeks, weather permitting. At least one lane of State Avenue will remain open to traffic, and it will be controlled by flaggers.  Motorists should expect travel delays during construction hours, approximately 7 am – 6 pm. Alternative routes for travel are highly encouraged. Direct questions about the project to Brett Bures, Project Manager with Olympia Public Works, 360.753.8290. A map of Olympia’s 2015 construction projects is available online at:  Follow updates about Olympia construction projects on Twitter @OlyProjects.

May 12 - Mason County PUD No. 3 - Board Of Commissioners Meeting

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