National Mayor’s Challenge For Water Conservation

City of Olympia Mayor, Stephen Buxbaum, is joining mayors across the country in asking residents to make a commitment to conserve water by taking part in a national contest aimed at drastically slashing water and energy use across the nation. Throughout the month of April, WaterWise Olympia residents are encouraged to make their pledge to water conservation at www.mywaterpledge.com.  Last year, residents from over 1,000 cities pledged to reduce their annual consumption of drinking water by nearly a billion gallons.

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Apr. 1&2 - Overnight Closures At Tacoma Narrows Bridge Toll Plaza For Annual Maintenance

GIG HARBOR – Nighttime drivers traveling on eastbound State Route 16 across the Tacoma Narrows Bridge should plan for two nights of lane closures, April 1 and 2, as crews perform annual toll equipment maintenance. Before starting work at the toll plaza each night, crews will close the on-ramp from 24th Street Northwest to eastbound SR 16 at 8 p.m. Crews will then close all of the Good To Go! electronic toll lanes by 10 p.m. All of the Good To Go! lanes and the 24th Street ramp will reopen by 5 a.m. the following morning. During the closures all vehicles will be detoured through the toll booths.

Thurston County Work Involvement Now (WIN!) Projects Available

Applications for Work Involvement Now (WIN!) projects are currently available at Lacey City Hall, 420 College Street and also on the city’s official website www.ci.lacey.wa.us. Groups completing service projects benefiting the Lacey community may receive a grant of up to $300 through this program.

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