May 11-14 Traffic Delays at Capitol Boulevard and Linwood Avenue

Drivers should expect increased traffic delays north and southbound at the intersection of Capitol Boulevard SE and Linwood Avenue SW in Tumwater on Monday, May 11 through Thursday, May 14, 2015 from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.. Prairie Electric, a private contractor for Construct One will be installing new traffic signal poles and mast arms on all four corners of the intersection of Capitol Boulevard at Linwood Avenue. Flaggers will be on hand to direct traffic. Traffic will be stopped for up to 15 minutes at a time while the mast arms are being hung across the traffic lanes for safety.
Should you require additional information, please contact the City of Tumwater Public Works Department at (360) 754-4140.

May 16 - Olympia: Community Renewal Area (Cra) Open House

The City of Olympia’s Community and Economic Revitalization Committee invites you to an open house next Saturday, May 16, 2015, at City Hall located at 601 4th Avenue East. Come and learn the about the status of the CRA (Community Renewal Area) process and provide feedback from 9:00 – 10:20 AM.  CP&D Director Keith Stahley relays, “We invite the public to come help shape the focus of the RFP (Request for Proposal) and provide feedback on how the City should proceed.”  The RFP under consideration will help identify a redevelopment partner for a specific area in downtown, an important first step.

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County Begins Update of Solid Waste Plan at May 14 Meeting

Public invited to attend and participate in plan update with Solid Waste Advisory Committee. The Thurston County Solid Waste Division will begin an update of the county’s solid waste plan beginning Thursday, May 14 at the regular meeting of the Thurston County Solid Waste Advisory Committee. State law requires all counties and cities in Washington to have a comprehensive solid waste plan that is reviewed and updated every five years.

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May 9 & 10 - Intermittent closures on I-5 NB Exit #105 in Olympia Saturday and Sunday

OLYMPIA – Washington State Department of Transportation crews will intermittently close the northbound Interstate 5 exit to the Port of Olympia and the Capitol Campus (#105) Saturday and Sunday, May 9 and 10, to usher in some four-legged weed warriors. Goats, being used in a weed control pilot project under the Capitol Campus Interchange, will be loaded into the area near the exit ramp and the Henderson Boulevard roundabout both Saturday and Sunday. Drivers should take alternate routes into Olympia or allow extra time in case of traffic delays during those times

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