Olympic Peninsula Resource Advisory Committee Vacancies

July 10, 2015, Olympia, WA - The Olympic Peninsula Resource Advisory Committee (RAC) has three vacant positions.  We are seeking new members to serve on this committee, which reviews and recommends land management projects to be funded under the Secure Rural Schools program.   

RAC members represent a wide range of interests.  The committee has 15 members and each is assigned to one of three categories:

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July 15 - HCCC Board of Directors Meeting

Draft Agenda for the Hood Canal Coordinating Council Board of Directors meeting. Wednesday, July 15, 2015 from 1:00 to 4:00 PM at Oxford Suites, 9550 NW Silverdale Way, Silverdale (changed from Baymont Inn)

July 15 Planning Commission Public Hearing: Amendments To Thurston County Rural Zoning Code On The Agenda

The Thurston County Planning Commission will hold a public hearing on Wednesday, July 15 at 7 p.m. on proposed amendments to the Thurston County Rural Zoning Code. The public is invited to participate in informed discussion, and testimony will be accepted at the July 15 hearing. The Planning Commission may act on the proposal at the close of the hearing.

The July 15 public hearing will be in Room 152 in Building One of the County Courthouse complex at 2000 Lakeridge Drive SW in Olympia.

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July 10 & 11 - US 101 Lane, I-5 On-ramp Closures Scheduled In Olympia

OLYMPIA – Drivers who plan to use southbound US 101 or the Deschutes Way Southwest on-ramps to reach northbound Interstate 5 in Olympia may encounter brief delays during the overnight hours on Friday, July 10. 

  • From 8 p.m. Friday, July 10 to 5 a.m. Saturday, July 11, the southbound US 101 on-ramp to northbound I-5 will be reduced to a single lane.
  • During the same time, the Deschutes Way Southwest on-ramp to northbound I-5 will also close. Drivers will be able to access I-5 from the Trosper Road interchange.

Both closures allow crews to make modifications to a bridge expansion joint seal.

There is a lot of traffic related information available at your fingertips. Mobile phone users can download the Washington State Department of Transportation mobile app and monitor the WSDOT regional Twitter feed. Advance information is also provided on the Olympic Region Weekly Construction and Traffic Updates page.