Temp Road Closures On Capitol Blvd

Expect traffic delays along Capitol Boulevard SE near the intersection of Israel Road SW on Thursday, June 12 and Friday, June 13, 2014. A contractor will have equipment on the northbound shoulder of Capitol Boulevard causing intermittent lane restrictions between 9:00 a.m. and 3:00 p.m. each day.

South Bay Excavating, a private contractor for CenturyLink, will be installing fiber optic cable along Capitol Boulevard, from the transit bus pullout south of the intersection with Israel Road to just north of the Washington State Library. Call the City of Tumwater Public Works Department at (360) 754-4140 with construction questions or concerns.

Boaters Asked To Take Survey On State Marine Parks

The Washington State Parks and Recreation Commission is asking the boating public to help the agency better understand how boaters use state marine parks and provide their views on possible changes to fees and policies for next year. Boaters are invited to take an online survey by June 15th. State Parks manages more than 40 marine parks, located primarily in Puget Sound. These parks are accessible only by boat and often feature floats or buoys for overnight moorage. Since 2009, the agency has lost almost 80 percent of its tax support, and moorage fees are well below market rates. Results from the survey will help guide State Parks in developing a sustainable funding structure as it takes a more market-based approach to managing all of its facilities.

To participate, boaters are invited to take an online survey by June 15.

Washington Has New Plan To Keep Freight Moving

A new plan to ensure the safe, reliable and efficient movement of goods from supplier to customer is now ready for public review and comment. The Washington State Department of Transportation worked with private and public partners across the state on the plan. Once finalized, the Washington State Freight Mobility Plan will shape the future of Washington’s multimodal freight transportation network and keep Washington’s economy moving.

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Summer Food Programs

Mason County: The Pioneer School District announced their sponsorship of the Seamless Summer Feeding Program for children. Meals will be available at no charge to all children 18 years of age and younger. Lunch will be served starting July 7th through August 1st from 11am-noon at Pioneer Primary School at 110 East Spencer Lake Road in Shelton.

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