Aug 25 - Mason County Pud No. 3 - Board Of Commissioners Meeting

Regular commission meeting - Agenda

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Comments On New Deschutes Flood Map Due Oct. 15

Revised maps used to set national flood insurance rates for Deschutes-area property owners It can be hard to imagine the devastation that floods can bring to Thurston County communities as the warm, dry summer stretches on, but that’s exactly what emergency management officials want area property owners to do when they review the updated Flood Insurance Rate Maps for the Deschutes River watershed.

“We need people who have property in the Deschutes watershed to take a close look at these revised maps and send in their comments if they find any errors or wish to dispute any of the revisions,” said Andrew Kinney, Thurston County Emergency Management Coordinator. “We want to make sure the public is well aware of the map changes, and that they’re ready for any flood insurance rate changes that might come out of it.”

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WSDOT landslide Mitigation Work Resumes Along Northern Rail Lines Near Everett And Mukilteo

OLYMPIA – Crews will start landslide mitigation work near Mukilteo and Everett the week of Agust 17, 2015, to help limit landslides that disrupt passenger train service north of Seattle.

The Washington State Department of Transportation is spending $16.1 million in federal funds on slide management projects to help shore up slopes along rail lines. Six historically slide prone sites were selected for work. Two projects were completed in 2014. This summer and late fall work will take place at three sites near Mukilteo and one near Everett.

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Aug 21-23 I-5 Lane, Ramp Closures Scheduled In Olympia, Tumwater

OLYMPIA – Drivers who use Interstate 5 and US 101 in Olympia may encounter delays during overnight hours on Friday and Saturday, Aug. 21-22. Details on scheduled lane and ramp closures are listed below. During the closures, crews will make asphalt repairs and modifications to an I-5 bridge expansion joint seal.

 Friday, Aug. 21

8 p.m.

  • Crews will close one lane on the ramp from southbound US 101 to northbound I-5. One lane on the ramp will remain open until 9 p.m.
  • The Deschutes Way Southwest on-ramp to northbound I-5 will close. Drivers will need to access I-5 from the Trosper Road interchange.

9 p.m.

  • Crews will close the southbound US 101 on-ramp to northbound I-5. Drivers will need to detour via southbound I-5 and Tumwater Boulevard.

9:30 p.m.

  • Crews will close two right lanes of northbound I-5 between Trosper Road Southwest and Capitol Lake.

 Saturday, Aug. 22

8 a.m.

  • All lanes and ramps will reopen.

9 p.m.

  • The southbound I-5 exit to northbound US 101 will close. Drivers will need to detour via Tumwater Boulevard.
  • Drivers may also encounter southbound I-5 double- and triple-lane closures between Henderson Boulevard and Capitol Lake.

Sunday, Aug. 23

9 a.m.

  • All lanes and ramps will reopen.

Drivers can get real-time traffic information on their phone with the WSDOT mobile app and the WSDOT regional Twitter feed. Advance information is also provided on the Olympic Region Weekly Construction and Traffic Updates page.