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March 6, 2014 at 9:11 PM

Highway 99 bridge in Sodo almost done

In just over a week, a new foam-supported Highway 99 bridge near South Spokane Street will be done, allowing traffic to be restored to two lanes each direction. The Washington State Department of Transportation (WSDOT) is aiming for March 14 to finish the $18 million, 470-foot crossing, where southbound cars currently are limited to one lane…

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December 9, 2013 at 4:25 PM

Rail-corridor purchase preserves freight service, could link trails

The Snohomish County Council approved buying nearly 12 miles of the Eastside Rail Corridor on Monday, preserving freight service and also opening the possibility of linking to trail systems in King County. The approval allows the county to use Conservation Futures bond money to buy the property from the Port of Seattle for $5 million. The Port…

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