FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: June 11, 2015
CONTACT: Jeff Storrar 206-587-481, email@example.com or Mark Braseth 206-971-3287, firstname.lastname@example.org
Comment on rural transportation projects proposed for funding
SEATTLE - The Puget Sound Regional Council is encouraging people to comment on five projects recommended to receive $3 million in funding from PSRC's Rural Town Centers and Corridors Program. The public comment period will run from June 11 to July 23, 2015. PSRC's Executive Board will take action on the recommended projects on July 23, 2015.
PSRC's Rural Town Centers and Corridors Program helps fund transportation projects in smaller towns and cities in rural areas of the region.
The five projects selected for $3 million in funding are:
- Duvall's SR 203 Safety Improvements and Road Reconstruction - $1,052,073
- Eatonville's SR 161/Washington Avenue North Corridor Streetscape Project - $769,927
- Stanwood's 90th Avenue NW - $350,000
- Kitsap County's Washington Boulevard Corridor Improvement Project - $450,000
- Pierce County's Foothills Trail, Buckley to South Prairie - $378,000
Five other projects have been put on a contingency list, should more funding become available:
- Pierce County's Olson Drive KPN/92 Street KPN, Key Center Sidewalks - $243,390
- Sultan's 5th Street Reconstruction -- $223,888
- Snohomish's 30th Street Widening Project -- $567,000
- Snoqualmie's Kimball Creek Box Culverts -- $1,704,660
- King County's Safety Improvements on Woodinville Duvall Road -- $723,643
How to make a comment:
Mail: Puget Sound Regional Council
ATTN: Jeff Storrar
1011 Western Avenue, Suite 500
Seattle, Washington 98104-1035
In person: July 9 at 9:30 am at the Transportation Policy Board Meeting or July 23 at 10 am at the Executive Board Meeting. Both will be held at the above address.
Written comments received before July 2 will be included in the agenda packet for the Transportation Policy Board, which makes the final recommendation to the Executive Board.
PSRC develops policies and coordinates decisions about regional growth and transportation planning in King, Pierce, Snohomish and Kitsap counties. The Council is composed of over 80 county, city, port, transit, tribal and state agencies serving the region. PSRC sets priorities and evaluates the most efficient ways to target those funds to support state and local transportation and growth management plans.
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