Public Works Projects In Washington Get Funded By The Legislature:

The Washington State Senate Approved The A $7.5 Billion Highway Budget: The Washington State Senate approved new funding for Washington highways, including replacement of the Alaskan Way Viaduct in Seattle, and the new 520 floating bridge across Lake Washington. Money was also earmarked for US Highway 2 terms “killer highway.” Lawmakers did cut $129 million from the two-year plan.

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Washington State Lawmakers Approve Flood-Control Measure: The Legislature unanimously approved spending $50 million for flood control along the Chehalis River. The measure allocates part of the funding for a basin study and provides a state and local match for an Army Corps of Engineers project.

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