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Yelm in 2 news stories:
* WSDOT delays Yelm Loop Phase II again,
* Yelm receives Port of Olympia’s annual $10,000 grant.

“This map shows previously completed Stage 1 and the proposed path of SR 510 (Stage 2) between Cullens Road and 170th Street Southeast/SR 507.” Credit: WSDOT

WSDOT announced April 26th a further delay for Yelm’s Bypass

From WSDOT: UPDATE April 26, 2022: While progress continues to be made, some delays have pushed back the timeline fo morer this project, which is now set to begin construction in 2023 and be wrapped up in 2026. Read more

Yelm receives Port of Olympia’s annual Small Cities Program grant

From The Chronicle: Port of Olympia Funds Projects in South Thurston Communities

“The Port of Olympia Commission recently awarded Yelm, Bucoda, Rainier and Tenino $10,000 each to aid in community and economic development investments. [part of the port’s Small Cities Program].

“The Small Cities Program, launched in 2010, provides gap funding for community and economic development initiatives spearheaded by municipalities in Thurston County that have fewer than 15,000 residents, according to a news release.

“The funding will help implement the following projects:

Yelm will create a sidewalk connection between the community garden at Yelm City Park and the adjacent parking lot.” Read more

Posted by Steve on May 2, 2022 at 12:01 am | Permalink

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