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Daily Archives: May 24th, 2013

Hurray for Amtrak! Third daily Cascades train between Seattle and Bellingham is coming

Excerpt: A big kudos to WSDOT, Burlington Northern Santa Fe, and Sound Transit for figuring out how to pull this new service together on short notice: To assist travelers affected by yesterday’s I-5 highway bridge collapse in Skagit County, Amtrak Cascades will add one round trip route between Seattle and Bellingham, Wash., in the coming weeks. […]
Written by:Andrew Villeneuve
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Governor Inslee: Repair of collapsed I-5 Skagit River Bridge is estimated at $15 million

Excerpt: It’s only been sixteen hours since a section of the bridge that carries Interstate 5 over the Skagit River collapsed, but already the Washington State Department of Transportation (WSDOT) is working on a plan to put the span back together. Experts have estimated the cost of a bridge repair at around $15 million, according to […]
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