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Posts tagged "Roads"
Transportation benefit district gets council approval

Transportation benefit district gets council approval

Twisp Town Council members have approved creation of a Transportation Benefit District (TBD) to fund repairs and maintenance of Twisp streets through vehicle licensing fees or sales taxes. After establishing the TBD at …
Twisp council sends transportation district proposal to committee

Twisp council sends transportation district proposal to committee

After hearing public comments both in favor and against the concept of charging a new fee on vehicles registered in Twisp to fund street repairs, the Twisp Town Council has decided to consider the idea further in the …
County going over road list to clean up legal questions

County going over road list to clean up legal questions

Okanogan County’s 1955 list of almost 500 roads looks predictably dated, produced on an old typewriter with neatly handwritten notations and starting to fray at the edges. Now the engineers and technicians in the county’s Public Works Department are going through that old list  — as well as subsequent changes  — to clear up the legal status of...

Twisp River Road closed near Poplar Flat

Twisp River Road has been closed near Poplar Flat Campground because water cutting across the road has created unsafe conditions, the U.S. Forest Service said Friday (May 9). “Storms last summer damaged some of the forest roads,” said Michael Liu, Methow Valley District Ranger in a press release. “We were able to get some temporary...

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Delays continue on Highway 153 Traffic may be delayed by up to 10 minutes on Highway 153 south of Carlton from 8 a.m.-5 p.m. through Friday (Aug. 2) while crews string new fiber optic cable on existing PUD power poles.   Road near Conconully to be closed The U.S. Forest Service announced that Forest Road...