Road repairs on Canyon Street in Twisp began this week, which will bring some short-term disruption to residents. In the long term, the project is expected to bring more reliable water and sewer service, in addition to a new, smooth road surface and a new sidewalk. Canyon Street presently is an obstacle course of potholes […]
Twisp street repairs
Takin’ it to the streets
Twisp’s Downtown Improvement Project is in full swing, with segments of six streets torn up to replace 80-year-old water lines with larger, newer lines. Two crews from Pipkin Construction of Wenatchee are at work, one on water and another on streets. All the water mains have been installed, and crews are working to install individual […]
Street improvement project starts in Twisp
Construction crews will begin tearing up the pavement on several streets in the northeast part of Twisp next week when work begins on a $1.2 million water and street upgrade project that will continue through September.
More than 20 residents and business owners who will be affected by the project attended a …
New crosswalks, bus stop part of Hwy 20 safety project in Twisp
New, more-visible crosswalks and a bus stop will be built at the intersection of Canyon Street and Highway 20 in Twisp, across from the Hank’s Harvest Foods shopping area, through a federal transportation grant.
The Town of Twisp has been awarded $409,000 in federal Department of Transportation funding for the project, which will …
Street upgrades and water line improvements underway soon in Twisp
Drivers and pedestrians will have to negotiate construction on streets in the northeast part of Twisp, where a $1.2 million water and street upgrade project is expected to get underway next month.
Segments of six streets east of Twisp’s downtown area will be dug up to install new water lines. Pavement on those sections will be reconstructed …
Second Avenue in Twisp soon returning to two-way traffic
Second Avenue between Glover Street and Highway 20 in Twisp, now designated a one-way street, will change to two-way traffic later this month.
The Twisp Town Council approved the change to two-way traffic, with parallel parking along …
Big slate of public works projects in Twisp this year
Twisp residents can expect to see lots of construction in town in 2017, including street and sidewalk improvement work and water line replacement projects.
Among the work expected next year is a street and sidewalk improvement project that will include …
Public works projects get underway soon in Twisp
Two projects totaling more than $1 million for new sidewalks, curbs and gutters in Twisp are expected to get underway as early as this fall.
The town recently awarded contracts for the projects, which are funded through federal and state money, said Public Works Director Andrew Denham.
Twisp re-captures the (crossing) flags
After hearing reports from Twisp residents about near misses with vehicles while crossing Highway 20 in town, Twisp officials have installed new bright orange flags at four locations in town for pedestrians to carry while crossing the road.
The flags are intended to make pedestrians more visible to motorists and increase pedestrian safety.
Twisp transportation benefit district on Aug. 2 ballot
A proposition asking Twisp voters to authorize a new sales tax of .2 percent to fund a Transportation Benefit District (TBD) appears on the Aug. 2 primary election ballot.
The district is a special taxing entity created by the Twisp Council, as authorized by state law, to pay for street maintenance and improvements within Twisp.