The state House approved an amendment to its $10 billion transportation legislation Tuesday that added $30 million for improvements to the Interstate 5 interchange at Marvin Road in Lacey. Rep. Sam Hunt, D-Olympia, sponsored the amendment, which was adopted on an unrecorded vote.
Final passage of the larger House transportation measures – including House Bill 1955 and HB 1954– was postponed, possibly to Wednesday.
Hunt said the interchange had fallen out of the conversation as the transportation talks bogged down earlier in the session but that Lacey recently brought it back to lawmakers’ attention.
In a floor …