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Learn about the changes coming to Pacific Avenue

Post by News Tribune Staff on July 31, 2008 at 9:39 am with No Comments »
July 31, 2008 9:39 am

Want to learn about the future of Pacific Avenue?

The City of Tacoma is hosting an open house next week to provide details about the improvement project for downtown’s main thoroughfare.

The two-phase project, which is scheduled to start in mid-August and finish by early November, includes replacing the street’s asphalt surface and base section. Sidewalks, curbs and gutters will be repaired where needed.

What: Pacific Avenue improvement project open house

When: 4-6 p.m. Wednesday

Where: Room 708 of Tacoma Municipal Building at 747 Market St.

Click below to read the release:

City to host Pacific Avenue improvement project open house, Aug. 6

On Wednesday, Aug. 6, the City of Tacoma is hosting an open house to provide details on the upcoming Pacific Avenue improvement project and the impact it will have on the immediate area. The project team will share the schedule and phasing for the project and will discuss the scope of work, which will run on Pacific Avenue between South 17th and South 25th streets and South 25th Street from Pacific Avenue to C Street.

The Pacific Avenue improvement project involves removing the existing asphalt surface and base section of the street and replacing it with a new base section and asphalt.

Sidewalks and curb and gutter will also be repaired, where needed.

Construction is slated to start mid-August and is scheduled to be complete by early November. The work is scheduled to take place at night from 7 p.m. to 5 a.m. in two phases:

&bull 1st phase (north half):17th to 21st Street

&bull 2nd phase (south half): 21st to 25th including Pacific to C Street.

The open house will be held on Aug. 6 from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. in Room 708 of the Tacoma Municipal Building located at 747 Market St. Visit www.cityoftacoma.org/PacAve for more information about the open house or the Pacific Avenue improvement project.

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