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Leaders launch waterfront construction

On Monday, November 5, leaders from the City, the Chamber, participant groups and permitting agencies met to officially launch construction of Phase 1 of the Port Angeles Waterfront Plan. The event featured brief speeches by Mayor Cherie Kidd, City Manager Dan McKeen, Community Development Director Nathan West, and lead consultant Bill Grimes of Studio Cascade. […]

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Waterfront project begins

Today, the City of Port Angeles announced the start of construction for the first phase of its downtown waterfront development project, with work beginning on the “esplanade” feature along Railroad Avenue. Primo Construction, based in Port Angeles, has been hired to complete the work. Construction will generally require the closure and re-routing of traffic away […]

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West End Park progress

Work on improvements to waterfront land between Valley Creek Estuary and Oak Street will hit a milestone soon, with completion of design-level drawings for what the WTIP calls “West End Park.” This drawing set, to be presented to Council in October, allows the City to review the current level of design, proposed elements, and estimated […]

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Council to consider contract for waterfront work

On Tuesday, September 18th, City Council is expected to consider authorizing the award of a project contract, setting in motion construction on a range of features envisioned in the Port Angeles waterfront plan. The contract would be awarded to one of four construction companies that responded to a City Request for Proposals (RFP) issued on July […]

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Waterfront plan wins AIA Civic Design Award

On May 31, Port Angeles’ waterfront plan received another award, this time from the American Institute of Architects (AIA). The distinction was given as part of the AIA’s annual Civic Design Awards program, which recognizes publicly funded projects that demonstrate excellence on the part the client as well as the design team. A total of 43 […]

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Daily News: Waterfront to change

On Tuesday, January 3, the Peninsula Daily News published an article covering the range of efforts underway to realize the WTIP, including features expected to be built and completed before the end of this year. The article, written by Staff Reporter Tom Callis, also provides timeframe information on proposed improvements to the Black Ball Ferry […]

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