(By Jared Arnold/Chewelah Independent)
Transportation projects hearing
The Chewelah City Council will hold a public hearing to consider comments on its Six Year Transportation Improvement Plan on Wednesday, June 7, 6:30 p.m. at the City Hall Council Chambers. The TIP is a short-range plan required by Washington State Department of Transportation that is updated annually and shows the sources and amount of funding for transportation projects planned for the next six years.
The plan, which covers years 2018 to 2023, outlines 17 projects totaling $16.8 million including: Ehorn Lane reconstruction; Lincoln Ave. sidewalk upgrades; S. Park St. sidewalks; Lincoln Ave. resurfacing; W. Main Ave. sidewalks; Park St./Hwy 395 center turn lane creation; N. 1st St. West resurface; N. 4th St. East construction; N. 6th St. East reconstruction; Traffic round-about at intersection of Hwy 395 and Sand Canyon Rd.; W. Clay Ave. reconstruction; N. 3rd St. West reconstruction; Robert Ave. reconstruction; S. 4th St. West reconstruction; pedestrian path along Chewelah Creek from Jenne Memorial Park to City Hall; and various chip sealing projects.
The plan is available for viewing at City Hall or on the city’s website. Comments can be made at the public hearing or to City Administrator Mike Frizzell until June 7.