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State Department of Transportation receives $3.7 million grant for landslide mitigation

Money will be used to address slides south of Mukilteo


Last updated 9/24/2020 at 3:29pm

The Washington State Department of Transportation (WSDOT) will receive $3,719,000 from the Federal Railroad Administration (FRA) to implement critical landslide mitigation measures along the Pacific Northwest rail corridor.

The funding from FRA, to be matched by state and private funding, will be used for Phase III of WSDOT’s Pacific Northwest Rail Corridor Reliability – Landslide Mitigation Program. Landslides along the coastal bluffs north of Seattle have disrupted passenger and freight rail service for years, and Phase III of the Program will serve a busy section of the rail corridor...

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