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By David Pan 

Mukilteo Research Station shut down, plans for new building shelved due to costs

Rep. Larsen to make last ditch funding appeal

 

Last updated 3/11/2021 at 11:10am

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The Northwest Fisheries Science Center's Mukilteo Research Station has been shut down due to building safety concerns. Plans to rebuild the 70-plus year-old facility are not proceeding because costs have exceeded the budgeted amount for the project.

More big changes are on the way for the Mukilteo waterfront.

The Northwest Fisheries Science Center's Mukilteo Research Station has been shut down due to building safety concerns. The aging facility is located near Ivar's and the Silver Cloud Inn, and close to the new Mukilteo Ferry Terminal. Plans to construct a new building likely will not be moving forward because the proposed costs have exceeded the funds budgeted for the project.

The research station, operated by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), has been located on the Mukilteo site since the 1970s, and NOAA...



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