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B Street closure to continue


Continuing construction at the USBR's new fire station site means the way to B Street from SR-155 will remain closed longer than originally planned. - Jacob Wagner photo

The Grand Coulee city council voted to extend the closure of B Street through October 2019 while the United States Bureau of Reclamation continues to build their fire station off of Highway 155.

"We would like to think that they're going to bring the road to a better condition than it was," said Mayor Paul Townsend.

Construction on the building began in April 2017, and the council laughed about the length of time construction seems to be taking.

The bureau awarded the $13.6 million construction contract two years ago, construction began in April of 2017 and was originally scheduled to be...

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