Stimulus Package $$ Set To Stimulate First Ave

The Puget Sound Business Journal reports that the area will be on the receiving end of $40.4 million in funding from the recent federal stimulus package, with $3.8 million going towards “Phase IIA” improvements on First Avenue between Southwest 192nd Street and Southwest 200th Street.

According to the PSBJ, the Puget Sound Regional Council decided on Thursday how to dole out $78 million in federal stimulus dollars.

The agency’s Executive Board voted to approve a list of projects in King, Kitsap, Pierce and Snohomish counties.

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