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North arterial proposed for development in Pullman

Funding operation remains topic of discussion

COLFAX — In the County Commissioners’ regular meeting on Monday, Nov. 20, during the 9 a.m. workshop, Public Works Director Mark Storey presented plans for a potential north arterial on the old highway in Pullman.

Storey told the commissioners that SR 276, a right of way, was purchased in the 1970s by the Department of Transportation (DOT).

They approached the WSDOT, which said they wouldn’t fund that but decided to see if Pullman and Whitman County would be interested in purchasing the right of way and transferring it to local jurisdiction.

The project would be paid for with an estimated $25...


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