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April 9, 2013

Bellingham roadway to get $1.7M fix

BELLINGHAM, Whatcom County — The Washington State Department of Transportation on Monday selected Blaine-based Colacurcio Brothers Inc. to modify traffic lanes and business access to help reduce collisions and ease congestion along the busiest stretch of the Guide Meridian in Bellingham.

“There are just too many entrances, exits and turn lanes crammed into the Guide near the I-5 interchange,” said WSDOT engineer Chris Damitio in a release. “It's almost like having the pit entrance and exit for the Indy 500 right at the starting line. It's just too crowded.”

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