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June 4, 2009

Sound Transit sees salvaging in its future

  • The agency diverted about 90 percent of demolition debris from the landfill after removing several buildings from a Capitol Hill site slated for a light-rail station.
  • By KATIE ZEMTSEFF
    Journal Staff Reporter

    Photo courtesy of Sound Transit [enlarge]
    Eileen Court was one of 16 buildings torn down to make way for the Capitol Hill Light Rail Station.

    SOUND TRANSIT recently demolished 16 buildings on Capitol Hill. The project, which makes way for the future Capitol Hill Light Rail Station, diverted about 90 percent of its waste from the landfill through separation, salvaging and recycling.


     
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