Work begins on Snoqualmie downtown renewal project
April 1, 2010 · 4:35 PM
Teams of workers have lined downtown Snoqualmie streets with painted lines, signs that construction is imminent on the $2.3 million town center infrastructure renewal project.
Snoqualmie City Council members, county and congressional officials, business owners and designers took the place of honor Monday, March 29, breaking ground for the major project, which will widen sidewalks, realign parking, bury new infrastructure and aims to make the downtown a more pedestrian-friendly place.
Snoqualmie Mayor Matt Larson credited the common vision among private, non-profit and public organizations over nine years of planning to bring off the plan.
Dignitaries included Councilmen Bob Jeans and Jeff MacNichols, Sergio Cuevo Fellores of Senator Patty Murray’s office, and Gwen Fraser of
Congressman Dave Reichert’s office, Deshawn Quinn of Dow Constantine's office, grant writer Martin Dicker, designer and construction manager Paul Feusel of KPG, Snoqualmie Public Works Director Dan Marcinko, Rick Olsen of Puget Sound Regional Council, Sandy Sanders of Sanders General Construction, Carmichael's True Value Hardware owner Wendy Thomas, and Mayor Larson.