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Originally published in the Covington-Maple Valley Reporter, January 2, 2015

Reconstruction of Roberts Drive will begin soon. The Black Diamond City Council accepted a $792,000 grant on Dec. 18 from the State Transportation Improvement Board to put toward the project.

The street upgrade and transformation will extend from Sunny Lane to Lynch Lane. This project is being combined with the current Roberts Drive Reconstruction project at Rock Creek, where the Transportation Improvement Board had already committed a $474,300 grant. That brings the total TIB funds awarded to the city over the past two years to more than $1.26 million.

The total combined project budget is more than $1.45 million, with a local match of $141,000 from real estate excise tax and $46,000 from developer YarrowBay. (more…)

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