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Duckabush project moves ahead

Project will elevate U.S. 101 highway

A project design that includes a 1,613-foot-long bridge over the Duckabush River Estuary on U.S. Highway 101, 5 miles north of the Jefferson-Mason County line, is about 65% complete, and people interested in the project's progress got a preview at an open house Saturday at the Brinnon Community Center.

Feasibility studies for the project to reconnect the Duckabush River to its historic floodplain began in 2016. The project is led by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and the state Department of Fish and Wildlife with support from the state Department of Transportation and the Belfair-based Hood...


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