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US 97A Wildlife Fence Stage 1 - Details

Public Involvement
A pre-bid meeting was held April 15th, 2009 to answer questions from contractors prior to completing their bids.

There was a "pre-advertisement" meeting for contractors held on October 22nd, 2008 on US 97A at MP 207.35 providing an opportunity to inspect the work area before it was covered with snow.

An open house was held April 26th, 2007 at the Chelan County PUD Auditorium to get public input on the design.

Environmental Protection
All applicable environmental laws and guidelines are being followed. No new environmental permits were required for this project.

Safety is our Priority
Besides the safety benefits of the project itself, safety for the public and the construction workers is paramount while the work is underway. Both a comprehensive traffic control plan and a work zone safety plan are included in the project plans, to protect travelers and workers.

Tribal Impacts
We have consulted with the Colville Tribe and none have been identified.