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The Doghouse

The news that the owners of the Doghouse intend to tear down the structure is sure to ignite a debate within the community.  Before addressing the legal issues it should be made clear that the city supports the preservation and restoration of the Doghouse.  The Record did a reasonable job covering the issues in Saturday’s newspaper article,…

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Second Street Construction Update #8

Hello Langley, We are wrapping up week 14 of the Second Street Project and the finish line is in sight.  The project remains on schedule with completion estimated for the first part of June. The last panel of the concrete street section was poured on Thursday April 24th.  The remaining concrete work includes the stamped concrete…

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Second Street Construction Update #7

Hello Langley, The project is taking shape!  The rain garden has been formed, the seat-walls are up, the plaza concrete base is poured and we even have a small section of sidewalk installed (with the exception of the scoring) at the west end.  We are two months away from the estimated completion date and the…

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Second Street Construction Update #6 + Design Plans

Hello Langley, First, a big thank you to everyone involved in putting on the very successful Monsters on Machines Event last Saturday.  Special thanks go to Langley Main Street, South Whidbey Commons, SRV Construction, Moonraker Books and local author Deb Lund (author of Monsters on Machines children’s book) for planning and participating in the event.…

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Second Street Construction Update #5

Hello Langley, As we finish up the 8th week of construction we are close to finishing the underground utility work.  The crew is currently installing the stormwater system on Cascade Avenue.  The relocation of the overhead utilities is complete and the majority of the underground utility work is complete.  The new water line has been…

Second Street Construction Update #4

As March begins we are entering into our seventh week of construction on the project.  The transfer of water services to the new water main was completed last week.  We originally thought we could isolate portions of the water main so that only a limited number of connections would be disrupted at a time and…

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Second Street Construction Update #3

We are officially a month into the project construction and we remain on schedule with no major issues to report.  Water services will be converted to the new waterline next week and Puget Sound Energy has begun the installation process for moving the overhead utilities, which will continue next week.  The excavation of the sidewalk…