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June 7, 2023
Deschutes Parkway, along with the sidewalk and bike lane along the road, will be closed for maintenance.
A picture of the road winding along Deschutes Parkway in Olympia, Washington.

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June 06, 2023

The General Administration (GA) Building visitor parking lot is closed for maintenance until June 16. Visitor parking on the West Capitol Campus…

June 05, 2023
For safety purposes, the Department of Enterprise Services will close part of 12th Avenue Southwest near the Temple of Justice building beginning at 6 a.m. Tuesday, June 6 while using a crane for work on the nearby Temple of Justice Building.
May 26, 2023
OLYMPIA – The Department of Enterprise Services (DES) is seeking comments through June 12 on a draft environmental review for the Pritchard Rehabilitation and Expansion Project on the Capitol Campus.

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A civil contractor from Harrah, Wash., turned to the federal surplus program to acquire equipment for her business.
Where a bare concrete pad used to sit, a blooming garden now flourishes—attracting both pollinators and visitors.
When employees began working from home, government agencies had to adjust how they sent and received mail. DES' Consolidated Mail Services adjusted with them to keep the business of government working smoothly.

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