Crews will remove a large blue Atlas cedar tree limb that poses potential safety hazards for pedestrians along Cherry Lane near the northwest corner of the Insurance Building on Wednesday, June 26.
Sidewalks along the northwest corner of Insurance Building will be closed during the work, and some parking spaces on Cherry Lane will be cordoned off. A small number of parking spaces on the south side of the Winged Victory circle will be cordoned off as a staging area.
Capital City Pride Festival to bring estimated 5,000 to Capitol Campus June 23
The Department of Enterprise Services' has issued a permit for the 2019 Capital City Pride Festival on Sunday, June 23.
Festival organizers estimate that 5,000 people will attend the annual event, which could affect traffic and parking on Capitol Campus. The event includes a noon parade from the flag circle lawn near the Legislative Building to Heritage Park, where festival activities are scheduled from 1 to 5 p.m.
Construction crews on the East Plaza are investigating the cause of leaks into the Plaza Garage that began Tuesday, May 14. The source is suspected to be trapped water leaking through conduits exposed during the construction. As crews continue to locate the sources of the water leaks, they will take measures to minimize the impacts to parkers and their vehicles. This may be an ongoing issue as crews continue demolition work this spring.
CAPITOL CAMPUS- A new tree will be planted on the Capitol Campus during an Arbor Day celebration on Friday, April 26. The event will be held between the Capitol and Insurance buildings from 11:45 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.
About the Event
Join Gov. Jay Inslee and Department of Natural Resources State Forester George Geissler, supported by the Department of Enterprise Services for the event and commemorative tree planting. Also hear the Capitol Campus Child Care Center children sing their Arbor Day song. The event will begin with a drum ceremony by the Squaxin Island Tribe.
OLYMPIA — Tree pruning will be done at various Capitol Campus locations on Tuesday, April 9, throughout the day.
The Washington State Department of Enterprise Services has contracted with Timm’s Tree Care for the pruning effort, which aims to improve tree health and ensure public safety. The work will include removing branches that were damaged during winter storms.