OLYMPIA — The Washington State Department of Enterprise Services’ Capitol Security and Visitor Services has issued a permit to The Olympian for its annual Pet Parade. The event is scheduled from 8 a.m. to noon on August 18. It includes a parade that will begin at 10 a.m. at Heritage Park, wind through downtown Olympia and end at Sylvester Park.
Organizers estimate that 1,000 people will attend the event, which could affect traffic and parking in the area.
OLYMPIA — The Washington State Department of Enterprise Services’ Capitol Security and Visitor Services (CSVS) has issued a permit for the Olympia Symphony Orchestra’s 2018 Concert at the Capitol.
The event is scheduled from 6 to 7:30 p.m. on Sunday, July 29, on the north lawn near Tivoli Fountain.
Organizers estimate that 2,000 people will attend the free concert, which could affect traffic and parking on the west Capitol Campus. A large tent for the event will be installed on Saturday, July 28, and removed on Monday, July 30.
The Department of Enterprise Services’ Capitol Security and Visitor Services has issued a permit for Lakefair Hoopfest, a three-on-three basketball tournament, July 14-15.
The event will affect parking on west campus beginning on Friday, July 13. The north diagonal parking area and the flag circle will close at 5:30 p.m. Both areas will be closed to vehicle traffic the entire weekend.
OLYMPIA -- The Washington State Department of Enterprise Services hired Floyd|Snider to perform a project-specific environmental impact statement (EIS) for the Capitol Lake/Lower Deschutes Watershed. The Seattle-based firm was selected after a competitive process.
Photo courtesy of the Washington State Department of Transportation
OLYMPIA –- The steam system that supports a dozen state office buildings on the Capitol Campus, including the Legislative Building, will be taken off-line from 6 p.m. Friday to 8 p.m. on Saturday, July 14, for repairs.
A telecom contractor is scheduled to work on West Capitol Campus on Thursday and Friday.
Traffic, pedestrian travel patterns and some parking stalls will be affected by the work, which is connected to LegTech’s Legislative Fiber Backbone Project.
Enterprise Services is providing logistics support for safety and traffic plans. There will be warning signs alerting drivers and pedestrians about the construction activity in the area. In some cases, flaggers will direct traffic.