PORT ANGELES — Traffic will be disrupted on Front Street as it slopes west to its intersection with Lincoln Street in Port Angeles beginning at 6 a.m. today to allow for the demolition of a derelict two-story brick building at 204 E. Front St.
The plan, which is set to be in place for up to one week, will include a 300-foot closure of the southernmost lane, located east of South Lincoln Street.
Front Street, which is also a section of westbound U.S. Highway 101, will be closed in that lane, channeling traffic into the northernmost lane before it and returns to two lanes at the intersection.
SIG Washington Holdings, Inc. of Surrey, B.C., owns the property to be demolished.
The building is valued at $118,494 for both the land and the vacant 3,040-square-foot, two-story commercial building, according to the Clallam County Assessor’s Office.
The company bought it from David L. Gladwin of Port Angeles on April 12, 2022.
The sale came one week after the Port Angeles City Council voted to condemn the property following a fire in the building.
The blaze was started in a shopping cart by a person attempting to stay warm in the abandoned building and grew out of control.