Port Angeles: Groundbreaking set today for graving yard project

PORT ANGELES — Groundbreaking for the graving yard that will be used to build replacement parts for the Hood Canal Bridge will be held at 10 a.m. today on Marine Drive.

Elected officials and Washington Secretary of Transportation Doug MacDonald will talk about the project before turning the first shovel of dirt at about 11 a.m. Signs on Marine Drive will show people where to park.

On Saturday, Aug. 16, Rep. Norm Dicks, D-Bremerton, will be the keynote speaker at the groundbreaking ceremony at 10 a.m. at Salsbury Park, 3600 Beach Drive, Port Gamble. The park is about a mile east of the bridge off state Route 104.

Work at the graving yard site and bridge begins Monday.

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