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Dow Constantine


Constantine welcomes partnership of Seattle City Council in effort to fund replacement of South Park Bridge

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"I want to thank the Seattle City Council for its strong support of our regional efforts to fund a replacement for the deteriorating South Park Bridge. Their support will aid us in King County's upcoming application for a federal stimulus grant..."

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King County Executive Dow Constantine today welcomed the letter he received today from the Seattle City Council pledging assistance in finding funding options for new South Park Bridge:

"I want to thank the Seattle City Council for its strong support of our regional efforts to fund a replacement for the deteriorating South Park Bridge. Their support will aid us in King County's upcoming application for a federal stimulus grant.

"I also welcome their partnership in the effort to maintain access to this hard-working neighborhood.

"I know the many residents and businesses that depend on the South Park Bridge every day join me in recognizing the City Council members for their leadership."

King County provides regional services to 1.9 million residents including more than 340,000 people living in unincorporated areas. Services include Metro transit, public health, wastewater treatment, courts, jails, prosecutors, public defenders, community and social services, the King County International Airport, and local services such as police protection, roads services and garbage collection. King County is the 14th largest county in the nation, covering 2,134 square miles, 39 cities, 760 lakes and reservoirs, and six major river systems with 3,000 miles of streams.



King County Executive
Dow Constantine
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