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A contractor for the city will begin work on repaving 34th St, east of R Ave. on Friday. The project has been delayed for several days because the contractor needs 3 days without rain to do the initial stripping of old asphalt.

Construction will typically be from 7 am to 7 pm,. Detours around this project may be in place at times, and there may be flagging and road closures during construction. Upon completion of the new asphalt, road striping will follow.

Here's the tentative schedule"

  • Friday: Grind existing road, hauling in gravel and grading.
  • Saturday: Continue hauling in Gravel, adjust structures and final grading.
  • Sunday: 34th Street will be closed. Local access for residents of 34th Street only.
  • Monday and Tuesday: Paving

COVID-19 Cases in Skagit County

4,942 Confirmed Skagit Cases
400-409 Total Cases in ZIP 98221

318 Hospitalizations
67 Deaths
44,613 Fully Vaccinated
57,198 Initial Doses Given


379,100 Confirmed Cases Statewide
22,614 Hospitalizations

5,539 Deaths Statewide
2,419,434 Fully Vaccinated
3,368,279 Initial Doses Given

Updated 6 pm, May 5, 2021.

County Map: Confirmed COVID-19 cases by ZIP code in Skagit County. Updated weekly.

Sources: Skagit County Public Health, Washington State Department of Health, New York Times