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2019 0414 fiber

The city is working on phase III of the new fiber deploymentproject, which will result in fiber connections for city facilities the city's west end.

Phase III installs 28,000 feet of buried fiber optic cable and approximately 500 feet of overheaad fiber optic cable.

The project connects five city owned facilities, including 3 sewer pump stations, 1 water pump station and Fire Station 2.

The project will include trenching, micro-trenching, and boring in the west end of the City, will be constructed by Robinson Brothers Construction, and managed by NoaNet.

The new west end extension will cost about $950,000. bringing the amount spent to around $2 million on the fiber project.

Construction will take approximately 60 days to complete. Construction will typically be from 7 am to 7 pm, Monday through Friday, although construction may be allowed during weekends if necessary. During construction there may be partial road closures and traffic detours to allow for the work.

COVID-19 Cases in Skagit County

4,678 Confirmed Skagit Cases
390-399 Total Cases in ZIP 98221

298 Hospitalizations
67 Deaths
37,483 Fully Vaccinated
52,143 Initial Doses Given


362,276 Confirmed Cases Statewide
21,632 Hospitalizations

5,422 Deaths Statewide
1,982,674 Fully Vaccinated
2,927,970 Initial Doses Given

Updated 6 pm, April 21, 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

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