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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

557 Skagit Cases (+8)
<30 Cases in ZIP 98221

60 Hospitalizations (+1)
15 Deaths (+0)
434 Recovered
12,263 Tested
4.5% Positive

36,985 Cases Statewide (+1087)
4,544 Hospitalizations (+62)

1,370 Deaths Statewide (+11)
629,256 Total Tests Statewide
5.9% Positive

Updated 7:00 pm July 6, 2020.

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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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