OLYMPIA - Activity related to clean-up from the Olympia Brewery Transformer oil spill will increase in Heritage Park this week and will begin to wind down in Marathon Park.
Marathon Park has been a staging area for work to remove contaminated sediment from Capitol Lake, with the parking lot closed for public use. Spill responders anticipate decommissioning the Marathon Park staging area by the end of next week.
A staging area for the next phase of sediment removal work will be located in Heritage Park. Set up begins today. Impacts will include:
No parking impacts are anticipated.
There is not a predicted end date for the response at this time.
The state Department of Ecology is overseeing the clean-up efforts. Updates on the spill effort can be found on the incident web page.