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Tree work scheduled on Capitol Campus September 6-8

OLYMPIA — Tree pruning work will be done near the Winged Victory monument on the Capitol Campus from Sept. 6 through 8.

The Washington State Department of Enterprise Services has contracted with Cascade Tree Experts for the pruning effort, which aims to improve tree health and ensure public safety. The contractor will be working on the Blue Atlas cedar near the northwest corner of the Insurance Building.

Capitol dome cleaning and preservation work begins soon

Photo of workers cleaning the dome in 2012
Workers last performed cleaning and preservation work in 2012.

 

 

Parade expected to bring 1,000 people (and many pets) to Capitol Campus parks

OLYMPIA — The Washington State Department of Enterprise Services’ Capitol Security and Visitor Services has issued a permit to The Olympian for its annual Pet Parade. The event is scheduled from 8 a.m. to noon on August 18. It includes a parade that will begin at 10 a.m. at Heritage Park, wind through downtown Olympia and end at Sylvester Park. 

Organizers estimate that 1,000 people will attend the event, which could affect traffic and parking in the area. 

Glass work scheduled at Natural Resources Building

Workers will begin installing scaffolding at 7:30 a.m. Monday, July 30, inside the rotunda of the Natural Resources Building in preparation for an emergency glass replacement project. 

D.K. Boos Glass of Lacey will perform the work, expected to take place between 7:30 a.m. and 4 p.m., Monday through Friday, through Friday, Aug. 10. 

During the project, building tenants can expect construction noise, and limited access to the entrances and exits and curved stairwell in the Natural Resources Building’s south plaza. 

Outdoor concert expected to draw 2,000 people to capitol on July 29

OLYMPIA — The Washington State Department of Enterprise Services’ Capitol Security and Visitor Services (CSVS) has issued a permit for the Olympia Symphony Orchestra’s 2018 Concert at the Capitol. 

The event is scheduled from 6 to 7:30 p.m. on Sunday, July 29, on the north lawn near Tivoli Fountain. 

Organizers estimate that 2,000 people will attend the free concert, which could affect traffic and parking on the west Capitol Campus. A large tent for the event will be installed on Saturday, July 28, and removed on Monday, July 30. 

Basketball tournament to close campus streets July 13-15

The Department of Enterprise Services’ Capitol Security and Visitor Services has issued a permit for Lakefair Hoopfest, a three-on-three basketball tournament, July 14-15. 

The event will affect parking on west campus beginning on Friday, July 13. The north diagonal parking area and the flag circle will close at 5:30 p.m. Both areas will be closed to vehicle traffic the entire weekend. 

Consultant hired to perform Environmental Impact Statement for Capitol Lake/Lower Deschutes Watershed

OLYMPIA -- The Washington State Department of Enterprise Services hired Floyd|Snider to perform a project-specific environmental impact statement (EIS) for the Capitol Lake/Lower Deschutes Watershed. The Seattle-based firm was selected after a competitive process.  

No heat, hot water in most campus buildings during July 13-14 work on steam system

An aerial view of the Washington State Capitol Campus

Photo courtesy of the Washington State Department of Transportation

OLYMPIA –- The steam system that supports a dozen state office buildings on the Capitol Campus, including the Legislative Building, will be taken off-line from 6 p.m. Friday to 8 p.m. on Saturday, July 14, for repairs. 

July 12 event on Capitol Campus to include rifle salute

OLYMPIA – The Department of Enterprise Services Capitol Security & Visitor Services (CSVS) has issued a permit for the 50th reunion of the 1968 Evergreen State Platoon on Thursday, July 12. 

Annual festival to impact campus streets July 11-15

The Department of Enterprise Services’ Capitol Security and Visitor Services has issued a permit for Capital Lakefair, an annual five-day community festival on the shores of Capitol Lake.

Organizers estimate that more than 200,000 people will attend the event, which runs July 11-15, and requires temporary closures of several Capitol Campus and city streets throughout the week. 

A section of Water Street Southwest, next to Heritage Park, is already closed for the festival set up. 

Here is a partial list of street closures during Lakefair:

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