OLYMPIA – The Department of Enterprise Services is restricting pedestrian access near two large Norway maple trees on West Capitol Campus. The trees are on the Great Lawn near the World War II memorial and the Sunken Garden.
The trees are experiencing health issues and are supported by cables and scaffolding. People are asked to avoid the areas around and below the trees, which are roped off and marked by A-frame sidewalk barricades. The restriction is expected to last until year’s end, at a minimum.