IN THE NEWS: Ready to dig: Tremont widening project in ceremonial kickoff

I fought to include $2 million to get this project started in this year’s transportation budget. It is very rewarding to see the Tremont widening project now become a reality and I’m excited to see better traffic flow and more safety for pedestrians once it is completed. – Jan

Port Orchard Independent

Ready to dig: Tremont widening project in ceremonial kickoff

It was a day only the most optimistic Port Orchard city officials would have bet the farm on.

More than a decade in the making, the Tremont Boulevard widening project officially is underway after Mayor Rob Putaansuu, City Council members and 26th Legislative District legislators participated in a ceremonial groundbreaking event at 321 Tremont on Friday, July 7.

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Photo Caption: Port Orchard Mayor Rob Putaansuu listens as 26th Legislative District Sen. Jan Angel-R explains the complicated process it took for the state Legislature to help fund the Tremont project. 

Photo taken by Bob Smith, Kitsap Daily News