Downtown Olympia intersection closes Thursday, west side utility work starts next week

[ad_1] A sign warns of road work ahead on North Forest Street near East Rose Street in Bellingham, Wash., on Wednesday, April 12, 2023. Robert Mittendorf The Bellingham Herald Drivers passing through downtown Olympia should avoid Washington Street at Fifth Avenue on Thursday. The intersection will be closed from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Thursday … Read more

Olympia approves 10 art pieces for the Traffic Box art project: Also appoints Artist-in-Residence

[ad_1] By Lorilyn Lirio The Olympia City Council on Tuesday approved the ten art designs which will be installed on traffic boxes around the city. Stephanie Johnson of the Parks, Arts, and Recreation department said they received 71 designs from local artists for this year’s Traffic Box Wrap art project which was voted on in … Read more

Olympia is on the lookout new batch of traffic box art

[ad_1] By Edwin Oscar Gutierrez, Jr. Olympia is looking for applicants for its new round of traffic box art. Starting in 2015, the city holds a public voting competition where artists living in and around Olympia could submit a picture of their artwork that will be converted into a vinyl wrap that will be used … Read more