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WSDOT seeks feedback on future of US 12 Heron Street Bridge in Aberdeen

The US 12 Heron Street Bridge in Aberdeen is nearing its final chapter. Washington State Department of Transportation and local partners are considering the best path forward for removing and replacing the aging structure, but require help from people who rely on the bridge. Community input is needed on the range of alternatives for a new crossing over the Wishkah River.

There are two ways to comment: in-person or online.

The online survey is available for public comment through 11:59 p.m. Friday, April 12
Online survey:

Additional information can be found on the project website.

Public Funding Newsletter January 2019

The first installment of 201o of the quarterly GHCOG Public Funding Notification Alert is now available!
GHCOG publishes the newsletter quarterly to assist our members with finding funding for their transportation, infrastructure, recreation, and planning projects.

January 2019 Public Funding Newsletter

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Grays Harbor Demographic Highlights - January 2019 update

The GHCOG Grays Harbor Demographic Highlights brochure has been updated with current employment estimates from WA State Employment Security. See the link below for the brochure, in PDF format.

January 2019 - Grays Harbor Demographic Highlights brochure

Grays Harbor County FEMA Flood Panels, effective February 2017

The new Grays Harbor County Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) Flood Insurance Rate Maps (FIRM), became effective 2/3/17. Grays Harbor County GIS website is hosting the FIRM maps for Grays Harbor on their website!
You may view and download FIRM in PDF format for locations in Grays Harbor County. See the county web page, link below.

New tools let you quickly find U.S. Census Bureau data!

US Census Quick Facts Tool - Fast and easy access to facts about people, business, and geography. A simple way to find US Census data for communities, counties, and states. Browse multiple data sets at one time!

Census Explorer - US Census Bureau's interactive map series. Explore several themed maps from multiple Census data sets and collection years.

NOAA Marine Debris Program - Japan Tsunami Debris: Information and FAQs

The March 2011 tsunami that hit Japan washed debris into the Pacific Ocean. While heavier materials sank close to shore, lighter material have been scattered by winds and ocean currents in the North Pacific. Items have already begun landing on the U.S. West Coast. See Japan Tsunami Marine Debris Joint Information Center and NOAA's Japan Tsunami Debris information and FAQs websites for more information and where to report tsunami debris.

Japan Tsunami Marine Debris Joint Information Center: