Hoquiam Sizes Up Bridge Repairs for Rail Upgrades

HOQUIAM, Wash. – City Officials in Hoquiam met this week with Department of Transportation and Puget Sound and Pacific representatives. City Administrator Brian Shay tells us the two organizations are working out the details for a project to repair the Hoquiam River Railroad bridge getting under way sometime in the summer of 2012. That could be a key piece of the puzzle that would bring a 45 million dollar expansion to Hoquiam’s Terminal 3. Shay said P S and P has hired a consultant for the design and permitting of a bulk handling facility at T3.