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The Chronicle: “Centralia Station Moves Forward in Permitting Process”

»Posted by on Oct 16, 2013 in News | Comments Off on The Chronicle: “Centralia Station Moves Forward in Permitting Process”

Centralia Station Moves Forward in Permitting Process The Chronicle October 16, 2013 Centralia Station, a proposed 43-acre development on the south end of Long Road, is moving forward in the permitting process, according to Port of Centralia Executive Director Kyle Heaton. The port has filed for construction stormwater and waste discharge permits with the state Department of Ecology for the project, which involves about 20 acres of soil disturbance. Centralia Station in July received $750,000 for its stormwater project in the state budget. Ecology is accepting public comments on the stormwater permits through Nov. 9. Heaton said he expects to complete the State Environmental Policy Act requirements for the project in the next few weeks. “We’re continuing to...

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The Chronicle: “Centralia Station Road Projects Added to City’s Street Improvement Plan”

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Centralia Station Road Projects Added to City’s Street Improvement Plan The Chronicle September 12, 2013 Centralia Station, the Port of Centralia’s proposed development on 43 acres of land just south of the Mellen Street interchange, will need two new roadways to accommodate the expected traffic. The Centralia City Council added the new roadway projects, known as Mellen Street Gateway Connector and Alder Street Improvements, to the city’s six-year transportation improvement program on Tuesday night. The city is required by the state to approve the six-year transportation improvement program and to submit a copy of the plan to both the Washington State Department of Transportation and the Regional Transportation Planning Organization. “They are both projects...

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The Olympian: “Centralia Station gets phase one funding”

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Centralia Station gets phase one funding Rolf Boone, The Olympian July 3, 2013 A mixed-use development called Centralia Station has received phase one funding after the state Legislature included a $750,000 appropriation for the project, according to a Port of Centralia news release. The funds will be used for stormwater construction and enhancements related to the project, which will be developed near the new Mellen Street interchange in Centralia. Centralia Station is envisioned to include large major retailers, community college facilities, retail spaces, office spaces, medical facilities, restaurants, a tech warehouse, walkways and sports fields, according to the news...

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The Chronicle: “Our Views: Centralia Station Shows Us the Money”

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Our Views: Centralia Station Shows Us the Money The Chronicle July 3, 2013 Last fall, just before Thanksgiving, the Port of Centralia announced an ambitious plan for a major 43-acre development just south of the Mellen Street interchange on Interstate 5. Called Centralia Station, it would include big retailers with at least one large anchor tenant, restaurants, medical offices and other businesses. With its central location, it would link Centralia College to Centralia Station to Providence Centralia Hospital, creating an attractive middle entrance to the Hub City. Aesthetically, it would incorporate the look of our historic rail town, including lamp posts similar to those already installed in downtown Centralia. If fully developed, visionaries see a vibrant city...

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The Chronicle: “Port of Centralia Moves Forward With Centralia Station”

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Port of Centralia Moves Forward With Centralia Station Amy Nile, The Chronicle July 3, 2013 The Port of Centralia is moving forward on its Centralia Station project, a 43-acre multi-use development on the south end of Long Road, just off the Mellen Street interchange. The port received $750,000 for stormwater construction and enhancements at the Centralia Station site in the Washington State Legislature’s capital budget. The Port’s Executive Director Kyle Heaton estimates the total cost of the project could be $6 million to $8 million for infrastructure including roads and utilities. The newly appropriated funding will pay for the first phase of the project, he said. “We were pleased in a difficult budget cycle that Senator (John) Braun was able to secure funding...

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The Chronicle: “State Budget Allocates $750,000 for Centralia Station”

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State Budget Allocates $750,000 for Centralia Station The Chronicle July 2, 2013 Centralia Station received $750,000 for its stormwater project in the state budget. Centralia Station is a proposed 43-acre development on the south end of Long Road. The Port of Centralia had acquired about 30 acres for about $3 million for the multi use development just south of the Mellen Street interchange, Executive Director Kyle Heaton said in May. The development aims to bring jobs, generate tax revenue and expand business in the Hub City. The project could create hundreds of jobs during construction and, upon completion, Centralia Station businesses could potentially employ more than 350 people permanently, according to the port and the Lewis Economic Development Council....

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