News

Loop route project advances

Signs will soon be ordered for the “Langley Loop,” the new sign project that will guide motorists to the Village by the Sea from Bayview through downtown Langley and out Langley Road to Ken’s Korner and Highway 525.

Langley Public Works Director Challis Stringer said she has heard the county has received approval from the state Department of Transportation to order the signs, and the signs should be received about three weeks after the order goes in.

The Langley Sign Initiative also includes efforts to install other new signs and modify existing ones on county roads and Highway 525 to better direct travelers to attractions in Langley, such as the Island County Fairgrounds and the marina, and other South End destinations. A monument sign that highlights Langley is also planned on Highway 525 near Ken’s Korner.

The sign project is expected to cost roughly $40,000.

Those working on the project had hoped to start installing the signs by mid-May.

Stringer said once the city has its Langley Loop signs, workers in other city departments will be cross-trained on installing the signs so they will all be placed immediately.

EMAIL NEWSLETTERS

Latest news, top stories, and community events,
delivered to your inbox.

We encourage an open exchange of ideas on this story's topic, but we ask you to follow our guidelines for respecting community standards. Personal attacks, inappropriate language, and off-topic comments may be removed, and comment privileges revoked, per our Terms of Use. Please see our FAQ if you have questions or concerns about using Facebook to comment.
blog comments powered by Disqus

Read the latest Green Edition

Browse the print edition page by page, including stories and ads.

Oct 1 edition online now. Browse the archives.