Plan for road closures near Klahanie

February 23, 2010

King County crews started construction on pedestrian safety upgrades along Southeast Issaquah-Fall City Road last week.

Between 247th Place Southeast and Klahanie Drive Southeast, workers will install a five-foot sidewalk, a bike lane and additional lighting along the north side of the roadway. Planners expect the project will take about two months to complete.

A westbound lane of Southeast Issaquah-Fall City Road will close from 9 a.m. – 2 p.m. weekdays during the construction period. Drivers may experience periodic traffic delays.

Issaquah-Fall City Road pedestrian improvements set to begin

February 8, 2010

NEW — 6 a.m. Feb. 8, 2010

The King County Road Services Division will begin pedestrian safety improvements along a section of Southeast Issaquah-Fall City Road between 247th Place Southeast and Klahanie Drive Southeast beginning the week of Feb. 15.

County workers will make several improvements along the stretch of roadway, including the installation of a 5-foot-wide concrete sidewalk, a bicycle lane and additional lighting along the north side of the roadway. The project is expected to take about two months to complete.

Motorists should be advised that the one westbound lane of Southeast Issaquah-Fall City Road will be closed from 9 a.m. – 2 p.m. Monday through Friday during the construction period. Therefore, motorists may experience periodic traffic delays. Workers will attempt to keep those disruptions to a minimum.

Traffic will be limited to a single lane during road restriping

August 17, 2009

NEW — 5 p.m. Aug. 17, 2009

City crews will restripe Southeast Issaquah-Fall City Road from East Lake Sammamish Parkway Southeast to Southeast 58th Street.

Work will last from 9 p.m. – 5 a.m. today through Thursday, weather permitting. During the restriping, traffic will be limited to a single lane in each direction.

Police investigate second toilet explosion

May 19, 2009

School officials and King County Sheriff’s deputies are investigating the cause of another toilet explosion at the Pacific Cascade Freshman Campus. Read more

Explosion at school damages toilet

January 19, 2009

An explosion at Pacific Cascade Freshman Campus triggered fire alarms, dispatched emergency crews and damaged a toilet in a second-story bathroom at the school.

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Explosion at Pacific Cascade Freshman Campus damages toilet

January 16, 2009

UPDATE — 7:25 p.m. Jan. 16, 2008

An explosion at Pacific Cascade Freshman Campus triggered fire alarms, dispatched emergency crews and damaged a toilet in a second-story bathroom at the school Friday.

The explosion happened in the 2100 wing of the building, 24635 S.E. Issaquah-Fall City Road, at about 11:15 a.m., near the end of the school’s first lunch.

The incident is still under investigation by police, said Sara Niegowski, the district communications director.

The school was evacuated in accordance with the school’s emergency plans, Principal Dana Bailey wrote in an e-mail to the school community.

Students were outside briefly before being allowed to wait in the gym while emergency officials surveyed the campus and made sure the school was safe.

In her message, Bailey said staff members and students displayed order and patience while following the school’s evacuation plans.

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