Washtucna's broadband plan gets funding
Construction to start in September 2022
Last updated 12/8/2021 at 6:30pm
WASHTUCNA – The town will be receiving a grant from the state Washington State Public Works to provide broadband services directly to homes.
The agency’s board of directors approved 15 funding requests for broadband expansion during its Dec. 3 meeting.
According to Chairman Kathryn Gardow, $44.6 million was made available to fund the projects.
Washtucna will receive $788,946 to bring broadband to homes, the agency said, noting it is fully funding the request.
Construction here is expected to begin Sept. 30, 2022, starting with a broadband town adjacent to City Hall, 165 Main St.