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Interstate 5/State Route 509 Corridor Completion
I-5/SR 509 is about jobs and economic vitality
Let’s finish what we started with the I-5/SR 509 corridor. No other project is as valuable in terms of job creation, economic vitality, increased capacity, vehicle and freight mobility, safety, and environmental enhancements.
Studies commissioned by the Port of Seattle and the cities of SeaTac and Des Moines have assessed the jobs, development, commercial square footage, and revenue that would be generated at three major sites and business parks (S. 200th Street; S. 208th and 24th Avenue South; Des Moines Creek Business Park).
These and other studies show:
• 17,000 new jobs
• Over 5 million square feet of office, retail, and commercial space
• Nearly $700 million in new construction
• Nearly $34 million of new state and local revenues (20-year figure)
• 9,000 construction jobs for the I-5/SR 509 project
Click here to read the January 29, 2015, letter to the Senate Transportation Committee requesting passage of a bill to complete SR 509/SR 167