Quincy Port Gets Funding for Water Main Extension
The Port of Quincy was recently awarded $155,000 in the 2021-23 Washington State capital budget for design phases one and two of a water main infrastructure extension project in the Quincy Port District near George, WA. The Port of Quincy water main infrastructure extension project would provide an extension of the existing George water main to meet the needs of future development north of Interstate 90 and to the west of State Route 281 near George.
Before the extension of the water main can be constructed, design phases one and two need to be completed. The existing 16-inch water main is located along SR 281 at milepost 0.62. The proposed extended 16-inch water main would cross under an SR 281 bridge and a Bureau of Reclamation Irrigation Canal at the milepost.
The proposed water main would be of sufficient size to meet projected water demands of anticipated future development north of I-90 and to the west of SR 281 near George. After design phases one and two are completed, the construction phases of the water main project would occur next, subject to the availability of funding.
Port officials say this project would help accelerate economic development and job growth near George in the Quincy Port District.