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STA breaks ground on transit hub

Exit 272 facility proposes to improve bus service on West Plains


August 3, 2017


An artist's rendering of what the Spokane Transit Authority's West Plains' transit center should look like when completed about this time in 2018. A ground-breaking ceremony was held July 19.

The heavy equipment from Halme Construction beat the shovels to the punch turning the first dirt for a new transit hub on the West Plains.

But that did not diminish the enthusiasm members of area business and government showed July 19 when the ceremonial groundbreaking was held for the new Spokane Transit Authority facility on property at Exit 272 and State Route 902.

The project, estimated to cost about $10 million, is expected to be completed in about a year and will streamline bus service between the cities of Cheney, Airway Heights and Medical Lake, along with Fairchild Air Force Base a...

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