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Gold Star families gather for sign unveiling on SR 902

Roadway renamed the Gold Star Memorial Highway to honor fallen heroes and their families


Last updated 4/1/2021 at 11:18am

John McCallum

State Route 902 was renamed the Gold Star Memorial Highway in a March 19 ceremony highlighting the sacrifices of local military members and their families.

MEDICAL LAKE - Gold Star family members gathered Friday, March 19, in a small ceremony to unveil new signs designating State Route 902 as a Gold Star Memorial Highway. SR 902 is the primary route traveled to reach Washington State Veterans Cemetery in Medical Lake, the final resting place for over 6,300 veterans and family members.

State Rep. Marcus Riccelli joined the families for the highway renaming ceremony along with Washington State Department of Transportation Regional Administrator Mike Gribner, Washington State Transportation Commissioner Kelly Fukai, and Veterans Cemetery Director...

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