Bonney Lake, Edgewood and Sumner were among 11 government agencies in Pierce County to receive Washington State Transportation Improvement Board grants for road and sidewalk improvements. Statewide there were 125 agencies that totaled a package of $104 million issued at a Nov. 16 meeting in Bellingham. The funding is allocated from the revenue generated by three cents of the statewide gas tax dedicated by the state legislature for TIB programs.
Bonney Lake received two grants: $851,193 for pavement preservation and a new sidewalk on State Road 410. Edgewood received $257,889 for arterial preservation in multiple locations and Sumner received $622,375 also for arterial preservation.