Renton Airport to get new blast fence next to Airport Way

The wooden jet wall, or blast fence, which has protected pedestrians and vehicles on Airport Way from the jet wash of 737s taking off, will be replaced with a new modern structure made of metal that through artistry will evoke the long aerospace history of Renton. - Brian Beckley, Renton Reporter
  • Apr 17, 2014 at 3:17PM

It’s the end of the road for the iconic red and white checkered jet wall at the south end of the Renton Municipal Airport, as plans are moving forward to replace the aging structure with a new one.


Community Events, April 2014

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City plans actions on slide areas in Renton

  • Apr 17, 2014 at 3:44PM

A number of Renton hillsides and slopes will hopefully get more careful and frequent inspection, after the landslide that swept through Oso in Snohomish County and because of a recent assessment of the potential hazard they pose in Renton.

Independent review finds Renton library costs 'reasonable'

  • Apr 17, 2014 at 3:21PM

The city addressed concerns community members raised last April about the appropriateness of architecture and engineering costs for the library projects. At the time, the citizens requested an independent review of costs and the city selected The Robinson Co. as the third-party reviewer.

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First half of 2014 property taxes due no later than April 30

  • Apr 17, 2014 at 10:30AM

Property owners in King County have until Wednesday, April 30, to pay the first half of their 2014 property taxes. After April 30, interest charges and penalties will be added to the tax bill.

Another community meeting set on Cedar Hills landfill

  • Apr 17, 2014 at 10:09AM

The King County Department of Natural Resources and Parks’ Solid Waste Division will host the next Cedar Hills Regional Landfill community meeting 7-9 p.m. April 23 at the King County Library Service Center, 960 Newport Way N.W., Issaquah.

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