PORT ANGELES, Wash. (AP) — Five years after the project began, workers are getting ready to install the final pieces of the Elwha River interpretive center. The project, which will also be a rest stop on Highway 112, will mark the $325 million dam removal and restoration of the Elwha River.
The Peninsula Daily News reports (http://is.gd/iD6cLT ) the center cost $145,000 to construct. It includes 24 information panels inside a 30-foot-by-30-foot wooden structure. They describe in words and pictures the history of the Elwha River, the dam removal and restoration of the waterway.
The center is a collaboration of the scenic byway association, the National Park Service and the Lower Elwha Klallam tribe.
The project will be celebrated with a grand opening on May 1.
Information from: Peninsula Daily News, http://www.peninsuladailynews.com
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