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Construction on the Newport Transit Station has been challenging due to higher than anticipated bedrock. (Submitted illustration)

Geology raises Newport Transit Station costs

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The Newport Transit Station project has experienced some costly hurdles, but innovative ideas are still trickling in with an electric car charging station as the latest possible feature.


Washington County is faced with more than $329,000 in additional expenses resulting from higher than anticipated bedrock that required extensive excavation as crews dug through the site this summer.

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Riham Feshir
Riham Feshir is a reporter and photographer for the Woodbury Bulletin. Her coverage includes Woodbury City Hall, Washington County Board of Commissioners and business news.  Follow Riham on Twitter @RihamFeshir for the latest updates.