Pier repairs, project updates, EPA settlement on Aug. 19 Port agenda

Contracts for $1.3 million pier repairs and $1.5 million to haul contaminated soil from a habitat construction site top the Aug. 19 commission meeting. Commissioners also will hear construction updates on the Lincoln Avenue overpass, wharf extension at Washington United Terminals and 23-acre habitat restoration near Hylebos Creek, as well as a possible settlement with the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency over paperwork related to the former Kaiser Aluminum site. Commission meetings begin at noon in Room 104 of The Fabulich Center, 3600 Port of Tacoma Rd. Meetings are available for viewing live and on demand from the Port’s Web site at http://www.portoftacoma.com .