Port of Skagit gains $2 million for fiber optic construction


September 29, 2021

The Port of Skagit was awarded a $1,000,000 loan and a $1,000,000 grant through the Community Economic Revitalization Board to continue its work to bring fiber optic infrastructure to eastern Skagit County.

This low-interest Rural Broadband Program loan along with the grant from the Coronavirus Capital Projects Fund, will support the East County Fiber-to-the-Premise construction project of aerial fiber in Concrete, Lyman, Hamilton and Marblemount.

“CERB has been a supportive partner for the Port in bringing economic development opportunities to the Skagit Valley,” said Port Commission...

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