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Deal would alter

Mike Cohen, the developer of Point Ruston, is working with the city of Tacoma to rebuild Ruston Way, the main route to the $1 billion mixed-use project. The work would fill in the tunnel on the Ruston part of the development and close a section of the road for up to three months this summer….

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Stack Hill model home grand opening

Stack Hill at Point Ruston is celebrating the grand opening of its newest model home Sun., Feb. 22. The grand opening event will be held at 5229 North 49th Street in Ruston, from noon to 3 p.m. and will feature tours, refreshments and door prizes. Stack Hill’s first model home opened in September of 2008….

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Traffic Q&A: Point Ruston development will close tunnel

Question: “I read every article in the paper concerning the never-ending smelter rehabilitation property,” writes Richard Lowery of Tacoma, “but I never can find anything about when a road around the tunnel will be built. “All they ever seem to do is move dirt from one pile to another. I would sure like to hear…

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Construction under way at Tacoma Superfund site

Redeveloping one of the nation’s most polluted industrial sites into an upscale waterfront community would be challenging enough on its own, but Mike Cohen also has had to contend with a host of other issues in pushing forward with his billion-dollar plan for Point Ruston. “I can only assume I am being punished for a…

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Creosote-laden docks north of Tacoma to be removed

OLYMPIA – The state Department of Natural Resources has entered an agreement with Point Ruston development company to remove three creosote-laden docks from a Superfund site north of Tacoma. The agreement signed Wednesday calls for the removal of about 2,300 pilings that are potentially leaching contaminants into marine waters and state-owned aquatic lands. The three…

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