• Public can raise concerns, questions about proposed Lake Stevens Costco Thursday

    By: KIRO 7 News Staff


    LAKE STEVENS, Wash. - A plan to open a new Costco warehouse is raising concerns for some in Snohomish County.

    The site of the proposed store is at the intersection of State Route 9 and 20th Street Southeast in Lake Stevens.

    It would be 170,000 square feet, with 850 parking spaces and a 30-pump gas station, according to the Herald.

    Two new public roads would be built to help accommodate traffic.

    During a public comment period, some expressed concerns about increased traffic, environmental impact and the location being near homes.

    A public meeting concerning the store was being held Thursday at the Lake Stevens Fire Department Conference Center, 10518 18th St. SE.

    Representatives from Lake Stevens and Costco were in attendance. 

    More news from KIRO 7


    Next Up: