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Posted: Tuesday, Oct 2nd, 2012

Checking progress at the site of a new tsunami siren in Depoe Bay Monday were City Field Superintendent Brady Weidner, left, and Joe Felluca of Devils Lake Rock. A 600-pound, 129-decibel speaker will be added to the 70 foot pole, one of five sirens erected at a cost of $200,000. (Photo by Rick Beasley)

Depoe Bay installing first of five tsunami sirens

The first of five, 70-foot-tall tsunami sirens that will gird the City of Depoe Bay with a wall of sound is being erected east of Worldmark Resort on Highway 101.

Workers from Devils Lake Rock on Monday buried 350-feet of conduit to a wooden spire that will be tipped with a 600-pound, 129-decibel speaker.

For the complete article see the 10-03-2012 issue.

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