The U.S. Small Business Administration is making low-interest economic-injury disaster loans available to small businesses economically impacted by the collapse of the Interstate 5 bridge in Skagit County.
The collapse occurred over the Skagit River on May 23.
The SBA opened a Disaster Loan Outreach Center on Friday, June 28, at 204 W. Montgomery St. in Mount Vernon. It will be open 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. weekdays; no appointment is necessary.
The declaration covers Skagit, Whatcom, Chelan, Island, Okanogan and Snohomish counties.
Reach DAVE GALLAGHER at firstname.lastname@example.org or call 715-2269.