After more than two years of effort, the haL2 charger (80 amp) in Davenport, WA, on U.S. 2 is now operational. This closes the last gap on Highway 2 from Everett to Spokane, making it possible for small battery EVs to easily travel across the state.
The installation was a cooperative effort of Plug-In NCW, Lincoln County Museum and Visitor Center (the host), Lincoln County Economic Development Office, the City of Davenport and the Davenport Lions Club. The installation was done by Back Roads Electric and Construction, Almira, WA.
There were a number of iterations and obstacles over the last two years, but through it all Margie Hall, of the Lincoln County Economic Development Office, coordinated the local effort, and kept everyone informed and involved.
The Clipper Creek CS-100 (80 amp) charger was funded by donations to Plug-In NCW. Thank you donors! The installation was funded by Plug-In NCW donors, in-kind work of Davenport area residents, and a donation by the Davenport Lions Club. The City of Davenport has agreed to pay for the electricity used.
Donations to help pay for electricity are gladly accepted at the Lincoln County Museum, 600 7th St, Davenport, WA 99122, 509-725-6711, May - Sept, Tu - Sat, 9 - 5; Oct - April, by appointment.
The charger is posted on PlugShare and is accessible 24/7. There are public restrooms in a small public park about half a block away. Free high speed WiFi is available at the bench outside the Library 24/7, also about a half a block away. Several places to eat are within walking distance. Enjoy “small town” Davenport!