2018

Thursday, December 20, 2018 - 09:19

EDMONDS – Hundreds of thousands of people will be dashing through the sound on a crowded state ferry over the next several days. People driving onto a vessel should plan for long wait times as many travelers head to or from their Christmas or New Year’s getaways. Delays may be longest on the Edmonds/Kingston route, where a smaller-than-normal vessel is in service.

Wednesday, December 19, 2018 - 11:05

People who travel on northbound Interstate 5 near Tukwila should allow additional time for their trips the weekend of Jan. 5-6, when the interstate will reduce to two lanes for an expansion joint replacement project.

Wednesday, December 5, 2018 - 15:31

A temporary bridge on State Route 162 across Spiketon Creek in Buckley will open to travelers by fall 2019. The original, 82-year-old bridge was permanently closed to travelers in August after Washington State Department of Transportation survey crews discovered a bridge pier had settled over four inches.

Tuesday, November 20, 2018 - 10:40

SEATTLE – It’s not just those awkward dinner table conversations that Thanksgiving travelers need to prepare for – they also need to be ready for long ferry lines and heavy traffic throughout the holiday weekend. With nearly 350,000 people expected to ride a ferry from Wednesday, Nov. 21, to Sunday, Nov. 25, it’s best to leave early and use technology to help with trip planning.

Tuesday, November 20, 2018 - 09:24

Washington will become the first state to embed an artist in a statewide agency (WSDOT), bringing a creative approach to advancing the agency’s goals like improving safety, reducing congestion, promoting economic vitality, supporting multimodal transportation systems and creating healthier communities.

Monday, November 19, 2018 - 09:27

Crews completed tests on new mechanical systems installed into the State Route 104 Hood Canal Bridge a day early. Night closures of the bridge scheduled for Saturday, Dec. 1, have been cancelled.

Thursday, November 15, 2018 - 12:47

A huge milestone is reached with McKinley Way overpass reopening to all vehicles, bicyclists and pedestrians

Thursday, November 15, 2018 - 08:20

Prepare early and use WSDOT tools when planning for Thanksgiving or Apple Cup travel

Wednesday, November 14, 2018 - 09:53

BAINBRIDGE ISLAND – Drivers are encouraged to plan for a three-week series of late night State Route 305 Agate Pass Bridge closures. These will allow Washington State Department of Transportation bridge maintenance crews to remove and replace seven elevated steel bridge beams. The beams were damaged last year when they were struck by an over-height load.

Tuesday, November 13, 2018 - 13:58

SEATTLE – For the fourth year in a row, Seattle Seahawks fans are invited to a pregame rally aboard one of Washington’s ferries! This year those aboard the floating pep rally will have the chance to compete for the title of “Most Decked Out Seahawks Fan.”

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