2019

Thursday, November 14, 2019 - 08:00

SEATTLE – Washington State Ferries is hosting a round of community meetings through a new, online webinar in order to share the latest information and engage people in ferry-served communities from Tacoma to the San Juan Islands.

Thursday, November 7, 2019 - 08:00

SEATTLE – At 11:11 a.m. on Veterans Day, Nov. 11, Washington State Ferries will observe two minutes of silence to recognize the bravery and sacrifice of the men and women who have served in the United States Armed Forces.

Wednesday, November 6, 2019 - 09:32

Crews will close eastbound State Route 520 east of Montlake Boulevard this weekend to reduce the eastbound portion of the highway from three lanes to two between the Montlake and the floating bridge. The weekend closure is the second part of a two-step process (pdf 551 kb) to reduce and shift lanes so crews can create a new work zone in the Montlake area to build new eastbound lanes from Montlake Boulevard to the floating bridge.

Tuesday, November 5, 2019 - 15:42

All lanes of the State Route 99 Aurora bridge are scheduled to reopen in time for the Wednesday morning commute, as workers completed an emergency repair to a damaged support beam under the southbound lanes.

Tuesday, November 5, 2019 - 10:00

SEATTLE – One of Washington’s largest ferries will be a bit more dapper during the month of November as it dons a large moustache decal to raise awareness about men’s health. 

Wednesday, October 30, 2019 - 12:08

Washington State Department of Transportation crews have developed a plan to repair a damaged support beam connection below the State Route 99 Aurora bridge. The bridge will be reduced to two lanes in each direction for approximately 10 days of work, beginning Thursday night, Oct. 31.

Sunday, October 27, 2019 - 18:12

SEATTLE - The right lane of the southbound State Route 99 Aurora bridge will remain closed around-the-clock this week.

Wednesday, October 23, 2019 - 08:49

Drivers should prepare for winter conditions on state highways and use WSDOT tools before and during travel; studded tires allowed Nov. 1 through March 31

Tuesday, October 22, 2019 - 09:46

SEATTLE – Washington State Ferries is moving forward with converting its three Jumbo Mark II class ferries, the largest in the fleet, from diesel to hybrid electric propulsion. In early October, the trustee administering the nationwide federal Volkswagen settlement approved up to $35 million to support retrofitting the first of the ferries from diesel to electric power.

Monday, October 14, 2019 - 12:42

SEATTLE – There’s no shortage of work when it comes to keeping the state’s transportation system moving. To preserve pavement, improve connections or restore critical habitat by removing undersized culverts, the Washington State Department of Transportation needs help from construction companies and engineering design firms to deliver projects that make a difference in the community.

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