2019

Wednesday, December 18, 2019 - 10:00

SEATTLE – Oh, the weather outside is frightful, but a ferry ride is so delightful – especially for those who plan ahead, avoiding the busiest travel times Christmas week.

Tuesday, December 17, 2019 - 09:51

Crews will open a new eastbound State Route 520 on-ramp at 5 a.m. Friday, Dec. 20, and simultaneously close the existing on-ramp from the Washington Park Arboretum. The Arboretum on-ramp, originally opened in the 1960s, is vulnerable to earthquakes and leads to an old section of the highway slated for removal.

Thursday, December 12, 2019 - 14:15

SEATTLE – All trips between Colman Dock, Bainbridge Island and Bremerton will follow a temporary sailing schedule beginning Jan. 4, 2020, as construction to replace the state’s seismically vulnerable flagship ferry terminal moves forward.

Tuesday, December 10, 2019 - 07:54

A snowy forecast means State Route 20 North Cascades Highway will close for the season at 6 a.m. on Wednesday, Dec. 11. This is the latest road closure date in more than a decade.

Tuesday, November 26, 2019 - 10:00

SEATTLE – With nearly 350,000 people expected to ride a state ferry Wednesday, Nov. 27, through Sunday, Dec. 1, those who planned ahead will be thankful they avoided the busiest travel times this Thanksgiving weekend. Over the five-day period, up to 50,000 more people are projected aboard Washington State Ferries than a typical Wednesday through Sunday in November.

Thursday, November 21, 2019 - 11:25

In Nov. 2019, the last remnants of the Alaskan Way Viaduct were hauled away, leaving a wide-open space for a re-imagined Seattle waterfront.

Wednesday, November 20, 2019 - 13:47

Travelers need to prepare for winter weather and extra traffic during the Thanksgiving holiday weekend

Tuesday, November 19, 2019 - 17:42

MOUNT RAINIER – The gates to Chinook and Cayuse passes through Mount Rainier National Park are about to swing shut for the season. Washington State Department of Transportation maintenance crews, in coordination with Mount Rainier National Park, will close State Route 410/Chinook Pass and State Route 123/Cayuse Pass for the winter at 10 a.m. Thursday, Nov. 21.

Tuesday, November 19, 2019 - 08:53

People in Washington have an opportunity to help create a vision for a transportation system that supports all modes of travel – including walking, biking and rolling. WSDOT is updating the state active transportation plan, which serves as the needs assessment for accessible pedestrian and bicyclist connections, and public input is needed.

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.

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