2019

Tuesday, October 22, 2019 - 15:52

Community members can learn more about planned improvements to the intersection of State Route 28 and 35th Street and the nearby Cascade Avenue intersection with US 2/97 during an Oct. 30 open house.

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.

Wednesday, October 16, 2019 - 15:18

Community members can learn about several safety and congestion improvements planned for the Interstate 90 and Barker Road intersections during a Wednesday, Oct. 23, open house. The Washington State Department of Transportation will share information about several upcoming projects designed to help reduce congestion and improve safety for all travelers as the region continues to grow.

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.

Thursday, October 10, 2019 - 07:46

With the forecast quickly changing, work on the single-lane roundabout at State Route 9 and 108th Street Northeast in Marysville will be suspended later this month.

Wednesday, October 9, 2019 - 13:05

VANCOUVER – Community members are invited to attend an open house to learn about future improvements planned along southbound Interstate 5 and State Route 501/Mill Plain Boulevard in Vancouver.

Tuesday, October 8, 2019 - 10:30

Westbound SR 520 will be closed across Lake Washington the weekend of Oct. 12-13. After the weekend closure, westbound traffic will be shifted to two lanes between the floating bridge and Montlake.

Monday, October 7, 2019 - 10:30

Those who are interested in how the Washington State Department of Transportation handles stormwater runoff from highways and other paved surfaces have an opportunity to comment on a new Stormwater Management Program plan. WSDOT will consider online and email comments on the plan starting today, Oct. 7, to Friday, Oct. 18.

Monday, October 7, 2019 - 07:38

Snow and icy conditions are forecasted on State Route 542/Mount Baker Highway and crews have closed the final 2.7 miles of the highway to vehicle traffic. The gate will remain closed until next year.

Wednesday, October 2, 2019 - 12:00

SEATTLE – Washington State Ferries has initiated use of a whale alert app and web-based system this week that will provide ferry captains more accurate and updated location information for southern resident orcas and other whales throughout Puget Sound. Access to Ocean Wise’s Whale Report Alert System (WRAS) is only granted to the commercial maritime operators such as ferries, ships and tugs. It is not available for public use or for whale watch operators.

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