2019

Wednesday, July 3, 2019 - 10:00

SEATTLE – Prepare to wait awhile if driving onto a state ferry over the Independence Day holiday weekend as more than half a million people pass through Washington State Ferries’ terminals and vessels Wednesday, July 3, through Monday, July 8.

Monday, July 1, 2019 - 14:27

The time has come for the three small pipes under State Route 9 in Van Zandt to be ripped out and replaced. For too long the tiny passages have made it too difficult for young fish to reach miles of upstream habitat.

Monday, July 1, 2019 - 13:32

Daytime closures of SR 7 near La Grande means travelers headed to Alder Lake and Mount Rainier National Park will want to plan extra travel time into their adventures.

Thursday, June 27, 2019 - 10:00

SEATTLE – After nearly 52 years in the Washington State Ferries’ fleet, Hyak will be decommissioned late Sunday night, June 30, following its 9:05 p.m. scheduled sailing from Seattle to Bremerton.

Friday, June 14, 2019 - 09:10

WSDOT will host meetings on Disadvantaged Business Enterprise goal setting in Spokane, Seattle and Yakima, June 24-27, 2019. Contractors, trade and labor organizations, small and disadvantaged businesses and others who might be interested in working with the Washington State Department of Transportation are invited to comment on the agency’s proposed Disadvantaged Business Enterprise goal for contracts funded by the Federal Highway Administration.

Thursday, June 13, 2019 - 10:11

Travelers who use State Route 506 near Vader should plan to add extra travel time starting next week as work begins to replace the aging and failing SR 506 – Lacamas Creek Bridge in Lewis County.

Wednesday, June 12, 2019 - 11:09

Crews will permanently close both the eastbound and westbound stops of the Montlake Freeway Station later this month to build the $455 million SR 520 Montlake Project.

Monday, June 10, 2019 - 11:20

Work to preserve the State Route 99 Aurora bridge continues with another weekend-long lane reduction for deck repairs and repaving.

Monday, June 10, 2019 - 10:05

Relief for travelers now detouring around the closed State Route 162 Spiketon Creek Bridge in Pierce County is one step closer. A recently approved $3.2 million contract will install a temporary modular bridge across the creek beginning this summer.

Friday, June 7, 2019 - 07:29

The wait is over for people planning to visit one of the Pacific Northwest’s most scenic viewpoints. At 8 a.m. Sunday, June 9, Washington State Department of Transportation maintenance crews will open the seasonal section of State Route 542, known as the road to Artist Point.

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