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Spring project will improve safety of guardrails and barriers in King, Snohomish and Whatcom counties
SHORELINE – A project to update and improve the safety of 24 guardrails and barriers across King, Snohomish and Whatcom counties begins mid-March, adding energy-absorbing features to reduce the impacts of crashes.
FORKS – The week of March 4, travelers will see one-way alternating traffic and a reduced 25 mph speed limit on US 101 at the Jefferson-Clallam county line.
OLYMPIA – Secretary of Transportation Roger Millar announced today that Steve Nevey will serve as assistant secretary for the Washington State Ferries Division. A career mariner, Nevey progressed directly from high school to a maritime academy in the United Kingdom. For the past two years he has served as director of…
Over the course of two nights in March, a whopping 1.9 million pounds worth of concrete will be hoisted over Interstate 5 as contractor crews build a new bridge in SeaTac as part of the State Route 509 Completion Project. Travelers will want to plan ahead for this work.
VANCOUVER – For nearly 19 months, the Lieser Road overpass above State Route 14 in Vancouver has had shoulder closures in place, preventing access for those who walk, bike or use mobility devices – but these restrictions will soon come to an end.
BELFAIR – Community members are invited to participate in an online and/or in-person open house to learn more about a proposed new corridor between Kitsap and Mason counties.
WAPATO – Westbound Interstate 82 near Wapato opened to traffic on Saturday, Feb. 24. Travelers on westbound I-82 will experience minor delays for a single-lane closure to allow construction equipment to access the work zone. Eastbound I-82 repairs will take a bit longer and that section is tentatively scheduled to…
Two nights of single-lane traffic on I-5 in Tukwila; southbound on Friday Feb. 23; northbound Saturday
TUKWILA – Both directions of Interstate 5 near Southcenter will be reduced to one lane from late evening to midday the following day this weekend in staggered emergency work to replace broken concrete panels. The southbound I-5 lane reduction will occur Friday night through Saturday morning; the northbound work will…
SEATTLE – Drivers traveling across Lake Washington should plan ahead for a weekend State Route 520 closure.
Long-term closure of westbound I-90 HOV lane, 142nd Place Southeast HOV on-ramp in Bellevue starts Feb. 26
BELLEVUE – The westbound I-90 HOV lane between 142nd Place Southeast and I-405 will close for up to two years starting at 9 p.m. Monday, Feb. 26. A long-term closure of the HOV on-ramp from 142nd Place Southeast to westbound I-90 starts at the same time. This work is part of the Sunset Creek fish passage project.…