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SEATAC – Tons of concrete and rebar will drop to the ground piece by piece when the demolition of the South 216th Street bridge over Interstate 5 in SeaTac begins Friday, Dec. 8.
SEATTLE – Overhead ramp meters are coming to three Seattle on-ramps to northbound Interstate 5 as part of a project that begins Monday, Dec. 4. These new ramp meters will regulate traffic from the HOV lane and the general-purpose lane, replacing existing meters that only regulate the general-purpose lanes.
SEATTLE – UPDATE: Please note the schedule and closure plans for this work have changed. This will allow for a shorter work schedule. See details in paragraphs three and four.
OLYMPIA – After months of public outreach and research, the Washington State Department of Transportation has finalized the 2023 Safety Rest Area Strategic Plan – the first of its kind in about a decade and a half.
BAINBRIDGE ISLAND – A 16-month effort to remove and replace a barrier to fish migration on State Route 305 on Bainbridge Island is now complete.
SEATTLE – Nighttime travelers making their way north through downtown Seattle on Interstate 5 should plan for 12 overnight closures starting Monday, Dec. 4, while crews replace an electronic sign mounted above the highway.
Despite extra work caused by cold winters, regional repair project creates smoother ride on 17 bridges
If the past two winters seemed a little more harsh than usual to you, our bridges felt it, too.
PURDY - Starting Saturday, Dec. 2, travelers will no longer have to detour around the SR 302 Spur in Purdy when the new bridge opens to traffic.
OLYMPIA – Just in time for the holidays, WSDOT and ODOT are starting two additional Amtrak Cascades daily roundtrips between Seattle and Portland. Beginning Monday, Dec. 11, more trains will run in both directions – for a total of 12 trains every day between the two most popular cities on the route.