Find news releases and announcements about the agency in our virtual newsroom. 

Northbound US 101 Riverside Bridge in Hoquiam overnight closures resuming the week of Sept. 25

Posted 09/22/2023

At the beginning of summer, we kicked off a project to repair the machine rooms that help operate the northbound US 101 Riverside Bridge in Hoquiam. Crews will be able to complete the project the week of Sept. 25.

Fueling curiosity: Navigating the future at the PacTrans-WSDOT Summer High School Transportation Camps

Posted 09/20/2023

They say the choices we make today create the future that we are dreaming of. That’s why we include our younger generations to help us create a better future for transportation in our state!

SR 410 to close around-the-clock for 4 days near Crystal Mountain Ski Resort in early October

Posted 09/19/2023

People traveling to the mountains in search of brilliant fall colors along State Route 410 will want to take an alternate route the first week of October.

Fish barrier removal construction begins on SR 16 near Port Orchard

Posted 09/18/2023

PORT ORCHARD – People who use State Route 16 near Port Orchard in Kitsap County will soon see orange construction signs. The signs signal the start of the latest project to remove barriers to fish under state highways.

IRT swoops to the rescue of stranded motorcycle driver

Posted 09/18/2023

When Timothy Nored’s motorcycle ran out of gas on Interstate 5 near the 130th Street overpass in Seattle, he was nervous about the potentially dangerous situation. He was partially blocking the carpool lane, had no way to safely cross the freeway to the right shoulder and AAA was 90 minutes away.

SR 520's Montlake Project: Summer steps forward, fall closures ahead

Posted 09/14/2023

As summer gives way to fall, we want to catch you up with what’s been happening on the Montlake Project in Seattle. Here’s a recap of the progress we’ve made this summer – and what you can expect in the coming months.

Work to repair damaged Koontz Road bridge over northbound I-5 near Napavine begins next week

Posted 09/14/2023

For nearly 22 months, the Koontz Road overpass, which spans Interstate 5 near Napavine, has been reduced to a single lane, forcing drivers to wait their turn in order to cross, but those delays will soon come to an end.

Work complete at SR 106 Twanoh Creek fish barrier removal site east of Union

Posted 09/13/2023

UNION – A barrier to fish migration between the Hood Canal and Twanoh Creek is no more. Crews recently completed a culvert replacement project under State Route 106 at Twanoh State Park.

OOOHHHH, We're halfway there. …whoa ohhh. …soon we'll see fish everywhere

Posted 09/13/2023

A project aimed to improve fish habitat in Purdy Creek under State Route 16 and the SR 302 Spur reached a major milestone in August. Our contractor reached the halfway point of the project at both locations.

Three-year project will bring HOV lanes and a redesigned interchange to DuPont and JBLM

Posted 09/12/2023

Exciting changes are coming to southwest Pierce County. Our contractor has begun construction that will widen Interstate 5 for High Occupancy Vehicle lanes between 41st Division Drive and Mounts Road in DuPont.

Enjoy paid time off. 

Our employees earn paid vacation and sick leave every month, as well as 12 paid holidays per year.

Work in a modern environment.

We offer telework options, an infant at work program, flexible work schedules and more.

Continue your learning journey.

Get tuition reimbursement for coursework or trainings related to your job or career ladder.