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Northbound US 101 Hoquiam River Bridge closing for eight nights this June and July

Posted 05/31/2023

HOQUIAM – Plan for eight overnight closures of the northbound US 101 Hoquiam River Bridge this June and July in Hoquiam. Travelers will detour via the Simpson Avenue Bridge while crews repair the machine rooms on the Hoquiam River Bridge.

Closures planned on highways near Port Ludlow as work kicks off to remove two fish barriers

Posted 05/30/2023

PORT LUDLOW – Efforts to restore fish habitat back to a more natural state has begun on State Route 104 and SR 19 in Jefferson County.

Around-the clock I-5 Cowlitz River Bridge lane closure and reduced speed limit coming weekdays near Vader

Posted 05/30/2023

VADER – People traveling through Southwest Washington on early summer road trips will need to plan for extended weekday delays on Interstate 5 in Lewis County.

SR 410/Chinook and SR 123/Cayuse passes scheduled to reopen May 26

Posted 05/24/2023

MOUNT RAINIER – State Route 410/Chinook Pass and SR 123/Cayuse Pass through Mount Rainier National Park will reopen for the season by 8 a.m. Friday, May 26, in time for Memorial Day weekend.

Here comes the sun… and the crowds aboard ferries

Posted 05/23/2023

SEATTLE – Ridership aboard Washington State Ferries significantly increases as the weather gets warmer. As the busy travel season begins, there are several ways to avoid the potential long lines for vehicles.

Agencies Work to Address Landslide Impacts

Posted 05/19/2023

VANCOUVER, WA - On Sunday evening, May 14, around 9 p.m. a landslide caused significant damage to the upper portion of State Route 504 at milepost 49, leading up to the Johnston Ridge Observatory north of Mount St. Helens. The event followed a recent warming trend and significant snowmelt.

Reminder: 511 travel information phone number will be deactivated May 19

Posted 05/18/2023

OLYMPIA – On Friday, May 19, WSDOT will deactivate the 511 phone number which provides automated statewide travel information.

WSDOT provides I-405/SR 167 project updates via virtual meeting with executive advisory group

Posted 05/18/2023

BELLEVUE – The public is invited to attend a meeting with the I-405/SR 167 Corridor Program Executive Advisory Group Wednesday, May 24, to hear an update on the projects and work.

Reminder: Weekend closure of northbound I-5 in Seattle for girder setting begins this Friday, May 19

Posted 05/17/2023

SEATTLE – This weekend starting Friday night, travelers using northbound Interstate 5 through downtown Seattle will want to plan ahead for delays or consider adjusting their trips. Both northbound I-5 and the I-5 express lanes will intermittently close beginning at 10 p.m. Friday, May 19, through 10 a.m. Sunday, May…

Online open house starts May 16 for project to improve fish passages under I-90 in Bellevue

Posted 05/16/2023

BELLEVUE – Construction begins this spring on a $104.4 million project to improve fish migration and restore natural stream conditions for Sunset Creek under Interstate 90 in Bellevue and people can learn more about the project in an online open house.

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