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In-person open house about North Fork Palouse River bridge replacement design planned in Colfax Jan. 31
COLFAX – Public meeting covers SR 26-US 195 intersection roundabout plans
OLYMPIA - The states of Washington, Oregon and California receive $12 million federal grant to provide truck drivers with real-time truck parking availability information.
Last year during a routine inspection of the 97-year-old southbound State Route 529 Steamboat Slough Bridge just south of Marysville, our crews found about a dozen worn gusset plates, which connect steel beams. We'll replace these worn plates in a few weekend-long closures.
SOAP LAKE – Work stretches for nearly 10 miles and seeks to reduce rockfall onto the highway; closures expected.
SEATTLE – Bicyclists and pedestrians traveling across Lake Washington should plan for an extended State Route 520 Trail closure. The around-the-clock closure starts at 10 p.m. Friday, Jan. 19, and wraps up at 1 p.m. Friday, Feb. 2. Crews will close the portion of the trail between the Montlake neighborhood in Seattle…
SEATTLE – Over 1.3 million more riders boarded Washington State Ferries in 2023. The 7.4% spike from 2022 pushed annual ridership to nearly 18.7 million last year.
UPDATE: Center barrier work on Interstate 5 in Olympia and Tumwater is ahead of schedule and is no longer required on Sunday, Feb. 4. The change is reflected in the release below.
SNOQUALMIE – Contractor crews working for the Washington State Department of Transportation will temporarily move the chain-up area on westbound State Route 18 to just east of the Raging River bridge in Issaquah.
UPDATE: Weekend lane reductions have been postponed due to cold weather and possible snow in the Seattle area. Work has been rescheduled for Jan. 19-22.
SEATTLE – Washington State Ferries will share updates on its system-wide service during two upcoming virtual community meetings.