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SEATTLE – Travelers should plan ahead for trips across Lake Washington this weekend.
AUBURN – There is good news for travelers who use State Route 164 between Auburn and Enumclaw. The highway reopened today just east of the White River Amphitheater after a 95-day closure to build a bridge over Pussyfoot Creek.
SEATTLE – Beginning Saturday, Oct. 16, Washington State Ferries will temporarily operate reduced schedules on most routes to provide more predictable and reliable travel.
EVERETT – Travelers who frequently use rest areas along Interstate 5 between Everett and the Canadian border will need to plan for long-term closures, beginning Friday, Oct. 15.
Community members can learn more about planned improvements at the intersection of Southeast Mile Hill Drive and Wolves Road by participating in an online open house that will run through Friday. Oct. 22.
GLACIER – Snow has fallen on State Route 542/Mount Baker Highway and crews have closed the final 2.7 miles of the highway to vehicle traffic.
State Route 164 between Auburn and Enumclaw will remain closed for about a week longer than scheduled at Pussyfoot Creek due to supply chain issues. Detours will remain in place until work is complete.
Third phase of construction begins in 2023
LAKEWOOD – There is great news to share for travelers who use Interstate 5 in Lakewood. Phase two of construction to widen the highway and rebuild intersections is now substantially complete.
That means the end to continuous overnight detours and ramp and lane…
WSDOT open house offers connection for contractors, consultants interested in state highway projects
Oct. 13 virtual event allows firms to network, learn about upcoming work in King, Snohomish, Skagit, Whatcom and Island counties
SEATTLE – Road work on state highways is cooling down with the change in weather, but for design and construction firms, interest in next season’s upcoming projects is heating up.…
Tony Black, communications, 206-440-4699
SEATTLE – After 37 years, the “764-HERO” Program intended to educate travelers on proper use of high occupancy vehicle and ferry lanes, will be retired on Sept. 22. Funding for the program will be reallocated for safety improvements and traffic operations.