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You expect to find life jackets in the water, maybe even on a beach or a dock. But year after year, our crews pick up perfectly usable lifejackets from the side of the road, too. This year, Brandon Harding, one of our assistant maintenance superintendents, was tired of seeing those life jackets go unused.
If only repairing roads was as easy as 1, 2, 3. Unfortunately it's usually much more complicated. That's why on November 1-2-3 (and 4-5-6) we have some major closures planned on Interstate 405 in Renton to replace the Lind Avenue overpass, which was damaged in 2022.
The highway system connects communities and provides access to jobs, schools, services, and the state’s natural wonders. It is important to plan for the future of this system and determine what types of investments are needed to assure that people driving cars, riding in vanpools and buses, transporting goods, walking…
Get ready for changes on State Route 167, as we make transformative upgrades to the existing toll system.
SEATTLE – Gov. Jay Inslee, tribal representatives and local officials joined the Washington State Department of Transportation in a dedication ceremony at the new Seattle Multimodal Ferry Terminal at Colman Dock on Monday, Oct. 23.
BAINBRIDGE ISLAND – A long-awaited safety improvement project is about to begin just south of the Agate Pass Bridge on Bainbridge Island.
OLYMPIA – All right stop, collaborate (with fellow travelers) and listen: because winter’s on its way with some snow and icy conditions. There’s nothing vanilla about how road crews prep for winter weather – including pre-treating and plowing – but the traveling public also can help by being prepared for changing…
MUKILTEO – People walking or using mobility devices will soon have better access to the Mukilteo Ferry Terminal and waterfront, as a project to more than double the width of a sidewalk along a State Route 525 bridge begins Sunday, Oct. 29.
RENTON – Work to replace the damaged Lind Avenue bridge in Renton over southbound Interstate 405 will soon begin to prepare for a southbound weekend closure scheduled for November.
Last month, in collaboration with Sound Transit, the City of Kirkland, design-builder Graham Contracting Ltd., and many regional partners, we celebrated the groundbreaking of the I-405/NE 85th St Interchange and Inline BRT Station Project.