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Drivers on SR 169 near Black Diamond will move over to make room for fish

Posted 01/03/2022

BLACK DIAMOND – To give salmon a direct path upstream, people who drive on State Route 169 will need to make a slight detour starting Friday, Jan. 7. That’s when SR 169 will shift onto a temporary 1,000-foot-long bypass between Black Diamond and Maple Valley.

Autumn snowfall closes SR 542 to Artist Point

Posted 10/07/2021

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.

Public invited to attend CACC virtual open house: Focus is to address demand for aviation in Washington state

Posted 09/20/2021

OLYMPIA – The demand for aviation in Washington state is growing and will soon exceed the capacity of some highly utilized existing facilities. The Commercial Aviation Coordinating Commission was created by the Legislature to recommend strategies for addressing the growing demand.

Community members are…

Aviation Commission continues airport capacity work with virtual meeting

Posted 08/11/2021

Christina Crea, communications, 360-709-8098, 360-810-0902 (mobile)

OLYMPIA – The Commercial Aviation Coordinating Commission will meet virtually on Thursday, Aug. 26 to discuss recommendations for meeting the state’s aviation capacity needs.

Meeting topics will include aviation-related…

WSDOT opens new Good To Go! system with updated online features ahead of schedule

Posted 07/12/2021

Chris Foster, communications

Customers asked to be patient asnew system comes online

SEATTLE – The Washington State Department of Transportation launched the new Good To Go! today, July 12, following a 10-day closure while the department worked to transition to the new system. The transition work…

Good To Go! two-week closure begins Friday, July 2

Posted 06/28/2021

Chris Foster, communications

Closure expected to last approximately two weeks

SEATTLE – Starting at 6 p.m. on Friday, July 2, Good To Go! —the state’s tolling system—will be offline for approximately two weeks while the Washington State Department of Transportation works to transition to a new…

Good To Go! customers now have until end of June to prepare for two-week call center and website closure

Posted 06/14/2021

Chris Foster, communications

Transition date to new Good To Go! system shifts to July 2

SEATTLE – Good To Go! customers will get a little longer to update their accounts or resolve outstanding bills as the transition to a new account system will move from June 18 to July 2 while the Washington…

Good To Go! sends final toll bills prior to two-week closure starting June 18

Posted 06/07/2021

Chris Foster, communications

WSDOT continues to charge tolls; issuance of bills will resume later this summer

SEATTLE – This week the Washington State Department of Transportation is mailing the final batch of toll bills to customers without a Good To Go! account prior to an approximately two-week…

Good To Go! two-week closure in June

Posted 05/26/2021

Chris Foster, communications

WSDOT will still charge tolls while system is offline

SEATTLE – Drivers in Washington need to prepare for an approximately two-week closure of Good To Go!, the state’s tolling system, beginning June 18. During this time the Good To Go! website…

Aviation Commission sets next stage of airport siting work with virtual meeting and webinar April 29

Posted 04/19/2021

Christina Crea, communications, 360-709-8098, 360-810-0902 (mobile)

Aviation Commission sets next stage of airport siting work with virtual meeting and webinar April 29

OLYMPIA – The Commercial Aviation Coordinating Commission will host a virtual meeting and webinar Thursday, April 29, as they continue…

166,800 electric vehicle

registrations in Washington in 2023, up from 114,600 in 2022.

87 wetland compensation sites

actively monitored on 918 acres in 2023.

25,000 safe animal crossings

in the Snoqualmie Pass East Project area since 2014.