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Public invited to learn about a roundabout planned for SR 507 near Yelm

Posted 03/09/2023

YELM – Beginning Thursday, March 9, community members can learn more about safety improvements in southeastern Thurston County on State Route 507 in an online open house.

Public invited to weigh in on future of SR 302 corridor in Mason and Pierce counties

Posted 03/06/2023

VICTOR – If you live, work or travel on State Route 302 in Mason or Pierce County, the Washington State Department of Transportation wants your feedback.

Group considering the state’s next airport site is hosting virtual meetings in March

Posted 03/01/2023

OLYMPIA – Public invited to give comments and suggestions during the Commercial Aviation Coordinating Commission online open house March 1-22; virtual public meetings planned for March 8 and 9

Partial closure of Tacoma’s East 27th Street and Portland Avenue intersection March 3-6

Posted 02/28/2023

Travelers using the Portland Avenue and East 27th Street intersection in Tacoma will want to plan extra travel time the weekend of March 3-6. Construction crews will close lanes in the intersection to replace an aging sewer pipe. Signed detours will be in place. Work is weather dependent and may be rescheduled.

We want to hear from you: Improving safety, mobility on SR 512 in Pierce County

Posted 02/27/2023

PUYALLUP – If you travel on or near State Route 512 in Pierce County, the Washington State Department of Transportation wants to hear from you. People who drive, walk, bike or roll have an opportunity to share their insights. WSDOT wants your feedback for a study that will recommend near-, mid- and long-term corridor…

Public invited to provide feedback on proposed pedestrian route across I-90 in Spokane

Posted 02/24/2023

SPOKANE – The community is invited to an open house on Wednesday, March 1, to hear and provide feedback about proposed pedestrian routes in Spokane’s East Central neighborhood.

SR 520 closed across Lake Washington this weekend, Feb. 24-27

Posted 02/22/2023

SEATTLE - Travelers should plan ahead and find alternate routes for their trips across Lake Washington this weekend. At 11 p.m. Friday, Feb. 24, crews will close both directions of State Route 520. Westbound SR 520 will close between Interstate 5 in Seattle and 92nd Avenue Northeast in Clyde Hill, while eastbound SR…

Repairs beginning soon on SR 410 near Crystal Mountain after November rains caused debris flow

Posted 02/16/2023

ENUMCLAW – In late February, contractor crews working for the Washington State Department of Transportation will begin repairs to increase stream capacity at Dry Creek at its intersection with State Route 410.

Last section of northbound SR 167 HOV lane now open near Sumner

Posted 02/16/2023

SUMNER – On Thursday, Feb. 16, the final half-mile section of the new northbound State Route 167 high occupancy vehicle (HOV) lane opened near Sumner.

Roadwork ahead: Online open house gives 2023 work zone preview for Jefferson and Clallam counties

Posted 02/15/2023

PORT ANGELES – Online open house previews 2023 road construction for Jefferson and Clallam counties.

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