Highway access requests & training

Find services for property owners, developers, consulting engineers and local agencies who are planning projects that impact state highways. You'll find tools and resources to help support this process.

Development services

If you need a driveway or have a land use development, please contact Region Development Services for assistance.

Maps and data

See transportation data for milepost markers, geoportal, state route web, survey monuments, crash data, travel data, and more.

See the SnagMp page for more information by state route and milepost.

Reference materials

For an overall explanation of limited access and managed access rules and requirements see overview of the types of access control (PDF 16KB). For managed access control inside city limits, the access is granted by the local entity.

Design Manual chapters

Please refer to the chapters of the Design Manual M22-01 listed below.

Chapter 210 - Public Involvement and Hearings

Chapter 510 - Right of Way Considerations
Chapter 520 - Access Control
Chapter 530 - Limited Access Control
Chapter 540 - Managed Access (HWY Classifications Exhibit 540-1 on Page 540-7)
Chapter 550 - Freeway Access Revision

Chapter 1130 - Development Services

RCWs and WACs

RCW 47.52 - Limited Access Facilities
WAC 468-54 - Limited Access Hearings
WAC 468-58 - Limited Access Highways

RCW 47.50 - Highway Access Management
WAC 468-51 - Highway Access Management Access Permits - Administrative Process
WAC 468-52 - Highway Access Management - Access Control System and Standards

Access Control Geographic Information System (GIS) workbench

View the Access Control GIS workbench

The Access Control map application displays access control classification for all Washington state highways.

Read the item description for this application.

Electronic access request approval process

To be used by WSDOT staff

Access databases

Highway Access Control and Hearings administers the limited and managed access programs for all Washington state highways.

Access hearings

Highway access control and hearings training

The WSDOT access control online training course is available through WSDOT. Participants can access the class and receive credit by contacting LeRoy Patterson.

This course will discuss access management in Washington State. It will discuss limited access and managed access programs, rules and requirements.

SEPA reviews for Non-WSDOT projects

Use this statewide map (PDF 532KB) for contact information for non-WSDOT Project SEPA reviews.

Portions of NWR have a separate map (PDF 576KB) for their non-WSDOT Project SEPA reviews.

Region contacts

Northwest Region

Roland Storme (Skagit, Island, & Whatcom County)

Cori Fahrni

Ramin Pazooki(Snohomish & King Counties)

Randy Frantz

Olympic Region
(Clallam, Jefferson, Grays Harbor, Mason, Kitsap, Pierce & Thurston Counties)

Andy Larson

Jeff Loescher

Southwest Region
(Pacific, Lewis, Wahkiakum, Cowlitz, Clark, Skamania & Klickitat Counties)

Jeff Barsness

North Central Region
(Okanogan, Chelan, Douglas & Grant Counties)

Scott Cervine

South Central Region
(Kittitas, Yakima, Benton, Franklin, Walla Walla, Columbia, Garfield & Asotin Counties)

Jacob Prilucik

Eastern Region
(Ferry, Stevens, Pend Oreille, Lincoln, Spokane, Adams & Whitman Counties)

Greg Figg

Kevin Hee

HQ Contacts

LeRoy Patterson
Access and Hearing Manager

Jeanne Doolin
Highway Access & Agreements Specialist

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