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2022 Eastern Region Chip Seal - South - Complete October 2022

Timeline: May 2022 - September 2022
  • Road
  • Completed
  • Whitman County
This project will preserve multiple state routes across Whitman County in Eastern Washington.

Included in the chip seal project will be constructing bituminous surface treatment (BST), planning bituminous pavement, crack sealing, hot mix asphalt (HMA) paving, pavement repair, and…
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2023 Eastern Region Chip Seal - North - Complete October 2023

Timeline: April 2023 - October 2023
  • Road
  • Completed
  • Adams County
  • Lincoln County
  • Stevens County
  • Pend Oreille County
This project preserved multiple state routes across Pend Oreille, Stevens, Lincoln and Adams counties in Eastern Washington.

Chip sealing is the application of a special protective wearing surface to an existing pavement. Included in the chip seal project will be constructing…
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2023-24 Northwest Regional Pavement Repairs and Breakaway Cable Terminal

Timeline: Fall 2023 - Summer 2024
  • Road
  • Construction
  • King County
  • Snohomish County
  • Whatcom County
A regional project beginning in March 2024 will update 24 guardrails and attenuators along Interstates 5, 90 and 405, US 2 and State Routes 522 and 527 in King, Snohomish and Whatcom counties. The breakaway cable terminals, or guardrail protective end caps, face oncoming traffic and will be…
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2024 Eastern Region Chip Seal

Timeline: May 2024 – August 2024
  • Road
  • Construction
  • Pend Oreille County
  • Spokane County
  • Lincoln County
  • Whitman County
This project preserves multiple state routes across Spokane, Lincoln, Whitman, and Pend Orielle Counties in Eastern Washington.

Chip sealing is the application of a special protective wearing surface to an existing pavement. Included in the chip seal project will be constructing…
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2024 Olympic Peninsula Regionwide Chip Seal

Timeline: June 2024 - September 2024
  • Road
  • Not started
  • Pierce County
This project will extend the life of the highway and reduce the frequency of emergency repairs on sections of four state highways in Clallam, Grays Harbor, Jefferson, and Pierce counties.

Chip sealing is a process where crews apply a protective surface to existing pavement.
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21-23 SWR Regionwide Bridges Concrete Deck Patching - Complete June 2023

Timeline: Summer 2022 - Summer 2023
  • Road
  • Completed
  • Benton County
  • Cowlitz County
  • Lewis County
  • Pacific County
  • Klickitat County
Between summer 2022 and 2023, WSDOT's contractor, Granite Construction Company, began work on a pilot program to rehabilitate the concrete decks of several bridges throughout southwest Washington. Crews removed all non-cement patches and replaced them with cement material, extending the useful…
Major Project

Alaskan Way Viaduct Replacement Program

Timeline: 2007 - 2023
The Alaskan Way Viaduct Replacement Program consists of 30 projects led by the Washington State Department of Transportation, King County, the City of Seattle and the Port of Seattle. The Federal Highway Administration is a partner in this effort.
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Anacortes Terminal Tollbooth Replacement Project

Timeline: May 2023 - Fall 2023
  • Ferry
  • Construction
  • Skagit County
  • San Juan County
The Anacortes Ferry Terminal has provided a gateway to the San Juan Islands and Sidney B.C. for more than 50 years with only minor changes made to the terminal. Washington State Ferries (WSF) plans on updating all four Anacortes Ferry Terminal tollbooths to better serve the ferry customers who use…
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Bainbridge Ferry Terminal Overhead Loading Fixed Walkway Replacement

Timeline: 2018 - Early 2024
  • Ferry
  • Construction
  • Kitsap County
The ferry route between Seattle and Bainbridge Island is the busiest in the system for walk-on passengers. This project replaces the existing overhead wooden walkway with a wider, safer concrete and steel structure built to current seismic code.
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Battery Street Tunnel and North Surface Streets - Complete July 2021

Timeline: February 2019 - July 2021
  • Road
  • Completed
  • King County
After SR 99 in Seattle was aligned to run through the SR 99 tunnel, the Battery Street Tunnel was decommissioned and filled and the tunnel's northern approach built into a new arterial street (Seventh Avenue North) featuring bus lanes and reconnected intersections.
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CW Branch – SR 904 Betz Road Crossing – PCC

Timeline: July 2024
  • Road
  • Not started
  • Spokane County
This project will repave the railroad crossing utilized by the Washington Eastern Railroad at the intersection of State Route 904 and Betz Road in Cheney.
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East Jefferson County Remove Fish Barriers - Completed November 2023

Timeline: May 2023 - November 2023
  • Road
  • Completed
  • Jefferson County
This project removed fish barriers at two locations: one on State Route 104 at Shine Creek, and the other on State Route 19 at Swansonville Creek.

At both locations, 18-foot three-sided culverts were constructed.
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Eastern Region – Bridge Deck Preventative Preservation – Patching - Complete August 2022

Timeline: May 2022 - August 2022
  • Road
  • Completed
  • Adams County
  • Lincoln County
  • Stevens County
  • Whitman County
  • Franklin County
This project will conduct spot repairs on concrete bridge decks by patching potholes and replacing fatigued sections of concrete on seven bridges within Adams, Franklin, Lincoln, Stevens, and Whitman Counties. Once the project is complete, the service life of the bridges will be extended on rural…
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Ferries - Mukilteo Multimodal Terminal Project - Complete December 2020

Timeline: Spring 2015 - December 2020
  • Ferry
  • Completed
  • Snohomish County
The Mukilteo/Clinton ferry route is part of State Route 525, the major transportation corridor connecting Whidbey Island to the Seattle-Everett metropolitan area. It is one of the state's busiest routes, with more than 4 million total riders every year. By 2040, walk-on ridership during the…
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Ferries - Seattle Multimodal Terminal at Colman Dock Project

Timeline: Summer 2017-2023
  • Ferry
  • Construction
  • King County
Washington State Ferries is replacing the aging and seismically vulnerable Colman Dock in Seattle to maintain its critical role as a regional multimodal transportation hub.

Key project elements include: a concrete and steel trestle, main terminal building, entry building (with retail…
Major Project

Ferry system electrification

Timeline: 2020-2040
Washington State Ferries (WSF) will convert our ferry system, the largest in the country, to hybrid-electric power by 2040 following mandates from the Washington legislature and governor. Transitioning to a hybrid-electric fleet is necessary to reduce emissions, ensure resiliency, and reduce…
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I-405 - BN RR Br to Ped Trail Br & I-90/E Fork Issaquah Creek - Seismic

Timeline: Summer 2022- Spring 2024
  • Road
  • Construction
  • King County
In winter 2023, our contractor will begin a project on the I-405 corridor, in Tukwila and Bellevue, to strengthen several overpasses, helping them withstand a major earthquake. They will place steel "jackets" around columns that support overpasses to help keep the concrete together in an…
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I-405/Brickyard to SR 527 Improvement Project

Timeline: The project is expected to complete construction in 2028 in alignment with Sound Transit Bus Rapid Transit.
  • Road
  • Pre-construction
  • King County
The I-405/Brickyard to SR 527 Improvement Project lies primarily in Bothell on Interstate 405 (I-405), starting just south of the State Route 522 interchange and ending at the SR 527 interchange. WSDOT, Sound Transit, and design-build contractor Skanska USA Inc., will work to enhance four and a…
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I-405/Lind Ave SW Bridge – Span replacement

Timeline: Spring 2023 - spring 2024
  • Road
  • Construction
  • King County
In fall 2023, contractor crews will begin to replace the severely-damaged northern span of the Lind Avenue Southwest bridge over southbound Interstate 405 in Renton. The Lind Avenue overpass will remain closed to vehicles until work is complete.
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I-405/Northeast 132nd Street Interchange Project

Timeline: Spring 2022 - Spring 2024
  • Road
  • Construction
  • King County
WSDOT and design-build contractor Graham Contracting, Ltd. will construct a new on-ramp to northbound I-405 and a new off-ramp from southbound I-405 at Northeast 132nd Street in Kirkland. This type of interchange is known as a half-diamond. After this project is complete, travelers will have the…
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I-405/Northeast 85th Street Interchange and Inline BRT Station Project

Timeline: December 2022 - January 2027
  • Road
  • Construction
  • King County
WSDOT, Sound Transit, and design-build contractor Graham Contracting, Ltd. are working to reconstruct and improve the I-405/Northeast 85th Street interchange. This project design supports Sound Transit's Stride Bus Rapid Transit (BRT), improves transit connections on Northeast 85th Street, and…
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I-405/Renton to Bellevue Widening and Express Toll Lanes Project

Timeline: 2015 - 2025
  • Road
  • Construction
  • King County
Travelers on Interstate 405 between Renton and Bellevue experience one of the state’s worst commutes. The I-405 Renton to Bellevue Widening and Express Toll Lanes project includes multimodal transportation and safety improvements to offer more reliable travel choices and keep drivers, transit…
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I-405/Ripley Lane Stream Connection Project

Timeline: The project is currently in the design and environmental stages. We anticipate construction will be complete by 2025.
  • Road
  • Pre-construction
  • King County
The Ripley Lane Stream Connection Project is part of a series of fish barrier corrections planned by WSDOT for the I-405/SR 167 corridor. The Ripley Lane Stream Connection Project will construct new stream channels by combining two culverts into one open channel. We determined that the proposed…
Major Project

I-405/SR 167 Corridor Program

Timeline: We delivered the first project in 2005, 15 additional projects by 2015 and continue towards construction readiness on funded projects.
The I-405/SR 167 Corridor Program stems from the I-405 Master Plan and SR 167 Corridor Plan, foundational documents that guide project development, funding and delivery. The I-405 Master Plan alone includes over 150 projects designed to improve travel between Lynnwood and the Renton/Tukwila area.…
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I-5 - 179th St. Interchange - Interchange Improvements

Timeline: Early 2024 - 2030
  • Road
  • Not started
  • Clark County
This project aims to improve mobility for travelers who use the I-5 - Northeast 179th Street interchange. Signalized intersections will be removed and replaced with roundabouts at the on- and off-ramps to and from I-5. Roundabouts help to relieve congestion by keeping people moving safely through…
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I-5 - Gravelly-Thorne Connector

Timeline: 2025-2026
  • Road
  • Pre-construction
  • Pierce County
This project will create new non-motorized access for people between the Tillicum and Woodbrook neighborhoods.
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I-5 - Interstate Bridge Replacement Program

Timeline: 2019 - 2035
  • Road
  • Not started
  • Clark County
As the only continuous north-south interstate on the West Coast between Mexico and Canada, I-5 is a vital trade route for regional, national and international economies. With one span now over 100 years old, it is at risk for collapse in the event of a major earthquake and no longer satisfies the…
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I-5 - M Street to Portland Avenue - HOV - Complete November 2018

Timeline: 2014 - 2018
  • Road
  • Completed
  • Pierce County
This project widened northbound and southbound I-5 so that each direction has four general-purpose lanes each and one HOV lane from M Street to Portland Avenue in Tacoma

To widen both directions of I-5, WSDOT rebuilt the Pacific Avenue and East McKinley Way bridges over I-5 and…
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I-5 - Mounts Rd. to Center Dr. - Auxiliary Lane Extension - Complete September 2018

Timeline: 2016-2018
  • Road
  • Completed
  • Pierce County
WSDOT extended the auxiliary lane south approximately 1.5 miles, so that it starts at the Mounts Road overpass. Trucks approaching the weigh station along with entering and exiting traffic use this lane while the majority of traffic uses the adjacent three through lanes.

To…
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I-5 - Mounts Rd. to Steilacoom-DuPont Rd. - Corridor Improvements

Timeline: 2023-2026
  • Road
  • Construction
  • Pierce County
This project is intended to help relieve chronic traffic congestion and improve mobility along I-5 near Joint Base Lewis-McChord. Crews will rebuild the Steilacoom-DuPont Road (Exit 119) interchange and extend I-5 HOV lanes to Mounts Road.

Slow down – lives are on the line. 

In 2023, speeding continued to be a top reason for work zone crashes.

Even one life lost is too many.

Fatal work zone crashes doubled in 2023 - Washington had 10 fatal work zone crashes on state roads.

It's in EVERYONE’S best interest.

95% of people hurt in work zones are drivers, their passengers or passing pedestrians, not just our road crews.