2019

Friday, March 22, 2019 - 09:18

Washington's studded tire removal deadline is March 31

Monday, March 18, 2019 - 07:43

LACEY – Southbound Interstate 5 travelers in Lacey are encouraged to prepare for a detour or alternative route as crews transform the existing State Route 510/Marvin Road overpass into a diverging diamond interchange. The Marvin Road overpass itself also will see an around-the-clock lane reduction. These changes could occur as soon as the evening of Monday, April 1.

Monday, March 4, 2019 - 10:33

The US 12 Heron Street Bridge in Aberdeen is nearing its final chapter. When it first opened to the traveling public in 1949, the average loaf of bread cost 13 cents. Now this link to Pacific Ocean beaches has reaching the end of its useful life.

Wednesday, February 27, 2019 - 14:00

SEATTLE – The word Tillikum means “friends and relatives” in Chinook dialect, and on Wednesday, Feb. 27, friends of the ferry Tillikum, including crew, engineers and maintenance workers, unveiled commemorative emblems to recognize the ferry’s 60 years in service.

Wednesday, February 13, 2019 - 12:23

Washington State Department of Transportation officials invite residents and local businesses later this month to hear potential strategies to reduce collisions and improve access at the intersection of State Route 104 and Shine Road/Paradise Bay Road in Jefferson County.

Wednesday, February 6, 2019 - 08:24

LACEY – Big improvements are coming for a busy portion of State Route 510 southeast of Lacey. On Monday, Feb. 11, Washington State Department of Transportation contractor Active Construction Inc. (ACI) will start building a new roundabout that will serve all users of the state highway at Meridian Road.

Tuesday, January 29, 2019 - 14:06

SHELTON – Consider it an effort that will help both fish and people get around. The Washington State Department of Transportation has hired design-build contractor Parsons/Scarsella to remove fish barriers along Coffee Creek and rebuild two ramps at the US 101/Shelton-Matlock Road interchange. This project will open access to more than 13 miles of potential spawning habitat and create a more traditional diamond interchange.

Friday, January 25, 2019 - 13:24

After years of construction, work on the final HOV segment in Tacoma begins in February.

Thursday, January 17, 2019 - 08:45

SEATTLE – Thirty-four times the population of the city of Seattle – that’s how many people Washington State Ferries carried in 2018.

Thursday, January 3, 2019 - 12:00

SEATTLE – More than half of Washington State Ferries’ 23-vessel fleet is scheduled to be retired by 2040. The ferry system needs 16 new vessels in the next 20 years, including 13 ferries to replace vessels due for retirement and three additional vessels to fill in when other ferries are out for maintenance and to respond to growth.

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