Friday, March 22, 2019 - 09:18

Washington's studded tire removal deadline is March 31

Friday, March 22, 2019 - 07:48

With today’s announcement that Kelly Gregory and Mary Welcome have been selected to serve as artists-in-residence with WSDOT for a year, Washington becomes the first state to embed an artist in a statewide agency.

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.

Friday, March 15, 2019 - 09:37

Just like milk fortifies our bones to keep them strong and durable, so will a new paint job on the Deception Pass and Canoe Pass bridges on State Route 20. While there will be minimal effects on daytime traffic, Whidbey Island neighbors and Deception Pass State Park visitors will want to carefully plan their evening trips through this area.

Tuesday, March 12, 2019 - 16:43

On Monday, March 18, the Washington State Department of Transportation is hosting an open house and environmental scoping meeting for improvements to the Interstate 405 Express Toll Lanes between south of State Route 522 and SR 527.

Monday, March 11, 2019 - 15:06

TUKWILA – Travelers who use northbound Interstate 5 in Tukwila will want to plan ahead for delays and added congestion the weekends of March 16-17 and 23-24.

Monday, March 4, 2019 - 13:27

A unique partnership between the Washington State Department of Transportation, Sound Transit and Washington state-based credit unions will help underserved businesses participating in WSDOT’s Capacity Building Mentorship program with alternative financing options. The mentorship program has been operating successfully since July 2018; however, access to capital continues to be a primary barrier to small businesses and those owned by minorities, veterans and women. Verity Credit Union, BECU and Harborstone Credit Union are making a total of $750,000 in loans available in support of Washington’s diverse business community. Business Impact NW will administer the loans to firms participating in the mentorship program.

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.

Friday, March 1, 2019 - 12:17

Travel on Eastern Washington highways will continue to be challenging as extraordinary winter conditions keep road crews working around the clock, performing under great pressure to battle drifting snow and road closures. The Washington State Department of Transportation is asking for help from the public to drive for the conditions, obey road closure signs, and give maintenance vehicles enough room to work safely.

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.