2020

Monday, December 21, 2020 - 11:28

Starting Monday, Jan. 4, Guy F. Atkinson Construction will install the final 30 bridge girders on the last three spans of the new southbound Interstate 5 Puyallup River Bridge. This work will require overnight weeknight lane and ramp closures on both southbound I-5 and State Route 167 in Tacoma.

Friday, December 18, 2020 - 09:00

SEATTLE – With statewide restrictions in place to help slow the spread of COVID-19, the public is being asked to limit rides on state ferries to essential purposes only over the Christmas and New Year’s holiday season.

Tuesday, December 8, 2020 - 11:15

A new report, the 2020 Framework for the Future, sets forth a roadmap for continued work in a post-COVID-19 future to bring ultra-high-speed ground transportation to the Pacific Northwest.

Thursday, December 3, 2020 - 08:52

How do you eat an elephant? One bite at a time. That is exactly what contractor crews working for the Washington State Department of Transportation will do beginning 6 p.m. Friday, Dec. 18, through 6 a.m. Monday, Dec. 21, at the State Route 107 Chehalis River Bridge – except no eating is involved.

Thursday, November 19, 2020 - 10:00

SEATTLE – People catching a state ferry for essential travel over Thanksgiving weekend should review sailing schedules in advance. Several routes are operating on modified timetables under Washington State Ferries’ COVID-19 Response Service Plan that are different from years past.

Monday, November 16, 2020 - 13:49

Community members are invited to learn more about the I-5 JBLM Vicinity Congestion Relief Project South Study Area Supplemental Environmental Assessment through an online open house, which closes Dec. 16.

Thursday, November 12, 2020 - 14:32

The gates to State Routes 410 and 123 inside Mount Rainier National Park, including Chinook and Cayuse passes, are closed for the season after heavy snow and a forecast of more to come.

Monday, November 2, 2020 - 08:06

The second new I-5/Thorne Lane bridge has opened to travelers in Lakewood, creating a new driving experience for southbound I-5 travelers exiting to Thorne Lane or Murray Road.

Monday, October 26, 2020 - 11:42

Prepare now for 2020-21 winter season driving. Studded tires are legal Nov. 1-March 31, but there also are many other altertnatives to explore that can be driven year round.

Thursday, October 22, 2020 - 13:29

A roughly $13 million fish barrier correction project has wrapped up on time and on budget – resulting in a new 440-foot bridge that spans Kilisut Harbor along State Route 116 in Jefferson County.

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