2020

Wednesday, December 30, 2020 - 13:41

Secretary of Transportation Roger Millar announced today, Wednesday, Dec. 30, the appointments of several key positions in his agency’s executive leadership team.

Wednesday, December 30, 2020 - 08:56

Starting Monday, Jan. 4, a concrete barrier will be installed in the newly constructed six-foot wide median of US 2 between Bickford Avenue and just east of the State Route 9 interchange in Snohomish. The barriers will greatly reduce the risk of head-on and crossover collisions.

Tuesday, December 29, 2020 - 17:00

MUKILTEO – The state’s new Mukilteo Multimodal Ferry Terminal, Washington State Ferries’ first new terminal in 40 years, officially opens with the arrival of the ferry from Clinton at 5:50 p.m. on Tuesday, Dec. 29.  The terminal replaces the old, cramped 63-year-old facility one-third of a mile to the west. The Mukilteo/Clinton route is one of the state’s busiest, carrying over four million riders each year.

Monday, December 21, 2020 - 15:12

The first day of winter brings weather advisories and snow forecasted to fall in south Washington Cascades. In preparation, the gates to the upper level of State Route 504, also known as Spirit Lake Memorial Highway, will be close for the winter.

Monday, December 21, 2020 - 13:31

Every Washingtonian uses active transportation connections at some point in a trip, whether crossing the street from their parking spot to their destination, walking to a bus stop or bicycling to school or work. That is why the Washington State Department of Transportation is asking for comments on its draft of the new State Active Transportation Plan, 2020 and Beyond.

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.

Thursday, December 17, 2020 - 14:24

One lane of State Route 203 between Northeast Stillwater Hill Road and Northeast 88th Street will temporarily reopen from noon Saturday, Dec. 19 to noon Monday, Jan. 4, to provide an alternative route for travelers ahead of forecasted flooding of the Snoqualmie River this weekend.

Wednesday, December 16, 2020 - 12:00

MUKILTEO – State ferry riders on the Mukilteo/Clinton route will get an upgrade on Tuesday evening, Dec. 29. That’s when Washington State Ferries’ new, safer and more efficient Mukilteo multimodal terminal will open to replace its cramped 63-year-old facility.

Monday, December 14, 2020 - 08:37

On Saturday, Dec. 12 contractor crews finished installing four drainage systems under SR 203 and an additional four in the hillside above between Stillwater Hill Road and Northeast 88th Street. This week, they will be demolishing and removing the rubble of the old highway, compacting the road base and applying new asphalt on top.

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