2020

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.

Wednesday, December 2, 2020 - 11:55

The apparent best value contractor is selected for the next stage of construction for the SR 509 Completion Project. which is part of the Puget Sound Gateway Program. The work takes place from Kent to SeaTac and builds the first mile of a new SR 509 Expressway. Guy F. Atkinson Construction is the apparent best value winner.

Tuesday, December 1, 2020 - 10:28

The bi-state Interstate Bridge Replacement Program is accepting applications from community members interested in serving on one of two new advisory groups: the Community Advisory Group and the Equity Advisory Group. Along with the Executive Steering Group, these advisory groups will play a critical role in helping the program define a replacement bridge solution that prioritizes safety, reflects community values, centers on equity, and fosters broad regional support.

Monday, November 30, 2020 - 15:04

OLYMPIA – Every day, people across the state rely on human-services transportation as their sole source of access to jobs, medical appointments, and much more. For three weeks in December, the Washington State Department of Transportation is asking the public to share personal experiences about access to mobility that will help determine future investments in communities across the state. Beginning Monday, Nov. 30, WSDOT will host an online open house to gather public input on the Human Services Transportation Plan, including confirming unmet needs and strategies to address those needs.

Monday, November 23, 2020 - 10:54

MUKILTEO – People who use the Mukilteo/Clinton state ferry route will need to make alternate plans for much of the day Tuesday, Dec. 29. Washington State Ferries will suspend service on the run for 18 hours total, including the first 13 hours of the day’s sailing schedule, in preparation for the opening of the new Mukilteo multimodal terminal that evening.

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.

Wednesday, November 18, 2020 - 11:16

Travelers need to prepare for a lengthy closure of State Route 203 south of Stillwater Hill Road beginning Tuesday, Dec. 1. A signed detour is expected to be in place until mid-January as contractor crews working for the Washington State Department of Transportation install drainage under this section highway and as well as on the hillside above.

Tuesday, November 17, 2020 - 08:47

More than 1,100 statewide transportation projects using $3.7 billion in federal funds are included in the draft 2021-2024 Statewide Transportation Improvement Program, called STIP for short. This compilation of prioritized transportation improvement projects is now ready for public review and comment.

Monday, November 16, 2020 - 16:14

Plan for delays on SR 4 near Oak Point for hillside stabilization work, beginning Nov. 17

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