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SR 542 to Artist Point remains closed as crews plan for summer repair work on crumbling wall

Beginning the week of Monday, June 14, geotech engineers will assess the condition of a crumbling wall that forced an early closure of State Route 542/Mount Baker Highway late last fall. This will help determine when the road may fully reopen to Artists Point.

Washington's new litter prevention campaign asks drivers to secure their vehicle loads

Washington’s new litter prevention campaign asks drivers to secure their vehicle loads to keep roadways safe and clean

Allow extra time if traveling this Memorial Day weekend

Please plan ahead for Memorial Day travel and use WSDOT travel charts and tools to help in trip planning

Learn more about the US 2/97 Easy Street two-lane roundabout project in Wenatchee

Online event will share details about the first two-lane roundabout coming to the city in 2022

US 2 - US 97 Easy St Roundabout

Project news

In April a virtual public meeting was held to to share information about the intersection improvements, which will include a multi-lane roundabout, transit pull out lanes, and multimodal improvements.  More public outreach is planned on this project.

This project is currently at 30% design, meaning the project footprint and initial design have been finalized.

Rock slope scaling project on US 97A will bring highway closures

Project south of Entiat begins March 29 with two full weeks of hourly closures.

Washington’s March 31 studded tire removal deadline is almost here

Drivers in Washington have until end of the day March 31 to remove studded tires

State ferries invites the public to learn about project to address aging Fauntleroy Terminal

SEATTLE – The public is invited to attend upcoming virtual community meetings as Washington State Ferries launches a multi-year planning process to replace the Fauntleroy Ferry Terminal in West Seattle. Community engagement will be at the core of how WSF develops this project.

Learn more about US 2 Wenatchee area paving project in upcoming virtual public events

March 2 online events will share details of upcoming project, including traffic control and road closures

State ferries to host February virtual community meetings

Contacts: Hadley Rodero, communications, 206-818-3813 WSF media hotline, 206-402-8070 Topics include hybrid-electric vessels, service and COVID-19 response

US 2 - Wenatchee Area Paver

Project news

Beginning Monday, July 19 through Thursday, July 22 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., expect single lane closures and slow downs while the contractor completes miscellaneous clean up work and tests bridge joints. 

Updates on the partial closure will be made available through the WSDOT travel alert map, travel advisories, and on social media.

On December 28, 2020, Central Washington Asphalt, Inc. of Moses Lake was awarded the contract with a low bid of $3,068,000.  

’Tis the season to plan for snow and ice

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.

Second Bremerton ferry returns to service Sunday

SEATTLE – Starting Sunday, Oct. 25, Washington State Ferries will restore daily two-boat service on the Seattle/Bremerton route. The run has been operating without one of its normal two vessels since March 29 due to the pandemic.

Allow extra time if traveling this Labor Day weekend

Anyone traveling this Labor Day weekend should expect congetstion and plan ahead using WSDOT travel charts and tools
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Reopening of North Cascades Highway near Rockport on track for early August

ROCKPORT – Contractor crews are stabilizing the slope above State Route 20 and on track to reopen the highway near Rockport early next month.

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