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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.

Construction on improvements to State Routes 9 and 204 intersection moves to stage 2 on June 14

Beginning June 14, the project to improve traffic flow at the State Route 9 and State Route 204 intersection near Frontier Village in Lake Stevens will move to the second of three stages.
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Continued restoration work turns up the volume on Deception Pass bridge

Contractor crews working for the Washington State Department of Transportation completed painting Canoe Pass bridge and will start sandblasting and removing old paint on Deception Pass bridge. This work is part of a multi-year project to preserve the iconic structures.
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Chinook and Cayuse passes to reopen Friday, May 28

State Route 410/Chinook Pass and State Route 123/Cayuse Pass through Mount Rainier National Park will reopen for the season by 8 a.m. Friday, May 28, in time for Memorial Day weekend.

New reversible transit connection between SR 520 and Mercer using I-5 express lanes is one step closer

People who use transit between South Lake Union and the Eastside can look forward to a dedicated lane connecting State Route 520 and the Interstate 5 express lanes in a few years.

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

SR 20 - Fish Creek and Lorenzan Creek Fish Passages

Project news

  • This contract was awarded to Strider Construction Co., Inc. February 2021.
  • Construction is scheduled to begin July 2021.

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Southbound Revive I-5 project in Seattle starts May 24

Revive I-5 hits its full stride next week when major repaving and expansion joint replacement work begins on southbound Interstate 5 between Interstate 90 and Spokane Street.

Coming soon: Northbound HOV lane on SR 167

Beginning May 17, contractor crews working for the Washington State Department of Transportation will begin building a new northbound high occupancy vehicle lane on SR 167. Overnight lane closures are scheduled to begin the week of May 24.

Project to improve northbound I-5 through downtown Seattle starts May 17

Starting Monday, May 17, a project kicks off to expand a1,500-foot section of Interstate 5 through downtown Seattle to three through lanes between Seneca Street and the Washington State Convention Center.

State Route 202 paving project kicks off with bridge closure in Snoqualmie May 10-14

Beginning next month contractor crews working for the Washington State Department of Transportation will improve pedestrian access to and repave four miles of State Route 202 between Snoqualmie Falls Park and Boalch Avenue Northwest. Last paved in 1995, this portion of SR 202, also known as Railroad Avenue, is showing signs of wear with cracked and rutted pavement. 

Construction begins next month on the new Bakerview on-ramp to northbound I-5

On Monday, May 3, contractor crews working for the Washington State Department of Transportation will begin construction of a new connection to northbound I-5 from Bakerview Road.

Padden Creek fish passage project at I-5 and SR 11 in Bellingham to begin April 19

A pair of culverts under Interstate 5 and State Route 11 in south Bellingham have blocked salmon and other fish from traveling upstream for years. Now a Washington State Department of Transportation project to replace those culverts will mean lane closures and detours for people who travel through that area.

Washington State Ferries needs you: Help determine the future of the Fauntleroy terminal

SEATTLE – Washington State Ferries is accepting applications from community members interested in joining a new advisory group as planning to replace the aging Fauntleroy ferry terminal gets underway.

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