I-405 - BN RR Br to Ped Trail Br & I-90/E Fork Issaquah Creek - Seismic

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  • This project will advertise for bidders in June 2021.
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Needs & benefits

In summer 2021, our contractors will begin a project in the I-405 corridor that will strengthen several overpasses to help them withstand a major earthquake. These include structures that carry I-405 over:

SR 513 - Montlake Bridge - Mechanical Rehab, Deck Replacement & Joint Repair

Project news

  • Aug. 9 to Sept. 3: The Montlake Bridge will close to vehicle traffic 24/7. The bridge sidewalks will remain open. In the fall, the bridge will close on weekends to all traffic, including pedestrians and bicyclists, for up to five weekends. 
  • This project was awarded to Hamilton Construction Company on May 20, 2021. 
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SR 509 Completion Project reaches a major milestone with $264 million apparent best value proposal

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.

Check schedules if you must ride a state ferry over Thanksgiving weekend

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.

Extended, full closure of SR 203 near Carnation for repairs begins Tuesday, Dec. 1

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.

Chinook and Cayuse passes closed for the season due to heavy snow

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.
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Public invited to attend SR 526 virtual open house

Community members are invited to learn more the SR 526 corridor improvement project through an online open house, which closes Dec. 11.

Washington State Ferries to honor veterans Wednesday with moment of silence

SEATTLE – At 11:11 a.m. on Veterans Day, Nov. 11, Washington State Ferries will observe two minutes of silence to recognize the bravery and sacrifice of the men and women who have served in the United States Armed Forces.

SR 20 - Campbell Lake Road - Intersection Improvements

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’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.

SR 530 reopens to two-way traffic east of Arlington

Three months of alternating traffic has come to an end on State Route 530. At about 5:30 p.m. Friday, Oct. 16, the highway reopened to two-way traffic.

SR 525 - Clinton Ferry Terminal Vicinity - Pedestrian Connectivity

Project news

  • The project is located in Island County within the community of Clinton, WA along SR 525, between milepost 8.51 and 8.96. 
  • This project is currently in the initial design phase. The scheduled advertisement date for this project is 11/1/2021. 

Needs and Benefits

This connectivity project will improve the pedestrian access route on State Route 525 in Clinton from the Park & Ride at Deer Lake Road (milepost 8.96) to the Washington State Ferries - Clinton Ferry Terminal (milepost 8.51).

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Hillside erosion, not snowfall, to close SR 542 to Artist Point earlier than usual on Oct. 12

Beginning Monday, Oct. 12, State Route 542/Mount Baker Highway to Artist Point is closing for the season. This early closure is due to a crumbling wall and the potential safety hazard to travelers and the ski runs below.

SR 99 - SR 509 Southbound Duwamish River Bridge - Bridge Repair

Project news

  • Lane closures are complete.
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New routing for vehicle and bike offloading at Colman Dock next week

SEATTLE – Riders at Washington State Ferries’ Colman Dock should prepare for a new route to access city streets for vehicles and bikes due to closure of the Marion Street exit next week.