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.

WSDOT seeks input on I-5 Fort Lewis weigh station improvements

The Washington State Department of Transportation is inviting the freight community and the traveling public to provide feedback on proposed improvements to the I-5 Fort Lewis weigh station, through an online open house. The online open house will be available from Thursday, March 25 through Thursday, April 8.

Construction kicks off to improve safety along US 101 at Morse Creek

Safety improvements are coming to US 101 at Morse Creek in Clallam County.

US 101 - Indian Creek - Remove Fish Barrier

Project news

  • Construction to improve fish passage at Indian Creek is expected to kick off summer of 2021.
  • Crews will work to keep traffic moving during construction. Any highway closures will be announced in advance.
  • Travelers are encouraged to sign up for project email alerts, including upcoming work to replace the US 101 Elwha River Bridge nearby.

Needs & benefits

US 12 - Wishkah River Bridge - Mechanical Rehabilitation

Project news

  • Contractor crews will rehabilitate the 1925 US 12 Wishkah River Bridge beginning in summer of 2021. Making these repairs preserve the bridge, which is a vital transportation link between Aberdeen and other Pacific Ocean beach communities.
  • Travelers are encouraged to sign up for email alerts.

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

SR 166 - Bethel/Bay/Maple Intersection - Roundabout

Project news

  • Sign up for email updates for this project and other construction on state highways in Kitsap County.

Needs & benefits

The existing traffic signal at this intersection has reached the end of its useful life. Following research and analysis, WSDOT proposes to replace the existing traffic signal with a modern single-lane roundabout.

SR 300 - Belfair State Park to SR 3 - Paving

Project news

  • ​​Sign up for email updates for major roadwork on state highways in Mason County.

Needs & benefits

The pavement on this stretch of State Route 300 between Belfair and Belfair State Park is showing its age with ruts and cracks, which can lead to potholes. WSDOT maintenance crews regularly make repairs to the highway, but the surface continues to deteriorate. Up to 8,500 vehicles use this route daily.

SR 112 - W of Jim Creek Landslides - Emergency Repairs

Project news

  • With environmental reviews complete and no additional permits required, project teams expect to have a contract available for bids beginning the week of April 5. Project engineers anticipate being able to review successful bids by late April and select the best value contractor to begin site preparations as early as May 3.
  • Check the WSDOT blog for updates on reopening SR 112 in Clallam County.

Improvements coming to 31st Avenue Southwest/SR 161 overpass in Puyallup

Work to add additional lanes and capacity on 31st Avenue Southwest over SR 512 in Puyallup will begin March 15. Travelers will see overnight lane and ramp closures.

Thorne Lane on-ramp to I-5 closes for 3 months

Weather permitting, during the overnight hours of Friday, March 12, contractor crews working for the Washington State Department of Transportation will close the Thorne Lane on-ramp to southbound Interstate 5 in Lakewood for approximately three months.

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.

US 101 hillside repairs begin at Lake Crescent

Travelers who use US 101 west of Port Angeles should plan ahead for highway repairs. As soon as Wednesday, Feb. 3, contractor crews will begin efforts to stabilize the hillside adjacent to US 101 near Lake Crescent.

Temporary change to southbound I-5 exit 133 in Tacoma coming in February

Southbound I-5 travelers headed to I-705 and SR 7 in Tacoma will soon use a different exit to reach their destinations. The new decision point for travelers headed to Tacoma's city center exit is two miles before the actual exit.

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