State Active Transportation Plan journey continues with Part 2

Part 2 of the state active transportation plan is now available for review, with an online open house and several webinars planned. The deadline for comments is Friday, Oct. 29.

Traveling during Labor Day weekend? Plan ahead, allow extra travel time

Plan ahead for heavy Labor Day holiday weekend travel, use WSDOT tips to help prepare

SR 164 east of Auburn to close for 90 days starting July 12

Making it easier for fish to go under State Route 164 east of Auburn means travelers will have to use a detour beginning at 8 a.m. Monday, July 12. That’s when SR 164 will close for 90 days for a fish passage project.

Pave the way for future improvements on West Powerhouse Road in Yakima by completing a survey

West Powerhouse Road in Yakima is a vital corridor that parallels US 12 connecting Gleed, Naches and Yakima to west Yakima shopping centers and many agricultural areas. Community members are invited to share how they use the corridor, identify areas of concern and make recommendations for improvements by filling out a survey.
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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.

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

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

WSDOT seeks feedback on proposed change to busy intersection on US 12 near Pasco

Online open house unveils proposed change March 15 - 22

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.

’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.

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

New initiative opens some low-speed state roadways to healthy uses

State departments of Heath, Commerce and Transportation announce Safe Streets program to temporarily reallocate lanes on certain roads for physical distancing or economic needs.

Plan early for Thanksgiving weekend travel

Travelers need to prepare for winter weather and extra traffic during the Thanksgiving holiday weekend

A better way to roll: Washingtonians encouraged to help shape state's active transportation plan

People in Washington have an opportunity to help create a vision for a transportation system that supports all modes of travel – including walking, biking and rolling. WSDOT is updating the state active transportation plan, which serves as the needs assessment for accessible pedestrian and bicyclist connections, and public input is needed.