US 101

Online open house on US 101 improvements in Sequim begins Jan. 27

SEQUIM – Community members can learn more about 14 potential improvements for US 101 on the east side of Sequim in an online open house.

Starting today, Jan. 27, the Washington State Department of Transportation is hosting a pre-design study on the section of highway between the Simdars Road interchange and Palo Alto Road through Thursday, Feb. 10.

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US 101 Indian Creek fish passage project west of Port Angeles begins Feb. 7

Travelers will use temporary bypass road while crews replace culvert

PORT ANGELES – An outdated culvert under US 101 at Indian Creek has impeded the movement of salmon and other fish from traveling upstream for years. Now a Washington State Department of Transportation project to replace that culvert will mean a lower speed limit and a temporary traffic signal about 10 miles west of Port Angeles.

Salmon now swim freely under US 101 at Bagley and Siebert Creeks in Port Angeles

$36 million fish barrier correction project wraps up

PORT ANGELES – Guess who’s back? Salmon and resident fish species have returned to two creeks that run under US 101 in Port Angeles following a $36 million fish barrier correction project. Scarsella Brothers, Inc. crews working for Washington State Department of Transportation have completed work in Bagley and Siebert Creeks.

Traffic fatality crashes on Washington public roadways

increased 56% in March 2021 compared to March 2020.

11,906 incidents responded to

by WSDOT’s incident Response teams during the third quarter of 2021, nearly 6% more than same quarter in 2020.

WSF ridership was nearly 5.7 million in the first quarter of fiscal year 2022,

which was 1.6 million (38.3%) higher than the corresponding quarter in FY2021