Highways & bridges

Artist Point

Artist Point is located at the very end of Mount Baker Highway, State Route 542 and boasts 360-degree views of Mount Shuksan and Mount Baker, as well as access to a variety of trails.

Chinook and Cayuse Passes

Chinook and Cayuse passes provide travelers two scenic routes through the Cascade Mountain range in Washington that take visitors through Mount Rainier National Park.

Crossing the border

WSDOT wants to ensure that travelers make it to the U.S.-Canada border safely and efficiently.

High Occupancy Vehicle (HOV) lanes

HOV lanes are high-occupancy vehicle lanes that are reserved for carpools, vanpools, buses, motorcycles or any vehicle carrying two or more people.

SR 20 - North Cascades Highway

State Route 20 is the northernmost route across the Cascade Mountain Range in Washington and is commonly referred to as the North Cascades Highway. This scenic byway offers travelers a wide array of beautiful vistas and is part of the Cascade Loop , a 400-mile driving tour through the Cascades.
Washington State was one of the first states in the country to establish a system of scenic highways. Scenic highways pass through the varied terrain of Washington reflecting the depth of its scenic, cultural and historic landscapes.
Bus shoulder lanes are authorized bus-only lanes that run along selected freeways. They are a low-cost solution that fully use the capacity of existing corridors and provide immediate benefits to fixed route buses operated by local transit agencies.
Information on park and ride lots in Washington state. There are more than 350 park and rides in Washington with nearly 60,000 parking spaces for commuters.
WSDOT is opening peak-use shoulder lanes in strategic areas throughout the state. This construction approach allows us to add more space for travelers in a quicker and more cost-effective way than expanding highways.