Roads & bridges

Find details regarding HOV lanes, toll roads, updates for mountain passes and what you need to know in advance for travel around the state.

Check current weather reports, view driving conditions and find tips for preparing for travel through our mountain passes. 

Learn about express toll lanes, bridges and tunnels in Washington state, and how to save money on every toll with a Good To Go! account.

Find out how to safely and efficiently cross the U.S.-Canada border.

Find Hood Canal Bridge status updates, information about opening the bridge, types of weather that typically close the bridge and other commonly asked questions.

See a list of our rest areas and their amenities across the state. 

Historic opening and closing dates for Chinook, Cayuse and North Cascades passes

Find information on the location, capacity, and transit agency contact information for park and rides across the state.

View interactive maps of all the mileposts and Interstate exits on the Washington state highway system, or download and print PDF maps of the Washington state highway system.

Find location, vessel clearance and how to request an opening for the movable bridges around the state.

Learn about who can use Washington’s high occupancy vehicle (HOV) lanes, high occupancy toll (HOT) and express toll lanes, where they’re located, and the policies dedicated to ensuring HOV lanes maximize the movement of people rather than vehicles.

This weekly updated page provides information on major construction projects that could change your travel plans around Eastern Washington. 

Find schedule information and view a map of the I-5 Express Lanes.

Sometimes a shoulder isn't just a shoulder, it's a travel lane.  Learn about part-time shoulders and when and how to use them.

This weekly updated page provides information on major construction projects and special events that could change your travel plans around Puget Sound. 

Traction tires are a special type of tire

manufactured with at least 1/8 of an inch tread. Traction tires are usually marked with a mountain/snowflake symbol, the letters M+S or “All Season.”

Carry chains, practice before leaving

Requiring chains keeps traffic moving during storms rather than closing a pass or roadway.

Prep your car. Fill up your gas tank,

pack jumper cables, ice scraper, warm clothing, snacks and water.