2017

Thursday, October 19, 2017 - 11:35

OLYMPIA - The Washington State Department of Transportation's high-speed rail construction program, funded through the federal American Recovery and Reinvestment Act, is drawing to a close in December. During its seven-year duration, the program garnered widespread national attention from the Federal Railroad Administration, other state agencies, and transportation organizations from across the country for its innovative approaches to project delivery.

Thursday, October 19, 2017 - 08:37

PORT ORCHARD – On Wednesday, Oct. 25, and Thursday, Oct. 26, the Washington State Department of Transportation will host open houses regarding the SR 16 – Tacoma Narrows Bridge to SR 3 Congestion Study.

Thursday, October 12, 2017 - 13:06

BOTHELL – On Tuesday, Oct. 17, the public is invited to join transportation and elected officials as they discuss ongoing and future improvements along the Interstate 405/State Route 167 corridor.

Wednesday, October 11, 2017 - 15:29

The intercity bus line connecting Walla Walla and Tri-Cities is having a party for its 10th anniversary, and the public is invited.

Monday, October 9, 2017 - 08:48

Sightseers who want to take in fall views from Artist Point this year, will need to go on foot. The scenic road to Artist Point on State Route 542 has closed to vehicle traffic for the rest of the year.

Friday, October 6, 2017 - 10:08

SEATTLE – Eastbound drivers on State Route 520 are about to gain after a weekend of pain. First the pain. Contractor crews working for the Washington State Department of Transportation will close eastbound SR 520 next weekend. The gain: When the roadway reopens Monday morning, drivers will have more elbowroom on eastbound 520 while gaining an extra mile of carpool/transit lane.

Thursday, October 5, 2017 - 14:54

Drivers who use the 28th street on-ramp to northbound I-5, and those exiting to the Port of Tacoma Road and East 20th Street will soon be routed on to the new northbound I-5 Puyallup River Bridge.

Tuesday, October 3, 2017 - 13:00

Start date for new, expanded Amtrak Cascades service will be Dec. 18, 2017; adding two new daily roundtrips between Seattle and Portland.

Monday, October 2, 2017 - 11:24

PORT ORCHARD – Members of the community are invited to learn more about a proposal to reduce the potential for crashes and improve traffic flow through the intersection of Southeast Sedgwick Road (State Route 160) and Long Lake Road at an upcoming open house.

Monday, October 2, 2017 - 11:23

SEATTLE – The Alaskan Way Viaduct through Seattle closes this weekend, Oct. 6 – 9, for a twice-yearly inspection designed to keep the aging roadway safe for everyday use.

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