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Monday, December 23, 2019 - 15:41

Washington State Department of Transportation maintenance crews are keeping a 6-mile section of State Route 7 north of Alder closed around-the-clock into the New Year after heavy rainfall on Friday, Dec. 20 triggered several rockslides.

Wednesday, December 18, 2019 - 10:00

SEATTLE – Oh, the weather outside is frightful, but a ferry ride is so delightful – especially for those who plan ahead, avoiding the busiest travel times Christmas week.

Wednesday, December 18, 2019 - 09:59

Keller Ferry users who travel across the Columbia River on State Route 21 will need to find alternate routes until early January because of additional issues uncovered during repairs to the M/V Sanpoil. Service on the run is now scheduled to resume Monday, Jan. 6, 2020.

Tuesday, December 17, 2019 - 09:51

Crews will open a new eastbound State Route 520 on-ramp at 5 a.m. Friday, Dec. 20, and simultaneously close the existing on-ramp from the Washington Park Arboretum. The Arboretum on-ramp, originally opened in the 1960s, is vulnerable to earthquakes and leads to an old section of the highway slated for removal.

Monday, December 16, 2019 - 09:17

Washington state is earthquake country. As part of an ongoing effort to minimize damage when a quake strikes, crews working for the Washington State Department of Transportation will begin a new construction project to help protect Interstate 5 in Olympia.

Thursday, December 12, 2019 - 14:15

SEATTLE – All trips between Colman Dock, Bainbridge Island and Bremerton will follow a temporary sailing schedule beginning Jan. 4, 2020, as construction to replace the state’s seismically vulnerable flagship ferry terminal moves forward.

Thursday, December 12, 2019 - 13:46

Highway safety and transportation asset conditions are analyzed in the most recent edition of the Washington State Department of Transportation’s quarterly performance report, the Gray Notebook (75).

Wednesday, December 11, 2019 - 15:18

Construction crews working for the Washington State Department of Transportation have finished installing a temporary bridge and re-opened State Route 162 across Spiketon Creek to travelers in east Pierce County.

Tuesday, December 10, 2019 - 08:45

Crews will temporarily suspend a large-scale painting project on the State Route 305 Agate Pass Bridge. Work on the bridge is complete for this year with painting to continue once warm dry weather returns in 2020.

Tuesday, December 10, 2019 - 07:54

A snowy forecast means State Route 20 North Cascades Highway will close for the season at 6 a.m. on Wednesday, Dec. 11. This is the latest road closure date in more than a decade.

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