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KXLY-TV Spokane
Seattle tunnel project faces $223 million in cost overrunsThe troubled project to replace Seattle's Alaskan Way Viaduct with a tunnel fac
Seattle tunnel project faces $223 million in cost overruns
KXLY-TV Spokane / Posted 2 days ago
The troubled project to replace Seattle's Alaskan Way Viaduct with a tunnel faces $223 million in cost overruns. The Washington state Department of Transportation said Thursday the additional money is needed for the project, originally slated to... Read more
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KGW Channel 8 Portland
Seattle tunnel project $223 million over budgetSEATTLE - The troubled project to replace Seattle's Alaskan Way Viaduct with a
Seattle tunnel project $223 million over budget
KGW Channel 8 Portland / Posted 3 days ago
SEATTLE - The troubled project to replace Seattle's Alaskan Way Viaduct with a tunnel is $223 million over budget. The Washington state Department of Transportation said Thursday the additional money is needed for the project, originally slated to... Read more
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NorthWest Cable News
Seattle tunnel project $223 million over budget(AP) - The troubled project to replace Seattle's Alaskan Way Viaduct with a tun
Seattle tunnel project $223 million over budget
NorthWest Cable News / Posted 4 days ago
(AP) - The troubled project to replace Seattle's Alaskan Way Viaduct with a tunnel is $223 million over budget. The Washington state Department of Transportation said Thursday the additional money is needed for the project, originally slated... Read more
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KREM.com Spokane
Seattle tunnel project $223 million over budget(AP) - The troubled project to replace Seattle's Alaskan Way Viaduct with a tun
Seattle tunnel project $223 million over budget
KREM.com Spokane / Posted 4 days ago
(AP) - The troubled project to replace Seattle's Alaskan Way Viaduct with a tunnel is $223 million over budget. The Washington state Department of Transportation said Thursday the additional money is needed for the project, originally slated... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
Seattle tunnel project faces $223 million in cost overrunsclosure in Seattle. The troubled project to replace the elevated roadway with a
Seattle tunnel project faces $223 million in cost overruns
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 4 days ago
closure in Seattle. The troubled project to replace the elevated roadway with a tunnel is $223 million over budget, the Washington state Department of Transportation said Thursday, July 21, 2016. The original completion date for the tunnel was... Read more
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Q13 FOX Seattle
Seattle tunnel project $223 million over budget, several years behind schedule— The troubled project to replace Seattle’s Alaskan Way Viaduct with a tunnel i
Seattle tunnel project $223 million over budget, several years behind schedule
Q13 FOX Seattle / Posted 4 days ago
— The troubled project to replace Seattle’s Alaskan Way Viaduct with a tunnel is $223 million over budget. The Washington state Department of Transportation said Thursday the additional money is needed for the project, originally slated... Read more
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The Kitsap Sun
Seattle tunnel project $223 million over budget(AP) - The troubled project to replace Seattle's Alaskan Way Viaduct with a tun
Seattle tunnel project $223 million over budget
The Kitsap Sun / Posted 4 days ago
(AP) - The troubled project to replace Seattle's Alaskan Way Viaduct with a tunnel is $223 million over budget. The Washington state Department of Transportation said Thursday the additional money is needed for the project, originally slated... Read more
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KING5 Seattle
Seattle tunnel project $223 million over budgetSEATTLE - The troubled project to replace Seattle's Alaskan Way Viaduct with a
Seattle tunnel project $223 million over budget
KING5 Seattle / Posted 4 days ago
SEATTLE - The troubled project to replace Seattle's Alaskan Way Viaduct with a tunnel is $223 million over budget. The Washington state Department of Transportation said Thursday the additional money is needed for the project, originally slated to... Read more
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The Seattle Times
Bertha’s woes grind on: more delay, higher cost for Highway 99 tunnelTunnel Partners (STP) wins lawsuits against the state for more money, acknowled
Bertha’s woes grind on: more delay, higher cost for Highway 99 tunnel
The Seattle Times / Posted 4 days ago
Tunnel Partners (STP) wins lawsuits against the state for more money, acknowledged Linea Laird, chief engineer for the Washington State Department of Transportation, in an interview after a session of the Legislature’s Joint Transportation... Read more
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KXLY-TV Spokane
Seattle tunnel project $223 million over budgetThe troubled project to replace Seattle's Alaskan Way Viaduct with a tunnel is
Seattle tunnel project $223 million over budget
KXLY-TV Spokane / Posted 4 days ago
The troubled project to replace Seattle's Alaskan Way Viaduct with a tunnel is $223 million over budget. The Washington state Department of Transportation said Thursday the additional money is needed for the project, originally slated to cost $3.1... Read more
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The Seattle Times
Weekend drivers, plan ahead for highway work all around the regionweekend, there were 4-mile traffic jams adding at least 30 minutes to drives ap
Weekend drivers, plan ahead for highway work all around the region
The Seattle Times / Posted 4 days ago
weekend, there were 4-mile traffic jams adding at least 30 minutes to drives approaching the work zone, according to the Washington State Department of Transportation. That was actually better than expected, traffic engineer Mike Swires... Read more
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The Columbian
I-205, 18th Street interchange opensofframp for a ceremonial ribbon-cutting. The occasion celebrated the new inter
I-205, 18th Street interchange opens
The Columbian / Posted 5 days ago
offramp for a ceremonial ribbon-cutting. The occasion celebrated the new interchange, and officials congratulated the Washington State Department of Transportation on completing the project. “This has been a long time coming. It’s the end of... Read more
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Q13 FOX Seattle
WSDOT pushes back the Pilchuck River to save highway, homesSNOHOMISH COUNTY, Wash. — Caroline Petosa looks from her backyard down below on
WSDOT pushes back the Pilchuck River to save highway, homes
Q13 FOX Seattle / Posted 5 days ago
SNOHOMISH COUNTY, Wash. — Caroline Petosa looks from her backyard down below on dozens of Washington State Department of Transportation contractors actively moving the Pilchuck River. Her backyard has been shrinking nearly every year as winter rains... Read more
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KGW Channel 8 Portland
New I-205 interchange to open Wednesday in Vancouveror off-ramp for three miles between Mill Plain and SR 500 on I-205. The new ram
New I-205 interchange to open Wednesday in Vancouver
KGW Channel 8 Portland / Posted 5 days ago
or off-ramp for three miles between Mill Plain and SR 500 on I-205. The new ramps will cut that distance in half. The Washington State Department of Transportation says the I-205 and Mill Plain interchange is the busiest in Clark County, which... Read more
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KGW Channel 8 Portland
New I-205 interchange to open Wednesday in Vancouverfor three miles in between Mill Plain and SR 500 on I-205. The new NE 18th Stre
New I-205 interchange to open Wednesday in Vancouver
KGW Channel 8 Portland / Posted 5 days ago
for three miles in between Mill Plain and SR 500 on I-205. The new NE 18th Street ramps will cut that distance in half. The Washington State Department of Transportation says the I-205 and Mill Plain interchange is the busiest in Clark County, which... Read more
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The Columbian
Crash slows traffic on SR 14 westbound near I-2057:30 a.m., according to Washington State Patrol Trooper Will Finn. He advised
Crash slows traffic on SR 14 westbound near I-205
The Columbian / Posted 5 days ago
7:30 a.m., according to Washington State Patrol Trooper Will Finn. He advised motorists to expect delays in the area. Washington State Department of Transportation reports that the highway is stop-and-go backed up to Southeast 164th... Read more
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KING5 Seattle
Metro bike racks don't meet state standardsdistance for vehicles to ensure they can travel safely on roads, including sigh
Metro bike racks don't meet state standards
KING5 Seattle / Posted 6 days ago
distance for vehicles to ensure they can travel safely on roads, including sight distance concerns and turning radius. The Washington State Department of Transportation can’t waive a state law for an agency like Metro, but it does issue permits for... Read more
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The Columbian
Tunnel machine Bertha returns to workchanged the cutting tools and performed other maintenance behind the cutterhead
Tunnel machine Bertha returns to work
The Columbian / Posted 6 days ago
changed the cutting tools and performed other maintenance behind the cutterhead. Laura Newborn, spokeswoman for the Washington state Department of Transportation, said Bertha is one-third of the way through the project. Bertha is about 120... Read more
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KXLY-TV Spokane
Seattle tunnel machine back to work after maintenancechanged the cutting tools and performed other maintenance behind the cutterhead
Seattle tunnel machine back to work after maintenance
KXLY-TV Spokane / Posted 6 days ago
changed the cutting tools and performed other maintenance behind the cutterhead. Laura Newborn, spokeswoman for the Washington state Department of Transportation, says Bertha is one-third of the way through the project. Bertha is about 120... Read more
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Q13 FOX Seattle
Seattle tunnel machine Bertha back to work after maintenancechanged the cutting tools and performed other maintenance behind the cutterhead
Seattle tunnel machine Bertha back to work after maintenance
Q13 FOX Seattle / Posted 6 days ago
changed the cutting tools and performed other maintenance behind the cutterhead. Laura Newborn, spokeswoman for the Washington state Department of Transportation, says Bertha is one-third of the way through the project. Bertha is about 120... Read more
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The Kitsap Sun
Seattle tunnel machine back to work after maintenancechanged the cutting tools and performed other maintenance behind the cutterhead
Seattle tunnel machine back to work after maintenance
The Kitsap Sun / Posted 6 days ago
changed the cutting tools and performed other maintenance behind the cutterhead. Laura Newborn, spokeswoman for the Washington state Department of Transportation, says Bertha is one-third of the way through the project. Bertha is about 120... Read more
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The Seattle Times
Bertha’s builders: Tunnel borer started out ‘perfect’near South Main Street. That pipe was left over from groundwater studies in 20
Bertha’s builders: Tunnel borer started out ‘perfect’
The Seattle Times / Posted 9 days ago
near South Main Street. That pipe was left over from groundwater studies in 2002 and 2010. A dispute review board said the Washington State Department of Transportation (WSDOT) should have done more to warn STP, but the board didn’t judge whether... Read more
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Q13 FOX Seattle
Police have warning for ‘Pokemon Go’ players: Play safein trouble. It`s ok.” Their answer – “yes” -- it gets them out of the house and
Police have warning for ‘Pokemon Go’ players: Play safe
Q13 FOX Seattle / Posted 10 days ago
in trouble. It`s ok.” Their answer – “yes” -- it gets them out of the house and exercising, walking miles each day. The Washington State Department of Transportation is also tweeting warnings to drivers, “Pikachu can wait.” King County Metro is... Read more
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The Seattle Times
Highway 99’s tunnel ‘double-decker’ begins to take shapeupper or southbound deck is poured first, fastened to the walls. About 600 feet
Highway 99’s tunnel ‘double-decker’ begins to take shape
The Seattle Times / Posted 12 days ago
upper or southbound deck is poured first, fastened to the walls. About 600 feet of deck has been built so far, a Washington State Department of Transportation update said Wednesday. After Bertha is finished digging, hundreds of precast... Read more
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NorthWest Cable News
How WSDOT will build a double decker roadway in the SR 99 tunnelnot only drills and digs, but the machine builds the concrete tunnel by putting
How WSDOT will build a double decker roadway in the SR 99 tunnel
NorthWest Cable News / Posted 12 days ago
not only drills and digs, but the machine builds the concrete tunnel by putting 2-foot slabs of concrete in place. Photo: Washington State Department of Transportation. (Photo: Thomasseau, Allison, Custom) Step 2: The tunnel is circular, so... Read more
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The Mercury News
Pokemon Go augments reality for manyPoor s 500 Index edged up by 0.3 percent to close at 2,137. Quote Of The Day:
Pokemon Go augments reality for many
The Mercury News / Posted 13 days ago
Poor s 500 Index edged up by 0.3 percent to close at 2,137. Quote Of The Day: No Pokemoning from behind the wheel! — The Washington state Department of Transportation on its Twitter feed. Sign up for the 60-Second Business Break newsletter at... Read more
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Stamford Advocate
8 Weird Reasons Pokémon Go Isn't the Game Craze We're Used Tooperating vehicles. You’d think that would go without saying, but no. The dang
8 Weird Reasons Pokémon Go Isn't the Game Craze We're Used To
Stamford Advocate / Posted 14 days ago
operating vehicles. You’d think that would go without saying, but no. The dangerous growing trend spurred the Washington State Department of Transportation to tweet out this warning, complete with an eye-catching Pokémon GIF: “If your... Read more
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Connecticut Post
8 Weird Reasons Pokémon Go Isn't the Game Craze We're Used Tooperating vehicles. You’d think that would go without saying, but no. The dang
8 Weird Reasons Pokémon Go Isn't the Game Craze We're Used To
Connecticut Post / Posted 14 days ago
operating vehicles. You’d think that would go without saying, but no. The dangerous growing trend spurred the Washington State Department of Transportation to tweet out this warning, complete with an eye-catching Pokémon GIF: “If your... Read more
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The Seattle Times
Watch: Workers replace Bertha’s cutting teeth 120 feet under SeattleTurn away now if you’re claustrophobic. The Washington State Department of Tra
Watch: Workers replace Bertha’s cutting teeth 120 feet under Seattle
The Seattle Times / Posted 14 days ago
Turn away now if you’re claustrophobic. The Washington State Department of Transportation on Monday released a video of workers inside Bertha during a planned maintenance stop 120 feet below Spring Street. The video shows workers hauling the... Read more
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Q13 FOX Seattle
Traffic Alert: All lanes of northbound I-5 through Seattle to close at 11:30 p.m. TuesdaySEATTLE — The Washington State Department of Transportation said Monday that no
Traffic Alert: All lanes of northbound I-5 through Seattle to close at 11:30 p.m. Tuesday
Q13 FOX Seattle / Posted 14 days ago
SEATTLE — The Washington State Department of Transportation said Monday that northbound Interstate 5 through downtown Seattle will be fully closed overnight Tuesday for joint expansion work. WSDOT bridge maintenance crews will close I-5 to repair an... Read more
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KING5 Seattle
Human error caused 7 hour Hood Canal Bridge closurewas the source of an uneven lift span on the Hood Canal Bridge Sunday that caus
Human error caused 7 hour Hood Canal Bridge closure
KING5 Seattle / Posted 14 days ago
was the source of an uneven lift span on the Hood Canal Bridge Sunday that caused the seven hour closure, according to the Washington State Department of Transportation. Initially called a “mechanical malfunction,” the bridge failed to lower... Read more
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Greenwich Time
8 Weird Reasons Pokémon Go Isn't the Game Craze We're Used Tooperating vehicles. You’d think that would go without saying, but no. The dang
8 Weird Reasons Pokémon Go Isn't the Game Craze We're Used To
Greenwich Time / Posted 14 days ago
operating vehicles. You’d think that would go without saying, but no. The dangerous growing trend spurred the Washington State Department of Transportation to tweet out this warning, complete with an eye-catching Pokémon GIF: “If your... Read more
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The News-Times
8 Weird Reasons Pokémon Go Isn't the Game Craze We're Used Tooperating vehicles. You’d think that would go without saying, but no. The dang
8 Weird Reasons Pokémon Go Isn't the Game Craze We're Used To
The News-Times / Posted 14 days ago
operating vehicles. You’d think that would go without saying, but no. The dangerous growing trend spurred the Washington State Department of Transportation to tweet out this warning, complete with an eye-catching Pokémon GIF: “If your... Read more
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Q13 FOX Seattle
WSDOT says human error caused Hood Canal Bridge closure SundayHOOD CANAL, Wash. – Human error led to the Hood Canal Bridge being closed to tr
WSDOT says human error caused Hood Canal Bridge closure Sunday
Q13 FOX Seattle / Posted 14 days ago
HOOD CANAL, Wash. – Human error led to the Hood Canal Bridge being closed to traffic for seven hours on Sunday, the Washington State Department of Transportation said in a release on Monday. The bridge lifted unevenly during an opening at 8 a.m.,... Read more
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NorthWest Cable News
Crash causes 22-mile backup on EB I-90back-ups. However, I-90 down to one lane to milepost 80 near Cle Elum until abo
Crash causes 22-mile backup on EB I-90
NorthWest Cable News / Posted 14 days ago
back-ups. However, I-90 down to one lane to milepost 80 near Cle Elum until about about 4:45 p.m. All lanes are open, but Washington State Department of Transportation said additional travel times are still at least one hour long. Westbound I-90... Read more
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KREM.com Spokane
Crash causes 22-mile backup on EB I-90back-ups. However, I-90 down to one lane to milepost 80 near Cle Elum until abo
Crash causes 22-mile backup on EB I-90
KREM.com Spokane / Posted 14 days ago
back-ups. However, I-90 down to one lane to milepost 80 near Cle Elum until about about 4:45 p.m. All lanes are open, but Washington State Department of Transportation said additional travel times are still at least one hour long. Westbound I-90... Read more
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KXLY-TV Spokane
Fatal four-car crash on I-90 causes heavy traffic delaysbacked up before the area reopened to traffic around 5 p.m. There were reports
Fatal four-car crash on I-90 causes heavy traffic delays
KXLY-TV Spokane / Posted 14 days ago
backed up before the area reopened to traffic around 5 p.m. There were reports of a 22-mile backup on the highway, and the Washington State Department of Transportation reported additional travel delays of up to an hour. The cause of the crash... Read more
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KTLA-TV Los Angeles
Pokemon Go Prompts Numerous Warning From Law Enforcement AgenciesGO! Do NOT use mobile gaming apps while driving,” the Tennessee Highway Safety
Pokemon Go Prompts Numerous Warning From Law Enforcement Agencies
KTLA-TV Los Angeles / Posted 14 days ago
GO! Do NOT use mobile gaming apps while driving,” the Tennessee Highway Safety Office wrote on its Facebook page. The Washington State Department of Transportation issued a similar message to drivers, telling them not to use the app while they... Read more
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The Kitsap Sun
Fatal four-car crash on I-90 causes heavy traffic delaysbacked up before the area reopened to traffic around 5 p.m. There were reports
Fatal four-car crash on I-90 causes heavy traffic delays
The Kitsap Sun / Posted 15 days ago
backed up before the area reopened to traffic around 5 p.m. There were reports of a 22-mile backup on the highway, and the Washington State Department of Transportation reported additional travel delays of up to an hour. The cause of the crash... Read more
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KING5 Seattle
Crash causes 22-mile backup on EB I-90p.m., where the crash happened, to alleviate back-ups. However, I-90 is down to
Crash causes 22-mile backup on EB I-90
KING5 Seattle / Posted 15 days ago
p.m., where the crash happened, to alleviate back-ups. However, I-90 is down to one lane until milepost 80 near Cle Elum. Washington State Department of Transportation said additional travel times are at least one to two hours long. Westbound I-90... Read more
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NorthWest Cable News
Hood Canal Bridge closed after mechanical malfunctionCanal Bridge is closed in both directions to vehicles and marine traffic after
Hood Canal Bridge closed after mechanical malfunction
NorthWest Cable News / Posted 15 days ago
Canal Bridge is closed in both directions to vehicles and marine traffic after a mechanical malfunction. As of 10 a.m., Washington State Department of Transportation estimated the bridge would be closed at least two hours. There is also an... Read more
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KING5 Seattle
Hood Canal Bridge closed after mechanical malfunctionThe Hood Canal Bridge is closed in both directions to vehicles and marine traff
Hood Canal Bridge closed after mechanical malfunction
KING5 Seattle / Posted 15 days ago
The Hood Canal Bridge is closed in both directions to vehicles and marine traffic after a mechanical malfunction. Washington State Department of Transportation said they are working to manually close the gap in the bridge. WSDOT initially estimated... Read more
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The Columbian
Collision partially blocks I-5 southbound at East Fork Lewis River bridge18.2, near the East Fork Lewis River Bridge. The right lanes on the freeway wer
Collision partially blocks I-5 southbound at East Fork Lewis River bridge
The Columbian / Posted 16 days ago
18.2, near the East Fork Lewis River Bridge. The right lanes on the freeway were blocked at 1:47 p.m., according to the Washington State Department of Transportation. The driver of the car has been transported to a local hospital, a Washington... Read more
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The Columbian
Night closures on I-205 planned at Mill Plainto 5 a.m. On Wednesday, the southbound offramp from I-205 to Mill Plain will be
Night closures on I-205 planned at Mill Plain
The Columbian / Posted 18 days ago
to 5 a.m. On Wednesday, the southbound offramp from I-205 to Mill Plain will be closed from midnight to 5 a.m. The closures are part of the I-205 Mill Plain to Northeast 18th Street project, according to Washington State Department of Transportati... Read more
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The Columbian
WSDOT volunteers help county food bankHazel Dell North — Volunteers from the Washington State Department of Transport
WSDOT volunteers help county food bank
The Columbian / Posted 19 days ago
Hazel Dell North — Volunteers from the Washington State Department of Transportation took some time off last month to help combat hunger in Clark County. On June 18, 17 WSDOT employees spent a day working the fields at the 78th Street Heritage Farm.... Read more
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The Seattle Times
Your next freeway headache: I-5 near Southcenter; here are the detailswork is part of a 13-mile, $27 million project between Tukwila and Federal Way.
Your next freeway headache: I-5 near Southcenter; here are the details
The Seattle Times / Posted 20 days ago
work is part of a 13-mile, $27 million project between Tukwila and Federal Way. Work will be completed next year. The Washington State Department of Transportation (WSDOT) won’t predict an exact time or distance for delays. By midmorning, the... Read more
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The Columbian
Vancouver mulls banning big trucks from 39thwouldn’t be affected. The ordinance would require an investment in road signs,
Vancouver mulls banning big trucks from 39th
The Columbian / Posted 20 days ago
wouldn’t be affected. The ordinance would require an investment in road signs, and the city plans torequest that the Washington State Department of Transportation place signs about the new rule on Interstate 5. “It’s not a slam dunk to get... Read more
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KXLY-TV Spokane
Brush fire causes miles-long traffic jam along eastbound I-90lanes. Crews have been attacking the fire through the day Friday, which was fi
Brush fire causes miles-long traffic jam along eastbound I-90
KXLY-TV Spokane / Posted 24 days ago
lanes. Crews have been attacking the fire through the day Friday, which was first reported shortly after 1 pm by the Washington State Department of Transportation. The fire is not threatening the highway, according to WSDOT, but has led to... Read more
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The Columbian
I-5 Northbound completely blocked near WoodlandAll lanes of Interstate 5 northbound are blocked due to an overturned motorhome
I-5 Northbound completely blocked near Woodland
The Columbian / Posted 24 days ago
All lanes of Interstate 5 northbound are blocked due to an overturned motorhome just south of Woodland, according to Washington State Department of Transportation. WSDOT Spokesman Bart Treece said that where the crash occurred is not a good place to... Read more
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The Columbian
Highway ramps to close during fireworks at fortthe fireworks display should consider alternate routes to avoid ramp closures o
Highway ramps to close during fireworks at fort
The Columbian / Posted 25 days ago
the fireworks display should consider alternate routes to avoid ramp closures on Interstate 5 and state Highway 14. The Washington State Department of Transportation and the Washington State Patrol will close ramps near Fort Vancouver to ease... Read more
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