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Everett Herald
Van pools, transit seen as better options than changing HOV lane ruleslane of interstate highways � at least not without some dollar signs attached.
Van pools, transit seen as better options than changing HOV lane rules
Everett Herald / Posted 2 hours ago
lane of interstate highways � at least not without some dollar signs attached. John Dewhirst, of Edmonds, wonders if the Washington State Department of Transportation will change I-5 high-occupancy vehicle lane rules to three or more occupants �... Read more
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Q13 FOX Seattle
Expect ‘a more challenging commute’ Monday with viaduct closure, WSDOT warnsSEATTLE -- The Washington State Department of Transportation said Sunday that d
Expect ‘a more challenging commute’ Monday with viaduct closure, WSDOT warns
Q13 FOX Seattle / Posted 6 hours ago
SEATTLE -- The Washington State Department of Transportation said Sunday that drivers should "expect a more challenging commute Monday" since the closure of the Alaskan Way Viaduct last Friday. While the traffic backups on Interstate 5 were not as... Read more
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The Columbian
Work wrapping up on road to Ridgefieldhas been a one-lane road between North Smythe Road and North Reiman Road with t
Work wrapping up on road to Ridgefield
The Columbian / Posted yesterday
has been a one-lane road between North Smythe Road and North Reiman Road with temporary traffic lights at both ends. The Washington State Department of Transportation sent geotechnical engineers to the site to survey the issue, and hired an... Read more
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The Seattle Times
Viaduct closure, Day 1: Slow go, but not so badusually see more traffic on Monday mornings, compared to the typical ‘Friday li
Viaduct closure, Day 1: Slow go, but not so bad
The Seattle Times / Posted 2 days ago
usually see more traffic on Monday mornings, compared to the typical ‘Friday lite,’ ” said Travis Phelps, spokesman for the Washington State Department of Transportation (WSDOT). “Drivers need to have their A game on for Monday.” The shutdown from... Read more
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The Seattle Times
Oh smack: Garbage truck hits Alaskan Way Viaductshould be no effect on tunnel operations, which resumed at about 9 a.m. today,
Oh smack: Garbage truck hits Alaskan Way Viaduct
The Seattle Times / Posted 2 days ago
should be no effect on tunnel operations, which resumed at about 9 a.m. today, said Laura Newborn, spokeswoman for the Washington State Department of Transportation. At first, Bertha will churn 10 feet through a concrete block, where the... Read more
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Q13 FOX Seattle
Traffic analysts predict commute times may increase 50% for many drivers when viaduct closesbad with or without the viaduct closed,” said Jon Layzer, of the Seattle Depart
Traffic analysts predict commute times may increase 50% for many drivers when viaduct closes
Q13 FOX Seattle / Posted 3 days ago
bad with or without the viaduct closed,” said Jon Layzer, of the Seattle Department of Transportation. In 2011, when the Washington State Department of Transportation closed the viaduct for a week, traffic wasn`t bad the first few days, but as... Read more
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NorthWest Cable News
WSDOT: Viaduct will not reopen until it is safeSEATTLE -- Washington State Department of Transportation officials reiterated T
WSDOT: Viaduct will not reopen until it is safe
NorthWest Cable News / Posted 3 days ago
SEATTLE -- Washington State Department of Transportation officials reiterated Thursday that the Alaskan Way Viaduct will be closed until it is safe for the public, which could mean longer than the scheduled two weeks. The crown of the drilling... Read more
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Washington State Department of Transportation
5 Fisher Creek culvert replacement project south of Mount Vernon starts May 2thanks to an 18-month project adding two bridges to Interstate 5. On Monday, M
5 Fisher Creek culvert replacement project south of Mount Vernon starts May 2
Washington State Department of Transportation / Posted 3 days ago
thanks to an 18-month project adding two bridges to Interstate 5. On Monday, May 2, contractor crews working for the Washington State Department of Transportation begin replacing an undersized culvert at Fisher Creek under I-5 with twin... Read more
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KING5 Seattle
WSDOT: Viaduct will not reopen until it is safeSEATTLE -- Washington State Department of Transportation officials reiterated T
WSDOT: Viaduct will not reopen until it is safe
KING5 Seattle / Posted 3 days ago
SEATTLE -- Washington State Department of Transportation officials reiterated Thursday that the Alaskan Way Viaduct will be closed until it is safe for the public, which could mean longer than the scheduled two weeks. The crown of the drilling... Read more
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Washington State Department of Transportation
90 Front Street overpass replacement: Issaquah drivers should plan ahead for overnight closures90 overpass. A garbage truck punched a hole in a bridge girder above Front Str
90 Front Street overpass replacement: Issaquah drivers should plan ahead for overnight closures
Washington State Department of Transportation / Posted 3 days ago
90 overpass. A garbage truck punched a hole in a bridge girder above Front Street in March 2015, causing damage. On May 2, Washington State Department of Transportation contractor crews will begin work on a $1.2 million project to replace the... Read more
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Washington State Department of Transportation
Alaskan Way Viaduct closes Friday - It’s not too late to make a plantraffic at 12:01 a.m. Friday, April 29, between South Spokane Street and the so
Alaskan Way Viaduct closes Friday - It’s not too late to make a plan
Washington State Department of Transportation / Posted 3 days ago
traffic at 12:01 a.m. Friday, April 29, between South Spokane Street and the south end of the Battery Street Tunnel. The Washington State Department of Transportation urges all drivers to consider alternate commutes as the closure takes 90,000... Read more
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The Seattle Times
‘SnoCoSqueeze’ lane closures on I-5 this weekendThe Washington State Department of Transportation is warning Snohomish County d
‘SnoCoSqueeze’ lane closures on I-5 this weekend
The Seattle Times / Posted 4 days ago
The Washington State Department of Transportation is warning Snohomish County drivers before road maintenance on northbound Interstate 5 in Everett and Marysville this weekend. WSDOT expects traffic to be sluggish on Interstate 5 and to also spill... Read more
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Washington State Department of Transportation
SR 123 Cayuse Pass to reopen Friday, April 29SR 410 Chinook Pass on track for Memorial Day weekend opening MOUNT RAINIER –
SR 123 Cayuse Pass to reopen Friday, April 29
Washington State Department of Transportation / Posted 5 days ago
SR 410 Chinook Pass on track for Memorial Day weekend opening MOUNT RAINIER – Despite roadway damage and debris, Washington State Department of Transportation crews plan to reopen Cayuse Pass on State Route 123 at noon Friday, April 29. WSDOT and... Read more
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Washington State Department of Transportation
SnoCoSqueeze I-5 work returns to northbound I-5, along with overnight closure at 116th Street Northeastearly morning hours of Friday, April 29. Overnight lane closures Thursday for
SnoCoSqueeze I-5 work returns to northbound I-5, along with overnight closure at 116th Street Northeast
Washington State Department of Transportation / Posted 5 days ago
early morning hours of Friday, April 29. Overnight lane closures Thursday for restripingContractor crews working for the Washington State Department of Transportation will restripe and shift northbound I-5 lanes to the right on Thursday night,... Read more
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Q13 FOX Seattle
Everything you need to know about the 2-week Alaskan Way Viaduct closure & its region-wide impactwill dig directly beneath the viaduct and will have to get through about 385 fe
Everything you need to know about the 2-week Alaskan Way Viaduct closure & its region-wide impact
Q13 FOX Seattle / Posted 5 days ago
will dig directly beneath the viaduct and will have to get through about 385 feet for this phase of the project. The Washington State Department of Transportation has hired a contractor called Soldata to monitor Bertha's dig. Thousands of... Read more
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Q13 FOX Seattle
Thousands of sensors will check for movement as Bertha digs under viaductwill dig directly beneath the viaduct and will have to get through about 350 fe
Thousands of sensors will check for movement as Bertha digs under viaduct
Q13 FOX Seattle / Posted 6 days ago
will dig directly beneath the viaduct and will have to get through about 350 feet for this phase of the project. The Washington State Department of Transportation has hired a contractor called Soldata to monitor Bertha's dig. Thousands of... Read more
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Washington State Department of Transportation
WSDOT milestone: Eastbound drivers join westbound traffic on the new SR 520 floating bridgeto the new bridge complete; old bridge to be decommissioned SEATTLE – At 1:30
WSDOT milestone: Eastbound drivers join westbound traffic on the new SR 520 floating bridge
Washington State Department of Transportation / Posted 6 days ago
to the new bridge complete; old bridge to be decommissioned SEATTLE – At 1:30 this morning, Monday, April 25, the Washington State Department of Transportation accomplished a significant and long-awaited milestone: crews opened the... Read more
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Washington State Department of Transportation
405/SR 167 Executive Advisory Group to receive update on regional corridor projectsour regional agency partners, share lessons learned, set priorities, and advanc
405/SR 167 Executive Advisory Group to receive update on regional corridor projects
Washington State Department of Transportation / Posted 6 days ago
our regional agency partners, share lessons learned, set priorities, and advance these projects.” Representatives from the Washington State Department of Transportation will provide group members with an update on progress toward completing the... Read more
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Ballard News-Tribune
See how the viaduct has been reinforced in new video From the Washington State Department of Transportation: We have just posted
See how the viaduct has been reinforced in new video
Ballard News-Tribune / Posted 6 days ago
From the Washington State Department of Transportation: We have just posted a new video that describes some of the monitoring involved with the SR99 tunnel project. We hope this would be helpful... Read more
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Q13 FOX Seattle
It’s open! WSDOT expects new SR 520 floating bridge to be ‘a lot smoother’ for driversSEATTLE -- For the first time, traffic is flowing in both directions on the new
It’s open! WSDOT expects new SR 520 floating bridge to be ‘a lot smoother’ for drivers
Q13 FOX Seattle / Posted 6 days ago
SEATTLE -- For the first time, traffic is flowing in both directions on the new SR 520 floating bridge. The Washington State Department of Transportation opened the eastbound lanes of the new toll bridge around 1:30 Monday morning. The new bridge is... Read more
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Everett Herald
Toll-free weekend lessens I-405 congestionon weekends since the state limited tolling to 5 a.m.-7 p.m. weekdays, accordin
Toll-free weekend lessens I-405 congestion
Everett Herald / Posted 6 days ago
on weekends since the state limited tolling to 5 a.m.-7 p.m. weekdays, according to a six-month update on tolling from the Washington State Department of Transportation. Meanwhile, the state continues to plan ways to improve the evening commute... Read more
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Everett Herald
No tolls brings less weekend congestion on I-405on weekends since the state limited tolling to 5 a.m.-7 p.m. weekdays, accordin
No tolls brings less weekend congestion on I-405
Everett Herald / Posted 7 days ago
on weekends since the state limited tolling to 5 a.m.-7 p.m. weekdays, according to a six-month update on tolling from the Washington State Department of Transportation. Meanwhile, the state continues to plan ways to improve the evening commute... Read more
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OregonLive.com
Tunneling to close Seattle's Alaskan Way; traffic problems expectedurging commuters to plan ahead. The closure is expected to cause widespread tr
Tunneling to close Seattle's Alaskan Way; traffic problems expected
OregonLive.com / Posted 7 days ago
urging commuters to plan ahead. The closure is expected to cause widespread traffic backups throughout the region. The Washington State Department of Transportation will close State Route 99 between South Spokane Street and the south end of the... Read more
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Q13 FOX Seattle
Widespread traffic gridlock expected as Alaskan Way Viaduct closes next Friday for Bertha digresulting traffic gridlock. “It`s not going to be pretty,” commuter Tammie Bur
Widespread traffic gridlock expected as Alaskan Way Viaduct closes next Friday for Bertha dig
Q13 FOX Seattle / Posted 9 days ago
resulting traffic gridlock. “It`s not going to be pretty,” commuter Tammie Burks said. Commute Seattle, along with the Washington State Department of Transportation, handed out brochures Friday encouraging companies and employees to change work... Read more
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Q13 FOX Seattle
Traffic advisory: SR 520 Bridge to be closed in both directions this weekendfull transition from the old span to the new one. The bridge will be closed fr
Traffic advisory: SR 520 Bridge to be closed in both directions this weekend
Q13 FOX Seattle / Posted 9 days ago
full transition from the old span to the new one. The bridge will be closed from 11 p.m. Friday until 5 a.m. Monday, the Washington State Department of Transportation said. Crews will use the weekend to transition eastbound vehicles from the... Read more
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Washington State Department of Transportation
Merge ahead; Expect temporary changes to the SR 529 on-ramp to northbound I-5 for #SnoCoSqueezesignificant, change to how State Route 529 drivers merge onto I-5. Starting ne
Merge ahead; Expect temporary changes to the SR 529 on-ramp to northbound I-5 for #SnoCoSqueeze
Washington State Department of Transportation / Posted 9 days ago
significant, change to how State Route 529 drivers merge onto I-5. Starting next week, contractor crews working for the Washington State Department of Transportation will temporarily shift northbound I-5 traffic to the right across the SR 529... Read more
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Washington State Department of Transportation
SR 20 North Cascades Highway reopensWINTHROP – After five weeks, Washington State Department of Transportation crew
SR 20 North Cascades Highway reopens
Washington State Department of Transportation / Posted 9 days ago
WINTHROP – After five weeks, Washington State Department of Transportation crews swung open the gates to traffic at 11 a.m. Friday, April 22. Crews began the clearing process on State Route 20 on March 17. Last year it took crews only three weeks to... Read more
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Washington State Department of Transportation
Seven days and counting; Seattle’s Alaskan Way Viaduct closes for approximately two weeks on April 29two-week closure of the State Route 99 Alaskan Way Viaduct through downtown Sea
Seven days and counting; Seattle’s Alaskan Way Viaduct closes for approximately two weeks on April 29
Washington State Department of Transportation / Posted 9 days ago
two-week closure of the State Route 99 Alaskan Way Viaduct through downtown Seattle. Starting Friday, April 29, the Washington State Department of Transportation will close SR 99 between South Spokane Street and the south end of the Battery... Read more
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The Seattle Times
North Cascades Highway set to reopen Friday morningThe high-pass section of the North Cascades Highway, Highway 20, is set to reop
North Cascades Highway set to reopen Friday morning
The Seattle Times / Posted 9 days ago
The high-pass section of the North Cascades Highway, Highway 20, is set to reopen for the season at 11 a.m. Friday, the Washington State Department of Transportation announced. The highway, which regularly closes in winter because of heavy snowpack,... Read more
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KING5 Seattle
Computer glitch hits drivers with late WSDOT toll billsSEATTLE -- The Washington State Department of Transportation is apologizing for
Computer glitch hits drivers with late WSDOT toll bills
KING5 Seattle / Posted 9 days ago
SEATTLE -- The Washington State Department of Transportation is apologizing for a computer glitch that charged thousands of drivers across Western Washington with pricey, late bills for using state toll roads. Some drivers were hit with hundreds of... Read more
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Aircraft Maintenance Technology
Woodland plane crash leaves one man dead, two injureddamage, he said. The airport consists of a 1,953-foot asphalt strip that's nex
Woodland plane crash leaves one man dead, two injured
Aircraft Maintenance Technology / Posted 9 days ago
damage, he said. The airport consists of a 1,953-foot asphalt strip that's next to the Lewis River, according to the Washington State Department of Transportation. The National Transportation Safety Board will conduct the crash... Read more
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KING5 Seattle
Compaints raised over sound of new 520 floating bridgesound of cars passing over two expansion joints is louder than it should be, pa
Compaints raised over sound of new 520 floating bridge
KING5 Seattle / Posted 10 days ago
sound of cars passing over two expansion joints is louder than it should be, particularly in the evening. Thursday, the Washington State Department of Transportation and the bridge contractor met with Medina city officials and other community... Read more
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KING5 Seattle
A look inside traffic command centers working on viaduct closureup any response requiring officers. In Shoreline, the new and large Transporta
A look inside traffic command centers working on viaduct closure
KING5 Seattle / Posted 10 days ago
up any response requiring officers. In Shoreline, the new and large Transportation Management Center belonging to the Washington State Department of Transportation will control its share of road signs, help dispatch state troopers, and both... Read more
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The Columbian
Plane crashes at Woodland airport, injuries reportedBoth the FAA and the National Transportation Safety Board are investigating. W
Plane crashes at Woodland airport, injuries reported
The Columbian / Posted 10 days ago
Both the FAA and the National Transportation Safety Board are investigating. Woodland State Airport, owned by the Washington State Department of Transportation, is located east of Interstate 5 on the north side of the North Fork Lewis... Read more
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FOX 16 Little Rock
Fleet Services Named as One of Best in North Americaof Ventura, DeKalb County, Wake County Government, City & County of Denver, Cit
Fleet Services Named as One of Best in North America
FOX 16 Little Rock / Posted 10 days ago
of Ventura, DeKalb County, Wake County Government, City & County of Denver, City of Fort Worth, San Bernardino County and Washington State Department of Transportation, to name a few. The 100 Best Fleets program recognizes and rewards peak... Read more
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Washington State Department of Transportation
SR 520: Eastbound traffic shifts to the new floating bridge following weekend closuretwo weeks ago westbound drivers started driving on the new State Route 520 floa
SR 520: Eastbound traffic shifts to the new floating bridge following weekend closure
Washington State Department of Transportation / Posted 10 days ago
two weeks ago westbound drivers started driving on the new State Route 520 floating bridge over Lake Washington. Now the Washington State Department of Transportation is getting the road ready for east-bounders to experience the world’s longest... Read more
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KREM.com Spokane
Drivers mixed about possible I-90 speed increasedon't think it's super slow, but I don't think 5 miles would hurt," Chad Jackma
Drivers mixed about possible I-90 speed increase
KREM.com Spokane / Posted 11 days ago
don't think it's super slow, but I don't think 5 miles would hurt," Chad Jackman said who was at the Tuesday meeting. The Washington State Department of Transportation (WSDOT) released information about the pros and cons of the increase. The... Read more
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Q13 FOX Seattle
North Cascades Highway to reopen FridayWashington state Department of Transportation crews began clearing State Route
North Cascades Highway to reopen Friday
Q13 FOX Seattle / Posted 11 days ago
Washington state Department of Transportation crews began clearing State Route 20 on March 17. The mid-morning reopening allows the crew time to sweep the entire 37-mile winter closure zone for sand, rocks and debris, clear any snow from below... Read more
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The Kitsap Sun
North Cascades Highway to reopen FridayHighway will reopen at 11 a.m. on Friday, a week earlier than predicted when th
North Cascades Highway to reopen Friday
The Kitsap Sun / Posted 11 days ago
Highway will reopen at 11 a.m. on Friday, a week earlier than predicted when the snow clearing work began last month. Washington state Department of Transportation crews began clearing State Route 20 on March 17. The mid-morning reopening... Read more
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The Columbian
C-Tran expanding parking at its busiest park and ride.taken by 8 a.m.,” she said. The $2.8 million expansion is being paid for entir
C-Tran expanding parking at its busiest park and ride.
The Columbian / Posted 11 days ago
taken by 8 a.m.,” she said. The $2.8 million expansion is being paid for entirely by a regional mobility grant from the Washington State Department of Transportation. It’s being built on land already owned by C-Tran, so no right-of-way... Read more
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Everett Herald
New turn signal coming to Highway 104 near Edmonds ferrywould involve minimum expenditure,� Anderson said. Well, we had to wait over a
New turn signal coming to Highway 104 near Edmonds ferry
Everett Herald / Posted 12 days ago
would involve minimum expenditure,� Anderson said. Well, we had to wait over a year to get a response on this one from the Washington State Department of Transportation. But they are taking Anderson�s advice for at least one of the roadways... Read more
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Washington State Department of Transportation
#SnoCoSqueeze: April 23-24 weekend lane reductions on I-5 canceled in Snohomish Countya reprieve this weekend from lane reductions for bridge expansion joint replace
#SnoCoSqueeze: April 23-24 weekend lane reductions on I-5 canceled in Snohomish County
Washington State Department of Transportation / Posted 12 days ago
a reprieve this weekend from lane reductions for bridge expansion joint replacement work. Contractor crews working for the Washington State Department of Transportation to replace the expansion joints on the Steamboat Slough and Ebey Slough bridges... Read more
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Washington State Department of Transportation
SR 410 White River Bridge to reopen three days earlyfor permanent repair work. The bridge will reopen at 5 p.m. on Wednesday, April
SR 410 White River Bridge to reopen three days early
Washington State Department of Transportation / Posted 12 days ago
for permanent repair work. The bridge will reopen at 5 p.m. on Wednesday, April 20. Contractor crews working for the Washington State Department of Transportation closed the bridge at 10 p.m. Friday, April 15, to repair damage the span... Read more
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ABC Action News Tampa Bay
We hate tolls, but Tampa Bay Area drivers are paying them more than everTexas Regional Mobility Authority, Austin: 23.4 percent Georgia's State Road a
We hate tolls, but Tampa Bay Area drivers are paying them more than ever
ABC Action News Tampa Bay / Posted 12 days ago
Texas Regional Mobility Authority, Austin: 23.4 percent Georgia's State Road and Tollway Authority: 19.6 percent Washington State Department of Transportation: 16 percent I-15 Express Lanes, San Diego: 15 percent 495 Express Lanes,... Read more
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Washington State Department of Transportation
#SnoCoSqueeze: Five weekends to go for I-5 expansion-joint replacement near Marysville#SnoCoSqueeze expansion-joint-replacement work is done by mid-June. This past
#SnoCoSqueeze: Five weekends to go for I-5 expansion-joint replacement near Marysville
Washington State Department of Transportation / Posted 13 days ago
#SnoCoSqueeze expansion-joint-replacement work is done by mid-June. This past weekend, contractor crews working for the Washington State Department of Transportation replaced the left halves of expansion joints on the Steamboat Slough Bridge.... Read more
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The Columbian
Overturned tractor trailer blocks I-5 ramp to SR-14is blocking the ramp from northbound Interstate 5 to state Highway 14. The cra
Overturned tractor trailer blocks I-5 ramp to SR-14
The Columbian / Posted 13 days ago
is blocking the ramp from northbound Interstate 5 to state Highway 14. The crash was reported at about 11:30 a.m., with Washington State Department of Transportation reporting that the ramp would be closed until further notice. The driver of... Read more
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The Columbian
Alaskan Way Viaduct’s 2-week shutdown starts April 29Street Tunnel. Normally, as many as 90,000 vehicles and 30,000 transit riders
Alaskan Way Viaduct’s 2-week shutdown starts April 29
The Columbian / Posted 13 days ago
Street Tunnel. Normally, as many as 90,000 vehicles and 30,000 transit riders use the viaduct at its busiest point. The Washington State Department of Transportation encourages people to work from home, form carpools and look for updates at... Read more
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The Kitsap Sun
Seattle waterfront viaduct to close for 2 weeks on April 29on April 29. The resulting traffic will reverberate throughout the region. KIN
Seattle waterfront viaduct to close for 2 weeks on April 29
The Kitsap Sun / Posted 14 days ago
on April 29. The resulting traffic will reverberate throughout the region. KING-TV reports (http://is.gd/vTdyh6 ) the Washington State Department of Transportation said Friday the viaduct will be closed between South Spokane Street and the... Read more
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NorthWest Cable News
Viaduct closing for 2 weeks starting April 29Commuters take notice – the Alaskan Way Viaduct will be closed through downtown
Viaduct closing for 2 weeks starting April 29
NorthWest Cable News / Posted 16 days ago
Commuters take notice – the Alaskan Way Viaduct will be closed through downtown Seattle beginning Friday, April 29. The Washington State Department of Transportation said Friday the viaduct will be closed between South Spokane Street and the south... Read more
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Washington State Department of Transportation
Mark your calendars: Alaskan Way Viaduct closes for approximately two weeks starting April 29get ready for a closure of the State Route 99 Alaskan Way Viaduct through downt
Mark your calendars: Alaskan Way Viaduct closes for approximately two weeks starting April 29
Washington State Department of Transportation / Posted 16 days ago
get ready for a closure of the State Route 99 Alaskan Way Viaduct through downtown Seattle. Starting Friday, April 29, the Washington State Department of Transportation will close the viaduct between South Spokane Street and the south end of the... Read more
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