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The Columbian
I-205 offramp paving this weekendofframp from Interstate 205 to Southeast Mill Plain Boulevard will be closed fo
I-205 offramp paving this weekend
The Columbian / Posted 3 days ago
offramp from Interstate 205 to Southeast Mill Plain Boulevard will be closed for paving Friday night, according to the Washington State Department of Transportation. It should reopen by 5 a.m. Saturday. The work is part of the ongoing... Read more
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KING5 Seattle
Where's Bertha: SR 99 tunnel digging updatewill start mining upgrade toward its planned exit between the Space Needle and
Where's Bertha: SR 99 tunnel digging update
KING5 Seattle / Posted 5 days ago
will start mining upgrade toward its planned exit between the Space Needle and the South Lake Union neighborhood. The Washington State Department of Transportation announced Bertha would also be taking a break, as soil conditions now permit a... Read more
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KING5 Seattle
Homelessness at Federal Way rest stopstop with her husband Joshua for fourth months. "We don’t want to be here. Thi
Homelessness at Federal Way rest stop
KING5 Seattle / Posted 5 days ago
stop with her husband Joshua for fourth months. "We don’t want to be here. This is just a rest area for our lives." The Washington State Department of Transportation and State Patrol work to monitor the web rest stop with a growing homeless... Read more
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Everett Herald
Proliferation of smartphones make ferry Wi-Fi service mooton the ferry, it's a beer.” The state's contract with Boingo ended in November
Proliferation of smartphones make ferry Wi-Fi service moot
Everett Herald / Posted 7 days ago
on the ferry, it's a beer.” The state's contract with Boingo ended in November, but service was extended through June. The Washington State Department of Transportation didn't pay anything. Instead, Boingo paid a fee for the opportunity. WSDOT is... Read more
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Officer.com
Washington Bank Robbery Pursuit Ends With Shootingdescend on the intersection. Zumstein said she couldn't see much but said she
Washington Bank Robbery Pursuit Ends With Shooting
Officer.com / Posted 12 days ago
descend on the intersection. Zumstein said she couldn't see much but said she heard what she thought was a gunshot. The Washington State Department of Transportation said around 2:20 p.m. that traffic south and west at the intersection was... Read more
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The Columbian
Morning Press: County council candidates, 502, piano hospital, safe cycling, BanfieldParty Convention earlier this year. Republican John Blom and Democrat Tanisha H
Morning Press: County council candidates, 502, piano hospital, safe cycling, Banfield
The Columbian / Posted 12 days ago
Party Convention earlier this year. Republican John Blom and Democrat Tanisha Harris are running to take his seat. The Washington State Department of Transportation is upgrading state Highway 502 to make the busy road safer for motorists, but... Read more
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The Columbian
Residents grapple with new Highway 502The Washington State Department of Transportation is upgrading state Highway 50
Residents grapple with new Highway 502
The Columbian / Posted 13 days ago
The Washington State Department of Transportation is upgrading state Highway 502 to make the busy road safer for motorists, but some residents living along the road worry their own safety is being compromised. To make the highway safer for vehicles,... Read more
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The Seattle Times
Sounder South trains: so popular, Sound Transit’s trying to add morethe regional mainline, to carry more freight or passengers. A project that huge
Sounder South trains: so popular, Sound Transit’s trying to add more
The Seattle Times / Posted 14 days ago
the regional mainline, to carry more freight or passengers. A project that huge would require funding from BNSF and the Washington State Department of Transportation. A third trackway would be necessary if transit trains run all day, he... Read more
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Everett Herald
The Martiannext!Squeeze play: Repair work on I-5 that has created the dreaded “Snohomish C
The Martian
Everett Herald / Posted 15 days ago
next!Squeeze play: Repair work on I-5 that has created the dreaded “Snohomish County Squeeze” is nearly complete, the Washington state Department of Transportation says. Crews are scheduled to install a final set of bridge expansion joints... Read more
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The Seattle Times
Traffic hot spots: I-5 at Marysville, I-90 ramps to Bellevue Way, Husky StadiumSunday,” and detouring drivers will fill the nearby Everett and Marysville stre
Traffic hot spots: I-5 at Marysville, I-90 ramps to Bellevue Way, Husky Stadium
The Seattle Times / Posted 16 days ago
Sunday,” and detouring drivers will fill the nearby Everett and Marysville streets, said spokeswoman Lisa Van Cise of the Washington State Department of Transportation (WSDOT). Concrete barriers likely will remain for a few days until lane... Read more
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Methow Valley News
Winthrop hires a new marshal, at lastthe proposed Riverwalk along the Chewuch River and other town trail projects.
Winthrop hires a new marshal, at last
Methow Valley News / Posted 16 days ago
the proposed Riverwalk along the Chewuch River and other town trail projects. Culp said in a memo to the council that the Washington State Department of Transportation will require that the “rip rap” under the Highway 20 bridge, under which a... Read more
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Vancouver Business Journal
State Transportation Commission in Vancouver next weekdevelopment. Leadership from the Southwest Washington Regional Transportation C
State Transportation Commission in Vancouver next week
Vancouver Business Journal / Posted 17 days ago
development. Leadership from the Southwest Washington Regional Transportation Council, C-TRAN, local ports and the Washington State Department of Transportation will brief the commission on topics including public transportation, freight... Read more
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Washington State Department of Transportation
Big weekend lane reductions on southbound I-5 start in one month for Tukwila, SeaTac and Des Moinesfrom 10 p.m. Fridays to 5 a.m. Mondays each weekend. The weekends are: Since
Big weekend lane reductions on southbound I-5 start in one month for Tukwila, SeaTac and Des Moines
Washington State Department of Transportation / Posted 17 days ago
from 10 p.m. Fridays to 5 a.m. Mondays each weekend. The weekends are: Since March, contractor crews working for the Washington State Department of Transportation have been replacing concrete panels, grinding down ruts and repairing pavement... Read more
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Washington State Department of Transportation
One final squeeze on northbound I-5 near Marysvillewith just one more weekend of lane reductions on northbound Interstate 5 near M
One final squeeze on northbound I-5 near Marysville
Washington State Department of Transportation / Posted 17 days ago
with just one more weekend of lane reductions on northbound Interstate 5 near Marysville. Contractor crews working for the Washington State Department of Transportation will reduce northbound I-5 to two lanes Friday night, June 10, to Monday... Read more
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Washington State Department of Transportation
WSDOT selects roundabout to improve safety and relieve congestion at Sharpes Corner in Anacortesreceiving input during two public meetings, several public stakeholder meetings
WSDOT selects roundabout to improve safety and relieve congestion at Sharpes Corner in Anacortes
Washington State Department of Transportation / Posted 18 days ago
receiving input during two public meetings, several public stakeholder meetings and from about 500 online surveys, the Washington State Department of Transportation will move forward to build a roundabout on State Route 20 at Sharpes Corner in... Read more
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Everett Herald
No room for right turn lane on Bunk Foss Road at Highway 9and through traffic into one lane. After studying the situation, we made the ch
No room for right turn lane on Bunk Foss Road at Highway 9
Everett Herald / Posted 19 days ago
and through traffic into one lane. After studying the situation, we made the change in late 2012,� said Tom Pearce from the Washington State Department of Transportation. It will stay that way, he added. �Revising the alignment to combine through... Read more
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Washington State Department of Transportation
State loans, grants available for freight rail improvement projectseligible to apply for part of $12.04 million in grants and loans available thro
State loans, grants available for freight rail improvement projects
Washington State Department of Transportation / Posted 19 days ago
eligible to apply for part of $12.04 million in grants and loans available through two programs administered through the Washington State Department of Transportation. The programs help freight rail systems that create family-wage jobs as well as... Read more
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Washington State Department of Transportation
Making Connections: WSDOT awards contract for improvements at I-405/SR 167 interchangeInterstate 405 and State Route 167 interchange are one step closer to getting s
Making Connections: WSDOT awards contract for improvements at I-405/SR 167 interchange
Washington State Department of Transportation / Posted 19 days ago
Interstate 405 and State Route 167 interchange are one step closer to getting some much-needed relief. Late last week, the Washington State Department of Transportation announced the award of a design-build contract to start construction on the... Read more
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Washington State Department of Transportation
WSDOT celebrates 15 years of ‘Gray Notebook’ performance reports– One of the nation's leading transportation performance reports is marking its
WSDOT celebrates 15 years of ‘Gray Notebook’ performance reports
Washington State Department of Transportation / Posted 22 days ago
– One of the nation's leading transportation performance reports is marking its 15th year of publication this week as the Washington State Department of Transportation printed its 61st edition of the "Gray Notebook" (pdf 4.0mb). Gov. Jay Inslee... Read more
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Washington State Department of Transportation
Governor announces June as “General Aviation Appreciation Month” in Washington statethank Gov. Inslee for continuously recognizing just how much our state relies o
Governor announces June as “General Aviation Appreciation Month” in Washington state
Washington State Department of Transportation / Posted 23 days ago
thank Gov. Inslee for continuously recognizing just how much our state relies on general aviation,” said Tristan Atkins, Washington State Department of Transportation director of aviation. “June signifies the start of summer, and also, typically... Read more
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Q13 FOX Seattle
Travel troubles loom for busy weekend aheadto get the repair work done. "Yeah, I just deal with it," says Dorsett. "I've
Travel troubles loom for busy weekend ahead
Q13 FOX Seattle / Posted 24 days ago
to get the repair work done. "Yeah, I just deal with it," says Dorsett. "I've learned a lot of back roads." The Washington State Department of Transportation says backups, resulting from choking the highway down to two narrow lanes along... Read more
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Washington State Department of Transportation
Nighttime lane closures on I-5 near Mount Vernon begin June 6up and rolling through Mount Vernon soon to repave stretches of Interstate 5 in
Nighttime lane closures on I-5 near Mount Vernon begin June 6
Washington State Department of Transportation / Posted 24 days ago
up and rolling through Mount Vernon soon to repave stretches of Interstate 5 in both directions. To prepare for the work, Washington State Department of Transportation contractor crews will begin fixing cracks and ruts along the freeway on Monday,... Read more
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Washington State Department of Transportation
New southbound SR 167 lane in Auburn opening earlyto part of the new High Occupancy Toll Lanes in Auburn, with a 3.5 mile southbo
New southbound SR 167 lane in Auburn opening early
Washington State Department of Transportation / Posted 24 days ago
to part of the new High Occupancy Toll Lanes in Auburn, with a 3.5 mile southbound section opening Sunday, June 5. The Washington State Department of Transportation originally planned to wait to open the lane until the full eight-mile extension... Read more
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Washington State Department of Transportation
Delays, detours accompany fish-culvert project near Port Orchard beginning in Juneroad closures at the merge of state routes 16 and 166 near Gorst beginning in m
Delays, detours accompany fish-culvert project near Port Orchard beginning in June
Washington State Department of Transportation / Posted 24 days ago
road closures at the merge of state routes 16 and 166 near Gorst beginning in mid-June. Contractor crews working for the Washington State Department of Transportation will replace two old culverts with three larger box culverts that pass beneath... Read more
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Washington State Department of Transportation
SnoCoSqueeze nears completion; two weekends of I-5 lane reductions remainstreets beginning Friday night, June 3, to Monday morning, June 6. Two weekend
SnoCoSqueeze nears completion; two weekends of I-5 lane reductions remain
Washington State Department of Transportation / Posted 24 days ago
streets beginning Friday night, June 3, to Monday morning, June 6. Two weekends remainContractor crews working for the Washington State Department of Transportation will replace four expansion joints on the Ebey Slough Bridge from 9:30 p.m.,... Read more
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Q13 FOX Seattle
Bertha tunnel boring in Seattle is now 25% complete, state saysSEATTLE — The Washington State Department of Transportation said that, as of Tu
Bertha tunnel boring in Seattle is now 25% complete, state says
Q13 FOX Seattle / Posted 25 days ago
SEATTLE — The Washington State Department of Transportation said that, as of Tuesday, the Bertha tunnel boring in Seattle is now 25 percent complete. “As of May 31, Seattle Tunnel Partners crews have tunneled a total of 2,314 feet. Tunnel boring is... Read more
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KREM.com Spokane
WSDOT proposes 3 roundabouts on Highway 395DEER PARK, Wash. – An intersection known as “coffin corner” could be getting a
WSDOT proposes 3 roundabouts on Highway 395
KREM.com Spokane / Posted 25 days ago
DEER PARK, Wash. – An intersection known as “coffin corner” could be getting a big change to make it safer. The Washington State Department of Transportation (WSDOT) is hosting a forum on Wednesday to hear public input on the proposals to make part... Read more
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Washington State Department of Transportation
Warmer weather signals start of Snohomish County paving projectsfor a makeover. Work on the $4.1 million project is scheduled to begin in mid-J
Warmer weather signals start of Snohomish County paving projects
Washington State Department of Transportation / Posted 25 days ago
for a makeover. Work on the $4.1 million project is scheduled to begin in mid-June when contractor crews working for the Washington State Department of Transportation will: To have the least impact on drivers as possible, construction will occur... Read more
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Washington State Department of Transportation
Back to the future: New SR 142 Klickitat River Bridge to replace aging structuresingle lane of one-way traffic. Starting next week, though, that will soon be a
Back to the future: New SR 142 Klickitat River Bridge to replace aging structure
Washington State Department of Transportation / Posted 25 days ago
single lane of one-way traffic. Starting next week, though, that will soon be a distant memory. On Wednesday, June 1, the Washington State Department of Transportation and its contractor, M.J. Hughes Construction, Inc., will begin working on a new... Read more
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Washington State Department of Transportation
Learn about WSDOT’s DBE disparity study– are invited to learn about a Disadvantaged Business Enterprise disparity stud
Learn about WSDOT’s DBE disparity study
Washington State Department of Transportation / Posted 25 days ago
– are invited to learn about a Disadvantaged Business Enterprise disparity study that is just getting underway. The Washington State Department of Transportation and Colette Holt & Associates, the consultant hired to conduct the study, will... Read more
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The Kitsap Sun
Semi removal clogs Highway 16for hours Sunday, as crews worked to retrieve a semi that had gone down a ravin
Semi removal clogs Highway 16
The Kitsap Sun / Posted 27 days ago
for hours Sunday, as crews worked to retrieve a semi that had gone down a ravine days earlier in a crash, according to the Washington State Department of Transportation. Workers began the hefty task early Sunday near the 144th Street overpass... Read more
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Everett Herald
Fewer registered carpools in I-405 toll lanes than expectedtoll to use the lanes � is coming in at 45 percent above projections, according
Fewer registered carpools in I-405 toll lanes than expected
Everett Herald / Posted 28 days ago
toll to use the lanes � is coming in at 45 percent above projections, according to a recent annual report on tolling by the Washington State Department of Transportation. More than 5 million toll-paying trips have been logged. That�s already 51... Read more
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KREM.com Spokane
Vantage Bridge painting slows traffic on I-90VANTAGE, Wash. -- The Washington State Department of Transportation said travel
Vantage Bridge painting slows traffic on I-90
KREM.com Spokane / Posted 29 days ago
VANTAGE, Wash. -- The Washington State Department of Transportation said travelers should expect delays eastbound on Interstate 90 near the Vantage Bridge and westbound near Cle Elum starting Friday. The Washington State Department of Transportation... Read more
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NorthWest Cable News
Vantage Bridge painting slows traffic on I-90VANTAGE, Wash. -- The Washington State Department of Transportation said travel
Vantage Bridge painting slows traffic on I-90
NorthWest Cable News / Posted 29 days ago
VANTAGE, Wash. -- The Washington State Department of Transportation said travelers should expect delays eastbound on Interstate 90 near the Vantage Bridge and westbound near Cle Elum starting Friday. The Washington State Department of Transportation... Read more
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NorthWest Cable News
Drivers fed up with trash alongside I-90not their responsibility. Instead, the state is responsible because it is along
Drivers fed up with trash alongside I-90
NorthWest Cable News / Posted 29 days ago
not their responsibility. Instead, the state is responsible because it is along the interstate. KREM 2 reached out to the Washington State Department of Transportation. They said anything that falls along the curb is in fact the city's... Read more
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KREM.com Spokane
Drivers fed up with trash alongside I-90not their responsibility. Instead, the state is responsible because it is along
Drivers fed up with trash alongside I-90
KREM.com Spokane / Posted 29 days ago
not their responsibility. Instead, the state is responsible because it is along the interstate. KREM 2 reached out to the Washington State Department of Transportation. They said anything that falls along the curb is in fact the city's... Read more
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The Seattle Times
WSDOT worker found in Hood Canal identifiedThe Washington State Department of Transportation worked who died when his pick
WSDOT worker found in Hood Canal identified
The Seattle Times / Posted 29 days ago
The Washington State Department of Transportation worked who died when his pickup went off the Hood Canal Bridge the night of May 16 has been identified as Bruce Cowing, 59. A report from the Washington State Patrol, which has been investigating the... Read more
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Q13 FOX Seattle
Emergency repair work to create delays on EB I-90 near Cle Elumofficials first tweeted about cracks along the shoulder of the freeway around 1
Emergency repair work to create delays on EB I-90 near Cle Elum
Q13 FOX Seattle / Posted 29 days ago
officials first tweeted about cracks along the shoulder of the freeway around 11 a.m. "For the safety of drivers, the Washington State Department of Transportation is closing a lane eastbound between milepost 85 near Cle Elum to milepost 93... Read more
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The Seattle Times
Tunnel drill Bertha, about one-quarter finished, takes holiday weekend offway into the downtown hillside. No soil settlement or viaduct movement has appe
Tunnel drill Bertha, about one-quarter finished, takes holiday weekend off
The Seattle Times / Posted 29 days ago
way into the downtown hillside. No soil settlement or viaduct movement has appeared, said spokeswoman Laura Newborn of the Washington State Department of Transportation. As of Thursday afternoon, 2,255 of the needed 9,270 feet had been excavated,... Read more
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Washington State Department of Transportation
Culvert construction shifts southbound I-5 to temporary median lanes near Mount VernonThe speed limit in the area will also be reduced to 60 mph. Moving vehicles off
Culvert construction shifts southbound I-5 to temporary median lanes near Mount Vernon
Washington State Department of Transportation / Posted 29 days ago
The speed limit in the area will also be reduced to 60 mph. Moving vehicles off the current southbound lanes will allow Washington State Department of Transportation contractor crews to begin building the first of two 110-foot-long bridges to... Read more
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Q13 FOX Seattle
More than 38 million Memorial Day travelers expected nationwide; WSDOT warns of ‘ferry frenzy’as factors encouraging Americans to head to the beaches, mountains and other de
More than 38 million Memorial Day travelers expected nationwide; WSDOT warns of ‘ferry frenzy’
Q13 FOX Seattle / Posted 30 days ago
as factors encouraging Americans to head to the beaches, mountains and other destinations this Memorial Day weekend. The Washington State Department of Transportation said that more than 435,000 travelers and tourists are expected to hop aboard a... Read more
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Washington State Department of Transportation
Westbound I-90 traffic shifts to express lanes for weekend starting Friday, June 3of ongoing work to add around-the-clock HOV lanes to Interstate 90. Beginning
Westbound I-90 traffic shifts to express lanes for weekend starting Friday, June 3
Washington State Department of Transportation / Posted 30 days ago
of ongoing work to add around-the-clock HOV lanes to Interstate 90. Beginning at 11 p.m. Friday, June 3, crews working for Washington State Department of Transportation and Sound Transit will reroute all westbound lanes of I-90 to the express lanes... Read more
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The Seattle Times
Body of WSDOT worker recovered from Hood CanalThe body of a Washington State Department of Transportation (WSDOT) worker, who
Body of WSDOT worker recovered from Hood Canal
The Seattle Times / Posted 30 days ago
The body of a Washington State Department of Transportation (WSDOT) worker, who is believed to have accidentally driven off the Hood Canal Bridge last week, has been recovered. The man and the pickup he was in at the time of the apparent accident... Read more
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