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The Columbian
Pedestrian struck on Highway 500 in Vancouverbut conscious when emergency responders arrived. The collision has the left la
Pedestrian struck on Highway 500 in Vancouver
The Columbian / Posted yesterday
but conscious when emergency responders arrived. The collision has the left lane of the highway blocked, according to a Washington State Department of Transportation notice sent out at about 9 p.m. More information was not immediately... Read more
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San Fernando Valley Business Journal
BYD Wins Electric Bus AwardAngeles. The manufacturer produces seven models of buses for customers that inc
BYD Wins Electric Bus Award
San Fernando Valley Business Journal / Posted 4 days ago
Angeles. The manufacturer produces seven models of buses for customers that include Antelope Valley Transit Authority, the Washington State Department of Transportation, Long Beach Transit and Stanford University. The Los Angeles Sustainability... Read more
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The Seattle Times
Work advances on I-90 wildlife bridgewith the same cement — it’s tremendous” said Jen Watkins of Conservation Northw
Work advances on I-90 wildlife bridge
The Seattle Times / Posted 5 days ago
with the same cement — it’s tremendous” said Jen Watkins of Conservation Northwest. The wildlife crossing, which the Washington State Department of Transportation (WSDOT) has slated for completion in 2019, is part of a suite of updates to... Read more
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NorthWest Cable News
WSDOT starts construction on I-90 wildlife crossingSNOQUALMIE, Wash. – The Washington State Department of Transportation began con
WSDOT starts construction on I-90 wildlife crossing
NorthWest Cable News / Posted 5 days ago
SNOQUALMIE, Wash. – The Washington State Department of Transportation began construction on the first-ever wildlife crossing over Interstate 90 on Wednesday. The bridge is in the Snoqualmie Pass area. WSDOT is currently building one of the arches... Read more
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Q13 FOX Seattle
Traffic’s about to get even worse in Tacoma – and stay that way for monthsTACOMA, Wash. – You think traffic’s bad in Tacoma recently? It’s about to get w
Traffic’s about to get even worse in Tacoma – and stay that way for months
Q13 FOX Seattle / Posted 5 days ago
TACOMA, Wash. – You think traffic’s bad in Tacoma recently? It’s about to get worse. The Washington State Department of Transportation announced plans on Wednesday to shut down all but one lane of eastbound Highway 16 in the area near Interstate... Read more
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KREM.com Spokane
WSDOT starts construction on I-90 wildlife crossingSNOQUALMIE, Wash. – The Washington State Department of Transportation began con
WSDOT starts construction on I-90 wildlife crossing
KREM.com Spokane / Posted 5 days ago
SNOQUALMIE, Wash. – The Washington State Department of Transportation began construction on the first-ever wildlife crossing over Interstate 90 on Wednesday. The bridge is in the Snoqualmie Pass area. WSDOT is currently building one of the arches... Read more
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The Columbian
Neighbors ask for investigation into 520 bridge demolitionand the United States Department of Transportation Inspector General asking for
Neighbors ask for investigation into 520 bridge demolition
The Columbian / Posted 5 days ago
and the United States Department of Transportation Inspector General asking for a federal investigation into how the Washington State Department of Transportation is handling all parts of the demolition. The letters cite fraud,... Read more
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KXLY-TV Spokane
Neighbors ask for investigation into 520 bridge demolitionand the United States Department of Transportation Inspector General asking for
Neighbors ask for investigation into 520 bridge demolition
KXLY-TV Spokane / Posted 5 days ago
and the United States Department of Transportation Inspector General asking for a federal investigation into how the Washington State Department of Transportation is handling all parts of the demolition. The letters cite fraud,... Read more
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The Kitsap Sun
Neighbors ask for investigation into 520 bridge demolitionand the United States Department of Transportation Inspector General asking for
Neighbors ask for investigation into 520 bridge demolition
The Kitsap Sun / Posted 5 days ago
and the United States Department of Transportation Inspector General asking for a federal investigation into how the Washington State Department of Transportation is handling all parts of the demolition. The letters cite fraud,... Read more
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Vancouver Business Journal
City hopes to improve livability with freight truck ban on 39thThrough Trucks” signs on 39th Street and “Speed Limit 25” signs for the affecte
City hopes to improve livability with freight truck ban on 39th
Vancouver Business Journal / Posted 6 days ago
Through Trucks” signs on 39th Street and “Speed Limit 25” signs for the affected section of Fourth Plain Boulevard. The Washington State Department of Transportation is expected to install signage on Interstate 5 related to the 39th St. freight... Read more
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Q13 FOX Seattle
Six-car crash on I-5 near Mercer snarls traffic; 6-mile backup heading into Seattleperson was pulled from their car and taken with life-threatening injuries to Ha
Six-car crash on I-5 near Mercer snarls traffic; 6-mile backup heading into Seattle
Q13 FOX Seattle / Posted 6 days ago
person was pulled from their car and taken with life-threatening injuries to Harborview Medical Center. According to the Washington State Department of Transportation, all but one lane was blocked shortly after 9 a.m. just south of Mercer Street... Read more
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The Seattle Times
I-5 collision in Seattle blocks lanes, snarls rush-hour trafficsaid. The crash about 9 a.m. was in the northbound lanes just south of the Mer
I-5 collision in Seattle blocks lanes, snarls rush-hour traffic
The Seattle Times / Posted 6 days ago
said. The crash about 9 a.m. was in the northbound lanes just south of the Mercer Street exit, according to a tweet by the Washington State Department of Transportation. All but one lane of northbound traffic has been closed, the department said.... Read more
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The Columbian
Nighttime closures of I-5 ramps start tonight5 who travel between Ridgefield and Vancouver should plan for possible delays t
Nighttime closures of I-5 ramps start tonight
The Columbian / Posted 6 days ago
5 who travel between Ridgefield and Vancouver should plan for possible delays this week. Contractors working for Washington State Department of Transportation will close several off- and on-ramps for repairs. The work depends on the... Read more
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The Columbian
Trucks with freight banned from 39th Streetonly to freight traffic; those using the street for smaller deliveries wouldn’t
Trucks with freight banned from 39th Street
The Columbian / Posted 7 days ago
only to freight traffic; those using the street for smaller deliveries wouldn’t be affected. The city is working with the Washington State Department of Transportation on signage and a global positioning service truck-routing provider to help... Read more
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Crosscut
License to kill: how Washington may lose its right to wipe out salmonTransportation replaced it. While appealing court orders, the state has been ca
License to kill: how Washington may lose its right to wipe out salmon
Crosscut / Posted 7 days ago
Transportation replaced it. While appealing court orders, the state has been carrying out some culvert projects. Credit: Washington state Department of Transportation/Flickr So you’re a salmon heading upstream this fall. It hasn’t rained much... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
Clark County liable for clearing out homeless campsApril 6, 2016 photo, homeless campers relocate their belongings across South Ja
Clark County liable for clearing out homeless camps
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 10 days ago
April 6, 2016 photo, homeless campers relocate their belongings across South Jackson Street as maintenance workers from the Washington State Department of Transportation clear homeless encampments under Interstate 5 in Seattle. A federal judge in... Read more
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KING5 Seattle
Council committee approves new 'Jungle' planPublic Health Committee approved a resolution 4-2 Wednesday, which would clear
Council committee approves new 'Jungle' plan
KING5 Seattle / Posted 12 days ago
Public Health Committee approved a resolution 4-2 Wednesday, which would clear the homeless encampment, allowing for the Washington State Department of Transportation to repair and inspect expansion joints. The Mayor's office said 16 different... Read more
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The Columbian
C-Tran makes extra space at Fisher’s Landingopen for use until Saturday. The $1.7 million expansion is being paid for enti
C-Tran makes extra space at Fisher’s Landing
The Columbian / Posted 13 days ago
open for use until Saturday. The $1.7 million expansion is being paid for entirely by a regional mobility grant from the Washington State Department of Transportation. “My guess is these will be full in no time,” WSDOT Regional Administrator... Read more
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San Fernando Valley Business Journal
BYD Expands Lancaster Factorystrong volume. The company has contracts with Los Angeles County Metropolitan T
BYD Expands Lancaster Factory
San Fernando Valley Business Journal / Posted 13 days ago
strong volume. The company has contracts with Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority, or Metro, and the Washington State Department of Transportation. In May, workers were assembling vehicles for Long Beach Transit and Stanford... Read more
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The Seattle Times
Bertha’s back to work after maintenance stopextensive repairs and strengthening. Each of the 14 tools required up to 20 ho
Bertha’s back to work after maintenance stop
The Seattle Times / Posted 14 days ago
extensive repairs and strengthening. Each of the 14 tools required up to 20 hours to remove, according to updates from the Washington State Department of Transportation. They are extracted using chains and hoists within the hollow spokes of the... Read more
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Q13 FOX Seattle
Morning crash kills 1 on I-90; westbound traffic blockedmorning on Interstate 90 near North Bend. The single-car crash was reported ar
Morning crash kills 1 on I-90; westbound traffic blocked
Q13 FOX Seattle / Posted 16 days ago
morning on Interstate 90 near North Bend. The single-car crash was reported around 5 a.m. near State Route 202 at exit 31. Washington State Department of Transportation officials said one person was killed in the crash. No one else was reported... Read more
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The Columbian
Morning Press: McCleary hearing, Highway 99 grant, VSAA alumnithan $1.5 million in state grant funding. The Clark County council voted unani
Morning Press: McCleary hearing, Highway 99 grant, VSAA alumni
The Columbian / Posted 16 days ago
than $1.5 million in state grant funding. The Clark County council voted unanimously Tuesday to accept a $1.525 million Washington State Department of Transportation grant through the state’s Pedestrian and Bicycle Safety Program, which supports... Read more
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The Columbian
Work affects Highway 500, I-205 interchangeto Interstate 205 may see easing of congestion in the future — but not before a
Work affects Highway 500, I-205 interchange
The Columbian / Posted 16 days ago
to Interstate 205 may see easing of congestion in the future — but not before a little road work. Starting Monday, the Washington State Department of Transportation and construction crews will start restriping work on parts of southbound I-205... Read more
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The Seattle Times
Weekend I-90 work to jam eastbound lanes exiting Seattledowntown Seattle. But unlike ordinary closures, this one will coincide with bot
Weekend I-90 work to jam eastbound lanes exiting Seattle
The Seattle Times / Posted 19 days ago
downtown Seattle. But unlike ordinary closures, this one will coincide with both Husky and Seahawks home games. The Washington State Department of Transportation says it “needs drivers’ help to prevent regional gridlock,” though the only... Read more
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The Columbian
Clark County gets grant for Hwy. 99 workthan $1.5 million in state grant funding. The Clark County council voted unani
Clark County gets grant for Hwy. 99 work
The Columbian / Posted 20 days ago
than $1.5 million in state grant funding. The Clark County council voted unanimously Tuesday to accept a $1.525 million Washington State Department of Transportation grant through the state’s Pedestrian and Bicycle Safety Program, which supports... Read more
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NorthWest Cable News
Flashing signs installed at dangerous Nine Mile Falls intersectionget to school in the morning. In February 2016, KREM 2 News did a story on the
Flashing signs installed at dangerous Nine Mile Falls intersection
NorthWest Cable News / Posted 21 days ago
get to school in the morning. In February 2016, KREM 2 News did a story on the traffic issues in the area. By April, the Washington State Department of Transportation heard the need and decided to install the flashing signs before the school year... Read more
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KREM.com Spokane
Flashing signs installed at dangerous Nine Mile Falls intersectionget to school in the morning. In February 2016, KREM 2 News did a story on the
Flashing signs installed at dangerous Nine Mile Falls intersection
KREM.com Spokane / Posted 21 days ago
get to school in the morning. In February 2016, KREM 2 News did a story on the traffic issues in the area. By April, the Washington State Department of Transportation heard the need and decided to install the flashing signs before the school year... Read more
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NorthWest Cable News
Sound Transit wraps up tunneling from Husky Stadium to Northgateunder downtown Seattle. It is currently paused for a maintenance stop to allow
Sound Transit wraps up tunneling from Husky Stadium to Northgate
NorthWest Cable News / Posted 24 days ago
under downtown Seattle. It is currently paused for a maintenance stop to allow change out of cutting tools and is expected to hit the half way mark in the near future according to the Washington State Department of Transportation. Copyright 2016 K... Read more
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KING5 Seattle
Sound Transit wraps up tunneling from Husky Stadium to Northgateunder downtown Seattle. It is currently paused for a maintenance stop to allow
Sound Transit wraps up tunneling from Husky Stadium to Northgate
KING5 Seattle / Posted 24 days ago
under downtown Seattle. It is currently paused for a maintenance stop to allow change out of cutting tools and is expected to hit the half way mark in the near future according to the Washington State Department of Transportation. Copyright 2016 K... Read more
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Q13 FOX Seattle
Lanes reopen after multi-vehicle crash closes southbound I-5 at SR 18crash closed the southbound lanes of Interstate 5 at State Route 18 for about a
Lanes reopen after multi-vehicle crash closes southbound I-5 at SR 18
Q13 FOX Seattle / Posted 24 days ago
crash closed the southbound lanes of Interstate 5 at State Route 18 for about an hour Friday evening. According to the Washington State Department of Transportation, the crash closed all lanes around of I-5 around 6:15 p.m. as a Life Flight... Read more
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Q13 FOX Seattle
Holiday traffic + earlier crash = 10-mile backup on eastbound I-90 over Snoqualmie Passearlier crash plus heavy traffic for Labor Day weekend has created big backup o
Holiday traffic + earlier crash = 10-mile backup on eastbound I-90 over Snoqualmie Pass
Q13 FOX Seattle / Posted 24 days ago
earlier crash plus heavy traffic for Labor Day weekend has created big backup on eastbound Interstate 90. According to the Washington State Department of Transportation, there was a 10-mile backup on eastbound I-90 about nine miles east of the... Read more
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The Seattle Times
Your guide to overcoming Labor Day weekend traffic challenges8 p.m. Friday. Saturday travelers might beat stop-and-go traffic if they reach
Your guide to overcoming Labor Day weekend traffic challenges
The Seattle Times / Posted 24 days ago
8 p.m. Friday. Saturday travelers might beat stop-and-go traffic if they reach North Bend by 9 a.m., says a forecast by the Washington State Department of Transportation (WSDOT). Likewise, holiday drivers must make it past Joint Base Lewis McChord... Read more
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Q13 FOX Seattle
Best and worst times to travel Labor Day weekendmidday will shave off a decent amount from your trip as opposed to going Monday
Best and worst times to travel Labor Day weekend
Q13 FOX Seattle / Posted 24 days ago
midday will shave off a decent amount from your trip as opposed to going Monday morning to midday,” said Pishue. The Washington State Department of Transportation is expecting some delays eastbound on I-90. At the Vantage Bridge, WSDOT will... Read more
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The Columbian
State seeking help to count cyclists, walkersemail the Cascade Bicycle Club at JeffA@cascade.org or call 206-439-4301. This
State seeking help to count cyclists, walkers
The Columbian / Posted 24 days ago
email the Cascade Bicycle Club at JeffA@cascade.org or call 206-439-4301. This year’s count is a partnership between the Washington State Department of Transportation, Cascade Bicycle Club, FeetFirst, Washington B... Read more
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The Columbian
Highway 503 Yale Bridge closures comingYale Bridge on state Highway 503 is being upgraded with a new layer of pavement
Highway 503 Yale Bridge closures coming
The Columbian / Posted 24 days ago
Yale Bridge on state Highway 503 is being upgraded with a new layer of pavement. Granite Construction, working for the Washington State Department of Transportation, plans to close the bridge starting Tuesday. “There’s never a good time to... Read more
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Methow Valley News
Valley and county to get modern emergency communicationsmicrowave towers will complete this web countywide. The new microwave network i
Valley and county to get modern emergency communications
Methow Valley News / Posted 25 days ago
microwave towers will complete this web countywide. The new microwave network is being constructed in partnership with the Washington State Department of Transportation (WSDOT), as was the border-protection project eight years ago. The $3-million... Read more
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South Sound Business Examiner
Celebrating construction end in Centraliacan now travel between the Twin Cities without getting onto the freeway itself
Celebrating construction end in Centralia
South Sound Business Examiner / Posted 28 days ago
can now travel between the Twin Cities without getting onto the freeway itself by using collector-distributor lanes. Washington State Department of Transportation spent $390 million from the 2003 and 2005 gas-tax packages for the four... Read more
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The Seattle Times
Trump visit, state fair, road work to snarl traffic this week18 on Tuesday from 6 a.m. to 2 p.m. in Covington at the Jenkins Creek bridge.
Trump visit, state fair, road work to snarl traffic this week
The Seattle Times / Posted 28 days ago
18 on Tuesday from 6 a.m. to 2 p.m. in Covington at the Jenkins Creek bridge. Looking ahead to the Labor Day holiday, the Washington State Department of Transportation warns that I-90 will continue to be reduced to one lane eastbound at Vantage... Read more
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The Kitsap Sun
Bond Road reopens Sunday night, but work continuesp.m. to remove barricades at Dogfish and Gamble creeks. The Port Townsend outfi
Bond Road reopens Sunday night, but work continues
The Kitsap Sun / Posted a month ago
p.m. to remove barricades at Dogfish and Gamble creeks. The Port Townsend outfit is on schedule to meet the deadline, said Washington State Department of Transportation spokeswoman Claudia Bingham Baker. Though the opening should reduce heavy... Read more
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Methow Valley News
Winthrop crosswalk plan more than a pedestrian issueShoppe owner Doug Mohre examine proposed changes to Winthrop’s four-way interse
Winthrop crosswalk plan more than a pedestrian issue
Methow Valley News / Posted a month ago
Shoppe owner Doug Mohre examine proposed changes to Winthrop’s four-way intersection during an open house hosted Aug. 17 by Washington State Department of Transportation. Residents express safety, aesthetic concerns about ramp design Plans for new... Read more
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Q13 FOX Seattle
Drivers brace for backups through Tacoma this weekend: 2 major construction projectsTACOMA -- Two construction projects could create backups and delays for drivers
Drivers brace for backups through Tacoma this weekend: 2 major construction projects
Q13 FOX Seattle / Posted a month ago
TACOMA -- Two construction projects could create backups and delays for drivers in Tacoma. The Washington State Department of Transportation will be reducing lanes on southbound I-5 and the Tacoma Narrows Bridge over the weekend. Starting August... Read more
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NorthWest Cable News
Tacoma traffic mess this weekendTwo big Tacoma construction projects start Friday night, meaning heavy traffic
Tacoma traffic mess this weekend
NorthWest Cable News / Posted a month ago
Two big Tacoma construction projects start Friday night, meaning heavy traffic for travelers. The Washington State Department of Transportation is urging drivers to travel early in the morning or late in the evening. "We apologize in advance for... Read more
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KING5 Seattle
Tacoma traffic mess this weekendTwo big Tacoma construction projects start Friday night, meaning heavy traffic
Tacoma traffic mess this weekend
KING5 Seattle / Posted 1 months ago
Two big Tacoma construction projects start Friday night, meaning heavy traffic for travelers. The Washington State Department of Transportation is urging drivers to travel early in the morning or late in the evening. "We apologize in advance for... Read more
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