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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 7 hours 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 8 hours 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 13 hours 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 13 hours 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 15 hours 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 16 hours 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 17 hours 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 17 hours 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 yesterday
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 yesterday
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 yesterday
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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Washington State Department of Transportation
Public invited to open house on SR 14 Wind River Road intersection improvement projectWind River Road, where some trucks cannot make the turn because the existing an
Public invited to open house on SR 14 Wind River Road intersection improvement project
Washington State Department of Transportation / Posted 3 days ago
Wind River Road, where some trucks cannot make the turn because the existing angle is too tight. On Tuesday, June 7, the Washington State Department of Transportation will hold an open house in Stevenson to present concepts that improve the... Read more
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Washington State Department of Transportation
#SnoCoSqueeze: Two more weekends to gofor the holiday weekend. They will then need two more weekends to complete the
#SnoCoSqueeze: Two more weekends to go
Washington State Department of Transportation / Posted 3 days ago
for the holiday weekend. They will then need two more weekends to complete the project. Contractor crews working for the Washington State Department of Transportation initially planned to complete the northbound work in just two weekends.... Read more
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Washington State Department of Transportation
5 paving project south of Bellingham starts tonight, May 24a 10-mile stretch of Interstate 5 south of Bellingham has been repaved. That ch
5 paving project south of Bellingham starts tonight, May 24
Washington State Department of Transportation / Posted 3 days ago
a 10-mile stretch of Interstate 5 south of Bellingham has been repaved. That changes tonight. Contractor crews working for Washington State Department of Transportation will begin repaving sections of I-5 between Nulle Road and Iowa Street in both... Read more
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The Columbian
Rollover crash blocks traffic on I-5 southbound in Vancouverinvestigation shows that distracted driver caused the crash. Traffic is stop-a
Rollover crash blocks traffic on I-5 southbound in Vancouver
The Columbian / Posted 3 days ago
investigation shows that distracted driver caused the crash. Traffic is stop-and-go to 63rd Street, according to Washington State Department of Transportation. Finn said that traffic may remain clogged until tow trucks arrive, which he... Read more
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Washington State Department of Transportation
Chip sealing work starts Monday, May 23, along Skagit and Island counties highwaysRoutes 9, 20 and 530 are going to get a much needed touch-up during the next fe
Chip sealing work starts Monday, May 23, along Skagit and Island counties highways
Washington State Department of Transportation / Posted 4 days ago
Routes 9, 20 and 530 are going to get a much needed touch-up during the next few months. Contractor crews working for the Washington State Department of Transportation will begin resurfacing the three highways today, May 23. The contractor crews... Read more
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The Columbian
Southbound I-5 near Marysville to be closed early TuesdayMARYSVILLE — The Washington State Department of Transportation says southbound
Southbound I-5 near Marysville to be closed early Tuesday
The Columbian / Posted 4 days ago
MARYSVILLE — The Washington State Department of Transportation says southbound I-5 near Marysville will be closed early Tuesday for overpass work. Lane closures will begin around 7 p.m. Monday so highway workers can move a large crane across the... Read more
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Q13 FOX Seattle
Southbound I-5 near Marysville to be closed early TuesdayI-5/116th NE Interchange Improvement Project MARYSVILLE, Wash. (AP) — The Wash
Southbound I-5 near Marysville to be closed early Tuesday
Q13 FOX Seattle / Posted 4 days ago
I-5/116th NE Interchange Improvement Project MARYSVILLE, Wash. (AP) — The Washington State Department of Transportation says southbound I-5 near Marysville will be closed early Tuesday for overpass work. Lane closures will begin around 7 p.m.... Read more
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The Kitsap Sun
Southbound I-5 near Marysville to be closed early TuesdayMARYSVILLE, Wash. (AP) - The Washington State Department of Transportation says
Southbound I-5 near Marysville to be closed early Tuesday
The Kitsap Sun / Posted 4 days ago
MARYSVILLE, Wash. (AP) - The Washington State Department of Transportation says southbound I-5 near Marysville will be closed early Tuesday for overpass work. Lane closures will begin around 7 p.m. Monday so highway workers can move a large crane... Read more
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The News & Observer
Gay men's choir performance drowned out at Padres gameAlex Bobby after finding out the alligator was chased out of a pond by a larger
Gay men's choir performance drowned out at Padres game
The News & Observer / Posted 4 days ago
Alex Bobby after finding out the alligator was chased out of a pond by a larger gator and had no where to go. The Washington State Department of Transportation flew a video-equipped drone through the construction site of a new Washington... Read more
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The Seattle Times
WSDOT worker’s body, pickup found in water near Hood Canal Bridgewho is believed to have accidentally driven off the Hood Canal Bridge last week
WSDOT worker’s body, pickup found in water near Hood Canal Bridge
The Seattle Times / Posted 4 days ago
who is believed to have accidentally driven off the Hood Canal Bridge last week, have been located, according to the Washington State Department of Transportation (WSDOT). The man’s body was inside the truck, according to Claudia Bingham... Read more
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The Oklahoman
Reports listed collapsed May Avenue bridge as structurally deficientstructurally deficient when a component, or the bridge in its entirety, require
Reports listed collapsed May Avenue bridge as structurally deficient
The Oklahoman / Posted 6 days ago
structurally deficient when a component, or the bridge in its entirety, requires repair or replacement, according to the Washington State Department of Transportation. Any bridge that is open, though, is considered safe, the department's... Read more
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Washington State Department of Transportation
First-of-its-kind pet parade to arrive by ferry and march to the ballpark Tuesdaybuy tickets in advance to beat the rush on the way home from Safeco Field. Too
First-of-its-kind pet parade to arrive by ferry and march to the ballpark Tuesday
Washington State Department of Transportation / Posted 7 days ago
buy tickets in advance to beat the rush on the way home from Safeco Field. Tools for a winning ferry trip on Tuesday: The Washington State Department of Transportation ferry system is the largest ferry system in the U.S., safely and efficiently... Read more
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The News & Observer
Baby goats soothe stressed-out college studentsAlex Bobby after finding out the alligator was chased out of a pond by a larger
Baby goats soothe stressed-out college students
The News & Observer / Posted 7 days ago
Alex Bobby after finding out the alligator was chased out of a pond by a larger gator and had no where to go. The Washington State Department of Transportation flew a video-equipped drone through the construction site of a new Washington... Read more
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Q13 FOX Seattle
New SR 520 Bridge noise is giving Eastside homeowners a headacheback and forth,” Guy says. “But now you hear da-doom, da-doom, da-doom all the
New SR 520 Bridge noise is giving Eastside homeowners a headache
Q13 FOX Seattle / Posted 8 days ago
back and forth,” Guy says. “But now you hear da-doom, da-doom, da-doom all the time. It's very irritating.” The Washington State Department of Transportation says they actually designed the bridge to be quieter. They used a different... Read more
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The News & Observer
Police cruiser slams into vehicle during chase in FloridaAlex Bobby after finding out the alligator was chased out of a pond by a larger
Police cruiser slams into vehicle during chase in Florida
The News & Observer / Posted 8 days ago
Alex Bobby after finding out the alligator was chased out of a pond by a larger gator and had no where to go. The Washington State Department of Transportation flew a video-equipped drone through the construction site of a new Washington... Read more
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The Seattle Times
520 bridge expansion-joint noise drives hundreds of complaintsLaurelhurst and Madison Park neighborhoods, have registered noise complaints, a
520 bridge expansion-joint noise drives hundreds of complaints
The Seattle Times / Posted 9 days ago
Laurelhurst and Madison Park neighborhoods, have registered noise complaints, according to Medina city officials and the Washington State Department of Transportation (WSDOT). At a cost of $4.6 billion from Interstate 405 to Interstate 5, the... Read more
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The Seattle Times
Bertha’s back at work after a short breakand restarted late Tuesday, reaching a total 2,008 feet as of 5 a.m. Wednesday,
Bertha’s back at work after a short break
The Seattle Times / Posted 9 days ago
and restarted late Tuesday, reaching a total 2,008 feet as of 5 a.m. Wednesday, said Laura Newborn, spokeswoman at the Washington State Department of Transportation. Earlier this spring, Bertha passed underneath the viaduct foundations, digging... Read more
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Washington State Department of Transportation
Smoother highways coming to the Green River Valleyuse State Route 18 in Auburn and State Route 167 in Kent and Renton. On Monday
Smoother highways coming to the Green River Valley
Washington State Department of Transportation / Posted 9 days ago
use State Route 18 in Auburn and State Route 167 in Kent and Renton. On Monday, May 16, contractor crews working for the Washington State Department of Transportation will begin repaving a half-mile section of eastbound SR 18 near SR 167, as well... Read more
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Washington State Department of Transportation
Learn more about potential intersection changes on US 395 in Deer Parkto review and comment on proposed safety improvements to US 395 during a June o
Learn more about potential intersection changes on US 395 in Deer Park
Washington State Department of Transportation / Posted 9 days ago
to review and comment on proposed safety improvements to US 395 during a June open house. Over the past few months the Washington State Department of Transportation evaluated intersection-related crashes at several locations on US 395 in the... Read more
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South Sound Business Examiner
Construction to begin on Tacoma Amtrak station next monthConstruction on the new Tacoma Amtrak Cascades Station will begin construction
Construction to begin on Tacoma Amtrak station next month
South Sound Business Examiner / Posted 10 days ago
Construction on the new Tacoma Amtrak Cascades Station will begin construction at Freighthouse Square next month. For the Washington State Department of Transportation, it will come as a sigh of relief, as federal funding for the $10.3 million... Read more
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Washington State Department of Transportation
SnoCoSqueeze: Two narrow lanes for northbound I-5 drivers this weekend May 20 - 2320, to Monday morning, May 23. “We have seen backups on I-5 of more than 5 mil
SnoCoSqueeze: Two narrow lanes for northbound I-5 drivers this weekend May 20 - 23
Washington State Department of Transportation / Posted 10 days ago
20, to Monday morning, May 23. “We have seen backups on I-5 of more than 5 miles during the weekend lane reductions,” said Washington State Department of Transportation traffic engineer Mike Swires. “Drivers should also be prepared for longer drive... Read more
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KING5 Seattle
Search underway for possible WSDOT vehicle in Hood CanalHOOD CANAL -- Multiple authorities are searching the Hood Canal after reports o
Search underway for possible WSDOT vehicle in Hood Canal
KING5 Seattle / Posted 10 days ago
HOOD CANAL -- Multiple authorities are searching the Hood Canal after reports of a Washington State Department of Transportation vehicle going into the water. Officials believe a vehicle may have driven off the lower level of The Hood Canal Bridge,... Read more
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Washington State Department of Transportation
Fleet’s smallest – and cutest – ferry to be retired and soldWith a maximum capacity of only 199 passengers and 34 vehicles, a lack of ADA a
Fleet’s smallest – and cutest – ferry to be retired and sold
Washington State Department of Transportation / Posted 10 days ago
With a maximum capacity of only 199 passengers and 34 vehicles, a lack of ADA accommodations and high maintenance costs, Washington State Department of Transportation officials decided it is time for the 49-year-old vessel to officially... Read more
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NorthWest Cable News
Seattle, state leaders to announce 'Jungle' action planthe unauthorized homeless encampment long plagued with drug abuse and violence.
Seattle, state leaders to announce 'Jungle' action plan
NorthWest Cable News / Posted 10 days ago
the unauthorized homeless encampment long plagued with drug abuse and violence. Officials from the City of Seattle and Washington State Department of Transportation on Tuesday will release a joint action plan outlining the next steps to improve... Read more
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KING5 Seattle
Seattle, state leaders to announce 'Jungle' action planthe unauthorized homeless encampment long plagued with drug abuse and violence.
Seattle, state leaders to announce 'Jungle' action plan
KING5 Seattle / Posted 10 days ago
the unauthorized homeless encampment long plagued with drug abuse and violence. Officials from the City of Seattle and Washington State Department of Transportation on Tuesday will release a joint action plan outlining the next steps to improve... Read more
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The Seattle Times
New software to help Seattle streets respond to trafficdirector. For the first time, the city will be able to import external data, s
New software to help Seattle streets respond to traffic
The Seattle Times / Posted 10 days ago
director. For the first time, the city will be able to import external data, such as highway vehicle volumes from the Washington State Department of Transportation, and Concert will react by giving longer green lights to city streets near... Read more
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KXLY-TV Spokane
Silver Alert ends for missing Kettle Falls couplebelieve they are driving around, so he didn't think the signs are providing any
Silver Alert ends for missing Kettle Falls couple
KXLY-TV Spokane / Posted 11 days ago
believe they are driving around, so he didn't think the signs are providing any advantage in helping find them. The Washington State Department of Transportation asked if they could take down the Silver Alert for the couple's vehicle and... Read more
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Washington State Department of Transportation
SR 410 over Chinook Pass will reopen May 17side at Morse Creek, 5 miles east of the summit and on the west side at the int
SR 410 over Chinook Pass will reopen May 17
Washington State Department of Transportation / Posted 14 days ago
side at Morse Creek, 5 miles east of the summit and on the west side at the intersection of State Route 123 and SR 410. The Washington State Department of Transportation and the National Park Service have been working to reopen the pass since the... Read more
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Washington State Department of Transportation
Public invited to view concepts for the SR 28/5th St. intersection improvement project May 18increasingly busy State Route 28/Fifth Street Northeast intersection. With con
Public invited to view concepts for the SR 28/5th St. intersection improvement project May 18
Washington State Department of Transportation / Posted 14 days ago
increasingly busy State Route 28/Fifth Street Northeast intersection. With construction scheduled to begin next year, the Washington State Department of Transportation will host an open house to gather community feedback needed for the final... Read more
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The Seattle Times
Party at UW, Capitol Hill light-rail stations cost taxpayers $858Kmake sense.” To celebrate another transportation milestone, the opening of the
Party at UW, Capitol Hill light-rail stations cost taxpayers $858K
The Seattle Times / Posted 15 days ago
make sense.” To celebrate another transportation milestone, the opening of the new Highway 520 floating bridge, the Washington State Department of Transportation found private funders to pay for much of that party. The state says it spent... Read more
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Washington State Department of Transportation
Westbound I-90 across Lake Washington reduced to single lane for construction May 20-23Way, and all traffic will be routed into the express lanes. During the lane re
Westbound I-90 across Lake Washington reduced to single lane for construction May 20-23
Washington State Department of Transportation / Posted 15 days ago
Way, and all traffic will be routed into the express lanes. During the lane reduction, contractor crews working for the Washington State Department of Transportation and Sound Transit will continue upgrading the operations and safety systems... Read more
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The Columbian
State says no to increase to 75 mph speed limit on I-90Wednesday it will not raise the speed limit to 75 mph along rural portions of I
State says no to increase to 75 mph speed limit on I-90
The Columbian / Posted 16 days ago
Wednesday it will not raise the speed limit to 75 mph along rural portions of Interstate 90 in Eastern Washington. The Washington State Department of Transportation, Washington State Patrol and Washington Traffic Safety Commission announced... Read more
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The Columbian
C-Tran board OKs route changesRoute 6 will loop through the Fruit Valley area and head east on Fourth Plain B
C-Tran board OKs route changes
The Columbian / Posted 16 days ago
Route 6 will loop through the Fruit Valley area and head east on Fourth Plain Boulevard and south on Grand Boulevard to the Washington State Department of Transportation Park & Ride stop on Columbia House Boulevard. • Route 25 will circle the... Read more
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KHQ Spokane
Woman pleads guilty in death of boy pinned against couchThe state has decided against raising the speed limit to 75 mph along portions
Woman pleads guilty in death of boy pinned against couch
KHQ Spokane / Posted 16 days ago
The state has decided against raising the speed limit to 75 mph along portions of Interstate 90 in Eastern Washington. The Washington state Department of Transportation, Washington State Patrol and Washington Traffic Safety Commission announced... Read more
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Q13 FOX Seattle
Bertha’s passage under Alaskan Way Viaduct ‘officially’ comes to end as machine passes 385-foot markSEATTLE — The Washington State Department of Transportation said Wednesday that
Bertha’s passage under Alaskan Way Viaduct ‘officially’ comes to end as machine passes 385-foot mark
Q13 FOX Seattle / Posted 16 days ago
SEATTLE — The Washington State Department of Transportation said Wednesday that Bertha’s passage beneath the Alaskan Way Viaduct has “officially come to an end,” after it tunneled 385 feet. But, the department said, the contractor, Seattle Tunnel... Read more
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The Seattle Times
Bertha drills on as rest stop is delayedfragile viaduct. STP wanted “to reach a better location for the machine to sto
Bertha drills on as rest stop is delayed
The Seattle Times / Posted 16 days ago
fragile viaduct. STP wanted “to reach a better location for the machine to stop,” said Laura Newborn, spokeswoman for the Washington State Department of Transportation. She did not have details about where and when the stop will occur, or why that... Read more
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KHQ Spokane
'Person of Interest' arrested in Bonner County shootoutThe state has decided against raising the speed limit to 75 mph along portions
'Person of Interest' arrested in Bonner County shootout
KHQ Spokane / Posted 16 days ago
The state has decided against raising the speed limit to 75 mph along portions of Interstate 90 in Eastern Washington. The Washington state Department of Transportation, Washington State Patrol and Washington Traffic Safety Commission announced... Read more
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KHQ Spokane
SCRAPS Pet of the Week: DJ and SultanThe state has decided against raising the speed limit to 75 mph along portions
SCRAPS Pet of the Week: DJ and Sultan
KHQ Spokane / Posted 16 days ago
The state has decided against raising the speed limit to 75 mph along portions of Interstate 90 in Eastern Washington. The Washington state Department of Transportation, Washington State Patrol and Washington Traffic Safety Commission announced... Read more
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KHQ Spokane
Feds: Man throws tantrum on Alaska Airlines flight after not being served beerThe state has decided against raising the speed limit to 75 mph along portions
Feds: Man throws tantrum on Alaska Airlines flight after not being served beer
KHQ Spokane / Posted 16 days ago
The state has decided against raising the speed limit to 75 mph along portions of Interstate 90 in Eastern Washington. The Washington state Department of Transportation, Washington State Patrol and Washington Traffic Safety Commission announced... Read more
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