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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 19 hours 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 23 hours 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 yesterday
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 yesterday
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 yesterday
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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The Columbian
Car fire over Interstate 205 bridge blocks trafficFire & Rescue Lt. Rich Chatman said no one was hurt, and troopers with Washingt
Car fire over Interstate 205 bridge blocks traffic
The Columbian / Posted 2 days ago
Fire & Rescue Lt. Rich Chatman said no one was hurt, and troopers with Washington State Patrol took over then had the car towed. The roadway wasn’t cleared until about 45 minutes later, according to the Washington State Department of Transportat... Read more
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Q13 FOX Seattle
Brush fire along I-5 near JBLM main gate slows trafficbrush fire sparked Wednesday afternoon along Interstate 5 near the main gate to
Brush fire along I-5 near JBLM main gate slows traffic
Q13 FOX Seattle / Posted 2 days ago
brush fire sparked Wednesday afternoon along Interstate 5 near the main gate to Joint Base Lewis-McChord. According to the Washington State Department of Transportation, the right lane of northbound I-5 was blocked as of 1:20 p.m. Southbound... Read more
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The Columbian
Driver injured in rollover crash on I-5, blocks trafficCreek Medical Center. Her condition was not immediately available. State patro
Driver injured in rollover crash on I-5, blocks traffic
The Columbian / Posted 4 days ago
Creek Medical Center. Her condition was not immediately available. State patrol said that Grigsby King will face a charge of suspicion of speeding. Traffic was blocked until about 7 a.m., according to Washington State Department of Transporta... Read more
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The Seattle Times
Semi-truck crash slows traffic between Cle Elum and Ellensburgblocked after a semi-truck rolled over Tuesday morning on Interstate 90 between
Semi-truck crash slows traffic between Cle Elum and Ellensburg
The Seattle Times / Posted 4 days ago
blocked after a semi-truck rolled over Tuesday morning on Interstate 90 between Cle Elum and Ellensburg, according to the Washington State Department of Transportation. Only one lane is open in each direction near milepost 93. Drive-time delays... Read more
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Q13 FOX Seattle
Semi crash forces closure of eastbound I-90 near Cle Elum— A semi crash near Cle Elum is blocking both eastbound lanes and one westbound
Semi crash forces closure of eastbound I-90 near Cle Elum
Q13 FOX Seattle / Posted 4 days ago
— A semi crash near Cle Elum is blocking both eastbound lanes and one westbound lane of Interstate 90. According to the Washington State Department of Transportation, the crash happened around 7 a.m. near Elk Heights Rd (milepost... Read more
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The Seattle Times
UW student project taps ORCA cards, unlocks data trovesystem. When the students presented their information to their peers Thursday,
UW student project taps ORCA cards, unlocks data trove
The Seattle Times / Posted 7 days ago
system. When the students presented their information to their peers Thursday, representatives from the city of Seattle, Washington State Department of Transportation and Sound Transit were in the audience, asking questions. Sound Transit, WSDOT... Read more
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KREM.com Spokane
Deer Park debating changes toof the more dangerous intersections – Crawford and Monroe – that a lot of the l
Deer Park debating changes to
KREM.com Spokane / Posted 8 days ago
of the more dangerous intersections – Crawford and Monroe – that a lot of the locals have dubbed as “coffin corner.” The Washington State Department of Transportation is trying to change that, but how is a matter of debate. Robert Hamilton has... Read more
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The Seattle Times
Chaos, trash and tears: Inside Seattle’s flawed homeless sweepsand the city’s Human Services Department declined further comment. Jim McBride
Chaos, trash and tears: Inside Seattle’s flawed homeless sweeps
The Seattle Times / Posted 8 days ago
and the city’s Human Services Department declined further comment. Jim McBride, a maintenance superintendent for the Washington State Department of Transportation, said state clean up crews are also tasked with maintaining and responding to... Read more
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Q13 FOX Seattle
I-5 closed in Fife after semi tanker overturns, begins leaking fuelwas likely traveling too fast, heading north on the on-ramp. Troopers said ther
I-5 closed in Fife after semi tanker overturns, begins leaking fuel
Q13 FOX Seattle / Posted 9 days ago
was likely traveling too fast, heading north on the on-ramp. Troopers said there were no injuries. As a precaution, the Washington State Department of Transportation said that all lanes of northbound I-5 would be blocked and traffic diverted... Read more
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KING5 Seattle
Seattle mayor to unveil 'new' Jungle planhappened. However, Mayor Ed Murray's plan is based on the hope that the cleanu
Seattle mayor to unveil 'new' Jungle plan
KING5 Seattle / Posted 9 days ago
happened. However, Mayor Ed Murray's plan is based on the hope that the cleanup and temporary relocation will allow the Washington State Department of Transportation to build an access road and fix the I-5 expansion joints. The State... Read more
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NorthWest Cable News
I-90 westbound closed near VantageVANTAGE, Wash. --- Washington State Department of Transportation closed the Int
I-90 westbound closed near Vantage
NorthWest Cable News / Posted 10 days ago
VANTAGE, Wash. --- Washington State Department of Transportation closed the Interstate 90 westbound lanes on Tuesday afternoon near Vantage. A brush fire burning near milepost 137 forced WSDOT to close part of the road. WSDOT said there was a... Read more
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KREM.com Spokane
I-90 westbound closed near VantageVANTAGE, Wash. --- Washington State Department of Transportation reopened one w
I-90 westbound closed near Vantage
KREM.com Spokane / Posted 10 days ago
VANTAGE, Wash. --- Washington State Department of Transportation reopened one westbound lane of Interstate 90 on Tuesday afternoon near Vantage, after closing the road for a brush fire. WSDOT said there was a detour available via the Old Vantage... Read more
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Q13 FOX Seattle
Overnight construction closing lanes on I-5 in Tacomablocked off by orange cones. TACOMA – Drivers should prepare for overnight clo
Overnight construction closing lanes on I-5 in Tacoma
Q13 FOX Seattle / Posted 11 days ago
blocked off by orange cones. TACOMA – Drivers should prepare for overnight closures on I-5 through Tacoma this week. The Washington State Department of Transportation will close several lanes for HOV construction on Tuesday and Wednesday. WSDOT... Read more
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KXLY-TV Spokane
'Coffin Corner' to get safety makeoverA stretch of highway in Deer Park, known for its dangerous intersections, is ge
'Coffin Corner' to get safety makeover
KXLY-TV Spokane / Posted 12 days ago
A stretch of highway in Deer Park, known for its dangerous intersections, is getting a safety make over. The Washington State Department of Transportation plans to install roundabouts on US 395 at the Short and Main intersection, as well as the... Read more
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KING5 Seattle
A look at I-90's avalanche bridge in SnoqualmieSNOQUALMIE PASS, Wash. - This week the Washington State Department of Transport
A look at I-90's avalanche bridge in Snoqualmie
KING5 Seattle / Posted 14 days ago
SNOQUALMIE PASS, Wash. - This week the Washington State Department of Transportation opened the first of two bridges designed to greatly reduce road closures caused by avalanche threats. The bridge allows avalanches to pass harmlessly underneath and... Read more
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Q13 FOX Seattle
Semi crash blocks all eastbound lanes of I-90 near IssaquahISSAQUAH, Wash. — A crash is blocking all eastbound lanes of Interstate 90 just
Semi crash blocks all eastbound lanes of I-90 near Issaquah
Q13 FOX Seattle / Posted 15 days ago
ISSAQUAH, Wash. — A crash is blocking all eastbound lanes of Interstate 90 just past Issaquah. Washington State Department of Transportation officials first tweeted about a semi collision around 10:30 a.m. It’s unclear what led to the crash or if... Read more
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The Seattle Times
I-405 choke point getting a fix sooner than expectedwas not announced. Far more drivers are choosing the express lanes than expect
I-405 choke point getting a fix sooner than expected
The Seattle Times / Posted 16 days ago
was not announced. Far more drivers are choosing the express lanes than expected. In the opening months, revenues tripled Washington State Department of Transportation (WSDOT) forecasts. “There’s been about 7 million trips. … They’ve actually... Read more
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KRDO Colorado Springs
High-speed locomotive testing in Pueblosaid. "You know if our customers know our service is reliable, they're gonna ri
High-speed locomotive testing in Pueblo
KRDO Colorado Springs / Posted 16 days ago
said. "You know if our customers know our service is reliable, they're gonna ride the service more." Pate works with the Washington State Department of Transportation, which will be be using these locomotives after testing is finished. "We're... Read more
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The Columbian
Curb cuts latest step in makeover for Southeast Park Crest Avenuesaid. So far, the traffic-calming additions to the street are cutting down on
Curb cuts latest step in makeover for Southeast Park Crest Avenue
The Columbian / Posted 17 days ago
said. So far, the traffic-calming additions to the street are cutting down on accidents. According to crash data from the Washington State Department of Transportation, there were 88 crashes on Park Crest between 2001, the earliest that the... Read more
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KREM.com Spokane
Avalanche bridge opens on I-90 in Snoqualmie PassSNOQUALMIE PASS, Wash. – Any drivers going to Western Washington will now be on
Avalanche bridge opens on I-90 in Snoqualmie Pass
KREM.com Spokane / Posted 17 days ago
SNOQUALMIE PASS, Wash. – Any drivers going to Western Washington will now be on a new road in Snoqualmie Pass. The Washington State Department of Transportation (WSDOT) opened up an avalanche bridge for a 15-mile stretch of Interstate-90 on Tuesday... Read more
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The Columbian
Woodland considering changes at intersectionis considering changing an intersection at the corner of North Goerig Street an
Woodland considering changes at intersection
The Columbian / Posted 22 days ago
is considering changing an intersection at the corner of North Goerig Street and state Highway 503. After working with the Washington State Department of Transportation, Woodland officials were given two options for the intersection: install a... Read more
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Q13 FOX Seattle
Weekend traffic nightmare? Events, closures clog area streetshead when it comes to sticking waiting. Here is a list of some of the traffic
Weekend traffic nightmare? Events, closures clog area streets
Q13 FOX Seattle / Posted 22 days ago
head when it comes to sticking waiting. Here is a list of some of the traffic closures this weekend. Visit SDOT or the Washington State Department of Transportation website for more. TUESDAY, AUGUST 2 – SUNDAY, AUGUST 7: Seafair Fleet Week... Read more
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The Seattle Times
Blue Angels in Seattle: What you need to knowArmy helicopters. Seward Park, near the event, is closed for the Blue Angels’
Blue Angels in Seattle: What you need to know
The Seattle Times / Posted 23 days ago
Army helicopters. Seward Park, near the event, is closed for the Blue Angels’ performances. The closures aim to keep drivers, cyclists, pedestrians and pilots safe from distractions, according to the Washington State Department of Transport... Read more
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Q13 FOX Seattle
Deadly crash closes both directions of I-90 near Ellensburgof Interstate 90 early Wednesday morning near Ellensburg. Around 8 a.m., a tan
Deadly crash closes both directions of I-90 near Ellensburg
Q13 FOX Seattle / Posted 24 days ago
of Interstate 90 early Wednesday morning near Ellensburg. Around 8 a.m., a tanker truck and car were involved in a crash, Washington State Department of Transportation officials said. A semi-truck fire has both directions of I-90 closed near Cle... Read more
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The Columbian
Local Toastmasters member going to speech semifinals10 spots in the finals on Aug. 20 at the convention. Abuyan, a native of the Ph
Local Toastmasters member going to speech semifinals
The Columbian / Posted 24 days ago
10 spots in the finals on Aug. 20 at the convention. Abuyan, a native of the Philippines who is a civil engineer with the Washington State Department of Transportation, joined Toastmasters in 2004 to improve his English diction and gain confidence... Read more
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KGW Channel 8 Portland
NB I-205 closed at Mill Plain in Vancouver due to police activityVANCOUVER, Wash. -- Northbound Interstate 205 is closed at Mill Plain Boulevard
NB I-205 closed at Mill Plain in Vancouver due to police activity
KGW Channel 8 Portland / Posted 27 days ago
VANCOUVER, Wash. -- Northbound Interstate 205 is closed at Mill Plain Boulevard in Vancouver due to police activity. Washington State Department of Transportation tweeted at 3:16 p.m. that northbound traffic was closed. Live cameras at 4:30 p.m.... Read more

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