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12/19/13
US 2 No-pedestrian/No-hitchhiking zone expanded on Stevens Pass

12/18/13
WSDOT endorses Urban Street Design Guidelines

12/17/13
Sophomore year of scholarship program helps high school juniors and seniors

12/16/13
Changes proposed for transportation DBE goals

12/16/13
Washington Nissan LEAF owner celebrates 100,000 all-electric miles

12/01/13
Work or play, drivers need to prepare now for Monday afternoon

11/27/13
Improved contracts, more oversight among reforms coming to state’s DBE program

11/27/13
Report shows how WSDOT projects, programs are performing

11/26/13
WSDOT report keys in on multimodal transportation

11/21/13
Holiday weekend travel: Plan ahead, be informed, keep warm, eat turkey

11/18/13
Washington state’s 4-year program of transportation projects ready for review

11/14/13
New chain-up system helps improve safety and efficiency for I-90 drivers

11/12/13
WSDOT asks Mercer Island residents to track I-90 trips

11/06/13
Advisory group to recommend carpool policy for I-405 express toll lanes

11/01/13
WSDOT Statement on FHWA Report

10/30/13
16-hour closure of SR 9 in Clearview begins Saturday, Nov. 2

10/25/13
Time to trade those sunglasses and sandals for ice scrapers and chains

10/11/13
Daytime paving on SR 9 near Clearview begins Saturday, Oct. 12

10/10/13
First 3 miles on I-90 project east of Snoqualmie Pass complete

10/07/13
Washington celebrates Walk to School Day Oct. 9

10/07/13
More public input needed on I-90 tolling proposal

09/30/13
WSDOT seeks comment on proposed outreach process

09/27/13
A game-plan a must if traveling over Snoqualmie Pass this weekend

09/25/13
Volunteers needed to count bicyclists and walkers

09/15/13
In with the new: Permanent I-5 Skagit River Bridge replacement opens to traffic

09/13/13
US 2 reopened this afternoon after installation of a new bridge west of Leavenworth

09/13/13
Bickford Avenue’s US 2 overpass near Snohomish to open Sept. 16

09/12/13
SR 20 North Cascades Highway reopens

09/11/13
WSDOT publishes 50th quarterly performance report

09/10/13
Weekend closure of SR 9 begins Friday night near Whatcom-Skagit county line

09/06/13
Mudslides close SR 20 North Cascades Highway through the weekend; Reopening date to be determined next week

09/06/13
Week-long US 2 closure near Leavenworth starts Sept. 8

09/05/13
Repairs to close the SR 529 Snohomish River Bridge Sunday through Thursday nights

09/04/13
Two more closures lead up to a big opening at the new US 2 Bickford Avenue interchange near Snohomish

08/26/13
Call for volunteers: Help tally Washington’s cyclists and walkers this fall

08/26/13
New roundabouts on SR 92 in Lake Stevens now open

08/22/13
Be in the know before you go: travel tools available for Labor Day weekend

08/20/13
Week-long US 2 closure near Leavenworth starts Sept. 8

08/19/13
Work starts on landslide solutions for Pacific Northwest Rail Corridor

08/19/13
SR 20 the North Cascades Highway reopened to traffic

08/18/13
SR 20 North Cascades Highway to reopen Monday

08/13/13
Girders weighing as much as a space shuttle prepare to launch at Skagit River Bridge

08/12/13
SR 92 near Lake Stevens to close Aug. 18 – 24 for roundabout construction

07/31/13
Public feedback sought on state goals for meeting federal requirements on some transit projects

07/31/13
Heave ho! Massive SR 522 bridge girders launched over Snohomish River near Monroe

07/29/13
New Keller Ferry vessel to be celebrated and begin service in August

07/26/13
Eight is great – new SR 520 pontoons to float out this weekend in Tacoma

07/24/13
Additional bike storage available on Amtrak Cascades

07/24/13
More work coming to the I-5 Skagit River Bridge this fall

07/11/13
Prepare for weekend closures of northbound I-405 and SR 520 near Bellevue

07/08/13
Weekend closure coming to SR 9 near Whatcom-Skagit county line

07/02/13
Smoother ride coming to SR 531 near Arlington Airport this summer

06/27/13
1,500 miles, zero gallons of gas: International electric-vehicle rally kicks off Saturday, June 29

06/20/13
Connection from old to new SR 520 floating bridge begins this summer

06/18/13
Temporary Seattle-Bellingham Amtrak Cascades service ends as I-5 reopens

06/11/13
Streamlining process nets WSDOT an Environmental Excellence Award

06/07/13
State seeks TIGER V grants to improve mobility in the Puget Sound area

06/07/13
Construction begins on three new roundabouts in Puget Sound area

06/07/13
SR 522 rock blasting complete ahead of schedule

06/06/13
Red light warning signs turn on Monday

06/06/13
Creative ideas for Snoqualmie Pass wildlife crossings win scholarships for 2 high school students

05/30/13
New Amtrak Cascades trains to roll between Seattle and Bellingham beginning Friday, May 31

05/26/13
Governor Inslee announces I-5 bridge replacement plan

05/23/13
I-5 bridge investigation continues; detour available Friday morning

05/23/13
Different kind of airport delay may slow travel on SR 518 near Sea-Tac this summer

05/17/13
Disadvantaged Business Enterprise Program disparity study now online

05/17/13
SR 410 Chinook Pass opens for summer travel

05/17/13
Know before you go: Holiday weekend means more travelers, longer travel times

05/16/13
Smoother ride coming to southbound I-5 between Lynnwood and Shoreline

05/15/13
SR 520 pontoon progress and May movements

05/03/13
Students celebrate national Bike to School Day May 8

05/01/13
6-time champ Washington leads pack again as ‘Bicycle-Friendly State’

04/22/13
Earth Day forecast: sustainable transportation

04/19/13
Drivers beginning to see US 101 in a whole new light

04/17/13
Public invited to learn about plans for a new roundabout on SR 9 in Marysville

04/16/13
SR 20 North Cascades Highway reopened at 1 p.m.

04/11/13
Work zone safety refresher: see orange, slow down

04/05/13
Emergency closure of northbound I-5 lane north of Stanwood

04/05/13
Take the surprise out of your trip east of Snoqualmie Pass; know before you go

04/01/13
World’s largest tunneling machine arrives by ship in Seattle April 2

04/01/13
Fixing up the joints on northbound I-5, part 2

03/29/13
Automated speed-enforcement cameras coming to I-5 in Lewis County

03/26/13
Spring cleaning under way on North Cascades Highway

03/25/13
Studded tire deadline approaches as spring arrives

03/14/13
Transportation Secretary Peterson calls for mega project review

03/13/13
New bridges get green light to replace snowshed east of Snoqualmie Pass

03/07/13
North Cascades Highway clearing to begin March 25

03/07/13
SR 529 Ebey Slough Bridge closed this weekend

03/04/13
Amtrak Cascades one step closer to faster, more frequent service

03/04/13
WSDOT works to wake Cayuse Pass from its winter snooze

02/26/13
Advisory group to discuss carpool policy for I-405/SR 167 express toll lanes

02/22/13
State’s first highway LED lights making Olympia brighter

02/22/13
Seattle's Highway 99 timber bridge replacement starts now

02/05/13
New scholarship asks students to design first wildlife crossing east of Snoqualmie Pass

01/25/13
30-day comment period on proposed I-90 tolling open through Feb. 22

01/24/13
Rail partners explore mudslide causes, solutions

01/23/13
I-405, SR 167 express toll lanes focus of advisory group

01/10/13
Columbian Way ramp to West Seattle closed this weekend