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12/30/13
January date set for traffic revision on SR 16

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

12/12/13
WSDOT lowers speed limit on US 12 near Rochester

12/09/13
Heads up: Major traffic restrictions planned for eastbound SR 16 in January

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
New I-5 auxiliary lane in Lakewood to open in time for turkey

11/21/13
Public invited to comment on Regional Transportation Plan

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

10/31/13
Public invited to comment on proposed Regional Transportation Plan

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

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

09/23/13
WSDOT enlists State Patrol assistance in detour safety

09/18/13
Advisory group reviews carpool options for I-405 express toll lanes

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

09/15/13
SR 162 reopens 18 hours early following successful culvert replacement

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

09/12/13
SR 20 North Cascades Highway reopens

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

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
SR 116 Portage Canal Bridge restrictions and possible closure scheduled Friday, Sept. 6

09/03/13
Weekend closure on SR 162 sends motorists along a six-mile detour

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

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

08/20/13
WSDOT reduces SR 106 to one lane near Twanoh State Park for culvert work

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

08/14/13
Temporary repairs under way on US 101 near Artic

08/14/13
Plan ahead for increased drive times on US 101 near Shelton

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

08/07/13
Public invited to WSDOT open house about SR 305 Suquamish Way intersection improvements

08/05/13
I-5 exit to SR 7 in Tacoma closing for nine weeks

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

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

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

07/22/13
New ramp meters to bring I-5 congestion relief to south King County

06/28/13
Repairs underway on damaged 520 bridge anchor cable

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

06/25/13
Working through the weekends for summer construction

06/20/13
New I-5 exit to South 38th St. opens five weeks early

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

06/18/13
Skagit River Bridge to open on Wednesday

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

06/06/13
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

05/24/13
Amtrak, WSDOT and BNSF Plan Additional Train Service to Help after I-5 Bridge Collapse - Sound Transit will provide rail cars between Seattle and Bellingham

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

05/07/13
West Seattle Bridge interchange expansion joint work complete, almost

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

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

04/16/13
April 26 weekend closure of westbound SR 16 Tacoma Narrows Bridge delayed

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

04/08/13
3-month closure of southbound I-5 exit to Tacoma Mall starts April 20

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

03/04/13
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

02/14/13
Tacoma Narrows Bridge toll rate discussion set for Feb. 19

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

01/29/13
WSDOT moving public trail during SR 20 bridge work

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

01/17/13
Demo work resumes on old Nalley Valley viaduct

01/13/13
South Tacoma Way expected to reopen for Monday morning's commute

01/11/13
South Tacoma Way to remain closed through Monday morning while demolition plans reviewed