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12/23/13
Winter weather won't stop progress on Pacific County bridge replacement projects

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
Gird yourselves: Bridge construction reduces I-5 to a single lane Dec. 16

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

11/15/13
Crews wrap up Chamber Way girder replacement project today, Nov. 15

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

11/13/13
WSDOT finishes painting mile-long Lewis and Clark Bridge

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

11/06/13
New SR 6 Willapa River Bridge taking shape

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

11/01/13
Southbound I-5 traffic shifting west Nov. 5 in Centralia

11/01/13
WSDOT Statement on FHWA Report

10/29/13
Another round of overnight closures coming to southbound I-205 in Salmon Creek Nov. 4 and 5

10/25/13
Culvert replacement closes SR 142 at the Glenwood Wye, Oct. 28-Nov. 4

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

10/22/13
After 23 years, I-5 North Fork Lewis River bridges finally get a facelift

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
Nighttime closures of I-5 and Chamber Way scheduled for next week

09/12/13
SR 20 North Cascades Highway reopens

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

09/10/13
Mark your calendars: Two changes on the schedule for I-5 and I-205 in Salmon Creek this September

09/10/13
Big changes coming to northbound I-205, Sept. 11

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

09/06/13
Expect narrow lanes and delays on Chamber Way starting Monday, Sept. 9

08/30/13
Single file, please: Daytime lane closures coming to SR 14 in Skamania County

08/27/13
Work to replace damaged Chamber Way bridge girder begins Aug. 28

08/27/13
Slide to the left: Lane shift on I-205 in Salmon Creek starts Thursday, Aug. 29

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

08/21/13
Second and final stage of I-5 widening project underway

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

08/16/13
Bridge construction reduces US 101 to single lane over Middle Nemah River

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

08/09/13
SR 6 Willapa River Bridge limited to single-lane traffic for three months beginning Aug. 12

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

07/29/13
Second of two girder settings closes southbound I-205 in Salmon Creek July 31 - Aug. 1

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

07/28/13
Fire on Satus Pass keeps US 97 closed for the next several days

07/26/13
Wildfire keeps US 97 closed between Toppenish and Goldendale

07/25/13
New US 101 Bone River Bridge opens to traffic July 25

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

07/24/13
Northbound I-5 reduced to two lanes through Ridgefield, July 26 - Aug. 2

07/19/13
Learn about I-5 widening and Chamber Way girder replacement projects July 25

07/15/13
WSDOT installs additional signs to keep heavy vehicles off aging SR 508 bridge

07/05/13
I-5 paving kicks off July 8 in north Clark County

06/25/13
Girder setting closes southbound I-205 in Salmon Creek nightly, June 30-July 2

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

06/18/13
WSDOT wraps up final work on SR 14 widening project

06/13/13
WSDOT awards contract for replacing damaged Chamber Way bridge girder

06/12/13
Public invited to learn about passenger-rail improvements coming to Cowlitz County

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

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

06/05/13
Rehabilitation work underway on I-205 corridor

06/03/13
Reminder: Girder setting closes I-5 in Salmon Creek June 7-10

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
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

05/09/13
SR 504 Spirit Lake Memorial Highway reopens May 11

05/09/13
Plan ahead: I-5 closed in Salmon Creek June 7-10

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’

05/03/13
Plan ahead for delays next week on SR 14 in western Skamania County

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.

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

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

04/03/13
Flashing yellow arrows coming to Raymond

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

03/29/13
Rough road ahead: Pavement grinding on SR 14 starts April 1

03/27/13
Work on US 97 wildlife connectivity project resumes April 1

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

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

03/22/13
Construction blooms again on SR 14 next week

03/18/13
Painting crews back in action on Lewis and Clark Bridge

03/15/13
Crews pouring concrete for new I-5 bridge Monday, March 18

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

03/11/13
Salmon Creek interchange still swimming upstream

03/06/13
New US 101 bridge over Bone River taking shape

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

03/04/13
Six weeks of lane closures in store for I-205 drivers in Salmon Creek

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

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

02/14/13
SR 501 restored to two lanes of free-flowing traffic on Feb. 15

02/13/13
Concrete hits the deck on new I-5 bridge in Centralia

02/07/13
SR 14 drivers get more elbow room this weekend

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

02/01/13
Bridge construction takes center stage in Salmon Creek

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

01/18/13
News flash: Flashing yellow arrow signals coming to Woodland and Castle Rock

01/17/13
Landslide repairs begin on SR 501 near Ridgefield

01/04/13
New I-5 bridge at Blakeslee Junction takes shape

01/03/13
Watch for full I-5 closure at Chamber Way Sunday morning