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07/30/14
SR 99 in Seattle to close for four days in late August

07/25/14
A resounding success: Drivers change habits for I-90 roadwork near Bellevue

07/25/14
Blue Angels return to the skies mean closures of I-90 bridge during Seafair

07/24/14
Contractor named for significant stretch of new SR 520

07/20/14
Travelers heeded advice; no major weekend delays during I-90 expansion joint replacement project

07/16/14
Counting down the days: I-90 work near Bellevue starts Friday night

07/16/14
Rock scaling project along SR 410 east of Chinook Pass to cause delays

07/15/14
Statement from Washington Secretary of Transportation Lynn Peterson regarding the National Transportation Safety Board’s (NTSB) hearing on the cause of the Interstate 5 Skagit River Bridge collapse and safety recommendations

07/11/14
Two bridge preservation projects begin this month in King County

07/10/14
Major lane closures on westbound I-90 just one week away; Drivers can help keep traffic moving

07/08/14
SR 520 to close for a weekend of extensive paving

07/03/14
Smoother ride ahead for SR 520 between Bellevue and Redmond

06/30/14
Summer construction heats up with big closure of westbound I-90 in July

06/30/14
Travel tools can keep 4th of July weekend from becoming a dud

06/26/14
Giant hinged span coming to world’s longest floating bridge

06/24/14
Weekend closures planned for SR 520 floating bridge and northbound I-5 in Seattle

06/24/14
Campaign signs sprouting like flowers

06/24/14
Calling all bidders: prime city parcel hits the market

06/17/14
Marathon, summer solstice celebrations and major road closures happening this weekend

06/17/14
Disadvantaged Business Enterprise goal proposed for aviation projects

06/16/14
Dump the pump and save this summer

06/16/14
Contractor announces details of repair work plan for the SR 99 tunneling machine

06/13/14
New bus stops to open as SR 520 construction on the Eastside nears finish line

06/09/14
Weekend work to close SR 18 to southbound I-5 in Federal Way

06/09/14
Busy weekend of road closures in the rearview mirror

06/04/14
Smoother travels ahead: southbound I-405 through Bellevue getting new pavement

06/04/14
Washington has new plan to keep freight moving

06/03/14
Better access to SR 167 HOT lanes coming this summer

06/03/14
Weekend roadwork in Seattle to impact traffic region-wide

05/30/14
SR 530 near Oso reopens to traffic this weekend

05/28/14
Busy highway construction season revs up

05/22/14
WSDOT’s performance report keys in on the environment

05/21/14
$5.2M in federal grant funds awarded to improve transit services across state

05/21/14
Tolls increase July 1 on SR 520 Bridge

05/20/14
Know before you go: use travel tools to navigate holiday travel routes

05/16/14
Keller Ferry back in service

05/13/14
Cayuse Pass set to reopen just in time for the weekend

05/13/14
WSDOT strategic plan sets new direction for the future

05/12/14
New SR 520 floating bridge taking shape

05/08/14
SR 20 North Cascades Highway reopened

05/06/14
Westbound SR 520 bridge to close over Mother’s Day weekend

05/05/14
Washington celebrates National Bike to School Day on May 7

05/05/14
Major paving and pedestrian ramp work begin on SR 164 in Enumclaw

05/02/14
State seeks federal funds for transportation projects and planning studies

05/01/14
7-year reign: Washington retains its title as nation’s most ‘Bicycle-Friendly State’

04/29/14
Anchors aweigh, longer delay: Seattle boating season means more bridge openings

04/21/14
SR 99 tunneling machine to resume digging in March 2015

04/18/14
Another milestone for new SR 520 floating bridge

04/15/14
Fourth cycle of SR 520 pontoons completed in Aberdeen

04/10/14
Two weeks of major width and lane restrictions on I-90 east of Snoqualmie Pass begin April 12

04/04/14
Work zone safety refresher: see orange, slow down or pay the price

04/01/14
SR 530 slide relief funds on the way to help people with special transportation needs

03/28/14
Studded-tire deadline remains March 31

03/22/14
All lanes of SR 99 reopen through Seattle after inspection

03/20/14
More work opportunities, stronger partnerships: WSDOT, FHWA, Seattle Tunnel Partners announce agreements on DBE Program

03/19/14
One more sign of spring: studded-tire deadline looms

03/19/14
Major construction delays over Snoqualmie Pass unavoidable this spring if drivers don't plan ahead

03/17/14
Expect delays on both sides of Lake Washington due to weekend road work

03/12/14
More floating-bridge pontoons arriving on Lake Washington

03/12/14
North Cascades Highway clearing to begin March 31

03/11/14
I-5 expansion joint replacement switches to the southbound side

03/10/14
Weekend work on I-5 expansion joints in Seattle turns the corner

03/10/14
Overnight closures of SR 99 to complete new bridge over Spokane Street

03/10/14
WSDOT bridge engineers schedule a second March inspection of the Alaskan Way Viaduct

03/06/14
SR 520 traffic lanes, ramps closed during construction

03/04/14
Weekend bridge joint replacement work to reduce lanes on northbound I-5

02/26/14
Read all about it: 52nd “Gray Notebook” highlights WSDOT’s performance progress

02/25/14
State Route 99 to close this weekend through Seattle

02/24/14
This weekend lane closures wrap up early on I-5 in Seattle; Four weekends down, five more to go

02/21/14
Two westbound SR 520 on-ramps closed this weekend

02/18/14
SR 520 on-ramp at 84th Avenue NE closing Tuesday night for up to two weeks

02/18/14
SR 99 tunnel tolling committee meets Feb. 19

02/18/14
Southbound I-5 lanes Seattle reopens early after major weekend work

02/10/14
Weekend construction ‘hearts’ I-5 in Seattle

02/09/14
SR 520 reopens after weekend of busy construction

02/04/14
SR 520 closed this weekend for construction

01/22/14
Relief in sight for drivers near the Port of Seattle’s busiest freight terminal

01/19/14
I-5 lane closures in Seattle take a knee before Seahawks game

01/17/14
New WSDOT report highlights next steps for improving I-405 congestion

01/16/14
Amtrak station conversations planned for Freighthouse Square

01/15/14
SR 99 tunnel north access contract awarded

01/14/14
Weekend I-5 lane closures in Seattle start Friday

01/13/14
WSDOT gives tunnel contractor mandatory steps to meet DBE goal

01/13/14
New survey asks drivers to shed light on visibility over Snoqualmie Pass

01/08/14
WSDOT executes new SR 520 pontoon change order

01/03/14
Progress made on SR 99 tunnel blockage