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10/17/14
Winter’s on its way; make sure you and your vehicle are prepared

10/16/14
WSDOT releases 2014 Corridor Capacity Report

10/16/14
Oct. 30 open house on SR 3/SR 304 congestion relief study moves to Kitsap Conference Center

09/20/14
Northbound I-5 reopens a day early in Olympia, southbound I-5 still restricted

09/17/14
I-5 traffic woes in Olympia may still happen this weekend

09/16/14
Reminder: WSDOT’s aviation office has relocated

09/15/14
Kelso Martin’s Bluff Rail Project moves forward with completion of environmental study

09/13/14
Northbound I-5 lanes in Olympia open 25 hours early; Southbound I-5 remains restricted

09/11/14
Washington state dedicates its first U.S. Bike Route

09/10/14
New Assistant Secretary for WSF

09/03/14
Plan ahead: Olympia area closures coming to I-5 lanes and ramps over two weekends

08/27/14
Expect delays and traffic congestion each night this week on I-5 in Pierce County

08/27/14
Take Amtrak Cascades to Seahawks front door for NFL Kickoff Sept. 4

08/22/14
WSDOT’s performance report crosses the waters

08/21/14
State selects ARG Transportation to operate central Washington rail line

08/18/14
Call for volunteers: Help tally Washington’s cyclists and walkers this fall

08/17/14
Major milestone for Nalley Valley viaduct: New Sprague Avenue ramps open to traffic

07/31/14
SR 161 widening project in Edgewood nearly complete

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

07/17/14
State-managed airports lending aid to central Washington firefighting efforts

07/17/14
Officials celebrate completion of Eastbound Nalley Valley Project

07/17/14
WSDOT to host four airport workshops in September

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
Officials break ground on I-5: M Street to Portland Avenue HOV project

06/30/14
Weekend closure of SR 167 in Puyallup for milestone bridge move

06/26/14
Plan ahead for upcoming ramp revisions at I-5 and Center Drive in DuPont

06/24/14
Campaign signs sprouting like flowers

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

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

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

05/29/14
Public invited to open house focused on I-5 congestion relief study near JBLM

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 16 Tacoma Narrows 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

05/08/14
SR 20 North Cascades Highway reopened

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

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’

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

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

03/20/14
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

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

03/12/14
Limited tree removal and replacement along I-5 scheduled for future traffic cameras

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

02/13/14
Community workshop for Freighthouse Square rail station planned for Feb. 19

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

01/07/14
Nightly SR 167 Puyallup River Bridge closures scheduled over next three weeks

01/05/14
SR 16 traffic moved onto new Nalley Valley viaduct ahead of schedule

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

01/03/14
Citizen advisory committee to discuss new toll rates for Tacoma Narrows Bridge