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Freight Transportation

Freight transportation systems, including roads, bridges, highways, railroads, pipelines, ports, factories, warehouses and terminals, are critical to supporting and growing more jobs, more regional domestic product and a larger tax base. The multimodal freight transportation system allows business in Washington to effectively compete in regional and global markets. 

What's new:
Freight and Goods Transportation System
WSDOT completed the Freight and Goods Transportation System (FGTS) 2017 Update in March 2018. It is a classification system for roadways, railways, and waterways based on freight tonnage.

Freight System Plan
The 2017 Washington State Freight System Plan is complete. It was submitted to the Federal Highway Administration and certified on Dec. 1, 2017. 

Grain Train Plan
WSDOT completed a Grain Train Strategic Plan in November 2017. This plan includes the history, vision, and goals of the program and identifies operational improvements and policy changes.

Truck Parking Study
WSDOT completed a Truck Parking Study, in December 2016, to better understand and address truck parking-related issues.

Freight alerts:
WSDOT offers freight news and information via email alerts, including weather alerts, traffic alerts and construction updates. Sign up here.