Whenever possible, we schedule maintenance at night when there is less traffic. Remember to slow down and pay attention in work zones.
WSDOT Highway Maintenance oversees the day-to-day needs of maintaining our state's highway system including:
- 20,679 highway lane miles (includes ramps, collectors and special use lanes)
- more than 3,000 bridges
- 1,100 traffic signal systems
- 10 major mountain passes kept open all year
- close to 50 safety rest areas
Also, WSDOT Highway Maintenance manages a large fleet of roadway maintenance vehicles and support equipment.
Our job is to maintain the highway infrastructure in good working order, keep people safe, and goods moving 24-hours-a-day, 365-days-a-year.