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

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For the seventh consecutive year, Washington has been named the nation’s No. 1 “Bicycle-Friendly State” by the League of American Bicyclists. Meanwhile, Washington state will officially celebrate Bike Month in May with a signed proclamation (pdf 182 kb) by Governor Jay Inslee describing

WSP Chief, Secretary of Transportation honor telecommunicators in both agencies


Washington Secretary of Transportation Lynn Peterson and State Patrol Chief John Batiste took time to honor telecommunicators who work in their agencies all last week. Telecommunicators are those who answer emergency phone lines and work radios in the two agencies.

WSDOT to fund added SR520 costs with additional revenue

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OLYMPIA – The Washington State Department of Transportation announced it has reached agreement with its pontoon contractor for added costs associated with building pontoons for the new State Route 520 floating bridge. In late December WSDOT executed five new change

Gov. Gregoire, Sec. Hammond announce recovery funds contract to preserve US 101, SR 103

LONG BEACH - Gov. Chris Gregoire and Washington State Department of Transportation Sec. Paula Hammond today announced that Morse Bros., Inc. won the contract to complete the first stimulus transportation project in Southwest Washington with a $1.8 million bid.