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Traffic delays on US 12 in Aberdeen expected Wednesday, Thursday

WSDOT Travel Advisory Aberdeen Hoquiam

Drivers on US 12 in Aberdeen can expect daytime delays and lane closures next week. From 7 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Wednesday and Thursday, Aug. 27-28, crews will close the left lane of eastbound US 12 on the Heron Street

Alternating lane closures on State Route 8 near McCleary Friday

WSDOT Travel Advisory

Crews working for the Washington State Department of Transportation are nearing completion of a project to repave the right lane of eastbound State Route 8 near McCleary. As part of the final work, drivers can expect alternating left- and right-lane

Washington State DOT funds available for freight rail projects

Washington Rail Map

The Washington State Department of Transportation is accepting applications to receive state funding for freight rail projects in Washington that create family-wage jobs and demonstrate the economic and environmental advantages of freight rail. Railroads, port districts, rail districts, private companies

Expect delays on US 12 and US 101 in Aberdeen and Hoquiam this week

WSDOT Travel Advisory Aberdeen Hoquiam

ABERDEEN – Drivers on US 12 and US 101 and should plan ahead for possible delays this week. Crews working for the Washington State Department of Transportation will repair pavement along several sections of both US 12 and US 101.  

No major damage after ghost boat drifts into Riverside Bridge

Boat strikes Riverside Bridge in Hoquiam

The Washington State Department of Transportation said they saw no damage besides a broken light to the Riverside bridge in Hoquiam yesterday, after a 75 foot boat broke loose from its mooring and drifted into the bridge yesterday morning. Sgt

Traffic delays expected as WSDOT inspects damaged Riverside Bridge in Hoquiam

Boat strikes Riverside Bridge in Hoquiam

The Washington State Department of Transportation is inspecting damage to the Riverside Bridge in Hoquiam, after a 75 foot boat drifted into the structure earlier this morning. Sgt Mitchell with the Hoquiam Police Department tells us the Coast Guard was

Old Willapa River Bridge to rest in pieces starting this week

SR 6 Willapa River Bridge

Drivers crossing the Willapa River on State Route 6 will soon bear witness to a piece of history, as crews begin laying the original, 85-year-old structure to rest this week. This week, daytime drivers can expect intermittent delays of up to 20 minutes

Annual cable inspections will close Riverside Bridge in Hoquiam periodically Friday

Simpson Avenue Bridge Hoquiam, WA

Crews from the Washington State Department of Transportation will be performing their annual cable inspection of the Riverside Bridge in Hoquiam today. The inspections require traffic to be stopped intermittently throughout the day lasting about 15 minutes at a time.

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

Bicycle friendly america

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

Tree removal work closes lane on State Route 8 near McCleary

Drivers may encounter lane closures and short-term rolling slowdowns on State Route 8 near McCleary for several days beginning Tuesday, April 29. Washington State Department of Transportation maintenance crews will remove hazard trees adjacent to the highway. From 8 a.m.