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Kelso Martin’s Bluff Rail Project moves forward with completion of environmental study

Kelso Martin’s Bluff Rail Project moves forward with completion of environmental study …read more

From:: WSDOT Southwest Travel News

New SR 520 HOV lanes open for business

This morning’s commute greeted carpoolers and bus riders with brand new HOV lanes on State Route 520 between Bellevue and Medina. …read more

From:: WSDOT Northwest Travel News

Northbound I-5 lanes in Olympia open 25 hours early; Southbound I-5 remains restricted

Work on northbound Interstate 5 in Olympia to replace a bridge expansion joint was completed ahead of schedule, resulting in all northbound lanes reopening at 4 a.m. Sunday, Sept. 14. At the same time, crews reopened all lanes of the southbound US 101 on-ramp to northbound I-5, and the Deschutes Way Southwest on-ramp to northbound I-5. …read more

From:: WSDOT Olympic Travel News

US 97 Biggs Rapids-Sam Hill Bridge to get a makeover

Rust spots and peeling paint are signs that time is catching up with the exterior of the US 97 Biggs Rapids-Sam Hill Bridge. The 52-year-old structure spanning the Columbia River connecting the communities of Maryhill, Wash. and Biggs Junction, Ore., is due for a makeover beginning this month. …read more

From:: WSDOT Southwest Travel News

Washington state dedicates its first U.S. Bike Route

Washington state dedicates its first U.S. Bike Route …read more

From:: WSDOT Southwest Travel News

SR 520 to close Sept. 13 to 15 for completion of new HOV lanes

BELLEVUE – Construction crews with the Washington State Department of Transportation’s State Route 520 Eastside Transit and HOV Project will be hard at work over the weekend as they put the final touches on new high-occupancy vehicle lanes between Bellevue and Medina. Beginning at 9 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 13, all SR 520 lanes across Lake Washington will be shut down in both directions between Interstate 405 and Montlake Boulevard for striping of the new lanes and other work.

“We’re almost done …read more

From:: WSDOT Northwest Travel News

New Assistant Secretary for WSF

Today, Lynn Peterson, Secretary of the Washington State Department of Transportation, announced the appointment of Lynne Griffith as Assistant Secretary for the Washington State Ferries Division. …read more

From:: WSDOT Southwest Travel News

Design concepts for SR 520 in Seattle to be unveiled

Refined design concepts for an improved State Route 520 in Seattle will be presented at a public open house Thursday, Sept. 11, at the Montlake Community Center. …read more

From:: WSDOT Northwest Travel News

Reminder: Drivers strongly urged to avoid I-5 in Olympia over next two weekends

The busy Interstate 5/US 101 interchange in Olympia will be the focus of vital bridge structural repair work over the weekends of Sept. 12 and Sept. 19. Preparations for the two weekends will require lane and ramp closures each Thursday night, Sept. 11 and Sept. 18. …read more

From:: WSDOT Olympic Travel News

Plan ahead: Olympia area closures coming of I-5 lanes and ramps over two weekends

Olympia, Lacey and Tumwater drivers are encouraged to avoid using Interstate 5 in Olympia for cross-town travel during two upcoming weekends. Long-distance travelers should plan alternative routes to avoid the Olympia area or be prepared for significant delays. …read more

From:: WSDOT Olympic Travel News