Hoping to avoid a repeat of the 2013 Skagit River Bridge collapse, state transportation officials have created a new online tool to help truckers plan their routes and avoid collisions.
A new highway tunnel through downtown Seattle won’t be open until August 2017, about 20 months behind schedule, state transportation officials said Monday.
Settling soil has caused a contractor building the Highway 99 tunnel beneath downtown Seattle to stop work on a pit being dug to reach a stalled digging machine known as Bertha, the state said.
The Transportation Department reports snow or ice Thursday morning on most highway mountain passes in Washington.
Washington state archaeologists who took a look at shell deposits found by crews digging a 120-foot-deep pit that will provide access to a stalled Seattle tunneling machine have given the all-clear signal for work to proceed.
Workers have stopped digging the pit to rescue the stalled boring machine for a tunnel under downtown Seattle.
The investigation report was released Monday under a public records request. It suggests that a malfunctioning hand-clicker used to count the passengers was to blame for the erroneous count.
Three lanes of westbound I-90 will be closed beginning Friday at 9:30 p.m. between Bellevue and Mercer Island for road repair.
Here’s a ridiculously long collection of events and traffic snarls happening in the Puget Sound region this weekend.
The state Transportation Department re-opened Cayuse Pass at noon Friday.