Washington Traffic

Washington Boulevard road closure scheduled

Washington Boulevard will be closed to through traffic between Diamond Oaks Road and Sawtell Road from 6:30 a.m. – 3 p.m. on Thursday, Sep. 30 and Friday, Oct. 1. Please use an alternate route and allow extra travel time. Delays are expected. Residents of Diamond K Estates will be able...
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International Business Times

'Swift Chariots Of Democracy': All Aboard Washington's Secret Subway

Frequented by presidents, Supreme Court justices and even the occasional movie star, it is the transport of choice for some of the world's most powerful movers and shakers -- yet few Americans know it exists. The Capitol Subway System, a network of trolleys in the fluorescent-lit bowels of the labyrinthine,...
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Virginia launches expanded train service from downtown Richmond to Washington, D.C., on to New York and Boston

On September 27, 2021, Governor Ralph Northam announced the launch of expanded rail service from Richmond to the Northeast corridor. The Amtrak Northeast Regional Route 51 will now offer early morning service from Main Street Station, getting travelers from Downtown Richmond to Washington D.C. when the workday begins or to New York for a lunchtime meeting. The new train is the first expansion of service under Governor Northam’s Transforming Rail in Virginia program to significantly expand rail infrastructure throughout the Commonwealth.

60-hour Old Fairhaven Parkway day & night closure to begin Friday

BELLINGHAM, Wash. — Washington State Department of Transportation (WSDOT) contractor crews working on the Padden Creek fish passage project are winding down work on I-5 in south Bellingham and shifting their attention to Old Fairhaven Parkway (SR11). WSDOT officials say crews will close all lanes of Old Fairhaven Parkway at...

Overturned Truck at SR 18/I90 on Thursday Morning

UPDATE 8:48 AM: According to the Washington State Patrol, all WB SR-18 will be closed temporarily for the tow to clear the trailer once on the scene. There are no injuries. Be careful and have patience as you drive in the area. ______________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________. I don’t even know what to say...

WSDOT to hang up ‘764-HERO’ HOV violator program

OLYMPIA, Wash. — After 37 years, the “764-HERO” program used to report carpool lane violators will end on Sept. 22. The Washington State Department of Transportation began the program in 1984 to educate high-occupancy lane violators about the purpose, rules and benefits of the freeway lanes. The goal was to...

Washington troopers urge drivers to slow down on wet roads

TACOMA, Wash. — Drivers are reacquainting themselves with wet roads after enjoying months of dry conditions as western Washington wraps up one of the hottest and driest summers in recent memory. In Pierce and Thurston counties alone, Washington State Patrol (WSP) troopers reported at least 26 collisions by Friday evening...
Port Townsend Leader

Light work planned at Water/Kearney streets

Traffic will be slowed on Highway 20 through Port Townsend this week as Washington State Department of Transportation maintenance crews replace outdated traffic signal heads at the highway’s intersection with Kearney Street. The signal-maintenance project is planned for 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 15 through Thursday, Sept. 16.

Paving of new I-5 on-ramp will require daytime lane closure Thursday

BELLINGHAM, Wash. — Officials with the Washington State Department of Transportation advise driver to expect delays tomorrow, Thursday, September 16th, while a lane of northbound I-5 though Bellingham is closed between 9am and 5pm. The right lane of northbound I-5 in the area of the W Bakerview Road interchange will...