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Pig Headed to Auction Jumps Onto Busy Washington Interstate
FEDERAL WAY, Wash. (AP) — Washington State Highway Patrol says a large pig headed to auction jumped from a trailer on Interstate 5 near Federal Way on Saturday morning.
Trooper Rick Johnson says the pig made the leap at about 10 a.m. and passers-by stopped and herded the pig through an opening …
State Highway Near Site of Slow-moving Landslide Reopens
OSO, Wash. (AP) — Part of a Washington state highway that closed Friday because of a slow-moving landslide has reopened after days of monitoring found no further movement.
The Washington Department of Transportation said on its website that both directions of State Route 530 near the town of Os…
Officials Find Car of Missing Hood Canal Bridge Employee
SHINE, Wash. (AP) — The Washington Department of Transportation has found the missing car of the Hood Canal Bridge employee. The vehicle was found early Monday about 150 feet north of the bridge.
Acting Transportation Secretary Roger Millar told employees of the DOT about the discovery in an em…
Traffic Safety Cameras Effective in Work Zones
SNOQUALMIE PASS – A safety project on Snoqualmie Pass has ended with the removal of automated speed-enforcement cameras in the construction zone. Using the mobile camera proved effective at slowing  drivers speeding through the work zone...
WSDOT Continues Pass Clean Up, Expect Traffic Delays
In late August, crews blasted an area near the snowshed that brought down a huge amount of debris that covered both lanes, took 40 dump trucks to remove and kept Interstate 90 over Snoqualmie Pass closed for almost three hours. Crews are back in the same area this week and face similar challenges...
WSDOT Starts Work On I-90
Crews will continue to chip away at the rock slopes along Interstate 90 east of Snoqualmie Pass with more rock blasting this week. Drivers should plan for an hour of added travel time.
The Washington State Department of Transportation (WSDOT) and contractor crews will close I-90 in both directions…
DOT Working Hard To Clear Slide From Highway 410
Snow, mud, rocks and trees. That's what Washington State Department of Transportation (DOT) crews are trying to clear this week to reopen Highway 410. The DOT's Mike Westbay says the slide is six to 10 feet deep and 150 yards long near Bumping River Road...
Interstate 90 Roadwork To Resume
After a long winter break, construction is getting ready to resume on two major Interstate 90 projects east of Snoqualmie Pass. And that means drivers who cross the pass should prepare for construction related closures and delays.
The Washington State Department of Transportation and ICON Materia…