Transportation

[3/15/17] DOT Remains Hopeful To Have SR 971 Rockslide At Least Partly Cleared By Friday

Posted in Transportation

Meanwhile SR 971 remains completely blocked near Lake Chelan State Park. Those living uplake from that point need to use Navarre Coulee as a detour.

[3/7/17] Chelan City Council Turns Efforts To Avoid Potential Redirection Of Roundabout Funding

Posted in Local Government & Meetings, Transportation

Chelan Mayor, Mike Cooney, says that idea surfaced after construction bids for the No-See-Um intersection (a $7 million project) came in slightly over budget.

[3/6/17] No-See-Um Roundabout Project Target Of Defunding Effort In Olympia

Posted in Local Government & Meetings, Transportation

Millions have already been spent on the project, including $900 thousand by Chelan County PUD to move all those utility lines and poles.

[2/10/17] Heavy Snowfall, Mountain Passes And Avalanche Control

Posted in Feature, Transportation

During the pass closures, experts are trying to induce avalanches, by using one of two techniques.

[2/9/17] 4-6 Inches Have Been Reported In Chelan- Crews In Full Force Clearing Roads

Posted in Transportation

At this time, all Chelan County roads are open and travel conditions are decent.