Transportation

[4/16/19] North Cascades Highway Opens Thursday

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Thanks to less snow, a dedicated crew and no major setbacks, SR 20/North Cascades Highway which closed last December is on track to reopen at 9 AM Thursday April 18. The clearing process began on Monday March 25 with maintenance crews from the Washington State Department of Transportation working on opposite ends of the closed […]

[4/15/19] Reopening North Cascades Highway

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041519 Monday News Reopening the North Cascades Highway Week three is in the books.  About 8 more miles of pavement got cleared and the east and west crews start this week only six miles apart. On the west side, Department of Transportation snow removal crews made it to Milepost 154 (about 2 miles below Rainy […]

[4/8/19] North Cascades Highway Update

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The second week of clearing work continues to move along at a steady pace, due to low snow pack, favorable weather conditions and the hard work of the dedicated crews clearing the way.  Crews from both sides cleared over nine more miles of highway this past week, past Granite Creek Bridge on the west side, […]

[4/8/19] Woodin Avenue Bridge Project Update

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Woodin Avenue Landing Park will be closed for the next two weeks (Monday, April 8, through Friday, April 19) due to heavy construction activities in the park. Activities planned for the week of April 8th thru the 12th Installing irrigation sleeves Begin Landing Park wall Concrete pours for curbs, planter seating, and sidewalks Woodin Avenue […]

[3/27/19] North Cascades Highway

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Forget about that groundhog. A sure sign of spring in the Pacific Northwest is the announcement that the clearing of 37 miles of State Route 20 connecting the Skagit and Methow valleys began Monday, March 25. Washington State Department of Transportation’s east side maintenance crews cleared from Early Winters up 7 miles to Silver Star […]

[3/21/19] Temporary Weight Restrictions

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Temporary weight restrictions are in place on Chelan County roads in the Wenatchee, Chelan, Entiat and Cashmere districts. The number of weight-restricted roads is expected to grow. Seasonal snowmelt and runoff can soften roadways, potentially leading to costly damages. Temporary weight restrictions are put in place annually to protect the roadways from such damage. Only emergency […]

[1/23/19] School Changes: Lake Chelan, Manson, Methow Valley

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Lake Chelan School District Late Start Schedule (Regular Monday Schedule) No AM Pre-School Manson School District 2 Hr. Delayed Start w/Snow Routes Methow Valley School District 2 Hr. Delayed Start Emergency Bus Routes *subject to change

[12/14/18] Leavenworth Christmas Lighting Traffic Advisory

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Traveling on US 2 to Leavenworth for the final week of the annual Christmas Lighting Festival is going to be snowy which is great for creating a Holiday atmosphere, but more of a challenge for drivers and with Mission Ridge and Stevens Pass Ski Areas opening this week, the highways are going to be even […]