Washington State Department of Transportation

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November 3, 2010 while the tunnel through Naches Pass has been codified in state law since 1959. (US&

the ''Martha S.'' is over seventy years old, the United States Coast Guard requires that the ferry undergo a full drydock inspection every five years. As of 2009, WSDOT is $5.5 million US$ short of being able to replace the ferry. Design work has already been completed, but the ferry is not expected to be replaced yet.


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: web.archive.org web 20070927175611 http: www.thesubtimes.com 2007 03 cross_base_high.html archivedate 27 September 2007 The segment of the highway between in Parkland (Parkland, Washington) had a very high accident rate, so WSDOT added safety improvements to the roadway in 2007.

title SR 7 – SR 507 to SR 512 – Safey Improvements – Complete September 2007 author Washington State Department of Transportation year 2007 accessdate 23 July 2009 Between Morton and Spanaway, WSDOT is currently

; SR 704 may improve access to and between the military installations by providing an exclusive roadway between Joint Base Lewis-McChord Main and JBLM McChord Field. It could also connect the developing industrial areas of DuPont (DuPont, Washington) and Frederickson (Frederickson, Washington) as well as provide an east–west alternate thoroughfare to overcrowded State Route 512 (Washington State Route 512). There are more than 17 stores


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mapsdata tdo PDF_and_ZIP_Files HwyLog2009.pdf title State Highway Log Planning Report 2009 SR 2 to SR 971 publisher Washington State Department of Transportation (WSDOT) page 1718–9 accessdate January 8, 2011 format PDF (Portable Document Format) length_round 2 Every year the Washington State Department of Transportation (WSDOT) conducts a series of surveys on its highways in the state to measure traffic volume. This is expressed in terms of average annual

daily traffic (AADT), which is a measure of traffic volume for any average day of the year. In 2009, WSDOT calculated that as few as 27,000 cars used the spur at the continuation point from SR 7, and as many as 71,000 cars between the onramp from I-5 and SR 509.

the road daily in Washington. 150px thumb right The interchange between I-182 U.S. Route 12 in Washington US 12 (Image:I182exit12AB.JPG) and US 395 (U.S. Route 395 in Washington) Within Pasco, I-182 US


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RCW 47.17.135: State route No. 82 — Washington green highway author Washington State Legislature accessdate 2008-08-10 '''Interstate 82''' (I-82) is a Interstate Highway (Interstate Highway System) that extends from I-90 (Interstate 90 in Washington) in Ellensburg, Washington to I-84 (Interstate 84 in Oregon) near Umatilla, Oregon in the United States. In the state of Washington (Washington (state)), it serves the cities

by Interstate 90 (Interstate 90 (Washington)), which runs east-west from Seattle, through downtown Spokane, and eastward through Spokane Valley, Liberty Lake, and onward to Coeur d'Alene.

Highway Maps cartography U.S. Geological Survey accessdate March 13, 2009 Although they are not limited access highways like I-90, US 2 (US 2 (WA)) and US 395 (US 395 (WA)) enter Spokane from the west via I-90 and continue north through Spokane via Division St. The two highways share the same route until they reach "The Y", where US 395 continues northward to Deer Park (Deer Park, Washington), Colville (Colville, Washington) then onward to Canada, and US 2


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of Transportation date 19 August 2008 url http: www.wsdot.wa.gov News 2008 08 19_ConstructionBeginsSForkChehalisBridge.htm accessdate 19 July 2009 Closures began on 5 January 2009 and girders were placed on March5 .


projects

Highway Map , Washington State Department of Transportation, Retrieved March 15, 2008 Current projects thumb right Alaskan Way Viaduct (File:Alaskan Way Viaduct Seattle Twilight.jpg) There are currently about 250 projects that WSDOT is currently planning or constructing. Some of the most notable projects that were recently finished include

the Tacoma Narrows Bridge project, which built a second bridge adjacent to the original bridge, the SR 167 (Washington State Route 167) HOT lanes (High-occupancy toll) project, which added HOT lanes over SR 167's existing HOV lanes (High-occupancy vehicle lane) from the SR 18 (Washington State Route 18) area to 180th Street

, and the I-5 (Interstate 5 in Washington) HOV (High-occupancy vehicle lane) extensions project, which extended the HOV lanes in Everett (Everett, Washington) from the I-5 Washington State Route 99 SR 99


current projects

Highway Map , Washington State Department of Transportation, Retrieved March 15, 2008 Current projects thumb right Alaskan Way Viaduct (File:Alaskan Way Viaduct Seattle Twilight.jpg) There are currently about 250 projects that WSDOT is currently planning or constructing. Some of the most notable projects that were recently finished include


704

: www.wsdot.wa.gov ferries title Washington State Ferries author WSDOT accessdate 2008-07-15 the I-5 (Interstate 5 in Washington) Crash barrier project, SR 704 (Washington State Route 704),

been a part of some I-605 proposals, it does not allow drivers to bypass the Greater Seattle area. Scope and goals Numbered Washington State routes as designated by the Washington State Department of Transportation (WSDOT). This includes all signed routes (such as Washington State Route 99), former routes (such as Primary State Highway 1 (Washington) or Washington State Route 111), and proposed routes (such as Washington State Route 704). After

; thumb right The future western terminus of Washington State Route 704 SR 704 (File:Future western terminus of WA-704 at I-5 in Lakewood.jpg), a bypass (bypass (road)) of SR 7 seen in Lakewood (Lakewood, Washington). The highway, established in 2002 and ground-broken in 2008, is predicted to finish after 2017. The Chicago, Milwaukee, St. Paul and Pacific Railroad started to parallel the route by 1951 between Tacoma and Morton.


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includes rail lines, state highways (List of state highways in Washington), state ferries (Washington State Ferries) (considered part of the highway system) and state airports (List of Washington state-owned airports) History WSDOT was originally founded as the Washington State Highway Board and the Washington State Highways Department on March 13, 1905, when

: www.wsdot.wa.gov Centennial 1905-1920.htm title WSDOT History (1905-1920) author WSDOT accessdate 2008-06-16 In 1921, the State Highway Board was replaced by the Washington Highway Committee and the Washington State Highways Department became a division of the Washington State Department of Public Works. The first gas tax (1¢ (Cent (United States coin)) per gallon) was levied and Homer Hadley started planning a pontoon bridge across Lake Washington, which would

Highways Department. The Lake Washington Floating Bridge (Lacey V. Murrow Memorial Bridge) and the original Tacoma Narrows Bridge (Galloping Gertie) opened in 1940. The Tacoma Narrows Bridge collapsed because of winds on November 7, 1940, earning it the name ''Galloping Gertie''. On June 29, 1956, President of the United States President


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State Department of Transportation (WSDOT) plans to extend the highway to be ref>

Washington State Department of Transportation

The '''Washington State Department of Transportation''' ('''WSDOT''' or '''WashDOT''') was established in 1905. The agency, led by a Secretary and overseen by the Governor (Governor of Washington), is a Washington (Washington (state)) governmental agency that constructs, maintains, and regulates the use of the state's transportation infrastructure. WSDOT is responsible for more than 20,000 lane-miles of roadway, nearly 3,000 vehicular bridges and 524 other structures. This infrastructure includes rail lines, state highways (List of state highways in Washington), state ferries (Washington State Ferries) (considered part of the highway system) and state airports (List of Washington state-owned airports)

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