Public Works



Bridge Restrictions


Emergency Road Closures/Restrictions


Objectives & Divisions

The largest of Whatcom County departments, Public Works' primary objective is to maintain the integrity of the Whatcom County Road System in an efficient, cost effective manner that provides safe travel for the public. This is accomplished through the work of several  divisions:  
  • Engineering                                   ◦  Equipment Services

        ◦  Water & Natural Resources         ◦   Ferry

  • Maintenance and Operations
  1. News Flash
  2. Calendar
  1. So. Pass Rd. Weight Restriction Lifted 9/30/16

    Emergency Weight Restriction of 12 tons between Frost Road and North Pass Road is no longer in effect. Additional Info...
  2. County Road Work Update as of September 26th

    Road Closures: South Pass/Saar Crk Bridge Traffic Limitations: Lakeway Dr. Crosswalk; So. Pass Road Failure Repair; Potter Rd. Bridge; Semiahmoo Drive Drainage Replacement; Co. Roadway Safety Program; Cedar Hills/Euclid Stormwater Improvements Additional Info...
  3. South Pass Rd/Saar Creek Bridge No. 212 Replacement

    This project involves replacing the existing structurally deficient bridge with a new reinforced concrete bridge structure. Beginning Wednesday, July 13th the bridge will be closed to ALL traffic. A signed detour route will be in place. Additional Info...
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