Public Works

Ferry

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Bridge Restrictions

Bridge

Emergency Road Closures/Restrictions

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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

Look  

HERE

for spring and summer maintenance schedules!   

Please be mindful of large pieces of equipment on the roadways and progress with caution.
  

Seasonal Vegetation Activities in Progress!

  1. News Flash
  2. Calendar
  1. County Road Work Update as of August 26

    Road Closures - So. Pass Rd./Saar Creek Bridge Replacement Traffic Limitations - So. Pass Road Failure Repair, Potter Rd. Bridge Replacement, Semiahmoo Drive Drainage System Replacement
  2. PORTAGE BAY SHELLFISH AREA DOWNGRADED - AUGUST 5, 2016

    On August 5, 2016 an additional 300 acres of the Portage Bay shellfish growing area were downgraded by the Washington State Department of Health from “Approved” to “Conditionally Approved” due to high fecal coliform bacteria levels in marine waters. 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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