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Engineering Services
5280 Northwest Drive
Suite C
Bellingham, WA 98226
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(360) 676-6730
Fax: (360) 676-6558

Design & Construction and
Bridge & Hydraulic
322 N Commercial St
Suite 301
Bellingham, WA 98225
(360) 715-7450
Fax: (360) 715-7451



 
Emergency Weight Restrictions

Intermediate Strengths Roads

All Weather Roads

 

The following County Roads will be open to all traffic even when their general areas are publicly placed under Severe Emergency Weight Restrictions." Certain roads may be posted "Emergency" under usual conditions or heavy usage. (Check with the area supervisor or the County Engineer's office.)

East Area

Britton Road – Bellingham city limits to SR 542 (Mt. Baker Hwy)
Everson Goshen Road – SR 542 (Mt. Baker Hwy to SR 544 (E. Pole Rd)
Hampton Road – Lynden City Limits to Van Buren Road
Hannegan Road – Bellingham city limits to Lynden city limits
James Street Road – Bellingham city limits to East Bakerview Road
Lakeway Drive – Bellingham city limits to Lake Whatcom Boulevard
Park Road – South Bay Drive to SR 9
Samish Way – Bellingham City Limits to I-5 on/off ramp at the plantation rifle range
Smith Road – SR 542 (Mt. Baker Hwy) to Ferndale City Limits
South Pass Road – Nooksack city limits to Goodwin Road
Terrace Drive – Lakeway Drive to Cable Street
Pacific Highway – Skagit County to I-5
Van Buren Road – Everson city limits to Hampton Road
Van Buren Road – East Badger Road (SR-546) to gravel pit entrance
Yew Street Road – Bellingham city limits to Kingsmill

West Area

Alderson Road – Birch Bay Drive to SR 548 (Blaine Road)
Alderwood Avenue – Marine Drive to Airport Drive
Airport Drive – Alderwood Avenue to Bennett Drive
Axton Road – Ferndale city limits to Guide Meridian
Badger Road – Markworth Road to SR 539 (Guide Meridian)
Bancroft Road – Marine Drive to Country Lane
*Bay Road – SR 548 (Blaine Road) to Vista Drive
Bennett Drive – Marine Drive to Airport Drive
Birch Bay Lynden Road – Lynden City Limits to Harbor View Road
Bruce Road – Main Street to Bay Road
Cement Plant Road – Westerly approx. 800-ft from Marine Drive
Country Lane – Bancroft Road to Rural Avenue
Custer School Road – Portal Way to Creasy Road
Enterprise Road – Ferndale city limits to Harksell Road
Grandview Road – Jackson to Blaine Road
Grandview Road – I-5 to Enterprise Road
Harborview Road – Birch Bay Lynden Road to Lincoln Road
Jackson Road – Brown Road to Grandview Road
Lake Terrell Road – Slater Road to Mt. View Road
Loomis Trail Road – Sunrise Road to Bob Hall Road
Main Street – Custer School Road to Bruce Road
Marine Drive – Bellingham City limits to Bancroft Road
Mountain View Road – Rainbow Road to Lake Terrell Road
*Mountain View Road – Lake Terrell Road to Ferndale City Limits
Northwest Drive – Bellingham City Limits to West Pole Road
Pacific Highway – Ferndale City Limits south to 1/2 mile north of W. Bakerview Rd.
Pole Road – Northwest to SR 539 (Guide Meridian)
Portal Way – Ferndale to Blaine City Limits
Rainbow Road – Mountain View Road to Kickerville Road
Sunrise Road – Birch Bay Lynden Road to Loomis Trail Road
Slater Road – Lake Terrell Road to Northwest Drive
*Unick Road – west of Lake Terrell Road
*Vista Drive – Ferndale City Limits to Bay Road

*These Roads are generally considered all weather, except they may be posted “Emergency” under “Severe Emergency” conditions.

Intermediate Strength Roads

The following County roads will posted "Emergency Weight Restrictions" when their general area is publicly placed under "Severe Weight Restrictions", (max. speed 25 mph).

East Area

Austin Street – Cable Street to Lake Louise Road
Cable Street – Terrace Ave To Lake Whatcom Blvd.
East Bakerview – Bellingham C/L (west of James St Rd) to Bellingham C/L (east of James St Rd)
Lake Whatcom Blvd. – Cable Street to Lake Louise Road
North Shore Road – Bellingham city limits to "Y" Road
Van Wyck Road – SR 539 to 0.6 miles east
Yew Street Road – Samish Way to Kingsmill

West Area

APA Road (Point Roberts) – Tyee Drive to Simondson Road
Bay Road – SR 548 (Blaine Road) to Vista Drive
Birch Bay Drive – Holeman Avenue to Birch Bay Village
Gulf Road (Point Roberts)
W. Bakerview Rd – Airport to Bennett Drive
Johnson Road (Point Roberts) – Tyee Drive to Mill Road
Haxton Way – Slater Road to Gooseberry Point
Marine Drive – Bennett to Locust
Mountain View Road – Lake Terrell Road to Ferndale city limits
Tyee Drive – (Point Roberts)
Unick Road – west of Lake Terrell Road

All county roadways not listed in the above tables will be under "Severe Emergency Weight Restrictions" when thaw conditions require.