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engineering@co.whatcom.wa.us

Engineering Services
5280 Northwest Drive
Suite C
Bellingham, WA 98226
Map
(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



 
Engineering

Traffic and Transportation Analysis

The Traffic and Transportation Analysis unit of Whatcom County Public Works Engineering Traffic engineer uses a variety of techniques to determine the safety and adequacy of the county roadways throughout Whatcom County and can include other modes of transportation besides private and commercial vehicles.  In order to accomplish this task, the crew use traffic counters, review signs and striping for roadways, and review and investigate traffic accidents. 

Recommendations, made and implemented with public input, provide for safe operation of roads and county rights-of-way.

Who benefits:  private citizens, commercial truck drivers, school bus drivers, commuters, and the many tourists who visit Whatcom County each year.

Activities

  • Traffic counts
  • Signing and striping record log
  • Citizen, taxpayer, legal inquiries concerning county road regulations
  • Future public road and proposed development traffic mitigation, changes or improvements
  • Funding applications