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News Update

UPDATED: February 6, 2015 at 2:30 PM

Ferry Info. - See Ferry & Docks at left



So. Pass Road Emergency Weight Restrictions

Portal Way/Dakota Creek Bridge No. 500 Seismic Retrofit

Slater Road/Nooksack River Bridge No. 512 Painting

Slater Road Intersections - Imhof Road and Ferndale Road

Lake Whatcom Boulevard - Bottom of Cable Street to Strawberry Point

I-5 and Slater Road Roundabouts

Swift Creek Background InformationThis is a pdf document

Birch Bay Drive and Pedestrian Facility Project

Potter Road, South Fork Nooksack Bridge #148

Birch Bay Lynden Road/Portal Way Signalization/Improvements

Road Construction Projects Press Release This is a pdf document

Emergency Weight Restrictions and Road Closures


tractorsThe 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, and Maintenance and Operations. Public Works also provides year-round ferry service to Lummi Island.      

Flooding of homesWe also provide a variety of environmental services for the county including solid waste management; river and flood management; water resources management, and noxious weed control for the County.

Main Office
Public Works Administration
322 N. Commercial Street, Suite 210, Bellingham, Washington 98225
Telephone: (360) 676-6692; Email: