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
  • Maintenance and Operations
  • Ferry
  • Water & Natural Resources



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. East Hemmi Road Traffic Advisory

    There will be single-lane flagged traffic on Thursday, April 28th. Additional Info...
  2. County Road Paving - Week of April 25th

    Whatcom County has scheduled the following roads for contracted asphalt paving on Monday, April 25th through Friday, April 29th between the hours of 7:00 a.m. and 5:30 p.m. Read on...
  3. Lake Whatcom Public Meeting: Thursday, April 28, 2016, 6:00 - 7:30 pm

    Public Input wanted to identify stormwater problems in the Lake Whatcom Watershed.
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Annual Truck Rodeo sharpens skills.