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Please use this form for routine road maintenance service requests. You may also call us directly at (360) 778-6400. Please call 911 immediately if your request is an emergency or to report a down or missing STOP, STOP AHEAD, CURVE, or YIELD sign.

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  1. Public Works Department Prepares for 2021 Road Shoulder Herbicide Program

    The 2021 Whatcom County Road Shoulder Herbicide Program will begin soon. Property owners can opt-out of the program and take responsibility for maintaining the right-of-way abutting their property by calling 360-778-6400. Read on...
  2. April 14 Service Outage Planned for Lummi Island Ferry

    The Whatcom Chief will be out of service from 10:10 a.m. – 3 p.m. on Wednesday, April 14, for inspection and maintenance of the ferry terminal facilities at both Lummi Island and Gooseberry Point. Read on...
  3. Whatcom County Council Passes Ferry Fare Surcharge Ordinance

    On Tuesday, March 23, the Whatcom County Council unanimously passed, with the support of the Lummi Island Ferry Advisory Committee, a $1 surcharge on most ferry trips. The surcharge will begin later in 2021. No start date has been set. Read on...
  4. Lake Whatcom Annual Meeting March 31 at 6:30 p.m.

    Curious about Lake Whatcom water quality and protection efforts? Read on...
  5. Birch Bay Drive Construction Largely Complete

    Crews will put up signage, monitor plantings, and demobilize equipment. Thank you for your patience during this project! Please save the date of Saturday, Aug. 21, for a community celebration with the Birch Bay Chamber - follow the Chamber for details!
  6. Next Monthly Ferry Punch Card Sale April 7

    The next Whatcom County Ferry Division monthly punch card sale is from 5:20 a.m. to 2:40 p.m. on Wednesday, April 7, at the ferry office, located at the island-side ferry terminal. Read on...
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