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New! Road Construction Projects App

Our new Road Projects Viewer is a map of where drivers can expect to find construction-related traffic impacts on Whatcom County roads. This app is updated on Thursdays and Fridays. 

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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. Birch Bay Drive update for the week of Nov. 30-Dec. 4

    Nov. 30-Dec. 4 contractor crews will work both days and nights. Day shift 7am-5pm working on plantings and sidewalks, minimal traffic impacts. Night shift 4pm-2am importing gravel to place on the berm, with single-lane closures during those times.
  2. Marine Drive Improvement Planning Continues

    The Marine Drive reconstruction project will include a push-button crosswalk near the Port of Bellingham’s Marine Drive Trail parking lot. The project's design is 90% complete, and its website has been updated. Read on...
  3. Community Invited to Virtual Marine Drive Trail Planning Meeting

    The Port of Bellingham, along with the City of Bellingham and Whatcom County, will host a Marine Drive Trail System virtual update from 3:30-4:30 pm on Nov. 30. Read on...
  4. Public Works Launches New Travel Planning Tool; COVID-19 Could Impact Snow Response

    Whatcom County Public Works (WCPW) has launched a new County Travel Planner interactive map so travelers can plan their routes. This is especially important because COVID-19 could impact the department’s winter operations if a major storm hits. Read on...
  5. Electrical Issues at Lummi Island Dock Cause Ferry Schedule Delays

    Electrical issues at the Lummi Island dock are causing ferry schedule delays. County crews are on-site and assessing the situation. The ferry is still operating, but not able to maintain the posted schedule at this time. Read on...
  6. Next Monthly Ferry Punch Card Sales December 2

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