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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. Whatcom Chief Scheduled to Return to Service Oct. 3

    The Whatcom Chief is scheduled to return to service at 6 pm on Saturday, Oct. 3, after three weeks in dry dock. This scheduled return is dependent on upon successful completion of the remaining shipyard repairs and sea trials. Read on...
  2. Birch Bay Drive Project Work Scheduled for the Week of Sept 28

    Gravel path work postponed due to weather, drivers advised to drive slowly over ramps that will be temporarily installed on Birch Bay Drive. Pedestrians should stay away from construction areas and cross over to the east side of the street. Read on...
  3. High winds could cause ferry service disruptions Thursday night and Friday

    Windy conditions have already delayed or canceled ferry service to Lummi Island this week, and forecasters are predicting that a stronger system will arrive Thursday night and Friday. Travelers should prepare for ferry delays. Read on...
  4. Birch Bay Work Postponed between Lora Lane and the Bay Breeze Restaurant

    Expected rain this week has postponed gravel paving between Lora Lane and the Bay Breeze Restaurant previously scheduled for Sept. 22-23. We had asked the public to stay away during construction, but restrictions are postponed until the work begins.
  5. Axlund Road Work Cancelled Due to Weather

    Axlund Road work scheduled for Sept. 23-24 has been canceled. No new date has been set yet for this work. Please direct questions to Whatcom County Public Works, Maintenance and Operations at (360) 778-6400.
  6. Expect Minor Delays on Northwest and Slater as Paving Continues

    Over the next few weeks, drivers can expect minor delays on Northwest during paving, and on both roads for the addition of pavement markings, guardrail adjustments, and shoulder rock installation. Read on...
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