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Posted on: September 17, 2020

Expect Minor Delays on Northwest and Slater as Paving Continues

Whatcom County Public Works is grateful for the patience and support of the driving public as paving continues on Northwest Drive and Slater Road. Over the next few weeks, drivers can expect minor delays on Northwest during paving, and on both roads for t...

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Public Works - Northwest Drive and Slater Road Repaving Project
Posted on: September 11, 2020

Northwest Drive Will Reopen Late this Evening; Thanks for Your Patience During Slater Road Paving

We are happy to announce that Northwest Drive will reopen late this evening (9/11/20) - in time for the weekend but not in time for the Friday afternoon commute. Our contractor doesn’t have an exact reopening time. We know the closure of this ro...

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Public Works - Northwest Drive and Slater Road Repaving Project
Posted on: August 31, 2020

Slater Road Paving Could Affect Drivers; Northwest Closure Continues

The days surrounding Labor Day (Sept. 7) are traditionally a time when people like to go out of town for end-of-summer vacations. We want to remind everyone that Northwest Drive remains closed with detours in place as part of a culvert replacement and pav...

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Public Works - Northwest Drive and Slater Road Repaving Project
Posted on: August 20, 2020

Northwest Drive and Slater Road Project Update for Aug. 20; Road Closes Aug. 24

NW and Slater project map with detour route and legend

The project to pave portions of Northwest Drive and Slater Road has officially started. This project will also replace a culvert on Northwest that will completely close the road for several weeks starting on Monday, Aug. 24. Here’s an overview o...

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Public Works - Northwest Drive and Slater Road Repaving Project
Posted on: August 10, 2020

Northwest Drive and Slater Road Project Update Aug. 10, 2020

Portions of Northwest Drive and Slater Road will be repaved soon as part of a project that will also replace a culvert on Northwest that will completely close the road. We expect the project to officially start Thursday, Aug 20. That’s when our ...

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Public Works - Northwest Drive and Slater Road Repaving Project