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Posted on: July 21, 2021

Expect Long Delays on Slater Road During Paint Striping July 28

Pavement striping operations are scheduled from 7:00 am to 6:00 pm, Wednesday, July 28, on Slater Road from the Ferndale city limits to Lake Terrell Road. Use alternate routes if possible, and expect long delays during roadwork. Safety is our highest prio...

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Public Works - Road Closures and Restrictions
Posted on: July 20, 2021

Expect Delays Starting Aug. 2 on Birch Bay-Lynden Road for Paving Project

Paving on Birch Bay-Lynden Road between Enterprise and Rathbone roads starts Aug. 2. Drivers should expect long delays and avoid the area if possible.

The preliminary schedule for paving Birch Bay-Lynden Road is below: 

  • Week 1 Aug. 2-6: Clear veget...
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Public Works - Road Closures and Restrictions
Posted on: July 16, 2021

Slater Road Closure July 21 for Chip Seal; View Chip Seal Road List for July 19-22

Whatcom County Public Works will close Slater Road between Ferndale Rd. and the railroad crossing at the Ferndale City Limits from 6:30 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. Wednesday, July 21, for chip seal operations.  This closure is in effect for ALL TRAFFIC, i...

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Public Works - Road Closures and Restrictions
Posted on: July 5, 2021

Three Month Closure of E. Hemmi Road Starts July 14

E. Hemmi Road will close between Hannegan Road and Noon Road starting on Wednesday, July 14. The closure will remain in place through September to raise a portion of roadway and replace a culvert on Tenmile Creek. Detour routes and signage will be in plac...

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Public Works - Road Closures and Restrictions
Posted on: July 5, 2021

Three Month Closure of Truck Road Starts on July 12

Truck Road will close between Deal Road and Mosquito Lake Road on July 12 for a fish passage culvert replacement project. The closure will remain in place through September.

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Public Works - Road Closures and Restrictions
Posted on: July 19, 2021

West Shore Drive on Lummi Island closed due to sinkhole

West Shore Drive on Lummi Island has been closed to all traffic at the 2300 block due to a large sinkhole. The road will remain closed until further notice. The issue is largely below the pavement, and the majority of the problem can't be seen from the su...

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Public Works - Road Closures and Restrictions
Posted on: July 19, 2021

Central Road East of Lunde Rd - Motorcycles use caution

There is a steel plate over the roadway on Central Road, East of Lunde Road. Motorcycles should use caution. 

Public Works - Road Closures and Restrictions
Posted on: July 19, 2021

Clipper Road, South of Strand Road - Motorcycles use Caution

There is a steel plate over the roadway at 3167 Clipper Road, South of Strand Road. Motorcycles should use caution. 

Public Works - Road Closures and Restrictions
Posted on: July 19, 2021

Deer Trail at Cherry Lane - Be Prepared to Stop

Deer Trail at Cherry Lane is reduced to a single lane. Be prepared to stop.

Public Works - Road Closures and Restrictions
Posted on: July 19, 2021

Innis Creek Rd - Water / Debris Over Roadway

There is water/debris over the roadway on Innis Creed Rd, South of Doren Road.

Public Works - Road Closures and Restrictions
Posted on: July 19, 2021

Marshall Hill Road reduced to single lane due to landslide

Marshall Hill Road has been reduced to single-lane traffic West of 5407 Marshall Hill Road, due to a landslide. Stop signs have been initiated. Drivers are asked to use caution. 

Public Works - Road Closures and Restrictions
Posted on: April 7, 2021

Public Works Department Prepares for 2021 Road Shoulder Herbicide Program

The 2021 Whatcom County Road Shoulder Herbicide Program will begin soon. Approximately 250 miles of roads are normally scheduled for seasonal treatment. Lawns and yard areas may have a minimum 12” wide strip treated to aid in drainage and minimize pavemen...

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Public Works - Road Closures and Restrictions