Public Works



Bridge Restrictions


Road Closures/Restrictions

Objectives & Divisions
The largest of Whatcom County departments, Public Works' primary objective is to maintain the integrity of the Whatcom County Road System in an efficient, cost effective manner that provides safe travel for the public. This is accomplished through the work of several  divisions: 

  • Engineering
  • Equipment Services
  • Maintenance and Operations
  • Ferry
  • Water & Natural Resources
  1. Revised Whatcom County Paving

    Whatcom County has scheduled the following roads for contracted asphalt paving beginning Monday, April 27th through Friday, May 1st between the hours of 7:00 a.m. and 6:00 p.m. Read on...
  2. Portal Way-Potter Rd-Slater Rd 4/21/15

    The Whatcom County Public Works Department wishes to inform the public that the following roads will have Closures or Traffic Limitations due to construction activities. Read on...
  3. 2015 Road Shoulder Herbicide Program

    The Whatcom County Public Works Department is beginning the year 2015 Road Shoulder Herbicide Program. Read on...
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