Public Works



Bridge Restrictions


Emergency 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.    
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  3. Calendar
  1. Emergency Service Outage - Lummi Island Ferry 3/30/17

    Whatcom County Public Works would like to inform the public of necessary repairs to the Gooseberry Point Dock as a result of our ongoing electrical issues. Accordingly on Thursday, 3/30/17 the Whatcom Chief will shut down operations early, at 11:20 p.m. Additional Info...
  2. Lake Whatcom Boulevard is now OPEN to traffic.

    Work has been completed on the rock slide area in the 2500 block of Lake Whatcom Boulevard and it is now safe for traffic to use the roadway. Additional Info...
  3. Lake Whatcom Joint Councils and Commission Meeting

    The Lake Whatcom Management Program invites the public to attend the annual Lake Whatcom Joint Councils and Commission meeting on March 29 in the Bellingham City Council Chambers, 210 Lottie St. The meeting will start at 6:30. Additional Info...
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SNOW ROUTES! Snow Plowing/Sanding priority roads.
Snow Response Policy
Snow Route Map 

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