Public Works



Bridge Restrictions


Emergency Road Closures/Restrictions


Road Maintenance Service Request

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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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. Capital Programs
  1. Lummi Island Ferry to Return to Service on 09/24/19

    The Lummi Island Ferry, the Whatcom Chief, is scheduled to return to service on Tuesday, Sept 24, 2019 at approx. 3:00 pm. This scheduled return to service date is contingent upon successful completion of the remaining shipyard repairs and sea trials. Additional Info...
  2. Rescheduled Prelevel for Ferndale Area 9/23-9/27/19

    Due to the last two weeks of inclement weather, Whatcom County has rescheduled prelevel for listed Ferndale area roads for the week of September 23, 2019. Read on...
  3. Birch Bay Drive/Pt. Whitehorn Road Drainage Improvements-Begins 9/16/19

    Iverson Earth Works, LLC will construct stormwater improvements along Birch Bay Drive between Holeman Ave and Pt. Whitehorn Road. This work will begin Monday, September 16, 2019 and will continue for approximately 9 weeks, weather dependent. Additional Info...
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