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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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  1. Pre-Level Road Work Starts May 17, Drivers Should Expect Delays

    Expect delays on Douglas and Olson roads, and in Sandy Point Heights, starting the week of May 17 for road repairs. Read on...
  2. Remember: Ferry Trips Increase by $1 Starting on May 17; Here are Some Important Upcoming Dates

    Ferry trips increase by $1 starting on May 17. The last on-island punch card sale before the price increase is Wednesday, May 12. All mail-in punch card requests must be received by Friday, May 14, to avoid paying the higher price. Read on...
  3. Two Week Closure of Valley View Road May 17-28 for Bridge Repair

    The Whatcom County Public Works Department will close Valley View Road between Creasey Road and Arnie Road from 7am on Monday, May 17, through 4pm on Friday, May 28, for a bridge deck re-setting. Detour routes will be in place throughout the road closure. Read on...
  4. Ferry Tide-Related Weight Restrictions in May

    The Whatcom Chief can't carry trucks over 40,000 GVW during tides below zero. View May's tide restricted dates and times at:
  5. Burk Road Closure May 3-4 for Culvert Replacement

    The Whatcom County Public Works Department will close Burk Road between Sunrise Road and Delta Line Road from 7:00 am on Monday, May 3, through 5:00 pm on Tuesday, May 4, for a culvert replacement project. Read on...
  6. Updated Fare Sheet Added to Whatcom Chief's Website

    The Lummi Island Ferry's fare sheet has been updated with a new chart showing both the current costs and the new costs that will start on May 17, 2021. View the new Ferry Fares Sheet
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