Public Works



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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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  1. Marine Drive Reconstruction Project Update for July 1, 2020

    Please take our project survey! We have been working with our hired design consultant, Pacific Survey and Engineering, Inc., toward developing the project to the 60% design level. Read on...
  2. Registration Open for Drought Planning and Preparedness Speaker Series

    Community members are invited to join a virtual forum to learn about drought vulnerability and preparedness in Whatcom County, and drought contingency planning at the federal, state, and local levels. Read on...
  3. East Smith Road Pavement Rehabilitation Project Update for July 1

    A contract has been awarded for the East Smith Road project that will repave the road, convert a roundabout back to a four-way stop, and replace a culvert that will temporarily close the road at the culvert replacement location. Read more.
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