Public Works



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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. County Road Work Update as of 2/17/17

    Marine Drive/Burlington Northern Santa Fe (BNSF) Bridge No. 172 Bicycle Warning System. This project involves the installation of a bicycle warning system which alerts drivers that a bicyclist or pedestrian is on the bridge via a flashing beacon. Additional Info...
  2. Small Farm Expo - Free

    Scheduled for Saturday, March 11th at the Northwest Washington Fairgrounds in Lynden from 10 am to 3 pm. Additional Info...
  3. Citizen Request Tracker

    Public Works is pleased to announce the launch of our pilot project – Citizen Request Tracker – that will allow you to send us information on things you see out there such as pot holes, road issues, or garbage removal…Here is the link: Additional Info...
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SNOW ROUTES! Snow Plowing/Sanding priority roads.
Snow Response Policy
Snow Route Map 

Plows hard at work on the Van Buren Road!