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The County Travel Planner is an interactive map that shows things like current and planned construction projects, snow priority routes, WSDOT traffic cameras, all-weather roads, and more. 

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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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  1. Keep Safe. Watch Your Wake.

    Be safe when you're out on the lakes. Boating speed rules and no wake zones on Lake Whatcom and Lake Samish keep swimmers and boaters safe and protect the shoreline from erosion. Read on...
  2. Save the Dates: Whatcom Chief Dry Dock Outage Sept. 11-Oct. 4

    The Whatcom Chief’s 2021 dry dock outage will be Sept. 11-Oct. 4. Additional details about the 2021 dry dock, including any applicable COVID-19 protocols, will be published closer to the out-of-service dates. Read on...
  3. Birch Bay Berm Access Restricted on Wednesday, 6/2, for Plant Watering

    Sections of the Birch Bay berm pedestrian path will temporarily close from 8am - 6pm on Wednesday, June 2, while the contractor waters plants. This will also cause minor traffic impacts on Birch Bay Drive. Please avoid the area when workers are present.
  4. Ferry Tide-Related Weight Restrictions in June

    The Whatcom Chief can't carry trucks over 40,000 GVW during tides below zero. View June tide restricted dates and times at:
  5. Sinkhole Closes West Shore Drive on Lummi Island

    West Shore Drive on Lummi Island is closed to all traffic at the 2300 block due to a large sinkhole. Read on...
  6. Join Us for a Fun Volunteer Celebration and Beach Cleanup in Birch Bay with Giveaways

    Low tides, free parking, guided naturalist beach walks, and free popsicles are just a few of the exciting things happening at Birch Bay State Park for the “Watershed Watchers: Day at the Beach” event from noon to 3pm on Saturday, June 12! Read on...
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