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West Shore Drive will remain closed until June 9

Release date: 04/17/2018
West Shore Drive, between Hankins and Sain Creek roads, will remain closed through June 9 for bridge repairs and landslide mitigation.

Length limit set on 175th Avenue

Release date: 04/14/2018
A 50-foot vehicle length limit is in effect for 175th Avenue, between Alvord and Outlook lanes, to improve safety for all travelers. Trucks longer than 50 feet are not allowed in this section of 175th. Impacted drivers must use an alternate route or apply for an oversize truck permit. Signs identifying the restriction have been installed.

‘Carry traction devices’ requirement will be lifted April 15

Release date: 04/12/2018
Effective Sunday, April 15, the seasonal “carry traction devices” requirement in Washington County snow zones will be lifted until next winter.

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