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A year after an oversized truck knocked a section of the Interstate 5 bridge into the Skagit River traffic is flowing over the replacement span, but dozens of other aging bridges in Washington are still listed as deficient and an online state bridge map for truckers is stalled for lack of funding.
The state Transportation Department re-opened Cayuse Pass at noon Friday.
The state Transportation Department plans to open Cayuse Pass at noon Friday.
The Transportation Department issued an emergency order Wednesday requiring that railroads inform state emergency management officials about the movement of large shipments of crude oil through their states and urged shippers not to use older model tanks cars that are easily ruptured in accidents, even at slow speeds.
Missouri transportation officials are asking drivers to watch out for crews mowing roadsides during the next few months.
The Transportation Department says crews expect to reopen the North Cascades Highway at noon on Thursday.
The latest in a string of fiery oil-train wrecks brought renewed demands Thursday that the Obama administration quickly tighten regulations governing the burgeoning practice of transporting highly combustible crude by rail.
The Transportation Department says it could take one to three months to clear debris from the mile-long stretch of Highway 530 covered by the Oso mudslide. It blocks direct access between Darrington and the Interstate 5 corridor.
The state Transportation Department is making $40 million available to fix potholes in roads ravaged by the harsh winter, the agency announced Wednesday.