WINTHROP – In one of the fastest reopening efforts in the North Cascades Highway’s 42-year history, state Department of Transportation crews swung open the winter closure gates to traffic at 10 a.m. Friday, April 3.
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WENATCHEE – Lighter snowfall this past winter helped crews reopen the North Cascades Highway today, April 16, almost a month earlier than last year. Washington State Department of Transportation crews and drivers celebrated at 1 p.m. today, as both east and west side gates swung open. The highway reopened well in advance of the start of the lowland fishing season and the annual 49’er Days festival in Winthrop.
OKANOGAN – Improvements are on the way for the busy US 97/Cameron Lake Road intersection – and local residents and drivers are invited to share their thoughts on several design options at an open house next month.