No better time than spring for King County Adopt-A-Road Program

Spring is here, which in King County means lush greenery, bright flowers and blue skies. Springtime is also a great time to discover (or re-discover, in some cases) the King County Adopt-A-Road Program. The program itself is no spring chicken. The litter-reduction campaign designed to remove litter debris off county roads began in 1991. Here’s…

Gearing up for Snow and Ice

As part of the County’s routine scheduled equipment replacement plan, Roads has received important replacement attachments for snow and ice management this fall. The new attachments include 11 sanders, seven sanders with prewetters and 16 plows. These attachments will replace older ones – some that date back to the 1980s. During a snow and ice event, plows…

Stay Informed by subscribing to King County Road Alerts

King County Road Services (Roads) offers an email and text alert service for travelers on roads in unincorporated King County. It’s a timely and informative way to stay up to date on road construction projects and significant weather-related road closures in unincorporated King County. Roads maintains about 1,500 miles of roads and 181 bridges in unincorporated…

Amid summer heat, Roads workers complete vital repair work on the Berrydale Overcrossing

August 25, 2016 – Even as temperatures soar into the mid-90s, Roads Services crews are busy completing important repairs on the 78-year-old Berrydale Overcrossing on Kent-Black Diamond Road south of Highway 18 near Covington, Auburn, Kent and Black Diamond. Trees provided welcome shade to the workers as they removed damaged pavement and replaced worn, rotting…