Managing vegetation alongside county roadways

When the warm summer weather mixes with rain, vegetation begins growing quickly alongside the county’s almost 1500 miles of road—and it all grows at the same time. When it comes to managing it, King County’s focus is on targeting the vegetation that affects critical safety. This includes vegetation blocking signs and signals, visibility, or blocking…

Campaign and other signs in the right-of-way

One of the most frequent questions we get here at the Road Services Division during election seasons has to do with the placement of political campaign signs. King County regulates all signs on county-owned property, easements and unincorporated road right-of-way, and unpermitted signs are not allowed in these locations. The county may remove and dispose…

Curbs installed along Issaquah-Hobart Road SE near Poo Poo Point to enhance safety

Drivers will see something new along Issaquah-Hobart Road SE near the paragliding landing field and parking lot. King County Road Services has installed curbing along the road to prevent illegal parking which will enhance visibility for drivers passing by. Road Services maintains this stretch of Issaquah-Hobart Road SE in unincorporated King County near Issaquah –…