Public Works News

Sandbags available at county public works shops

Posted On: March 14, 2017

Sandbag materials are now available for Chelan County residents at county-owned public works maintenance shops. Residents who have an immediate need for sandbags because of high runoff or snowmelt issues can call the public works maintenance district of which they reside to set up a time to fill and pick up the sandbags. Read more ...

Draft Transportation Element now available for public review

Posted On: March 14, 2017

Public comments are now being taken on the Draft Transportation Element, an important piece of the county's Comprehensive Plan update. Read more ...

Burch Mountain, Horse Lake roads to open March 31

Posted On: February 15, 2017

Burch Mountain and Horse Lake roads will re-open on Friday, March 31. Portions of the two roads are closed to traffic every winter to prevent road damages from seasonal weather conditions, including freezing and thawing. Read more ...

Whispering Ridge Road closed -- local traffic only

Posted On: November 01, 2016

Chelan County and its consultant continue to monitor Whispering Ridge Road Read more ...

Homeowners reminded to clear drainways to protect against mudflows, flooding

Posted On: October 17, 2016

Recent rains caused a mudflow event on Saturday, Oct. 15, on South Lakeshore Road near Chelan, near milepost 6. Read more ...