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New movement occurring on Whispering Ridge

Posted On: April 14, 2017

A geotechnical firm retained by Chelan County is picking up some increasing movement in the Whispering Ridge slide area in Wenatchee. Read more ...

Chumstick Highway safety project to begin May 8

Posted On: April 07, 2017

Work begins May 8 on the installation of more than 300 new roadway safety signs along Chumstick Highway. Motorists should expect one-lane, flagger-controlled traffic in the area where crews will be working each day. Motorists may experience minor delays of up to 15 minutes Read more ...

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 expected to be finished in June

Posted On: March 14, 2017

A Draft Transportation Element, an important piece of the county's Comprehensive Plan update, is now available for review. The public comment period is closed. Read more ...

Permanent Closure of the Old Chelan Falls Bridge

Posted On: February 13, 2015

After multiple inspections and reviews by Public Works engineering staff over the past few weeks, the County Engineer has determined that the old Chelan Falls Bridge and access road leading from the parking area off of SR 150 must be permanently closed to the public. Read more ...