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Seasonal weight restrictions now on some county roads

Posted On: March 18, 2019

Seasonal weight restrictions are now in effect on some Chelan County roads. Due to heavy snowmelt, several county roads are being monitored for weight restrictions. Read more ...

Sandbags available at county public works shops

Posted On: March 14, 2019

Sandbag materials are 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 ...

Give Snowplows Room to Groom

Posted On: February 12, 2019

Road crews across the county have been working to keep up on the snow systems that have been hitting our area for the past several days. Take a look at the Leavenworth Crew at work on Feb. 12, 2019. Read more ...

Commissioners award contracts on two construction projects

Posted On: January 30, 2019

Chelan County commissioners in January awarded construction contracts for both the High Street Drainage and the Yodelin Creek Culvert Replacement projects, which will be completed this year. Read more ...

County brooms Mission Ridge Road after reports of some tar on vehicles

Posted On: January 24, 2019

Chelan County Public Works began brooming this week on Mission Ridge Road after receiving reports from drivers who have found a tar-like substance on their vehicles after traveling on the road. The reports come a year after the county received similar reports from the public. However, investigations this past week show the issue is less severe than last year’s event. (Posted Jan. 24, 2019) Read more ...

County to build year-round facility for collecting household hazardous wastes

Posted On: October 23, 2018

Chelan County commissioners have awarded a $1.1 million contract to a Moses Lake company for the construction of a facility that will allow residents to safely dispose of common household chemicals on a year-round basis. The facility should be completed in summer 2019. Read more ...

Weekly Road Maintenance Update: March 18

Posted On: June 25, 2018

Learn what our five road maintenance districts are up to this week and where there may be traffic impacts. Read more ...