Vancouver, Wash. – Clark County middle- and high-school students have an opportunity to showcase their video skills and win cash prizes. Stormwater Partners of Southwest Washington is partnering with Oregon’s Regional Coalition for Clean Rivers and Streams to launch “The River Starts Here Student Video Contest.”
Vancouver, Wash. – Clark County Public Works has closed Southeast 347th Street between Southeast Lawton Road and Southeast Jennings Road in Washougal, Wash. due to deteriorating weather conditions.
Crews with Clark County Public Works have been focusing on the Washougal and east county area over the last 48 hours due to the severity of winter-weather conditions. This quarter mile of road has eight-foot or more snow drifts that make it impassible to both residential vehicles and county snow plows.
Vancouver, Wash. – Clark County has declared a state of emergency for the Greater Clark County area effective Saturday, Feb. 13, 2021.
Multiple roads throughout the county, especially in Washougal, have become impassable due to deteriorating weather conditions.
As of 6 a.m., six Public Works snowplows were stuck in deep snow and ice in the Washougal area. One vehicle has since been recovered and crews are working to recover the remaining five vehicles.
Vancouver, Wash. – With the uncertainty around how the state’s public-gathering guidelines will unfold over the next several months, Clark County Public Works leadership made the difficult decision to extend the pause on new picnic shelter reservations and park-use permits through 2021. Additionally, all existing 2021 reservations will be cancelled. Impacted customers will receive a full refund. Staff actively monitor local and state guidelines to determine if the pause on these services could be lifted. Updates will be available as soon as possible.
Vancouver, Wash. – Contractor crews with Clark County Public Works will reduce the number of lanes to one lane in each direction at the intersection of Highway 99 and Northeast 99th Street the morning of Saturday, Jan. 30.
During that morning, drivers can expect single-lane traffic and delays in all directions near the project location. The intersection will be controlled with flaggers.
Vancouver, Wash. – Clark County Public Works is asking residents to avoid flooded areas on trails in Clark County parks. Heavy rain overnight has caused minor flooding in several parks throughout Clark County. Portions of the Daybreak Regional Park Trail and the Salmon Creek Greenway Trail have been closed due to water over the trail.
Vancouver, Wash. – Crews with Clark County Public Works have closed a 3.7-mile portion of Pacific Highway between Woodland and La Center. The closure will allow crews to make repairs to the roadway that were damaged after heavy rains caused a mudslide.
Pacific Highway will remain closed between Northwest Bratton Road in Woodland and Northwest Bolan Street in La Center. Drivers should take alternate routes during the closure. No through traffic will be allowed, but local access will be maintained.
Vancouver, Wash. – Annual parking passes for four of Clark County’s biggest, most popular parks will go on sale starting today.
2021 passes cost $30 and will be valid at Frenchman’s Bar Regional Park, Lewisville Regional Park, Salmon Creek Regional Park/Klineline Pond and Vancouver Lake Regional Park.
Beginning Tuesday, Dec. 1, passes can be purchased online at: www.clark.wa.gov/public-works/parking-fees.
Vancouver, Wash. – With the uncertainty around how public-gathering regulations will unfold over the next several months, Clark County Public Works has made the difficult decision to extend the temporary pause on new picnic shelter reservations and park use permits until Feb. 1, 2021. As part of Gov. Inslee’s “Stay Home, Stay Safe” order, gatherings for those counties in Phase 2 must remain under five. Not accepting new reservations for park areas helps ensure those guidelines are being followed.
Vancouver, Wash. – Regular drivers along the Northeast Manley Road near Northeast 254th Street can expect continued lane closures as contractors with Clark County Public Works continue culvert replacement work.