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Seasonal weight restrictions now on county roads

Seasonal weight restrictions now on county roads

Temporary weight restrictions are now in place on some Chelan County roads. For an update on where seasonal weight restrictions are being enforced, go to the Public Works Traffic Alerts and Restrictions page.

Posted: February 24, 2021

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Show support for our healthcare workers by joining blue ribbon campaign

Show support for our healthcare workers by joining blue ribbon campaign

Join us in the Blue Ribbon Campaign – a community-wide appreciation effort for our healthcare workers. It’s as easy as tying a blue ribbon around a tree at your home, or putting a blue ribbon card in your window.

Posted: February 04, 2021

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Knowles Road: Share your comments with us

Knowles Road: Share your comments with us

Join us in a Zoom meeting on Thursday, Feb. 11, to learn more about the project.

Posted: February 01, 2021

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County plow operators prepare for snow, ice and COVID

County plow operators prepare for snow, ice and COVID

Before the snow flies, Chelan County Public Works is cautioning the public that while the department’s snowplow operators will be hard at work this winter, impacts from COVID-19 may get in the way of snow and ice control at times. And if that happens, snowplowing efforts may be hindered.

Posted: November 08, 2020

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It's time to start thinking ahead to snow season

It's time to start thinking ahead to snow season

During the winter months, Chelan County Public Works crews are focused on keeping roads clear of snow and ice for the safety of travelers. But there are three common misconceptions about the County’s snow removal process that seem to hit with every first snowfall.

Posted: October 16, 2020

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Wenatchee Heights Road project begins Aug. 10

Wenatchee Heights Road project begins Aug. 10

UPDATE 9/29/20: Paving on Wenatchee Heights Road starts Sept. 29 and is expected to go into early the following week.

Posted: August 03, 2020

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Chip sealing starts July 28 in Wenatchee area; watch for flaggers, plan for delays

Chip sealing starts July 28 in Wenatchee area; watch for flaggers, plan for delays

UPDATE: Chip sealing will start July 29. Crews were set back a day because they continue to work to get homeowners to remove vehicles parked on the roadway. Cars, RVs and trailers must be removed from those roadways scheduled for chip sealing.

Posted: July 24, 2020

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West Cashmere Bridge: In-water construction window starts July 15

West Cashmere Bridge: In-water construction window starts July 15

This news item has been updated. The West Cashmere Bridge's “in-water window,” or the time allowed for Chelan County’s contractor to complete work in the Wenatchee River, begins on July 15 and runs through Sept. 30.

Posted: July 09, 2020

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County road crew will be chip sealing on Chumstick Highway

County road crew will be chip sealing on Chumstick Highway

On July 6, Chelan County road crews will be chip sealing portions of Chumstick Highway. Traffic impacts include flaggers, one-lane traffic, a pilot car leading vehicles, and a reduced speed limit to 35 mph.

Posted: July 01, 2020

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Chelan County Calendar

Upcoming events and schedules at the county!

  • 17
    Mar 2021
    01:00 PM - 03:00 PM

    Hearing Examiner - March 17, 2021

    Posted by: Community Development

    By Zoom Video Conference
  • 13
    Mar 2021
    09:00 AM - 01:00 PM

    March Parenting Class - English Only

    Posted by: Superior Court Clerk

    Supporting Children Through Divorce is a four-hour educational program designed to help parents focus on the needs of their children during and after divorce and separation.

    Washington State University Extension
  • 03
    Mar 2021
    09:00 AM - 03:00 PM

    Hearing Examiner - March 3, 2021

    Posted by: Community Development

    By Zoom Video Conference