Press Releases

Cowlitz County Department of Public Works is committed to providing the most accurate information to the members of the public. We provide our press releases, in particular for traffic delays, to reduce the impact to the traveling public. Please visit us often and check in for our upcoming interactive traffic delays map.

Road Delays for the week of November 18-22, 2019

Road Delays for the week of November 11-15, 2019

Road Delays for the week of November 4-8, 2019

Road Delays for the week of October 21-25, 2019

Household Hazardous Mobile Collection Events and Permanent Collection Facility for Saturday, October 26, 2019

Road Delays for the week of October 7-11, 2019

Road Delays for the week of September 16th - 20th, 2019

Road Delays for the week of September 9th - 13th, 2019

2019 Longview Chip Sealing Map

2019 Chip Sealing Maps

Road Delays for the week of September 2nd-6th,  2019

Household Hazardous Mobile Collection Events and Permanent Collection Facility for Wednesday, September 4th,  2019

Road Delays for the week of August 26th-30th,  2019

Road Delays for the week of August 19th-23rd,  2019

Road Delays beginning June 12th, 2019

Household Hazardous Mobile Collection Event, May 21, 2019

Temporary Park Closure - Riverside Park, May 8, 2019

Temporary Road Closure - Powell Road, Castle Rock

Temporary Road Closure - Dougherty Dr., Castle Rock


October 22, 2018 Temporary Road Closure Extended-Powell Road

October 15, 2018 Household Hazardous Mobile Collection Event - Woodland

Weight Restrictions for Bridges

Road Delays for October, 2018 - Project Updates

Temporary Road Closure - Powell Road, Castle Rock, September 27, 2018

Ryderwood Water Restrictions Ending

Kalama River Road 8100 Road Detour Map

September 6, 2018 Road Delays for September

August 30, 2018 Road Delays for September

September 5, 2018 Household Hazardous Mobile Collection Event - Ryderwood

August 13, 2018 Road Delays for August 14 and 15, 2018


August 9, 2018 Road Delays for August

August 9, 2018 Water Restriction - Ryderwood

August 2, 2018 2018 Road Delays for the week of August 6-10, 2018

July 26, 2018 Road Delays for the week of July 30 - August 3, 2018

July 19, 2018 Road Delays for the week of July 23-27

July 12, 2018 Road Delays for week of July 16-20

July 5, 2018 Road Delays for the week of July 9-13

July 2, 2018 Single-Lane Closure - Rose Valley Road, Kelso - M.P. 0.45-0.46 & M.P. 0.21-0.34

June 28, 2018 Road Delays for the week of July 2-8

June 26, 2018 Temporary Road Closure-S Pekin Road

June 21, 2018 Road Delays

June 13, 2018 Road Delays

June 2, 2018 Household Hazardous Mobile Collection Event - Cathlamet

May 5, 2018 Household Hazardous Mobile Collection Event - Kalama

April 7, 2018 Household Hazardous Mobile Collection Event - Castle Rock

March 27, 2018 thru 1st week in April Single-Lane Closure - Mill Creek Road M.P. 1.47

March 8, 2018 Emergency Road Closure - Kalama River Road M.P. 1.35

February 27, 2018 Temporary Road Closure - Green Mountain Road

February 15, 2018 Temporary Road Closure - Alderwood Lane