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.
Winter Weather Event - County Road Updates. Released February 8th, 2024
Sandbags Available to Cowlitz County Residents. Posted December 5th, 2023
Household Hazardous Mobile Collection Event and Permanent Collection Facility. Posted October 25th, 2023
Headquarters Landfill Fire. Posted October 23rd, 2023
Household Hazardous Mobile Collection Event and Permanent Collection Facility. Posted October 5th, 2023
Expect Delays at the Ostrander Road Project. Posted September 25th, 2023
Household Hazardous Waste Mobile Collection Event and Permanent Collection Facility. Posted September 25th, 2023
Landscaping and Tree Service at the Hall of Justice - 312 1st Avenue, Kelso. Posted September 11th, 2023
Pleasant Hill Road Temporary Closure Reminder. Posted August 17th, 2023
Woodbrook smoke Testing of Sanitary Sewer System. Posted August 17th, 2023
LT1 Temporary Closure for Public Access. Posted August 14th, 2023
Pleasant Hill Road Temporary Closure. Posted August 7th, 2023
2023 Joint Agency Pavement Overlay Project. UPDATE. Posted June 20th, 2023
2023 Joint Agency Pavement Overlay Project. Possible delays.. Posted June 14th, 2023
Ostrander Road Culvert Replacement Project. Posted May 3rd, 2023.
Pacific Avenue North Open to All Traffic. Posted May 3rd, 2023.
Willow Grove Park Recycling Center Closure effective February 6th, 2023. Posted January 31st, 2023.
Cowlitz County Public Works Current Projects Web Map We will update the web map Mondays through Thursdays. The map currently includes road paving , chip sealing, and major road projects.
Washington Department of Transportation WSDOT, has several different notification options for current projects and road conditions on state highways. Note that these tools do not include updates on roads that are maintained by the county or the local cities and only provides updates for state highways.
Click this link to download the WSDOT mobile phone app to see current road condition updates on state highways. (This option is updated more frequently than the web app or the email notifications.)
Click this link to view the WSDOT Map for current road conditions on state highways.
Click this link to sign up for specific categories of email or text notifications for WSDOT including construction projects and road closures.
For questions about roads inside of City Limits contact the city directly: