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Heavy Snow Hits Hami
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We Have Many Potholes on Tri-City Roads… Ever Wonder Why?

Now that most of the snow has melted from our roadways I've noticed an awful lot of potholes... why does this happen? Why this year in particular...

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Accident near 4th and Steptoe (Kennewick police)
Accident near 4th and Steptoe (Kennewick police)
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Treacherous Ice Triggers Multiple Accidents Monday Morning

Kennewick and other law enforcement departments were kept busy with a number of accidents caused by slick roads Monday morning.

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Bad driver judgement results in other driver getting this (Kennewick police)
Bad driver judgement results in other driver getting this (Kennewick police)
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Driver Error, Snow, Sends SUV Into Brick Wall in Kennewick

A failure to yield and slick roads resulted in a collision at 10th and Edison in Kennewick Friday.

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Study says studded tires destroying WA roadways
Study says studded tires destroying WA roadways (Photo by Getty Images)
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WA Study Claims Studded Tires Cause Millions in Road Damage – Ban Looming?

A new report released by the Washington State Department of Transportation claims studded tires cause numerous roads -especially I-90 - to deteriorate well before they're scheduled for maintenance.

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Oregon State Patrol crash I-84
Oregon State Patrol crash I-84 (Oregon State Patrol)
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Traveling I-84, Other Highways In Next Day or So? Watch for Icy Conditions

By mid weekend, the temps are supposed to warm up enough to minimize icy travel. But until then, drive carefully!

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Washington roads considered some of worst in country
Washington roads considered some of worst in country
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Study Says Washington Roads Among Worst in Nation

A new study says Washington state ranks in the bottom ten in most catagories concerning roads,   conditions and efficiency.

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studded tire season ends in Oregon
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Oregon’s Studded Tire Season Ends Monday – No Extensions, Don’t Get a Ticket!

According to the Oregon State Department of Transportation,  they have to be off by midnight Monday.

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Senators seeking public input on how to spend money on roads
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Senate Coalition Coming to Tri-Cities in October Seeking YOUR Input on Transportation Issues

You may have heard of the Senate Majority Coalition -- they're the ones who killed most of the tax-increase bills in Olympia during the recent legislative sessions and overtime.

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Pasco street projects begin next week
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Road Projects Starting Next Week in Pasco – Some Delays Expected

The City of Pasco is alerting residents to a pair of street projects that will start Monday, March 18, and continue through the spring.

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Fatal one car truck crash near Stanfield
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Icy Roads Claim Another Life in Oregon Sunday – Besides Bus Accident

Oregon authorities have released more information about another fatal accident that occurred Sunday morning.

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