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Board rules WSDOT should have given contractor more warning about pipe struck by Big Bertha before stall

Board rules WSDOT should have given contractor more...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on May 12, 2015

In regard to the drilling of the new State Route 99 tunnel below Seattle, the Washington State Department of Transportation ...

Winners of PCI Design Awards announced

Winners of PCI Design Awards announced

Posted by Brian Ethridge on Oct 07, 2014

The Precast/Prestressed Concrete Institute (PCI) has announced the winners of the prestigious 2014 PCI Design Awards. Oldcastle Precast's North Milliken ...

Deadliest and safest places to drive in the United States

Deadliest and safest places to drive in the United...

Posted by Brian Ethridge on Sep 05, 2014

Road safety is always a concern, regardless of where you live. The good news is road fatalities across the United ...

Will the Real Leader Please Stand Up on Nationwide Tolling?

Will the Real Leader Please Stand Up on Nationwide...

Posted by Contributed on Aug 21, 2014

It’s time to take a much closer look at tolling on a national level to fund our transportation infrastructure, but ...

21 states receiving millions to repair storm-damaged roads

21 states receiving millions to repair storm-damaged...

Posted by Brian Ethridge on Aug 11, 2014

The Department of Transportation announced $334 million in emergency funds will be used to help 21 states repair roads and ...

Truck hauling excavator collides with 5 bridges, taking a chunk out of each (PHOTOS)

Truck hauling excavator collides with 5 bridges, taking...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Jul 23, 2014

While being hauled by a truck traveling through Thurston County, Washington, last week, an excavator's boom collided with five different ...

Washington named most ‘Bicycle-Friendly State’ for 7th year

Washington named most ‘Bicycle-Friendly...

Posted by Amanda Bayhi on May 02, 2014

For the seventh consecutive year, Washington state has earned the top spot among the League of American Bicyclists’ “Bicycle-Friendly State” ...

Washington State’s Willapa River Bridge opens

Washington State’s Willapa River Bridge opens

Posted by Amanda Bayhi on Apr 29, 2014

The Willapa River Bridge on State Route 6 in Pacific County, Washington is set to open to motorists on Wednesday, ...

Ellensburg Bull Wears Orange, Promotes Work Zone Awareness in Washington

Ellensburg Bull Wears Orange, Promotes Work Zone...

Posted by Amanda Bayhi on Apr 18, 2014

As National Work Zone Awareness week came to a close last Friday, I asked you what your agency did to ...

Lady Bird is installed below Washington D.C. before getting to work last year.

Lady Bird is the 1,300-ton tunnel-boring machine...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Mar 19, 2014

Each year in Washington, D.C., about 2 billion gallons of raw sewage is dumped into the Potomac River, the Anacostia River ...

Repairs to Big Bertha will require a 12-story pit and removing the tunnel-boring machine’s cutterhead

Repairs to Big Bertha will require a 12-story pit and...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Feb 28, 2014

Officials from the Washington State Department of Transportation have announced that in order to repair the world's largest tunnel-boring machine, ...

Construction worker uncovers mammoth tusk from Ice Age (VIDEO, PHOTOS)

Construction worker uncovers mammoth tusk from Ice Age...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Feb 18, 2014

While excavating for plumbing trenches on the jobsite of a high-rise apartment complex in the Seattle, Washington neighborhood of south ...

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