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Toll roads, P3s and creative financing will bring short-term gain, long-term disaster for the road building industry

Toll roads, P3s and creative financing will bring...

Posted by Equipment World Staff on Aug 08, 2014

For the last half-century gas and diesel taxes collected at the pump have been the primary source of funding for ...

Several deficiencies exposed in Skagit River Bridge collapse

Several deficiencies exposed in Skagit River Bridge...

Posted by Brian Ethridge on Jul 22, 2014

Several deficiencies have been exposed following the collapse of Skagit River Bridge on Interstate-5 near Mt. Vernon, Wash. The collapse ...

Trucking parking bans instituted in Washington state

Posted by Staff Report on Jul 21, 2014

Washington’s Pierce County became the state’s second county this month to bar truck parking on residential streets in unincorporated areas. Pierce ...

5 freeway bridges in need of repair following accident

5 freeway bridges in need of repair following accident

Posted by Brian Ethridge on Jul 18, 2014

A truck hauling an excavator caused some major problems for the Washington State Department of Transportation after colliding with five ...

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, ...

Can your bridges withstand a hit by a heavy semi?

Can your bridges withstand a hit by a heavy semi?

Posted by John Latta on Jul 18, 2013

A disturbingly large number of America’s bridges are structurally deficient or functionally obsolete (see Better Roads’ November bridge inventory). But ...

More than 200 Washington bridges are fracture-critical

More than 200 Washington bridges are fracture-critical

Posted by Amanda Bayhi on Jul 17, 2013

More than 200 of Washington state’s bridges are classified as fracture-critical and could collapse if a key component of the ...

Senate Appropriations Subcommittee on Transportation discusses infrastructure investment at bridge collapse hearing

Senate Appropriations Subcommittee on Transportation...

Posted by Amanda Bayhi on Jun 18, 2013

The Senate Appropriations Subcommittee on Transportation, Housing and Urban Development, and Related Agencies met Thursday for a hearing, where the ...

States combat low gas tax revenues with hybrid-, electric-vehicle fees

States combat low gas tax revenues with hybrid-,...

Posted by Amanda Bayhi on Jun 10, 2013

In an attempt to battle lost taxes due to increased hybrid and electric car use, six states are working to ...

Washington airport launches bee-saving program

Washington airport launches bee-saving program

Posted by Amanda Bayhi on Jun 07, 2013

Sea-Tac Airport in Washington State has launched a new program to help honey bees repopulate, according to KOMO News. The program ...

Goalposts and Speed Limits

Goalposts and Speed Limits

Posted by John Latta on May 31, 2013

Let’s say you want to set a speed limit of 20 mph on a neighborhood street. You need an engineering ...

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