More Articles for Washington State

I-5 bridge collapse highlights need for transportation funding

Amanda Bayhi - May 28, 2013

I-5 bridge collapse highlights need for transportation funding

The Interstate 5 bridge collapse that occurred Thursday night in Washington State underscores a larger problem the state is facing: transportation funding. Washington State Governor Jay Inslee has said the bridge collapse reveals that lawmakers need to find ways to fund ...

Read More...

WSDOT announces I-5 detours

Amanda Bayhi - May 24, 2013

WSDOT announces I-5 detours

The Washington State Department of Transportation (WSDOT) has announced that Interstate 5 has been closed in both directions in Skagit County south of Burlington. The agency said via Twitter that drivers should avoid the area or expect delays. WSDOT suggested the following ...

Read More...

Washington ranked top bike friendly state for 6th consecutive year

Amanda Bayhi - May 02, 2013

Washington ranked top bike friendly state for 6th consecutive year

Washington state is leading the nation with its ranking as the most bicycle friendly state in 2013. This is Washington's sixth consecutive year in the No. 1 position. The Bicycle Friendly States ranking, presented by the League of American Bicyclists, numerically ...

Read More...

Washington state lawmakers pass $8.8 billion no-new-taxes transportation budget plan

Amanda Bayhi - Apr 29, 2013

Washington state lawmakers pass $8.8 billion no-new-taxes transportation budget plan

The Washington state Legislature passed an $8.8 billion no-new-taxes transportation budget plan, KOMO News reported. The budgeted money will fund state roadway maintenance and existing costly projects. However, the budget will not provide funding for new big-ticket projects. Included in the plan ...

Read More...

Good news about the Columbia River Crossing

John Latta - Apr 23, 2013

Good news about the Columbia River Crossing

For the past five years the Cascade Bicycle Club has been opposed to the Columbia River Crossing (CRC) mega-highway, a Vancouver-Portland area project. The biggest reason the club says it opposes the CRC is “its opportunity cost: every one of the ...

Read More...

A fuel tax chance missed?

John Latta - Dec 19, 2012

A fuel tax chance missed?

Uh oh. Perhaps it's best seen as a good news/bad news scenario. Washington State Governor Christine Gregoire has proposed a new excise tax on the wholesale cost of gasoline and diesel fuel to raise $368 million in its first two years and more ...

Read More...

Congestion relief on I-5 earns Washington State DOT national kudos

Tina Grady Barbaccia - Sep 19, 2011

A local partnership that quickly helped alleviate a sudden traffic snarl on Interstate 5 between Lacey and DuPont in Washington state is now getting national attention, according to the Washington State Department of Transportation (WSDOT). A little more than ...

Read More...

advertisement
advertisement

New Road Products

advertisement
advertisement