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WSDOT Breaks Ground on Next 2 Miles of I-90 Project East of Snoqualmie Pass

June 10, 2015 - in Construction, Corporate, Roads

HYAK, June 9, 2015—Six new lanes, one wildlife overcrossing, new bridges and culverts, and safety improvements are coming to a 2-mile stretch of Interstate 90 beginning this summer. Local officials, business leaders and transportation advocates joined the…

Make Your Plans for National Infrastructure Week

April 30, 2015 - in Announcement, Corporate

April 30, 2015—Infrastructure Week 2015 will be May 11 to 15 and feature 30+ events and workshops across the country from Alaska to New York  that…

Leaders Celebrate Construction Start of New I-5 HOV Project

February 19, 2015 - in Construction, Projects, Roads, Transportation

Ceremonial shovels turned dirt today as state and local officials gathered to break ground on the Washington State Department of Transportation’s most…

Oldcastle Precast Supplies Precast Components for 15 Mile Creek Bridge Replacement

THE DALLES, Ore. (January 2015) – The Oregon Department of Transportation (ODOT) selected precast concrete bridge components, supplied by Oldcastle Precast - Spokane, Wash., to replace the aging 15 Mile Creek Bridge, spanning a 60-foot deep canyon, that…

Washington Suburban Sanitary Commission Enhances Customer Service with Esri Enterprise System

December 29, 2014 - in Corporate, Maintenance, Wastewater, Water

Redlands, Calif., Dec. 29, 2014—Nearly two million people stand to benefit from significant technological improvements made by Washington Suburban Sanitary Commission (WSSC), one of the largest water and wastewater utilities in the country. WSSC, serving…

Washington State Looks to Fund Statewide LiDAR Mapping of Geologic Hazards

October 10, 2014 - in Modeling, Projects, Surveying/Mapping

The Washington State Department of Natural Resources is requesting $6.6 million to expand LiDAR mapping across Washington. The agency is making the case for the high-resolution mapping method due to the landslide disaster at Oso that killed 43 people. Detailed…

Washington State University Hosts North American Power Symposium Sept. 7-9

September 5, 2014 - in Announcement, Corporate, Electric Grid, Energy

Washington State University will host the North American Power Symposium Sept. 7-9 in the Compton Union Building on the WSU Pullman campus. The annual symposium provides an international forum on electric power and power grid research for participants from…

A Temporary Transportation Bill is Expected to Pass

July 21, 2014 - in Roads, Transportation

The Senate is expected to vote on a temporary transportation spending bill later this week — with an emphasis on the word temporary. The bill would keep highway funding flowing through May of next year, and avert a looming infrastructure crisis. Without…

Top Utility and Security Leaders to Gather at EnergyBiz Securing Power Forum in D.C.

December 19, 2013 - in Announcement, Energy

Attending the EnergyBiz Securing Power Forum will be utility CEOs from around the country, the former director of the CIA and numerous cybersecurity experts. The forum will be held in Washington, D.C. March 3-4, 2014. Focused on security threats and solutions,…

The Geography-Based Relationship Between Income and Transit Use

December 17, 2013 - in Analysis, Transportation

There is a common perception in much of America that poor people ride public transit to work, while wealthier people drive. Here in the D.C. area, this is true—to an extent. It's the case in the District (where the average commuter makes $51,469, to just…