Toll plan for Seattle tunnel to be released in the spring

KING-TV » The Washington State Transportation Commission is expected to get a progress report Thursday on the upcoming statewide pay-by-mile pilot program, which could eventually be a gas tax replacement. Because there are more highly fuel-efficient cars these days, the state says it needs to find new ways to make up for the lost tax revenue to pay for roads.

2018-01-18T16:07:31+00:00 January 18th, 2018|Alaskan Way Viaduct, Road Usage Charge, Washington|

Growing Crack in Ridge High Above Interstate Highway Prompts Landslide Concern

Route 50 » Although Mount St. Helens has been making national headlines in recent days due to a swarm of earthquakes in the vicinity of the volcano in Washington state—seismologists say there’s no cause for alarm—there’s a more pressing geologic concern on the other side of the Cascade Range in Yakima, about 140 miles southeast of Seattle.

2018-01-10T11:10:23+00:00 January 4th, 2018|Highways, Washington|

Tacoma I-5 Changes Include Bridges, HOV Lanes

ENR Northwest » Tacoma’s stretch of Interstate 5, with three new bridges, new lanes and ramps, is taking on a new look.

2017-10-12T11:48:08+00:00 October 9th, 2017|Bridges, Highways, Roads, Washington|

Bertha Launch Pits Become Tunnels

ENR Northwest » The launch and exit pits created for tunnel-boring machine Bertha in Seattle are in the last phase of being transformed into parts of the multilevel roadway that replaces the Alaskan Way Viaduct. Here’s how the process works.

2017-10-12T09:36:16+00:00 October 2nd, 2017|Alaskan Way Viaduct, Design-Build, Highways, Washington|
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