The $8.8 billion proposal, includes continued funding for the Alaskan Way Viaduct tunnel project, a replacement bridge for State Route 520 over Lake Washington and high-occupancy lanes on Interstate 5 in Tacoma.
Washington state lawmakers have reached an apparent deal on an $8.8 billion transportation budget that would allocate money for roadway maintenance and continue paying for existing big-ticket projects like the floating bridge across Lake Washington...
Two key members of the Washington state Senate on Friday threw cold water on the prospects for putting up the money that Gov. Jay Inslee says is necessary to keep the estimated $3.1 billion project on track
U.S. Secretary of Transportation Ray LaHood told Washington state lawmakers Wednesday that they must commit hundreds of millions of dollars toward the estimated $3.1 billion Columbia River Crossing project this year or risk losing up to $1.2 billion in federal support.
OLYMPIA, Wash. (AP) — U.S. Secretary of Transportation Ray LaHood told Washington state lawmakers Wednesday that they must commit hundreds of millions of dollars toward the estimated $3.1 billion Columbia River Crossing project this year or...
Thanks to the passage of anti-tax Initiative 1185 in November, Washington state lawmakers must approve any road or bridge toll hike — a task it had previously delegated to the state's Transportation Commission.
SALEM, Ore. (AP) — The Oregon Senate on Monday approved $450 million in bonds to help pay for two new side-by-side Interstate 5 bridges over the Columbia River following nearly two decades of discussions in Oregon and Washington over replacing...
The three planned parking garages are meant to encourage use of a new light rail system through downtown and across the new bridge. But the backlash could come if people park in those spaces even if they don't take transit.
One of the reasons they got in trouble was for standing along the freeway onramp. Earlier this week the protesters were along the north and south ends of the Interstate Bridge, but the signs they were using were also a problem.
The Interstate 5 bridge structures between Oregon and Washington were built in 1917 and 1958 and do not meet current safety or geometric standards. Their wooden pilings are set in liquefiable soil and are at risk in the event of an earthquake.