Broadway Bridge Replacement Under Way in Boise

Construction Equipment Guide May 16, 2016 Broadway Avenue is billed as the gateway into Boise, and this gateway is receiving a makeover with the construction of a new Broadway Bridge that is slated to open later this fall. Since fall 2012, the Idaho Transportation Department (ITD) has shepherded this $20.2 million-dollar project through its design […]

New Weyerhaeuser Headquarters Set to Open in August

Construction Equipment Guide June 10, 2016 Weyerhaeuser will become downtown Seattle’s newest tenant when the company moves into its brand-new corporate headquarters in the coming months. This eight-story building is billed by Urban Visions, the Seattle-based real estate development firm responsible for the project, as “a keystone project for Pioneer Square.” Pioneer Square is a […]

Washington Removes Barriers, Improves Fish Passage

Construction Equipment Guide April 13, 2016 The Washington State Department of Transportation (WSDOT) is currently improving the traffic flow for a number of Western Washington residents. Yet these residents don’t use the roadways; instead they travel in the streams flowing beneath the state’s roadways and bridges. Just as improperly designed roadways result in backups or […]

Idaho’s Goose Creek Grade Project to Resume This Spring

Construction Equipment Guide February 21, 2016 Beginning this spring, the northern stretch of Idaho 55 between McCall and New Meadows will have another round of road closures and reduced speed zones as work resumes on the Goose Creek Grade project. With road building and blasting on only one curve remaining, construction is expected to be […]

Seismic Retrofitting Project Saves Taxpayers Millions

Construction Equipment Guide February 5, 2016 Since its construction in 1957, the Vashon Island Ferry Terminal is the critical link that connects the communities on Puget Sound’s western shore to the Seattle mainland — an average of 30 sailings per day depart to West Seattle’s Fauntleroy dock. With there being an estimated 50 percent chance […]