MassDOT’s $317M Whittier Bridge/I-95 Improvement Project in Final Phase

Construction Equipment Guide March 15, 2018 The five-year Massachusetts Department of Transportation (MassDOT) Whittier Bridge/I-95 Improvement project is now in its final six months. With the construction of the new Whittier Bridge complete, crews are removing the old bridge’s foundations from the Merrimack River and paving the new lanes on I-95 within the project corridor. […]

Preparing for the Future and Adapting to the Times

TimberWest November/December 2017 With over 40 years of working in the Mossy Rock-Winlock area of Southwest Washington, there aren’t many hills that the Lyons family hasn’t logged. “We’ve been pretty fortunate to [have] spent 30 years in this area,” says Brad, while driving out to the first of several jobsites where his crews are working. […]

All Fermentables Welcome at Urban Farm Fermentory

CIDERCRAFT Volume 7 The foundation of every alcoholic beverage is fermentation. At Urban Farm Fermentory (UFF), located in Portland, Maine, co-founder Eli Cayer and his team brew fermented beverages beyond the traditional cider, beer and mead. CIDERCRAFT caught up with Cayer to learn about his approach to fermentation and his love of experimentation. Read more…

Elliot Bay Seawall Project Nearing Completion

Construction Equipment Guide March 20, 2017 After nearly three years of traffic and pedestrian detours throughout the city of Seattle’s historic waterfront, the Elliot Bay Seawall Project is nearing its anticipated completion in spring 2017. The project is a complete replacement from Yesler Way to Pine Street of the seawall’s early 20th-century design of old-growth […]

Trusted Advisor: British Cider Expert Peter Mitchell on North American Cider

CIDERCRAFT Volume 6 Before there was a cider revival, when those who imbibed the beverage were few, the first formal cidermaking course taught by cider expert Peter Mitchell was offered at Washington State University’s (WSU) Mount Vernon Research and Extension Center. Read more…