Seattle’s Route 99 Tunnel Project Wins National Award

Seattle’s Route 99 Tunnel Project Wins National Award

By Mark Holan, editorial director, ARTBA The Washington State Department of Transportation’s State Route 99 Tunnel Project, which replaced the dilapidated and earthquake prone Alaskan Way Viaduct in downtown Seattle, has received the Grand Prize in the 2020 America’s...
Gerald Desmond Bridge Replacement Opens in California

Gerald Desmond Bridge Replacement Opens in California

The Gerald Desmond Bridge, a cable-stayed span that replaces the adjacent arch bridge that connected the Port of Long Beach (POLB) with the California mainland for more than half a century, opened in early October. The six-lane, 2,000-foot-long bridge crosses Long...
U.S. DOT Announces $906 Million Grant Proposal

U.S. DOT Announces $906 Million Grant Proposal

By John Schneidawind, vice president of public affairs, ARTBA The U.S. Department of Transportation says it intends to invest $906 million through the Infrastructure for Rebuilding America (INFRA) discretionary grant program. The proposed funding would be awarded to...