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 By Steve Pierce, Wsdot Communications    News    February 28, 2011

States recommend path forward for Columbia River Crossing

OLYMPIA/SALEM – The Oregon and Washington transportation departments issued a draft recommendation today to the two state governors for a deck truss bridge for the Columbia River Crossing...

 
 By Steve Pierce, Wsdot Communications    News    February 8, 2011

Secretary of Transportation Hammond applauds federal transportation initiatives

OLYMPIA - Washington Secretary of Transportation Paula Hammond today applauded Vice President Joe Biden’s announcement and the Obama administration’s broad vision for investing in the nation’s transportation system, including $53 bi...

 
 By Steve Pierce, Wsdot Communications Director    News    December 23, 2010

Website advertising pilot project begins at ferries

OLYMPIA – Visitors to the Washington State Ferries website will see new banner advertising beginning Jan. 3. During a one-year pilot project approved by the Legislature, ads are for sale on the popular ferry schedules and ferry vessel watch Web...

 
 By Steve Pierce, Wsdot    News    December 2, 2010

WSDOT, State Patrol develop additional strategies for snow, ice responses

OLYMPIA – The next time snow or ice covers roadways in the Puget Sound area, the Washington State Department of Transportation (WSDOT) and Washington State Patrol (WSP) will employ new tactics and strategies to keep traffic moving. Two, new...

 
 By Steve Pierce, Wsdot Communications Director    News    November 19, 2010

WSDOT investigation leads to nine months in jail for former employee

OLYMPIA – A 2009 Washington State Department of Transportation (WSDOT) and Washington State Patrol investigation into theft by a former WSDOT employee has resulted in criminal charges and a nine-month sentence in the Pierce County jail. Rachel...

 
 By Steve Pierce, Communications Director    News    November 4, 2010

47 aging bridges across the state receive money for improvements

orty-seven city and county projects across the state will receive $80.6 million in federal funds to repair or replace aging bridges. The Washington State Department of Transportation (WSDOT) selected projects that will replace, remove and/or repair a...