The passenger aboard the plane that plunged into the ocean off the coast at Oceano is believed to be Alan George Gaynor of Los Angeles. David Casey of Friday Harbor, the pilot, was confirmed dead last week.
San Juan County will receive up to $5.5 million for a major road project on the south of San Juan Island. The federal dollars from the Federal Lands Access Program will cover more than 80 percent of the total cost of the realignment of 6,000 feet of Cattle Point Road away from an eroding bluff.
[SEATTLE, WA.,] June 25, 2013 –Independence Day is typically a time for barbecues, family gatherings, and celebrating the birth of our nation, however, for many travelers this holiday it may end in tragedy. According to research from the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS), July 4 is now the deadliest day on the road for all Americans.
OLYMPIA – The state legislators from the 40th district - Rep. Jeff Morris, D-Mount Vernon, Rep. Kristine Lytton, D-Anacortes, Sen. Kevin Ranker, D-Orcas Island, - are introducing resolutions in the House and Senate asking the State Transportation Commission to rename the Skagit River Bridge in honor of fallen State Patrol Trooper Sean O'Connell.
OLYMPIA – WSDOT’s Gray Notebook, recognized nationally as the "gold standard" of quarterly performance reporting, is setting its sights even higher with its 50th edition taking aim at becoming the “platinum standard” for such transportation publications.
2013 has been a critical year for Cattle Point Road. In the past six months, the Final Environmental Statement (FEIS) was approved, design funds were identified and most recently, $5.5 million in federal construction funding has been awarded.
PRESs RELEASE: Washington, DC – Driven by the recent collapse of the I-5 Bridge in Washington State, U.S. Representative Nick J. Rahall (D-WV) and Congressional Transportation leaders introduced legislation June 19, 2013 to significantly increases Federal investment in the nation's bridge infrastructure.