July 25, 2013
Following the installation of a new permanent replacement span, contractor crews working for the Washington State Department of Transportation will begin upgrading and retrofitting the remaining sections of the Interstate 5 Skagit River Bridge.
July 16, 2013
Work to install the new permanent span for the Interstate 5 Skagit River Bridge in Burlington, Wash., is officially underway, but new delays and detours will happen again in a few weeks.
June 13, 2013
The National Transportation Safety Board has issued its preliminary report into the May 23 bridge collapse along Interstate 5 in Washington, sending two vehicles into the Skagit River below.
June 6, 2013
If the trip along Interstate 5 in Washington state hasn’t been frustrating enough with a detour resulting the collapse of a bridge last month, it’s only going to get worse starting Friday evening.
June 5, 2013
The National Transportation Safety Board has released an update in its continuing investigation into the May 23 bridge collapse in Mount Vernon, Wash., along Interstate 5.
May 28, 2013
Washington Gov. Jay Inslee has announced a plan to replace the collapsed portion of the Interstate 5 bridge over the Skagit River near Mt. Vernon after it was damaged by a truck hauling an oversize load on Thursday, closing a section of the route.
May 23, 2013
UPDATED -- A bridge along Interstate 5 in Washington state partially collapsed Thursday evening, closing part of the route. Authorities are blaming it on a truck pulling an oversize load but the company says it has the proper permit to use the route.
May 14, 2013
Authorities in Indiana and Washington are beginning a new effort targeting dangerous driving by operators of both semis and four-wheelers. The Ticketing Aggressive Cars and Trucks program from the Federal Motor Carrier Administration uses both education and high-visibility enforcement in an effort to reduce truck-involved crashes.
May 9, 2013
Seattle Mayor Mike McGinn has directed city departments to build on earlier "green fleet" efforts to cut the city's annual use of petroleum-based fuels by 1 million gallons by 2020, using electric and alternative fueled vehicles, biodiesel and more efficient use of vehicles.
March 5, 2013
The question of whether owner-operator truckers are truly independent contractors or misclassified as employee drivers is at the heart of legislation in two states.
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