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Seattle considers replacing cracked bridge with tunnel

Jun. 10, 2020 10:12 AM EDT

SEATTLE (AP) — City leaders have discussed replacing the West Seattle Bridge with a tunnel or more traditional bridge options after engineers discovered growing infrastructure cracks in March. The Seattle Department of Transportation announced it may also put $2 million in federal money toward initial...

City seeks federal funding for West Seattle Bridge project

May. 22, 2020 10:13 AM EDT

SEATTLE (AP) — Washington state's congressional delegation has started searching for ways to fund work needed on the West Seattle Bridge after engineers discovered growing infrastructure cracks. U.S. Rep. Pramila Jayapal has considered requesting money from two existing federal grant programs intended to...

Corps awards $7.1M contract to fix Nebraska levee

May. 15, 2020 4:35 PM EDT

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers said Friday it awarded a $7.1 million contract to fully repair a Nebraska levee system damaged during the March 2019 flood. The latest contract would repair the Pender–Logan Creek Right Bank levee system in Pender, Nebraska. It is the 17th one...

Engineers will test stability of interstate near sinkhole

May. 15, 2020 11:34 AM EDT

RAPID CITY, S.D. (AP) — The South Dakota Department of Transportation has hired an engineering company to study the safety of Interstate 90 near Black Hawk after a nearby sinkhole exposed an old mine. The DOT is contracting with FMG Engineering of Rapid City to look for underground abnormalities. The...