Andrew Barkis

Tough choices ahead as costs soar for Washington transportation projects

BY: - August 24, 2023

A financial reckoning is here for Washington’s transportation system. Contract prices to build roads, remove culverts, and overhaul ferries continue to soar due to a confluence of factors: inflation, supply chain woes, worker shortages, and fewer bidders. One contract alone, to construct new express lanes and bus rapid transit stations on a stretch of Interstate […]